BOCA RATON, Florida – August 27, 2021 — Accountable Healthcare Staffing has once again earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Health Care Staffing Accreditation 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.
Accountable Healthcare Staffing underwent a rigorous, unannounced onsite review in August 2021. During the visit, a team of Joint Commission reviewers evaluated compliance with healthcare staffing standards spanning several areas including healthcare professional credentialing, emergency management, business continuity, marketing standards, performance & education standards, infection prevention and control, leadership, employment policies, and rights and responsibilities of patients.
The Joint Commission’s standards are developed in consultation with health care experts and providers, measurement experts, and patients. They are informed by scientific literature and expert consensus to help health care organizations measure, assess and improve performance. The surveyors also conducted onsite observations and interviews of Accountable Healthcare Staffing Leadership Team members.
“As a private accreditor, The Joint Commission surveys health care organizations to protect the public by identifying deficiencies in care and working with those organizations to correct them as quickly and sustainably as possible,” says Mark Pelletier, RN, MS, chief operating officer, Accreditation and Certification Operations, and chief nursing executive, The Joint Commission. “We commend Accountable Healthcare Staffing for its continuous quality improvement efforts in patient safety and quality of care.”
To prepare for the accreditation process, Accountable Healthcare Staffing conducted an audit of it’s personnel files to ensure each healthcare professional currently employed by the organization met state standards. Accountable Healthcare Staffing also conducted an annual review and update of its Emergency Management – Business Continuity Plan and employment policies and practices. As part of the review process, the executive team met with city, state, and federal emergency management and licensing board officials to ensure company policies and credentialing procedures were in direct alignment with the latest recommendations.
About Accountable Healthcare Staffing
Accountable Healthcare Staffing is a distinguished market leader in the healthcare staffing industry with 22 office locations throughout the United States, servicing healthcare facilities in all 50 states. The company places healthcare professionals at nearly 2,000 clients that are comprised of major medical centers, community-based hospitals, outpatient clinics, sub-acute and rehab hospitals, correctional and long-term care facilities. The company designs and implements workforce solutions programs nationwide with partner clients. For more information visit www.ahcstaff.com
For more information please contact: Derek Sims, Vice President of Marketing and Recruiting, Accountable Healthcare Staffing, (561) 235-7824 or at DerekSims@AHCStaff.com