HSC Center for Older Adults: 2023-24 Long-term Care - Recruiting, Retaining, and Developing a High-Quality Workforce
Long-term care administrators and nurse leaders within long-term care settings are challenged with recruiting, retaining, and developing a high-quality workforce to care for some of our nation's most vulnerable individuals. This educational activity offers practical strategies and tools to analyze organizational culture, implement hiring strategies that align with the culture you want to promote, and develop training structures that engage and develop employees.
This activity is intended for long-term care administrators, and both nurse and social work leaders within long-term care facilities.
When you complete this module, you will be able to:
- Identify your facility culture and what changes will help improve lives for employees and residents.
- Apply interview strategies to select candidates that match the culture and values of their organization.
- Draft an orientation blueprint for their organization using evidence-based strategies.
- Identify strategies to develop current leaders and recognize emerging leaders.
This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U1QHP28735. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official view of the Health Resources and Services Administration or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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Jay Hobbs, LNFA
Licensed Nursing Home Administrator, Abilene, Texas
Mr. Hobbs has served as a licensed nursing home administrator since 2008. He served as Chief Operations Officer, Senior Administrator, and Administrator for several long-term care organizations. He brings a passion for innovation and improvement in care to all his leadership roles. Prior to becoming a licensed nursing home administrator, Mr. Hobbs served as Regional Director for the North Central Texas Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.
Brenda Wilson, MS, CHCP
Senior Instructional Designer
CE & Assessment Department, Division of Academic Innovation, University of Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth
In support of improving patient care, The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing Education for the healthcare team.
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit.
Long-term Care Administrators
This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 1.25 total participant hours by NAB/NCERS—Approval #20240517-1.25-A93263-DL.
This activity provides up to 1.0 contact hours.
Social Workers completing this course receive 1.0 contact hour of continuing education credits.
Certificate of Attendance
The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth certifies this activity for 1.0 hours of participation.
- 1.00 ANCC
- 1.00 ASWB CreditAs a Jointly Accredited Organization, the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 1.00 continuing education credits.
- 1.00 National Board of Long-Term Care Providers (NAB)
- 1.00 HSC Participation
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