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Kahu Malama Nurses, Inc.

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Rank:17
Company:Kahu Malama Nurses, Inc.
Address:1357 Kapiolani Blvd Suite 850 Honolulu, HI 96814
URL:www.kahumalama.com
Year Founded:1982
Number of Full-time Employees:22
Overview:Kahu Malama Nurses is a staff relief agency providing service to hospitals and healthcare facilities throughout the State of Hawaii and sometimes beyond. We employ Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Nursing Assistants, Medical Office Assistants and other healthcare professionals. Our expertise is matching the personnel needs of our clients with the skills and experience of the healthcare professionals we employ.
CEO:Kathleen Newkirk
Status:Privately Held
Number of Part-time Employees:3
Average Annual Salary - Exempt Employees:$50,000
Average Annual Salary - Non-exempt Employees:$30,000
Number of Job Applicants:75
Number of Hires (Last Fiscal Year):10
Voluntary Turnover:32%
Female Employees:18
Percentage of Female Employees:72%
401(K) or 403(B) Match:Yes
Percentage of Match:25% of first 4%
Average Hours Training Offered per Year:24
Number of Paid Company Holidays:7
Number of paid vacation and personal days:
Interesting Fact:Understanding how all aspects of the company operate is key here. The company allows for cross-training between positions and departments, often assigning individual employees on an interim basis to work in other aspects or areas of the business.
Best Practices #1:The company pays tuition and registration fees for employees to attend formal coursework and/or industry specific educational offerings many times and for many employees every year.
Best Practices 2:We encourage cross-training between positions and departments. We often assign individual employees on an interim basis and at their option to work in other aspects or areas of the business.
Differentiating Practice:We are a small family like and family oriented environment. All special functions and holiday parties include spouses, significant others and many times children of employees. We believe in and practice a philosophy that employees must be encouraged and allowed to attend to their own family and personal well-being before they can be expected to perform the duties of their job well. Up until this year and a recent spate of staff turnover for unrelated reasons the majority of our staff had been employed by the company for more than 10 years.
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