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Allied Health Worker Shortage Strains Community Clinics
Date:1/15/2009

Eight in 10 Report Staffing Challenge; Clinics Struggle to Bridge Gaps

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Findings from a new survey of community clinics in California show that the shortage among allied health workers is putting a great strain on these nonprofit health organizations. This shortage is causing a number of problems such as an overworked staff and limitations on the clinic's ability to serve more patients.

"Community clinics represent the front lines of our health care system," said Carmela Castellano-Garcia, president and CEO of the California Primary Care Association, a membership organization of over 700 not-for-profit community clinics and health centers in the state. "The economic situation is putting a further strain on our collective safety net and community clinics are working to meet this demand under very challenging circumstances. Retaining qualified workers, particularly in the allied health professions, is but one of the challenges many of our clinics face."

More than eight in 10 clinics reported challenges in keeping allied health positions filled with qualified, trained personnel. Positions such as licensed vocational nurses, dental assistants and case managers are among the hardest to keep staffed. The allied health sector represents over 200 positions in California that provide a range of diagnostic, technical and therapeutic direct patient care and support services. Many include entry-level occupations requiring minimal educational investment such as a certificate training program or an associate degree.

The scarcity is causing clinics to take on various measures to bridge the gap. More than half (55 percent) of surveyed clinics reported having hired temporary workers or outsourced their work as a result of this workforce shortage, while 72 percent have had to increase overtime for existing staff.

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