Lehigh Valley-based agency receives highest distinction
May 8,2017-Lehigh Valley, PA-Allied Resources Medical Staffing (ARMStaffing) today announced it has earned The Joint Commission™ Gold Seal of Approval® for Health Care Staffing Services Certification. The certification demonstrates ARMStaffing’s commitment to providing qualified and competent health care professionals.
ARMStaffing underwent a rigorous onsite review on March 27, 2017.
Joint Commission experts evaluated compliance with national standards that assess how health care staffing firms determine the qualifications and competency of staff, placement of staff, and how they monitor performance. All certified health care staffing organizations are required to collect data on their own performance.
Health care staffing firms place temporary staff in organizations that direct or provide patient care. Established in October 2004, Health Care Staffing Services Certification, awarded for a two-year period, offers an independent and comprehensive evaluation of a staffing firm’s abilities to provide competent staffing services.
“Allied Resources Medical Staffing 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 Patrick Phelan, executive director, Hospital Business Development, The Joint Commission. “We recognize and commend ARMStaffing for its efforts to provide a safe, high-quality standard of service.”
“ARMStaffing is pleased to receive certification from The Joint Commission, the premier quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation,” added Hope Bender, Vice President, ARMStaffing. “Health Care Staffing Certification demonstrates our commitment and accountability to clients and the health care professionals we employ. Certification establishes, defines and measures delivery on key functional areas and performance measures across the entire industry.”
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.
Allied Resources Medical Staffing (ARMStaffing)
ARMStaffing (online at www.ARMStaffing.com) places RNs, LPNs, CNAs and allied health care professionals both per-diem and on long-term contracts in nursing homes, long-term care facilities and hospitals in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Delaware and throughout the United States. ARMStaffing has earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval signifying that the Company has met the rigorous standards for providing safe, high-quality care and for continuous performance improvement (www.jointcommission.org). ARMStaffing is a part of the Allied Resources Group, headquartered in Exton, PA.