July’s Clinician of the Month – Bianca Harris!

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Chesapeake Medical Staffing is excited to announce that Bianca Harris has been named as July’s Clinician of the Month! She has been a vital part of our team, and we’re happy to share her story with all of you! “When I graduated high school, I initially wanted to work on television. After my first year at Seton Hill University, I was lucky enough to get an internship, that fell within my broadcasting and communications majors, at a local radio station. I routinely covered celebrity news, current events and played the top ten pop hits. After a few months, I came to dread my broadcasts and I knew immediately that this … Continued

Amy McGinnis, DAISY Award Winner, is a TELE Rockstar!

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Being a nurse is hard work. Working day in and day out as you help save lives is an amazing feat. That is why when one of our nurses receives a national recognition award in clinical excellence, we get pretty excited! We want to extend a big congratulations to our clinician, Amy McGinnis, on her DAISY Award. This award encompasses all the best qualities of the nursing profession, and the compassion they have for their patients, and family members. We are proud to have such an outstanding individual on our team!    “Amy is an amazing care giver. She is very competent and knowledgeable. She has an outgoing personality that … Continued

Our Healthcare Recruiters Deserve Recognition!

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“What is a modern recruiter? Someone who is honest first, knowledgeable second, consistent third, humble fourth, helpful fifth, and personable sixth.” Steve Levy, outside-the-box Consulting Our recruiters love to connect. Their entire job revolves around it! Most of the time it doesn’t feel like a job when you get to create amazing opportunities for the person on the other end of the line. Today is National Healthcare Recruiter Recognition Day. Although it only comes once a year, we appreciate our recruiters all 365 days. We see the constant effort and compassion they give our clinicians. As fundamental members of our team, we see the value they bring to our organization … Continued

June’s Clinician of the Month – Nicholette Ward!

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  We are happy to announce June’s Clinician of the Month for Chesapeake Medical Staffing as Nicholette Ward! She has the passion and empathy we are looking for out of all our clinicians, and are proud to have her in our family! Caring for others has always been my passion; it’s built into my DNA. No matter how young I was, I had the determination to help others be their best. At age 9, I decided I wanted to become a nurse so I could continue to help others reach their optimal state of health. I grew up on an island where healthcare was seriously lacking in care, in the … Continued

Fighting the Opioid Crisis with the Daniel Carl Torsch Foundation

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The Daniel Carl Torsch Foundation is near to the heart of Chesapeake Medical Staffing, and its employees. This foundation is a local nonprofit providing a beacon of understanding and guidance for individuals with substance abuse problems, and their families and friends. We have a special tie to the organization through one of our own who is the Director of DCTF, Toni Torsch. She started a movement on this issue, and we are honored that we get to share that mission today. The Daniel Carl Torsch Foundation is committed to providing drug overdose prevention, and awareness to all who are being affected by this disease. Within this organization, those suffering don’t … Continued

Kudos to Travis Spence – May’s Clinician of the Month!

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Please join CMS in honoring Travis Spence as May’s clinician of the month! Travis has been with CMS since 2016 and is on his 12th contract (yes you read that right – 12th) assignment with the agency. He has been an ER rock star working at University of MD Baltimore Washington Medical Center for a number of assignments before transitioning to St Joseph Medical Center. Travis recently returned to where it all started at Baltimore Washington and just extended once again. In fact, they love having him as part of their team so much that they are working around his upcoming trip to Australia. Enjoy your time off, Travis – … Continued

Joint Commission Re-certified – 100%!

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We are very pleased to announce that we have been re-certified with The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Health Care Staffing Services Certification. The certification demonstrates our commitment to providing qualified and competent health care professionals. What did we score – 100%!!! CMS was visited by The Joint Commission on 3/21/2019 and passed our audit with flying colors! A very special thanks to the clients and clinicians that had the chance to speak with our JC auditors. We also thank the entire CMS administrative team who exceed the Quality Assurance Standards set by the Joint Commission in their daily work. Way to go Team!

Congrats to Jaala Palmer – April’s Clinician of the Month!

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Please join CMS in congratulating Jaala Palmer as April’s clinician of the month. Jaala grew up in Baltimore county before relocating to FL and starting in nursing school. She got her start in a floating position and held it down on a variety of MS and Tele floors. After moving to WV for a staff position Jaala started her first travel assignment in PA. She found CMS via internet job boards and reviews and made the leap to switch agencies after reviewing options and benefits with our team – especially her recruiter, Reen Parks! Jaala has been a welcome addition to the team and receives wonderful feedback from our both … Continued

Props to Chelsi Goble – March’s Clinician of the Month!

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Please join CMS in honoring Chelsi Goble as March’s clinician of the month! