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Published June 17, 2003
Volume 11, Number 6



Medical Staffing Network Offers Personnel to Healthcare Facilities
Pleasanton Office of National Network Provides Qualified Temporary Medical Staff
 
Med Staff
Branch manager Marsha Hughes and recruiter Susan Esquivel provide
the best personnel available to their many customers, which include
hospitals and convalescent homes.



By George Walsh
Network Editor



Like any business, healthcare facilities occasionally find themselves understaffed. Unlike many other types of businesses, medical attention often can not be postponed until a trained practitioner is available to provide the necessary care. To ensure that the appropriate medical professionals are on staff regardless of whether all of the permanent employees are on duty, many organizations use the services of the Medical Staffing Network, which opened a new office at 5980 Stoneridge Drive in December of 2002.

Medical Staffing Network, established in 1998, is one of the largest healthcare staffing companies in the U.S. and has more than 180 corporate-owned branch offices throughout the country. MSN provides per diem and travel staffing in nursing, allied health, and advanced practice specialties. “We provide temporary staffing to hospitals, convalescent homes, and anyone with a medical staffing need,” says Marsha Hughes, branch manager for the Pleasanton office of Medical Staffing Network. “We represent the services of registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses, certified nursing assistants, phlebotomists, laboratory technicians, nurse anesthetists, and a variety of other medical professionals.”

Medical Staffing Network’s new office in Pleasanton represents some 200 medical professionals, and its clients include Kaiser Walnut Creek, Kaiser Oakland, Children’s Hospital of Oakland, and the San Ramon Regional Medical Center. Headquartered in Boca Raton Florida, MSN has offices in all 50 states, including local offices in San Jose, San Francisco, and Sacramento.

Through its proven business-to-business solutions, MSN supports clients with access to the credentials of its healthcare professionals. MSN’s services also include staff utilization reports, weekly financial reporting covering invoices and data trends, and real-time financial management of payments.
MSN assures that all of the professionals it provides to medical facilities are competent and have the appropriate credentials via its own independent verification process. “All of our people are background checked to make sure that they are current on federal and state requirements for working in a medical facility,” Hughes says.

MSN provides around-the-clock staffing coverage, and is known for placing top-quality nurses and health professionals.

“The nurses and other staff that contract with us generally come to us by word of mouth,” Hughes says. “We have an excellent reputation among the medical community.”

The organization will contract to arrange, coordinate and manage supplemental staffing services from its own offices or, through an on-site partnership, can establish a location within its client’s facility to serve as an exclusive staffing coordinator.
If your local medical care provider finds itself in need of temporary help, rest assured that your health is in good hands if they use the services of the Medical Staffing Network.

 
 
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