Company-wide, Advantage has aligned its practices and procedures to follow Joint Commission compliance. Earning this certification demonstrates Advantage’s commitment to providing qualified and competent health care professionals.
The Joint Commission Health Care Staffing Services Certification is the gold standard in evaluation for the staffing industry. 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. Compliance with the criteria is intended to improve the quality of health care and increase patient safety.
“Advantage Medical Professionals 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 Advantage Medical Professionals for its efforts to provide a safe, high-quality standard of service.”
“Advantage Medical Professionals is pleased to receive certification from The Joint Commission, the premier quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation,” added Joe Spitale, president & CEO, Advantage. “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 is an independent, not-for-profit, national body that oversees the safety and quality of health care and other services provided in certified organizations. An independent, nonprofit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care.
If you would like to contact Advantage Medical Professionals to report concerns about the quality and safety of patient care provided by one of our employees, please click here. Any individual or organization that has a concern about the quality and safety of patient care delivered by Advantage Medical Professionals healthcare professionals, which has not been addressed by Advantage Medical Professionals management, is encouraged to contact the Joint Commission at www.jointcommission.org or by calling the Office of Quality Monitoring at (630) 792-5636. Advantage Medical Professionals demonstrates this commitment by taking no retaliatory or disciplinary action against providers when they do report safety or quality of care concerns to the Joint Commission.