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West Virginia Increases Hires At Health Facilities

June 12th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

The West Virginia Department of Health Facilities has hired more than 80 new employees at its state-run facilities, following implementation of new recruitment and retention initiatives. These efforts have resulted in new hires, including converting 40 contracted staff to state employees, and decreased the vacancy rate by eight percent.  The new system is designed to boost recruitment and retention initiatives and is based on recommendations from a market study conducted by Korn Ferry.