Health Care HR Week: March 11 - 17, 2018

Health Care HR Week

The week of March 11 - 17, 2018, has been designated to recognize human resources professionals in health care organizations across the nation for their important role across the continuum of care.

How will you and your organization recognize this week? Share them with ASHHRA by:

  • Emailing your activities to ashhra@aha.org
  • Tagging @ASHHRA on Facebook or Twitter, using the hashtag #hchrweek

Check out the resources below to help you get started. Be sure to join the discussion on ASHHRA Exchange to see what your fellow ASHHRA members are doing!

Health Care HR Week Resources

Click below to see how ASHHRA members have recognized Health Care HR Week:

2018 Recommended Activities for Health Care HR Week
March 11 - 17, 2018

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.

Sunday, March 11: Unique HR Request Day
Discover the most unique requests you and your colleagues in HR have ever received (without revealing any confidential information, of course!), and discuss how you addressed the request.

Monday, March 12: 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 13: Learn Together
Attend a webinar with your HR colleagues!
Wednesday, March 14: 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. Find a community/local charity and set aside time to work together to volunteer.
Thursday, March 15: 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 16: 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 17: Career Share 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.



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Submit your application by April 7, 2017

Last Updated: Mon Oct 30 2017