Round glasses and well posed in front of the camera, Elodie describes her journey. Like him, more than 80 people are candidates, this Thursday, March 16, for the 100% digital recruitment created by Bayonne Hospital. A kind of “job dating” online. “The contact is liquid, there is no tension, the current flows”Says Celine Wolff, CEO of Healthcare, on the other end of the conversation.
About twenty managers in the room respond to requests in front of screens in their many specialties: care, surgery, medicine, etc. Each meeting lasts half an hour, a grid is placed on the table, which lists the positions held by the candidates, skills, situation and professional project. Agents requesting transfers are heard first, then presented to students at the end of the term, which begins in early July.
“Our problem is building loyalty”
This large-scale recruitment is related to the situation of the hospital group of the Navarre-Basque coastal area, which has 50 vacant paramedical positions between Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Bayonne and Saint-Palais in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques. “We offer a lot of specialties that are interesting for a career, but young people are on the move and our problem is building loyalty.” Andre Weider, from Care Management, explains. Candidates post their requirements and problems. Can we find accommodation in the Basque Country and at what cost? The hospital has created an internal housing exchange and works with social landlords.
Since the introduction of this job, the first recruitments are: a nurse’s assistant in geriatrics, then two radio operators and an emergency nurse. This is the culmination of a long process. In February, all offers were detailed through social media nationwide. A digital solution, more flexible, has imposed itself. “No travel, it’s fast and good for the carbon footprint, Andre Vader notes. And this initiative eliminates the prospect of beds closing due to staff shortages. »
Source: Le Monde
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