Tuesday, Sept. 30 - Learning Sessions

Saturday  |  Sunday  |  Monday  |  Tuesday

8:00 – 9:30 a.m.

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sessions to attend?

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T1 - Social Recruiting Strategy Development and Implementation
NTTP / PS

Jennifer Henley, PHR, Vice President, Mid-Atlantic & South Eastern, NAS Recruiting

This hands-on, interactive session is designed for talent acquisition professionals who are responsible for the recruitment and sourcing functions in their organizations. During this session, we will demonstrate turnkey solutions to engage talent on social media platforms which will make an immediate impact on recruitment.

Learning Objectives:

  • Build an effective business case for leadership to invest in social media in order to act as a contributing partner for strategic planning
  • Understand how to select the right social platforms to reach and engage talent to support your organization's objectives
  • Launch, monitor and evolve an effective social media strategy

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T2 - Influencing Excellence: Aligning Human Resources with Organizational Strategy
MLP / HRD

Gregory Gast, Senior Advisor, PROXUS HR
Alan Beatty, Vice President, Human Resources, Shore Medical Center
Jeff Green, Principal, PROXUS HR

Journey with one health care organization’s HR department in their effort to enhance its alignment with the organization’s strategic plan through a functional assessment and redesign. Analysis of the assessment and redesign of the HR function to enhance organizational alignment will be discussed.

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T3 - In Search of Future Leaders: Succession Management and Institutional Continuity
LT / HRD

Jim Kochanski, SPHR, Senior Vice President, Sibson Consulting
Elyse Rinaldi, Consultant, Sibson Consulting

The speakers in this session will cover the process for developing a succession management plan, the roles and responsibilities for all stakeholders throughout the process, and Sibson’s successful approach for plan development/execution in healthcare organizations.

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T4 - Assessing and Facilitating Change Readiness in Hospital and Non-Hospital Settings
MLP / PS / NH

Alice Wastag, Research Consultant, Denison Consulting
Ashley Guidroz, Senior Consultant, CHE Trinity Health
Phillip Smith, Chief Medical Information Officer, Moffitt Cancer Center
Christopher Wise, MHSA, Ph.D., Healthcare Transformation Consultant

Health care organizations are facing profound changes due to health care reform and advances in knowledge and technology. Readiness for change has been identified as critical for a successful change implementation. The session will highlight some of the practical considerations of assessing and influencing change readiness in health care organizations related to the strategic plan.

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T5 - Workplace Bullying: Solutions and Prevention
NTTP / NH / PL

Paul Figueroa, CEO, Peace Enforcement LLC

Is someone in your organization misusing their power and the people working with them are suffering? Learn effective ways to recognize, remedy and empower others when bullying happens support them to not take it personally when it does. "For the person misusing their power and the people working with them. Paul discusses what bullying is and looks at why individuals make this choice, sometimes without realizing it. You’ll receive effective remedies to prevent bullying and help those affected stop the behavior. He also shares ways for individuals to say “No” from a place of power.

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T6 - HR’s Starring Role in Efficiency, Compliance and Cost Improvements: Two Perspectives
LT / TC

Helen Anderson, Administrative Director, Human Resources, Bon Secours (Norfolk, VA)
Mike Daugherty, Baptist Health

Learn how Bon Secours improved the utilization of contingent labor and Baptist Health utilized Pre-Enrollment Dependent Screening as best practices. The session covers strategies that will benefit your organization in the short- and long-terms, and to support these strategies with tactics that are measurable and drive results

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T7 - Securing a Return on Engagement Action Planning
LT / AB
Sarah Strumwasser, Senior Director, The Advisory Board Company

Hear case profiles on activating action planning efforts from the executive suite to the frontline, in order to maximize organizational impact.

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T8 - The Medical Career and Science Institute (MCSI) Panel - A Community Approach to Prepare Tomorrow's Health Care Professionals
ALL / CC

Barry Lindeman, Director, Human Resources, Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital
Lynette Walker, RN, PhD, CHHR, Vice President, Human Resources, Baptist Health Lexington
Christopher Turley , BGWIB Youth Services Manager, Bluegrass Workforce Investment Board
Marisa Aull, Extension Associate, Community & Economic Development Initiate of KY
Chris Douglas, Campus Director, Spencerian College - Lexington Campus

This session will provide information on the formation of the Consortium and share information on The Medical Career and Science Institute (MCSI). MCSI is a one-week health careers non-residential camp that provides students an opportunity to ‘jump start their career in the health field.’ MCSI is designed for middle and high school students who are seriously interested in pursuing a career in a health profession and provides an opportunity to learn about the variety of career opportunities as well as educational requirements leading to those careers.

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