Houston, TX (4/19/2018) – Dean’s Professional Services has achieved the Gold Seal of Approval™ for health care staffing services re-certification from The Joint Commission. On April 13, 2018, Dean’s Professional Services underwent an on-site review of its compliance with national standards that assess how staffing firms determine the qualifications and competency of their staff, how they place their staff, and how they monitor staff’s performance.
“Health care organizations that contract with Dean’s Professional Services can look to Joint Commission certification as an assurance that Dean’s Professional Services demonstrates a commitment to providing and continuously improving quality services,” says Michele Sacco, M.S., executive director, Health Care Staffing Services Certification, The Joint Commission.
The Joint Commission’s certification program, launched in October 2004, offers an independent, comprehensive evaluation of a staffing firm's abilities to provide competent staffing services. “Certification recognizes Dean’s Professional Services’ dedication to staffing healthcare professionals that are qualified to provide safe, high-quality care to patients,” says Shannon Divers, Executive Director of Human Resources and Compliance. “We’re proud to receive The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™.”
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 evaluates and accredits more than 18,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. The Joint Commission also provides certification of more than 1,700 disease-specific care programs, primary stroke centers, and health care staffing services. An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. For more information on Joint Commission visit www.jointcommission.org
Dean's Professional Services is a national and award-winning staffing solutions provider. DPS was named one of the Best and Brightest Companies to work for in Houston 2017, taking home the elite award for Diversity and Inclusion. Additionally, in 2016 and 2017, DPS ranked 12th on the Houston Fast 100, presented by the Houston Business Journal with 122% growth year over the year. In 2017, DPS Founder & President, Mrs. Jennifer Dean, was nominated for the Women Who Mean Business Award by the Houston Business Journal. Since 1999, Dean's Professional Services has ranked among the largest permanent placement, largest area temporary placement, largest minority owned, and the Fast 100 by the Houston Business Journal. In 2009, Dean's Professional Services became a Joint Commission Certified Health Care Staffing Service. For more information about Dean's Professional Services visit www.deansprofessionalservices.com.