Mon, July 1st, 2013 - 11:57 am - By Gordon Basichis
Corra Group has initiated employment screening packages and expanded its services to the healthcare industry. Based on various news releases, including the joint Pro Public/Los Angeles Times Pulitzer Prize winning studies, the increased services will assist both healthcare facilities and staffing agencies in properly vetting their employer candidates.
In such articles jointly published by Pro Publica and the Los Angeles Times and written by Tracy Weber and Charles Orenstein, entitled, Temp Firms a Magnet for Unfit Nurses, and California Eyes Discipline for Nurses Sanction by Other States,contend that high demand for nurses and scant oversight enable nurses and other healthcare workers have been sanctioned elsewhere for sexual abuse, neglect, rampant drug use and criminality but could work freely by moving to different states.
“There are fly-by-night recruiting firms that want to do the minimum of employment screening in order to get their healthcare workers hired,” said Nick Gustavson, Corra Group Co-Founder. “And then some staffing groups try to be diligent, but if not carefully checked, past misconduct on the part of healthcare workers can slip through the cracks.
“Corra Group can deliver a comprehensive group of background searches that will benefit staffing agencies and healthcare facilities,” he said. “Staffing groups, hospitals, and even the local doctor’s office can avail themselves of our employment screening packages.”
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