‘H is for Hiring’ campaign aims to fill SC’s open hospital jobs – Live 5 News WCSC

by | Nov 22, 2022 | Jobs

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCSC) – A new campaign is underway to fill thousands of open jobs in South Carolina hospitals, and it starts by trying to grab the attention of travelers during one of the busiest weeks of the year.The South Carolina Hospital Association just kicked off its “H is for Hiring” campaign, which will run through at least the end of next year.Through it, the association is looking to bring more attention to available positions at hospitals in South Carolina and direct applicants to them.“We are a large employer — in many cases, one of the largest employers in each county, and we have tons of jobs that are available,” SCHA Vice President of Workforce and Member Engagement Lara Hewitt said.Billboards with the familiar “H” symbol that informs people where hospitals are have been put up around the state as South Carolinians visit their loved ones over the Thanksgiving holiday. They advertise, “Great Pay. Great Career. Great Life,” and direct people to the campaign’s website, where they can find jobs near them and learn more about the industry.SCHA said it will also be spreading the word through social media and other outdoor ads, including signage in Death Valley on Saturday for the Carolina-Clemson game.According to Hewitt, hospitals are looking for everyone, from current healthcare workers to people switching careers to students considering the industry.The American H …

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