Health Care HR Week March 17-23, 2013
The week of March 17-23, 2013 has been designated to recognize human resources professionals in hospitals and non-hospital organizations across the nation for the daily issues they face in workforce, compensation and benefits, employee relations, health care reform, and wellness - just to name a few.
ASHHRA encourages all of you to get involved in this week-long celebration. Check out some of the resources below to help you get started.
Health Care HR Week Resources
- Download announcement fliers to post in your facility:
- Check out the Recommended Activities below
ASHHRA Members: Download the Health Care HR Week Toolkit PDF
Recommended Activities for Health Care HR Week
March 17-23, 2013
Below are events suggested by ASHHRA. Health care HR professionals can use them or create their own events. The events may be celebrated on the day that best aligns with the culture and operations of your organization, (i.e., the Monday event can be done on Tuesday or Wednesday’s event can be done Friday).
Sunday, March 17: Hot Topics in Health Care HR Day
|Monday, March 18: Know Your Health Care HR Professional Day
Hold a contest using a brief questionnaire to ask hospital employees around the organization to define the responsibilities of the HR department. The top three winners will receive a prize.
|Tuesday, March 19: Pat on the Back Day
The CEO in your organization comes to say thank you to the HR department.
|Wednesday, March 20: Hospital Wellness Day
HR staff could set up tables to talk about health and fitness, invite suppliers on healthy foods, exercise, stress management, etc.; offer incentive for participating.
|Thursday, March 21: Luncheon Celebration
Hold a luncheon in your organization to celebrate the work of the HR professional and have others in the organization meet the HR staff.
|Friday, March 22: Cover Me for Lunch Day
For an hour and a half, the HR non-managers and managers switch jobs for a day; the goal is to learn what the other does day to day and gain a greater appreciation for one another.
|Saturday, March 23: Career Fair Day
Invite the community to your organization for a career fair that includes career development activities such as resume writing, interviewing skills, networking strategies, seminars on getting hired, how to shine, turning a no into a yes, etc., or visit a school to talk about careers in health care HR.