Medical Solutions Named as Best Staffing Company by Staffing Industry Analysts
Medical Solutions, one of the nation’s largest healthcare staffing companies, today announced it has been named among Staffing Industry Analysts’ (SIA) 2019 ‘Best Staffing Firms to Work For.’ The annual award recognizes top employers for their performance in engaging and deploying talent.
“We are proud of to be recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts,” said Craig Meier, CEO of Medical Solutions. “We know that our employees are our best brand advocates, and are our primary key to success in this industry. We are committed to ensuring all of our employees are engaged and empowered.”
Medical Solutions was named a winner in the category for staffing firms with 201-500 employees, scoring in the top quartile in the category. This marks the fifth time Medical Solutions has been named a best staffing company by SIA.
“Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Best Staffing Firms to Work For Awards,” said Barry Asin, President of SIA. “These high-performing companies stand out for their quality of leadership and as organizations that prioritize culture and employee engagement. There is a strong correlation between employee engagement and growth. These firms have made that connection and use it to excel in their business and drive outstanding results.”
The Best Staffing Firms to Work For awards are sponsored by Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW). Approximately 400 firms sought participation in the program this year, conducted by SIA in conjunction with Quantum Workplace. Internal employees at each firm complete a 40-question online survey measuring 10 key engagement categories focusing on items including teamwork, trust in senior leaders, feeling valued, manager effectiveness, compensation, and benefits. There is no charge for participation and companies completing the survey receive a report highlighting their firm’s results.
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Medical Solutions CEO Named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ Staffing 100 List
Medical Solutions, one of the nation’s largest healthcare staffing companies, today announced company CEO Craig Meier has been named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ (SIA) 2019 North American Staffing 100 list. Sponsored by Indeed, the annual list recognizes leaders who are ‘shaping the industry and influencing the workforce solutions ecosystem.’
“I’m honored to be recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts,” said Meier. “It’s humbling as this recognition reflects the talented team we have in place at Medical Solutions. Our employees truly enjoy serving this industry and are dedicated to providing exceptional service to our travelers and clients every day.”
Under Meier’s leadership, Medical Solutions has been named among Staffing Industry Analysts’ ‘Best Staffing Firms to Work For,’ one of Modern Healthcare’s ‘Best Places to Work in Healthcare,” as well as receiving a ‘Best Places to Work’ distinction in each of the five company locations. The company’s employee satisfaction numbers have helped contribute to its growth, earning Medical Solutions continued top spots on Staffing Industry Analysts’ largest travel nurse staffing, healthcare staffing and fastest-growing U.S. staffing firms lists, in addition to being named 11 times to the Inc. 5000 list.
In 2018, Meier led company efforts alongside partner TPG Growth to acquire PPR and 360 Healthcare Staffing, a provider of travel nurse staffing and interim leadership for acute and post-acute markets.
“We congratulate Craig on this well-deserved recognition of his ongoing leadership and growing industry influence,” said Medical Solutions President Joel Tremblay. “He serves as an inspiration to all of us at Medical Solutions. His long-term vision and people-first approach continue to drive our teams and lead us to new heights in serving our travelers and healthcare providers.”
According to Staffing Industry Analysts, the Staffing 100 list is not a ranking, but an aggregation of the top individuals who have influenced the world of work amid an environment of low unemployment, technology disruption and an uncertain geopolitical environment.
“The 2019 Staffing 100 North America stand out as leaders, executives and visionaries and for their significant commitment to empowering people. From job-seekers and internal talent to partners and stakeholders across the ecosystem, the Staffing 100 honorees understand that people helping people is both a competitive advantage and a way to advance the world of work for all,” said Subadhra Sriram, editor and publisher, media products, Staffing Industry Analysts.
