Melville, NY – November 13, 2023 – Phaxis, a nationwide workforce solutions provider, has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Health Care Staffing Services Certification by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a healthcare organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care.
Healthcare staffing firms place temporary staff in organizations that direct or provide patient care. Health Care Staffing Services Certification demonstrates Phaxis’ efforts to address how the qualifications and competencies of staff are determined, the placement of staff and how their performance is monitored.
Phaxis underwent a rigorous review on November 8, 2023. During the review, a team of Joint Commission reviewers evaluated compliance with related certification standards including program management, supporting self-management, and delivering and facilitating clinical care. Joint Commission standards are developed in consultation with healthcare experts and providers, measurement experts and patients. The reviewers also conducted onsite observations and interviews.
“Health Care Staffing Services Certification recognizes health care staffing firms committed to striving for excellence and fostering continuous improvement in patient safety and quality of care,” says Ken Grubbs, DNP, MBA, RN, executive vice president of Accreditation and Certification Operations and chief nursing officer, The Joint Commission. “We commend Phaxis for using The Joint Commission certification process to reduce variation in clinical processes and to strengthen its clinical program to drive safer, higher quality and more compassionate care for individuals served.”
“Receiving this certification is a badge of honor for our Healthcare and Travel Healthcare teams,” said Seth Friedland, Phaxis CEO. “The Joint Commission is a key component to demonstrating our ability to deliver superior results for our clients and candidates in Healthcare.”
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Founded in 2002, Phaxis is now one of the country’s leading workforce solutions firms. Specializing in technology, healthcare, accounting, financial services, and support services, Phaxis partners with highly qualified talent and top employers to create rewarding career opportunities that result in long-term success for candidates and employers. Visit us at www.phaxis.com.
About The Joint Commission
Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating healthcare organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 21,000 healthcare organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, nonprofit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. Learn more about The Joint Commission at www.jointcommission.org.