El Segundo, CA – April 14th 2017 – KPG Healthcare today announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Health Care Staffing Services Certification. The certification demonstrates KPG Healthcare’s commitment to providing qualified and competent health care professionals. KPG Healthcare has been certified by The Joint Commission since 2013.
“KPG Healthcare 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 KPG Healthcare for its efforts to provide a safe, high-quality standard of service.”
KPG Healthcare underwent a rigorous onsite review on March 21st, 2017. 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. The review and certification provides an independent, comprehensive evaluation of a staffing firm’s abilities to provide competent staffing services.
“KPG Healthcare is pleased to receive certification from The Joint Commission, the premier quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation,” added Joe Gossman, President, KPG Healthcare. “The certification demonstrates our commitment and accountability to clients and the health care professionals we employ.”
About KPG Healthcare
KPG Healthcare, based in El Segundo, CA, is a full-service healthcare staffing company that recruits and places, registered nurses, allied professionals, dental providers, physicians and medical sales professionals in temporary and permanent assignments throughout the country. Intently focused on offering the best jobs and delivering exceptional service in every placement and over the long term, KPG has built the finest relationships in the industry. KPG Healthcare has been certified continually by the Joint Commission for maintaining the highest level of placement standards, in 2016 was named among Staffing Industry Analysts’ Best Staffing Firms to Work For and ranked No. 248 on the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing private companies, and in 2017 has been awarded membership to NALTO®. To learn more about KPG Healthcare, visit our website at kpghealthcare.com.
About The Joint Commission
Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, nonprofit 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.