Medical Solutions Expands Recruitment Program to Three SeriousFun Children’s Network Camps
Medical Solutions, one of the nation’s largest healthcare staffing companies, today announced it’s expanding its recruitment program to include three camps of SeriousFun Children’s Network (SeriousFun), a non-profit organization which provides life-changing camp experiences to children living with serious illnesses and their families. The expanded program will provide recruitment services, including a scholarship program and financial donation to cover medical needs, to Roundup River Ranch located in Gypsum, Colo., Camp Boggy Creek in Eustis, Fla. (north of Orlando), and The Painted Turtle in Lake Hughes, Calif. (north of Los Angeles).
Since 2015, Medical Solutions has been a partner of Roundup River Ranch, helping to staff highly-skilled registered nurses for the camp. In 2017, the company became an official medical partner of Roundup River Ranch, serving as the exclusive recruitment provider for its nursing staff.
“It’s exciting that our relationship with Medical Solutions has continued to strengthen and grow over the years, and now, into this additional partnership with Camp Boggy Creek and The Painted Turtle,” said Ruth Johnson, president and CEO, Roundup River Ranch. “Our camp experiences have such a positive and often lifelong impact on the children and their families. Ensuring that we have the best qualified nursing staff and medical supervision is critical. Medical Solutions’ commitment to our partnership is invaluable.”
“We feel tremendously fortunate to be able to expand our support and recruitment efforts to include these additional SeriousFun camps, helping ensure these summer campers have access to exceptional nursing staff and care,” said Craig Meier, CEO at Medical Solutions. “Not only do these camps have a profound effect on children and their families around the world, but our nurses walk away with life-changing experiences, and new and refined nursing skills following their summer at the camp.”
Medical Solutions’ recruiting efforts are currently underway to help staff nurses for the upcoming summer sessions at Roundup River Ranch, Camp Boggy Creek and The Painted Turtle. Recruited registered nurses are provided a paid assignment with completion bonus. The assignment includes free food and housing, and runs from early May through the end of August. Ideal candidates for the summer camp opportunities are ER nurses with pediatric experience, PICU experience or at least one year of recent pediatric experience. For more information about the camp or the nursing staff opportunity, contact Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About SeriousFun Children’s Network
SeriousFun Children's Network is a global community of 30 camps and programs serving children with serious illnesses and their families, always free of charge. With the first camp founded by Paul Newman in 1988, SeriousFun camps and programs have now delivered more than one million life-changing camp experiences to children and family members from more than 50 countries. Each member camp is an independent, not-for-profit organization dependent upon private funding to serve all children at no cost to their families. To learn more about SeriousFun, visit www.seriousfunnetwork.org.
Medical Solutions Receives Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission
Medical Solutions, one of the nation’s largest healthcare staffing companies, has earned recertification from The Joint Commission. This marks the ninth consecutive Healthcare Staffing Services (HCSS) Certification for the company. Medical Solutions was one of the first healthcare staffing firms to receive The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® in 2005.
The Joint Commission conducted its thorough on-site review at the company’s Omaha headquarters in December. Joint Commission experts assessed and evaluated Medical Solutions’ compliance with national standards for healthcare quality and safety. The recertification earns Medical Solutions The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval through 2020.
“The Joint Commission is a highly respected accrediting body in healthcare, and we appreciate their process and professional evaluation of our compliance and standards at Medical Solutions,” said Craig Meier, CEO at Medical Solutions. “We hold our certification in high regard, and align it with our commitment to quality and striving to be the best in the industry.”
Joint Commission-certified healthcare staffing firms are assessed on how the firm determines the qualifications and competency of healthcare staff, placement of staff, and monitoring of performance. The evaluation and standards also focus on ensuring security of information, leadership and management performance, human resources management, ongoing measurement and improvement, and information management.
“Our continued certification demonstrates our dedication to our clients and the healthcare professionals that we employ,” said Amber Barna, BSN, RN, Senior Director of Nursing & Quality Assurance at Medical Solutions. “It’s a team effort, and we are very proud of the quality and service-driven team we have at Medical Solutions.”
ABOUT 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 more than 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.
Medical Solutions Named a 2018 Best Places to Work in Cincinnati
Medical Solutions, one of the nation’s largest healthcare staffing companies, has been named among Cincinnati’s Best Places to Work by the Cincinnati Business Courier. The Medical Solutions Cincinnati office earned top honors in the small company category for organizations with 25 to 49 employees. The company was recognized at an October 18 awards ceremony at Cintas Center on the Xavier University campus.
