Parent Company to Leading Healthcare Staffing Agency, Aureus Medical Group, Earns Gold Well Workplace Award from WELCOA

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Aureus Medical Group, a nationwide leader in medical staffing, including travel nursing jobs and travel therapy jobs, announces that its parent company, C&A Industries, has been recognized for excellence in workplace wellness. C&A is the recipient of the Gold Well Workplace Award from the Wellness Council of America (WELCOM).

C&A Industries, parent company to Aureus Medical Group (web:, a leading medical staffing agency, has been recognized as a Gold Well Workplace by the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA), along with its local chapter, the Wellness Council of the Midlands (WELCOM). C&A, based in Omaha, Nebraska, is one of 61 organizations nationwide to be honored by WELCOA as among America’s Healthiest Companies. C&A will formally receive the award at a luncheon to be held in April 2013.

Aureus Medical is also headquartered in Omaha. The medical staffing firm specializes in placing healthcare professionals nationwide in medical careers, including travel nursing jobs, travel therapy jobs, and other allied health fields. Aureus Medical’s corporate employees actively participate in C&A’s wellness programs and activities.

WELCOA is a national non-profit organization and one of the most respected resources for workplace wellness in America. Its nationwide Well Workplace Awards initiative recognizes quality and excellence in worksite health promotion. Recognition is awarded based on a pre-defined set of worksite wellness criteria.

The Gold Well Workplace Award, which C&A also received in 2010, recognizes organizations which have developed comprehensive wellness programs that have become a strategic and integral part of the business and produce results. Organizations are eligible to participate in WELCOA’S awards process once every three years.

“The success of C&A’s health and wellness program is due in large part to the extraordinary efforts of our employees who serve on our wellness committee,” said Scot Thompson, CEO, C&A Industries. “Their dedication, enthusiasm, and creativity have greatly contributed to improving the health and wellbeing of C&A’s workforce and keeping wellness top of mind across the company. We’re proud to be recognized for what we believe is an important investment in our people and their families.”

C&A established its health and wellness program, AurHealth, in 2003 for the purpose of promoting organizational and individual wellness among C&A employees through education, prevention, early detection, and access to comprehensive health resources. Driven by an employee committee comprised of representatives from most company divisions and departments, including Aureus Medical Group, AurHealth offers a wide variety of programs for staff and their families within and outside of the work environment.

Aureus Medical Group is a national leader in healthcare staffing specializing in the successful placement of Nursing, Advanced Practice, Cardiopulmonary, Diagnostic Imaging, Medical Laboratory, Neurodiagnostics, Radiation Oncology, and Rehabilitation Therapy professionals, as well as Physicians, in hospitals and medical facilities nationwide. With more than 25 years of experience, Aureus Medical offers a full range of staffing options, including national contract (travel), local contract, and direct hire. Aureus Medical is the largest affiliate of Omaha-based C&A Industries, a leading provider of human capital management solutions for more than 40 years.

C&A is a national leader in staffing and recruiting. Through its affiliate firms, Aureus Group, Aureus Medical Group, AurStaff, and Celebrity Staff, C&A has provided Human Capital Management Solutions to a wide variety of industries for more than 40 years, including supplemental, contract-hire, and direct hire programs. Non-staffing divisions of C&A include AurTravel, a full service travel agency; AurHomes, specializing in corporate housing; FocusOne Solutions, a managed services provider; and its philanthropic arm, The Kim Foundation. C&A is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, with subsidiary offices located in Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska; Kansas City, Missouri; and Des Moines, Iowa.

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