|[January 09, 2014]
Parallon Opens First Location in Wisconsin as Demand for High-Quality Healthcare Staffing Grows
FRANKLIN, Tenn. --(Business Wire)--
With the increased demand for healthcare professionals amidst ongoing
nurse shortages and continuing cost pressures on hospitals, Parallon, a
leading provider of healthcare business process and operational
services, has opened its first Wisconsin-based branch location at 250
East Wisconsin Avenue in Milwaukee. The new location offers both
staffing support to acute and long-term healthcare facilities as well as
placement services for experienced nurses, physicians and allied
healthcare professionals interested in short and long-term assignments.
"In today's dynamic healthcare environment, hospitals are faced with the
ongoing challenge to retain experienced, high-quality healthcare
workers. We aim to help our client hospitals manage their most critical
asset-the workforce-from recruiting and staffing to improved scheduling
technologies," said Brendan Courtney, president and chief executive
officer of the Parallon Workforce Solutions business unit. "Milwaukee
has a great reputation as a hub for healthcare talent due to the diverse
and thriving local healthcare organizations. We're thrilled to help
cultivate this local talent and to be part of the solution that provides
even greater care to the community."
The Milwaukee office will be led by Michael Mattes, a staffing veteran
who has more than 20 years of experience both inside and outside the
healthcare industry. Before joining Parallon, he founded Contemporary
Medical Staffing, Inc. and provided staffing solutions to numerous
healthcare facilities for 14 years.
"The new office allows us to better serve our local clients and to
personalize our approach to the growing needs of te area," added
Courtney. "We are excited to have a strong and experienced leader like
Mike join our team to build the Milwaukee office and to help us grow our
Parallon Workforce Solutions is transforming the way hospitals and
healthcare systems staff facilities, through best-practice processes,
advanced technologies and expertise proven in "real-world" healthcare
settings. Parallon Workforce Solutions provides national placement of
highly trained healthcare professionals with strong backgrounds in the
emergency room, ICU and operating room, as well as for medical/surgical
rotations. Placements include per diem and travel nursing, temporary
physician assignments and allied health positions, such as physical
therapy and lab technicians. Parallon also helps clients coordinate
their recruitment efforts for permanent hires. The new Milwaukee office
gives potential candidates the opportunity to meet one-on-one with a
professional recruiter to ensure a good career fit.
Headquartered in Sunrise, Fla., the Parallon Workforce Solutions
business unit has 28 support and satellite offices that serve clients in
41 states and employs more than 14,000 healthcare professionals in
hospitals, health care systems and physician offices across the United
States. Visit parallonjobs.com
to view current openings in Milwaukee and around the country.
For more information about Parallon, visit www.parallon.com,
follow @ParallonConnect on Twitter (News - Alert) or call 855-478-7255.
Headquartered in Franklin, Tenn., Parallon Business Solutions, LLC is a
leading provider of healthcare business and operational services.
Parallon partners with hospitals and healthcare systems to improve their
business performance through proven practices in revenue cycle;
technology; workforce management and consulting, in addition to group
purchasing and supply chain management through HealthTrust Purchasing
Group, L.P. Parallon is dedicated to bringing deep and evolving industry
knowledge, a long track record of operational excellence and a broad
portfolio of services to all partnerships in order to help clients
thrive in the communities they serve. Together with its affiliates,
Parallon employs more than 24,000 professionals and serves more than
1,400 hospitals and 11,000 non-acute care providers, including
ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices and alternate care
sites. Visit www.parallon.com
or follow @ParallonConnect.
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