“Our goal at Medical Solutions is to provide our customers with ‘Service that Inspires’. And we could not accomplish that without first having a strong commitment to a company culture that engages and inspires our employees,” said Christy Johnston, senior director of culture & engagment at Medical Solutions. “We congratulate our Cincinnati team for this much deserved recognition and for their continued dedication toward making Medical Solutions such a great place to work.”
The Business Courier’s annual Best Places to Work program recognizes Greater Cincinnati employers that are “raising the bar for employee engagement and workplace satisfaction.” Internal employees are surveyed and ranked through an independent third party, Quantum Workplace. Companies are scored in areas such as senior leadership, team effectiveness, work recognition and benefits. The finalists are companies rating highest in one of the program’s designated size categories. This year’s awards included 65 finalists across five categories.
All five Medical Solutions offices have won local or regional Best Places to Work awards. The company has also been named four times among Staffing Industry Analysts’ ‘Best Staffing Firms to Work For’ in the nation. The company established it’s Cincinnati location in 2013, which now includes 49 employees. In addition to Cincinnati and its flagship Omaha office, Medical Solutions has locations in San Diego, Denver and Tupelo, Miss.
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Medical Solutions Receives 2018 Better Business Bureau Integrity Award in Omaha Metro
Medical Solutions, one of the nation’s largest travel nurse staffing companies, received a Silver Award of Distinction for Significant Commitment to Ethical Business Practices from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) at an October 9th awards ceremony at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Omaha-La Vista Hotel and Conference Center.
The BBB Integrity Awards focus on demonstrated ethical business practices with key stakeholders including customers, employees, and community at large, rather than a company’s growth, profitability, or popularity. Silver Award winners were chosen by an independent panel of judges consisting of metro Omaha business leaders and members of the academic community.
“Organizations presented with BBB’s Silver Award of Distinction have shown that ethics and integrity are core values of their organization,” said Jim Hegarty, president and chief executive officer of the Better Business Bureau serving Nebraska, South Dakota, The Kansas Plains, and Southwest Iowa. “The 2018 BBB Silver Award Winners realize that dealing fairly and honestly with employees, customers and partners are central to profitability and growth. They serve as role models for all businesses located in Omaha, and the Better Business Bureau Foundation is pleased to honor them with this award.”
Medical Solutions previously won the BBB Integrity Award in 2014 and the Silver Award of Distinction in 2013.
“Medical Solutions is extremely committed to ethical business practices, so to be recognized specifically for our dedication to business ethics is incredibly rewarding,” said Medical Solutions CEO Craig Meier. “We believe the Better Business Bureau is a crucial resource in our community and are especially proud of this honor.”
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Medical Solutions San Diego Office Named Among 2018 “Best Places to Work”
Medical Solutions, one of the nation’s largest travel nurse staffing companies, has been named among San Diego’s 2018 Best Places to Work by the San Diego Business Journal.
The San Diego Medical Solutions office was recognized at an awards ceremony at the Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter on September 20th. The publication awarded Medical Solutions’ San Diego office fifth place in the large business category, marking the office’s third year in a row on the list and its first time in the top five.
According to the San Diego Business Journal, its Best Places to Work awards program “recognizes outstanding companies whose benefits, policies, and practices are among the best in the region.” The 2018 group of 100 companies selected among San Diego’s Best Places to Work were chosen based upon a survey conducted by the Best Companies Group.
The company is thrilled to be honored, according to Medical Solutions Senior Director of Culture & Engagement, Christy Johnston.
“Medical Solutions is incredibly proud of our San Diego team for exemplifying our core values and representing our mantra of ‘Service That Inspires,’” says Johnston. “We strive to create a work environment where team members are motivated to succeed and are recognized for their efforts and talents.”
With its flagship office in Omaha, Nebraska, Medical Solutions added locations in San Diego, Cincinnati, and Tupelo in 2013, and launched a Denver office in 2017. All five offices have received similar awards in recognition of their superior workplace culture.
