We know that sometimes the jobs search can be a little tedious. Networking, resumes, applications, phone interviews, face-to-face interviews, thank you notes – there’s a lot to keep track of. You may have applied to companies and haven’t heard anything or don’t know where you stand in the process. It can be confusing and frustrating.
At Netsmart, we want to keep our recruitment process clear and easy to understand, so you’re not left hanging in job-search limbo. Just like you’re trying to find the perfect company for you, we want to find the perfect fit for our candidates. We want your experience with us to be a positive one!
We are excited that you may be considering applying to Netsmart to join our family of more than 1,300 associates. Watch below as one of our awesome Netsmart Talent Acquisition Specialists Ashley DeMond, gives a brief overview of what a typical candidate experience may be during our recruitment process so you can know what to expect from us.
To learn more about the career opportunities at Netsmart and to join our Talent Network, visit our Careers page by clicking here.
CPR. We’re all aware of this vital, life-saving technique. It is a training many of us have learned at some point in life – in Boy Scouts, after school programs or first aid training because it is a simple way to potentially save someone’s life. But, what if there was a health issue that affected more people than heart attacks and only 1 million people across the United States knew how to save someone from it?
We welcomed more than 75 superheroes from second through eighth grade on April 27 to our Overland Park, KS, and Great River, NY campuses for National Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day. We showed them our awesome office space and talked about how being a buddy is about being empowered to stand up to bullies or for those who are being bullied. We also got some great ideas from our guests about how to find our superhero strength to fight for what’s right!
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Parents and their superheroes enjoyed a delicious pancake breakfast, mingled with each other and compared super powers.
At Netmart, we have talented, experienced associates and we’re proud of it. The first installation of our “Meet the Clinicians” series focuses on Mary Gannon, our Chief Nursing Officer and Director, Product Management. Mary is one of many associates who bring lots of experience and insight to Netsmart which provides us the opportunity to develop our solutions for real-life, everyday use. Learn more about Mary and her incredible experience on CareThreads.
Each week, a group of individuals with Heartstrings Community Foundation stops by our Overland Park, Kan., office to give our associates a chance to indulge in tasty treats. Their Goody Delivery service visits the office on Wednesdays and the program provides an opportunity for individuals with developmental disabilities to work and develop skills for everyday life. Check out their segment on KSHB!
It’s no secret that Netsmart takes pride in being a leader in providing electronic health record solutions to human services and post-acute communities. We strive every day to move forward on our path to success and aim to remain aware of how history has grown and shaped our industry. As part of this understanding, we have honored a variety of ground-breaking individuals in the fields of technology and science in our Netsmart offices. Among those pioneers is notable Navy Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper. She was a true asset to public service and to the development of modern technology and we’re proud to honor her.
Check out our feature about Hopper and her tremendous contributions to our industry on CareThreads.
It’s no secret that our associates are amazing and talented and Netsmart Junior Graphic Designer Laura Schoonover is no exception. From her early days as a Netsmart FUTURE (our version of an intern) to her current role, Laura has been able to put her artistic skills to good use. Adding that to her desire to help others, she has created a meaningful chalk mural about the significance of Mental Health First Aid training.
After graduating from college, Laura turned down three job offers and chose to participate in Netsmart’s FUTURES summer internship program, which provides participants real-life, hands-on experience in business and technology. She says she enjoyed the opportunity to work on active projects in the company and was able to jump in feet first into the Netsmart family. Her transition from being a FUTURE to becoming a full-time associate was quick and easy, thanks to the relationships and experience she gained through the program.
As part of her continuing growth at Netsmart, Laura participated in training and became certified in Mental Health First Aid through the National Council for Behavioral Health. She was inspired to get certified because she knows that there are a lot of misconceptions about mental illness and wanted to learn more about how to approach those who may be suffering.
“I have a relative who struggles with mental illness and a friend who struggles with anxiety and anxious thoughts and feelings,” Laura said. “I knew that there was more to mental illness than the stereotypes, and I wanted to learn more about how to make the most of my interactions with them without crossing any lines that could cause them to push themselves away from me.”
Netsmart likes to tell visual stories about healthcare and technology and Laura wanted to share her experience with others. “I definitely wanted viewers to be able to look at this design and think about the signs and symptoms that stood out to me and affect so many people. I wanted them to recognize those symptoms and become interested in learning more about mental illness and what they can do to help those who are affected by it.”
Laura hopes that her creation creates awareness and thoughtfulness in others to keep an eye out for signs and symptoms of a mental health crisis. She also hopes that it inspires other associates to learn more about mental illness and to get certified in Mental Health First Aid.
By building a solid foundation through the FUTURES program, her incredible artistry and her commitment to growth by becoming Mental Health First Aid certified, Laura has provided all of us with a stunning reminder about our foundation of being cause connected and passionate about mental health support.