Horsham , PA , April 24, 2006: Skilled Nursing, Inc.® has again earned the Gold Seal of Approval™ for
Health Care Staffing Services
. The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations has awarded Skilled Nursing, Inc.® the Health Care Staffing Services Certification for two additional years.
Skilled Nursing, Inc.® met the Joint Commission's national standards addressing how staffing firms determine the qualifications and competency of their staff, how they place their staff and then monitor staff's performance.
"Health care organizations that contract with Skilled Nursing, Inc.® can look to this certification as an assurance that Skilled Nursing, Inc.® demonstrates a commitment to providing and continuously improving quality services," says Michele Sacco, Executive Director, Health Care Staffing Services Certification, Joint Commission.
The ongoing shortages of nurses and other health care professionals have forced health care organizations to increasingly fill positions with temporary workers through contractual arrangements with
. The Joint Commission certification program was launched in October 2004 to offer an independent, comprehensive evaluation of a staffing firm's abilities to provide competent staffing services.
"Certification represents Skilled Nursing's dedication to providing nurses and
that are qualified to provide safe, high-quality care to patients," says Marty Minniti, CEO. "We're proud to be awarded the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval. Earning this distinction is good for our nurses, the
industry, and us. I encourage all Nursing Agencies to become JCAHO certified.”
Marty Minniti went on to say, “We will continue to seek meaningful opportunities which measure our ability to provide competent nursing to our clients. I also want our client facilities to experience SNI's ability to satisfy the new JCAHO “unannounced” Hospital Accreditation requirements. I want our clients to be confident that whenever it is their turn to undergo the accreditation process, SNI will do its part, to help them shine.
“I am very grateful that my agency is celebrating its 26th anniversary this year.
I sincerely believe that our success is due largely to the high caliber of nurses and professional staff who have associated themselves with SNI over the years and the great rapport we have established with our clients,” said Minniti.
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