SAN DIEGO, July 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AMN Healthcare has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Health Care Staffing Services Certification. The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization's commitment to providing qualified and competent health care professionals.
In achieving The Joint Commission recertification, AMN Healthcare, the innovator and national leader in healthcare staffing services and workforce solutions, demonstrates its commitment to the highest standard of service for both its professional candidates and healthcare industry clients. AMN underwent a rigorous review to assess its compliance with standards for Health Care Staffing Services Certification.
"Certification from The Joint Commission is extremely important to AMN Healthcare," said Susan Salka, CEO and President of AMN Healthcare. "Excellence and quality are the hallmarks of AMN Healthcare, and this Gold Seal of Approval demonstrates our commitment and accountability to our clients and to our healthcare professionals."
AMN received its first Joint Commission Corporate Certification for Health Care Staffing in 2006. Since that time, AMN Healthcare has received recertification every two years, progressively expanding its list of certified AMN divisions and services. The certification is valid for two years, with a review required in the off year.
"AMN Healthcare has demonstrated its commitment to providing quality health care staffing services to health care organizations as evidenced by its achievement of Joint Commission certification," said Wendi Roberts, executive director for Disease Specific Care and Health Care Staffing Services Certification at The Joint Commission. "We recognize and commend AMN Healthcare for its efforts to provide a safe, high-quality standard of service."
The Joint Commission
Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. The Joint Commission accredits and certifies nearly 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, nonprofit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. Learn more about The Joint Commission at www.jointcommission.org.
About AMN Healthcare
AMN Healthcare is the leader and innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services to healthcare facilities across the nation. The Company provides unparalleled access to the most comprehensive network of quality healthcare professionals through its innovative recruitment strategies and breadth of career opportunities. With insights and expertise, AMN Healthcare helps providers optimize their workforce to successfully reduce complexity, increase efficiency, and improve patient outcomes. AMN delivers managed services programs, healthcare executive search solutions, vendor management systems, recruitment process outsourcing, predictive modeling, medical coding and consulting, and other services. Clients include acute-care hospitals, community health centers and clinics, physician practice groups, retail and urgent care centers, home health facilities, and many other healthcare settings. For more information about AMN Healthcare, visit www.amnhealthcare.com
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