General Healthcare Resources – FAQs

Applying to GHR

The quickest way to apply is to complete our on-line application on this website. If you have problems applying via the website, please contact our Credentialing Department at 800-879-4471.

Benefits & Compensation

Yes. As an employee of GHR, there are many benefits you may be eligible for. Some of these include: health insurance, dental, FSA/HSA, 401(k) participation and referral bonuses. Please visit our Benefits page to view our benefits.

GHR constantly strives to offer the most competitive pay rates for your profession. Your compensation depends on factors such as experience, specialty, location, shift, and flexibility, as well as the client. Your staffing specialist will work with you to negotiate the best pay rate, assignment and location for you.

GHR pays on a weekly basis. You may choose to receive your pay via direct deposit, pay card or standard mail. We strongly encourage you to use the direct deposit or the pay card option, as we have no control of any delays that may arise using standard mail.

Direct Placement

GHR will contact you each time prior to submitting your resume for any position. Rest assured we will keep your search confidential and treat all correspondence accordingly.

Absolutely not! Our healthcare professionals do not pay any fees for temporary or permanent placement.

As part of our services to you and the client, we discuss the salary structure and benefits. We negotiate until all terms are acceptable to you and the client.

As part of our services, we will help you develop or update a resume at no charge to you.

We will not contact your current employer, unless you give us your permission prior to a reference check.

General Information

GHR offers per-diem, part-time, full-time, blocked assignments and occasionally direct placement for healthcare candidates. When you apply with GHR, you will indicate your shift and/or work preferences. We will then match you to the shifts/assignments that most closely meet your particular needs.

At GHR, we place a wide variety of healthcare professionals, including:

GHR offers its employees the opportunity for growth and diversification in a variety of settings, which include: hospitals, long-term care, acute care, subacute care, outpatient clinics, school districts, correctional facilities, psychiatric and more.

General Healthcare Resources is based in Plymouth Meeting, PA, with additional offices in Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Texas supporting the Mid-Atlantic, Southern and Southwestern regions of the country.

Per Diem/Contract Staffing

No. Your application simply opens the door for communication between you and GHR. You can speak with a staffing specialist, discuss your options and locations, and hear about available assignments, all without obligation.

No. However, we offer pay differentials for both holidays and weekends.

Once you have completed and submitted the required credentials, we will contact you to determine when you are available for work. Based on your availability, your staffing specialist contacts our clients to make a match. your staffing specialist will call you to confirm your assignment.

An Inactive Field Employee who wishes to become active again must meet compliance standards before they can be reactivated and placed in assignments. Field employees who have been inactive for one year or more must complete a revised application packet. Field employees who have been inactive for less than one year only need to submit updated paperwork and meet any new standards that have been put into place.

No. You tell us your availability, and we will provide you with assignments in your geographical area that match your clinical expertise. You choose where, when, and how long you would like to work. However, the more hours you work, the more benefits you’re eligible for.

GHR follows all federal, state, and Joint Commission guidelines when it comes to credentials. In some instances, the facility will require additional documentation. Some states and clients have specific requirements regarding background checks and drug testing, which will be reviewed with you if applicable, as well as any other state-specific requirements. We have credentialing specialists who will guide you through the entire documentation process.

Typically, you must have at least one year’s experience in your field, preferably in the specialty you would like to work in. The level of experience required for a position is also dictated by the facilities we work with. GHR will work with you to match your level of experience with the best position possible.

Your staffing specialist will contact you frequently to monitor the progress of your current assignment and to discuss potential new assignments. You can also contact us at any time to discuss concerns or questions.