CINCINNATI (PRWEB) January 10, 2006
Health Force, a nationwide nursing and allied healthcare staffing firm, today announced that Director Jennifer Chudnoff has been named by traveling nurses as a 2005 Recruiter of the Year. This is the second consecutive year that Chudnoff has received the award. In addition, two of Health Force’s traveling healthcare professionals, Lori Zimage and Laura Friedrich, have been recognized as Travelers of the Year. The award recipients were announced in the December 2005 issue of Healthcare Traveler magazine (http://www.healthcaretraveler.com).
“Each year, with the increasing number of unfilled nursing and healthcare staff positions across the country, it becomes more difficult to find quality, healthcare professionals to fill the voids,” said Kenneth A. Wead, president of Health Force. “We have been fortunate to find excellent people internally and externally, and these awards are a testimony to the type of people that work for Health Force. I am pleased to be associated with Jennifer, Lori and Laura, and look forward to their ongoing contributions to our team and their traveling assignments.”
This is the fourth consecutive year, Healthcare Traveler recognized Travelers of the Year, healthcare professionals who are nominated by staffing companies. The magazine recognized 78 travelers for their professional accomplishments and unique personal qualities, such as integrity, clinical expertise, flexibility, reliability, compassion, pride in a job well done, and exceptional evaluations from contract facility decision-makers. For the third consecutive year, Healthcare Traveler magazine also recognized the Recruiter of the Year. Award recipients are nominated by mobile nurses, therapists and technologists. This year, 57 recruiters were recognized in the magazine.
About Health Force
Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, Health Force is a JCAHO certified nationwide nursing and allied healthcare staffing firm whose primary mission is to improve the quality of healthcare throughout the United States. The company works to alleviate variable labor shortages for healthcare organizations by providing experienced, high-quality healthcare professionals on contract travel assignments. Health Force believes in operating at a higher standard – one that provides respectful treatment and communication with traveling healthcare professionals and builds a community that offers fulfilling work assignments across the country. For more information, visit http://www.health-force.com.
About JCAHO Certification
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) evaluates and accredits more than 15,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, not-for-profit organization, the Joint Commission is the nation’s predominant standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. Developed in October 2004, JCAHO's certification program offers a complete evaluation of a staffing firm's ability to provide competent staffing services. JCAHO certification was awarded to Health Force after an independent, comprehensive evaluation determined Health Force met JCAHO’s high standards of leadership, human resource management, performance management and improvement and information management.