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While it will always remain the role of clinicians and therapy organizations alike to focus on patient care, now more than ever during the Covid-19 pandemic employers must also find creative solutions to expand and adapt therapy staffing to meet patient care during our new “normal”. That new normal has to adjust to a workforce that now has to make decisions about how do I manage my therapy caseload and the needs of homeschooling my children or caring for an elderly parent. We must learn to leverage workplace flexibility for employee engagement and productivity so that patient care and outcomes are stronger than ever.
Develop a survey to assess employee concerns and its impact on engagement at the facility level.
List 3 creative staffing solutions.
Create a communication plan to keep employees actively involved and aware of staffing updates.