Advantage Medical Professionals has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Health Care Staffing Services Certification by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care.
Health care staffing firms place temporary staff in organizations that direct or provide patient care. Health Care Staffing Services Certification demonstrates Advantage Medical Professionals’ efforts to address how qualifications and competencies of staff are determined, placement of staff and how their performance is monitored.
Advantage Medical Professionals underwent a rigorous review on February 18th, 2022. During the review, a team of Joint Commission reviewers evaluated compliance with related certification standards including program management, supporting self-management, and delivering and facilitating clinical care). Joint Commission standards are developed in consultation with health care experts and providers, measurement experts and patients. The reviewers also conducted onsite observations and interviews.
“Health Care Staffing Services Certification recognizes health care staffing firms committed to fostering continuous quality improvement in patient safety and quality of care,” says Mark Pelletier, RN, MS, chief operating officer, Accreditation and Certification Operations, and chief nursing executive, The Joint Commission. “We commend Advantage Medical Professionals, for using certification to strengthen its program structure and management framework, as well as to enhance its staff recruitment and development processes.”
“Advantage Medical Professionals take pride in our mission of connecting quality healthcare professionals to achieve exceptional patient care. Maintaining our Joint Commission certification helps us to live up to this mission statement,” says Angela Totora, Advantage Medical Professionals’ Director of Nursing. “Preparation for the certification process is an ongoing, year-round effort. We have established a multilayered credentialing group of people who daily obtain and review proof of a clinician’s quality to perform patient care. Meeting The Joint Commission’s standards allows us the opportunity to meet our client’s expected clinician quality.”
For more information, please visit The Joint Commission website.