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Medical Solutions Ranks Among Top 2018 Healthcare Staffing Companies
Medical Solutions has again been ranked one of the largest healthcare staffing firms in the U.S., according to a 2018 report by Staffing Industry Analysts.
- Largest U.S. Travel Nurse Staffing Firms (#4)
- Largest U.S. Healthcare Staffing Firms (#10)
- Fastest-Growing U.S. Staffing Firms (#65)
- Largest U.S. Staffing Firms (#53)
“I am very proud of our team’s talent, hard work, and commitment to company goals and values,” says Craig Meier, CEO at Medical Solutions. “Our incredible team is absolutely the driving force behind our success and I look forward to their continued efforts and future accomplishments.”
Medical Solutions is committed to maintaining a people-focused corporate culture and an exceptional customer experience, providing “Service That Inspires” to its client hospitals, travel nurses and allied travelers, and internal team members. The company currently has offices in Omaha, San Diego, Cincinnati, Denver, and Tupelo. In February 2018, Medical Solutions acquired PPR Travel Nursing, located in Jacksonville Beach, Florida, and 360 Healthcare Staffing, located in Tampa, Florida. The 2017 combined revenue of Medical Solutions, PPR, and 360 exceeded $475 million.
“As demand for quality healthcare workers continues to rise nationwide, we remain dedicated to partnering with facilities and healthcare professionals to improve patient care, decrease nurse burnout, and increase positive health outcomes, while also helping individuals build amazing careers,” says Joel Tremblay, President at Medical Solutions.
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Medical Solutions Named to 2018 Inc 5000 List
Medical Solutions, the nation’s third-largest travel nurse staffing company, has once again earned a position on Inc. magazine’s Inc. 5000 list. The Omaha-based healthcare staffing company ranked in position #2894 on the 2018 Inc. 5000 list, with 142% growth over a three-year period and a 2017 revenue of $321.1 million. As an Inc. 5000 list honoree, Medical Solutions is in the company of elite businesses such as Microsoft, Timberland, Vizio, Intuit, Chobani, Oracle, and Zappos.
This marks the 11th time in the previous 12 years that the healthcare staffing company earned a spot on the Inc. 5000, including one year on the Inc. 500, illustrating a continued pattern of strong growth for Medical Solutions, which is the sixth largest healthcare staffing firm in the United States. According to Inc. Media, only 0.5 percent of companies to make the list have earned the distinction of making the list 11 times. Headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, the nationwide healthcare staffing company also ranked #9 amongst top Nebraska companies on the 2018 Inc. 5000 list.
“Our team is grateful and humbled to have earned a spot on the Inc. 5000 for the 11th time,” said Medical Solutions CEO Craig Meier. “Medical Solutions’ continued growth is a credit to our incredibly talented, hard-working team. Each day, I am impressed by their efforts, dedication to our company culture, and strong commitment to providing a superior customer experience to the healthcare professionals and hospitals we serve.”
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Medical Solutions Tupelo Office Named Among “Best Places to Work in Mississippi”
Medical Solutions, one of the nation’s top travel nurse staffing companies, has once again been recognized for its excellent workplace culture.
The Medical Solutions Tupelo office was named among Mississippi Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work in Mississippi” in the small business category at an awards luncheon on June 28th. This recognition marks the fourth time the Medical Solutions Tupelo office has been recognized among the “Best Places to Work in Mississippi.”
With its flagship office in Omaha, Nebraska, Medical Solutions expanded its operations into the San Diego, Cincinnati, and Tupelo markets in 2013. In June 2017, the company opened its fifth location in Denver. All five offices have received local recognition for their outstanding workplace cultures.
“We are so proud of the Tupelo team for maintaining an excellent workplace culture and we congratulate them for being recognized for their efforts,” says Christy Johnston, Senior Director of Culture & Engagement at Medical Solutions. “Our Tupelo office’s commitment to providing a superior employee experience aligns perfectly with Medical Solutions values.”
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