ASA annouced health care track at annual conference

The American Staffing Association (ASA) boasts eight different learning tracks for this year’s conference in San Antonio, TX, and health care is one of them.  To date, there are three specific health care staffing learning workshops available:


Recruiting That Works: Aggressive and Out-of-the-Box
Tom Zinda, director of recruitment and employment branding, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare
Wednesday, October 10 3–5 p.m.
Tom Zinda, director of recruitment for one of the Midwest’s largest health care providers, will share case studies demonstrating how he has successfully recruited market-sensitive candidates, sped up the hiring process, and improved the quality of employees for his company. And he’ll help health care staffing company owners set up similar strategies for your company.


Proper Credentialing in the Health Care Industry: Implementation to Impact
Panel moderated by David Savitsky, chief executive officer, ATC Healthcare Services Inc.
Thursday, October 11 1:45–3:00 p.m.
Join David Savitsky and a panel of health care and staffing professionals as they explore the best practices you should put in place to ensure your records and your employees’ credentials are kept in order.  Seasoned professionals and those seeking to start a niche business will learn efficient and effective ways to keep records, track employee recertification requirements and renewal dates, and follow technical practices such as drug testing and background checks.


Immigration Changes: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You
Helen Konrad, Esq., partner, McCandlish Holton PC
Friday, October 12 10:30–11:45 a.m.
Also in technical, IT, and scientific and industrial learning tracks
Helen Konrad, Esq., will lead temporary medical staffing participants in discussions of common immigration documents, questions you can and cannot ask at the recruitment and job offer stages, storing I-9 forms, what to do when you are faced with improper documents, a sensible line-by-line analysis of the I-9 form, and what-if scenarios that could occur during the I-9 process. Learn about the potential changes to the employer verification process pending in Congress and what they could mean to your medical staffing company.