Susan Waller, Rural Nursing and Allied Health Program Lead at Monash Rural Health

Susan Waller

Rural Nursing and Allied Health Program Lead
Monash Rural Health

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Healthcare Workforce Day One: Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

2:30 PM How Monash Rural Health Are Finding the Right Talent and Developing Workforce Stickiness in Rural Areas

Monash Rural Health’s (MRH) support of health professional student placements and health workforce during the clinical training phase is crucial in developing the pipeline into practice in rural communities. MRH supports supervisors and colleagues have a person-centred approach and to understand that retention starts at recruitment.

Learn how to:
  • Identify the opportunities that rural and remote areas offer to attract people with the right fit while being transparent about the challenges that working rurally may pose
  • Find the right fit for the community by developing a person-centred approach to the recruitment process identifying individual’s capabilities and potential to stay and stick in the community
  • Retain staff by strengthening onboarding, actively facilitating community connections early, checking in regularly and genuinely gauging early vulnerability to leave early to potentiate strategies to support