Tuesday, June 8, 2021 / by Juan Grimaldo
Arizona's largest health system hiring 800 amid nursing shortage
Phoenix-based Banner Health is in immediate need of 800 new employees at its health facilities across Arizona — at a time when the nursing shortage continues to worsen.
The primary position needs are registered nurses, certified nursing assistants, housekeeping/environmental services, culinary services and medical imaging, said Jami Allred, vice president of talent acquisition and diversity.
With nurses representing the largest group of employees within the nonprofit health system, it's also the largest vacancy across the board, she said.
"It is at an all-time high for us," Allred said.
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By Angela Gonzales, Senior Reporter - Phoenix Business Journal