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Contact: Epic Specialty Staffing
John Astrab, President
(800) 410-2009
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Epic Specialty Staffing Awarded Health Care Staffing Services Certification from the Joint Commission

TAMPA, FL – JULY 16, 2018 – Epic Specialty Staffing has announced it has recently earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval ® for Health Care Staffing Services Certification. The certification demonstrates Epic Specialty Staffing’s commitment to providing qualified and competent health care professionals.

Epic Specialty Staffing underwent a rigorous onsite review on June 28, 2018. Joint Commission experts evaluated compliance with national standards that assess how health care staffing firms determine the qualifications and competency of staff, placement of staff, and how they monitor performance. All certified health care staffing organizations are required to collect data on their own performance.

Health care staffing firms place temporary staff in organizations that direct or provide patient care. Established in October 2004, Health Care Staffing Services Certification, awarded for a two-year period, offers an independent and comprehensive evaluation of a staffing firm’s abilities to provide competent staffing services.

Epic Specialty Staffing has demonstrated its commitment to providing quality health care staffing services to health care organizations as evidenced by its achievement of Joint Commission certification,” said Patrick Phelan, executive director, Hospital Business Development, The Joint Commission. “We recognize and commend Epic Specialty Staffing for its efforts to provide a safe, high-quality standard of service.”

“Epic Specialty Staffing is pleased to receive certification from The Joint Commission, the premier quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation,” added John Astrab, President, Epic Specialty Staffing. “Health Care Staffing Certification demonstrates our commitment and accountability to clients and the health care professionals we employ. Certification establishes, defines and measures delivery on key functional areas and performance measures across the entire industry.”


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 health care 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 health care 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

Epic Specialty Staffing, founded in 1998, excels in fostering relationships with each of our clients and candidates to gain a thorough understanding of current trends that affect today’s competitive Healthcare Industry and employment market. Our partnership methodology, highly skilled consultants and innovative approach sets us apart from the competition by allowing us to provide cost-effective and time sensitive solutions
thereby allowing our clients to focus on their core competencies and enhancing their delivery of the highest quality of patient care.

We are a national leader in placing healthcare professionals in Executive Search, Government Services, Leadership, Medical Imaging, Medical OEM Services, Physician, and Radiation Oncology roles throughout the United States and have successfully completed search engagements and interim assignments for world-class hospitals, academic medical centers, community hospitals and free-standing clinics. We provide staffing solutions for direct hire, interim management, locum tenens assignments, and remote treatment planning.

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