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MEDICAL STAFFING FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How does DMS protect the continuity of care?

DMS is as concerned about continuity of care as our clients are. For this reason, DMS thoroughly screens all employees to provide only the highly skilled staff to our clients. Through our comprehensive screening for training and qualifications, we select highly skilled staff that can “hit the ground running.” Our clients do not experience the lost time and patient care focus and they begin contributing immediately to your organization.

How can DMS deliver cost savings?
By using DMS, your recruiting process will be more time-effective and cost-effective. You will save both time and money that would otherwise have been spent on:
  • Purchasing ads and sorting through resumes;
  • Scheduling and interviewing candidates;
  • Completing all employment reference checks;
  • Finding and purchasing the appropriate background checking for potential employees; and
  • Making and negotiating offers to employees.
One call to DMS can result in qualified and pre-screened staff without the hassle. By using DMS, your recruiting process will be more time-effective and cost-effective. DMS can provide staff for one unit or an entire department to free you for patient care while we do the legwork to provide you highly qualified staff.
How does DMS ensure that the staff are qualified and trained for my job?
DMS staff undergo a rigorous screening process to provide you with screened, reference checked and background checked personnel with the qualifications you are seeking.
1. All DMS employees are required to have at least one year of work related experience prior to application.
2. Employment references for potential candidates are obtained and thoroughly evaluated.
3. Qualified applicants undergo a thorough interview and evaluation to screen for:
  • Exceptional occupational knowledge shown through detailed skills testing
  • Requisite professional experience
  • Up-to-date OSHA/HIPAA training
  • Advanced communication skills
  • Overall superior level of professionalism
4. Thorough verifications and background checks are performed on all staff:
  • State and federal criminal background checks
  • Review of the government exclusions list (OIG / GSA sanctions)
  • Drug testing
  • Licensure verification
  • Vaccinations verification
5. Individual fit-matching to ensure the staff is well suited to your facility and environment.
What kinds of staff can DMS provide?
DMS staffs a broad spectrum of healthcare positions. Listed below are some of the most commonly requested positions by our clients.
  • Clinical Staffing
  • Nurses (RNs, LPNs, CNAs)
  • Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants
  • Medical Assistants
  • Medical Administrative Staffing
  • Clinical Support Assistant
  • Medical/Administrative Secretary
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Medical Insurance Biller
  • Nurse Staffing
  • Specialty and Staff Nurses (RNs and LPNs)
  • Pharmacy Technicians
  • Phlebotomists
  • Medical Assistants
Call on DMS to staff any healthcare position in your office.
What types of services can DMS provide for my organization?
DMS provides comprehensive onsite health and clinic management services to meet the occupational health needs of industrial facilities, corporate offices, schools and other workplaces.
Our service can assist an employer by:
  • Enhancing employer control over healthcare costs;
  • Facilitating an employee’s rapid return to work;
  • Providing an immediate response to workplace illnesses and injuries; and
  • Providing ongoing health risk assessments, screenings, flu shots, and other first aid programs.
Why use a staffing agency?
Acquiring personnel is a highly regulated process that requires employers to be knowledgeable about an increasing number of laws and responsibilities.
DMS eliminates this burden for you by providing skilled, qualified, and pre-screened staff to meet your needs whether that is a short-term assignment to cover vacation time or a long-term contract.
How do I request staff?

You can request staff via our Internet portal or by contacting our professional recruiters at 800-881-3205. For more information send an email to info@dmshome.com.

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How can DMS assist me in my job search?

DMS is a quality oriented staffing company that focuses exclusively on staffing specialized health care professionals. Working with DMS enables you to dramatically broaden your scope of potential job opportunities and get access to many jobs that are not advertised publicly.

Is there a fee to use DMS?

There is never a fee to you, the employee, to utilize our services.

Why should I go to DMS for employment?
DMS is a highly regarded resource in the health care industry with the reputation for providing rewarding job placements to our employees.
DMS offers a variety of job placement opportunities including per diem, temporary, temp-to-permanent and permanent direct hire opportunities.
What sets DMS apart from its competition?

DMS has exclusively served health care professionals since 1985.  Our goal is to provide high quality health care personnel to match the specific and unique needs of our clients. We provide a customized fit to ensure the staff matches and is satisfied with the employment opportunity.

What employment options does DMS offer?

DMS receives new staffing requests for medical and dental personnel daily. During 2010 alone, DMS made over 1,800 staff placements to serve 186 clients. We offer several employment options including flexible contract and temporary employment, direct permanent placements, the PEP option (DMS temp-to-hire program), and travel nursing.

Should I use DMS if I really want a permanent position?
If you are searching for a permanent job, you might wonder why we would encourage you to experience a temporary posting while looking for the right permanent position.
There are several good reasons to take a temporary placement. By placing you in a temporary job opportunity, DMS gives you the opportunity to gain valuable and diverse work experience, build key skills, and establish professional contacts.  This will help you build your resume and your skills and give you an extra edge in the search for that perfect permanent position.
Also, a temporary-to-permanent experience allows you to “try-out” a company before receiving a full-time employment offer. This ensures that you are happy and comfortable in the new workplace. Almost 70% of our placements have the opportunity to become temp-to-permanent.
Where is DMS located?

DMS is headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

How do I apply with DMS?
To contact a recruiter and learn about open positions in your area, submit an on-line application, or send a resume to jobs@dmshome.com, or call DMS at 800-881-3205.
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