Meet Mirjam: Last year, Oxford connected with a new consultant named Mirjam. She had just recently left a permanent role she was unhappy with, and serendipitously, an Oxford recruiter reached out with an opportunity. “A lot of recruiters don’t really approach you with [an assignment] that actually fits,” she said, so when Oxford contacted her, it was a refreshing change.
Each year, the FDLI conference in Washington, DC is a valuable opportunity to interface with industry leaders and participate in a multitude of educational sessions. With this year’s conference rapidly approaching, we look forward to the learning opportunities we will undoubtedly experience.
Denis Carroll is a level-headed, straightforward leader who brings his diverse knowledge and life experiences to his work at Oxford. After earning a Bachelor’s in History and German in college, he had the opportunity to travel throughout Asia and teach English in Korea for three years. During his time there, Denis taught everyone from kindergarteners, to doctors and pilots. Such incredible experiences have led him to understand the values of patience, calm, and not taking anything too seriously.
Topics: Careers in Staffing
Healthcare organizations turn to technical staffing providers for two reasons: 1) to fill a skills gap on their technical team; and 2) to help them through a period of change – for instance, when they are updating their electronic health record (EHR) system. Currently, the latter is the most common due the rapid rate of technological advancement. Not only is technology constantly changing, but the gap between open positions and the skills of available experts is growing — there simply aren’t enough people to fill each job role as it is created.
Health Information Professionals’ week is approaching, and we would like to take a moment to recognize the invaluable contributions of these HIM professionals. As a vital component of the healthcare industry, these gatekeepers of information maintain Electronic Health Records (EHR) by providing expertise in coding, reporting, and security. You can find them working at healthcare provider organizations ranging from large hospitals to small private practices. They are skilled, analytical individuals with a knack for coming up with creative solutions. If you are someone who is interested in starting a career as an HIM professional, here are a few things to take into consideration:
Topics: Consultant Resources