COLUMBIA, Md., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxim Staffing Solutions, a division of Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. (www.maximhealthcare.com), is pleased to announce more than 80 of its Maxim Staffing Solutions Per Diem offices have been awarded The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™ for healthcare staffing services. For the third consecutive time, since the initial certification in 2008, no deficiencies were found at any of these offices during the extensive review.
The Joint Commission is a nationally recognized provider of quality standards in the healthcare industry. As part of its rigorous certification process, The Joint Commission conducted unannounced on-site evaluations to determine the qualifications and competency of Maxim Staffing Solutions' caregivers and reviewed procedures for placing staff and monitoring caregiver performance.
"The Gold Seal of Approval is just another example of Maxim Staffing Solutions' commitment to delivering consistent, quality care and we are proud to earn this distinction from The Joint Commission," said Pat Lamon, President, Maxim Staffing Solutions. "Receiving zero deficiencies for the third time in a row is also a tremendous accomplishment and demonstrates how thoroughly we have incorporated The Joint Commission's standards into our daily business practices."
About The Joint Commission
The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits more than 19,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States, including more than 10,300 hospitals and home care organizations, and more than 6,500 other health care organizations that provide long term care, behavioral health care, laboratory and ambulatory care services. The Joint Commission currently certifies more than 2,000 disease-specific care programs, focused on the care of patients with chronic illnesses such as stroke, joint replacement, stroke rehabilitation, heart failure and many others. The Joint Commission also provides health care staffing services certification for more than 750 staffing offices. An independent, not-for-profit 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.
About Maxim Staffing Solutions
Maxim Staffing Solutions (MSS), a division of Maxim Healthcare Services, is a nationwide leader in medical and administrative staffing; providing contract, temp-to-perm, per diem, and direct hire personnel to nearly every segment of the healthcare market. With more than 100 branch locations servicing all 50 states, MSS provides the qualified nursing professionals for medical facilities nationwide. They offer staffing divisions that are devoted to servicing specific niche specialties and work together to offer complete staffing solutions. For more information, please contact us at www.maximstaffing.com.
About Maxim Healthcare Services
Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. provides home healthcare, medical staffing, and wellness services across the U.S. Founded in 1988, Maxim is focused on delivering quality patient care and a commitment to employee development with an emphasis on customer service. Today Maxim is an established partner in the industry and is constantly evolving to address the needs of the healthcare industry. We regularly research new markets, expand our geographical presence, and diversify our client services. Our innovative approach to managing our clients' needs is the foundation for our success. For more information about Maxim Healthcare Services, visit www.maximhealthcare.com, learn more about Maxim Healthcare Services, Maxim Staffing, or connect with Maxim Healthcare on LinkedIn.
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