The School At Work (SAW®) Story
Why Human Resource and Education Leaders Choose SAW
Hospitals who strive to be great, the destination hospital employers, use SAW for workforce development from the entry-level. Some may think that because entry-level associates do not have clinical responsibilities, they don't affect patient experience. Meanwhile leaders of hospitals who are tuned into all aspects of a high quality patient experience know that every associate impacts it.
SAW is a comprehensive program that strengthens communication, grammar, reading, and writing skills. It also provides employees with ownership for the HCAHPS rating and introduces them to medical terminology. Your employees will gain skills necessary to improve in their current position, develop a personalized career plan, seek technical school or job advancement, and build their confidence to realize a healthcare career.
By creating a more driven and patient-centered atmosphere, satisfaction with and loyalty to your organization expands through all levels of service. Continuing education programs lead to opportunities that make staff feel more valued and confident. This leads to a cultural impact which has ripple effects that go throughout the organization. A health system works best with engaged employees who take ownership in making the patient experience as good as it can be.
SAW helps health systems reduce turnover, increase employee engagement, and prepare employees for the next level of learning. Distinguish your organization as one where everyone has opportunity by joining the over 500 US hospitals who offer School at Work!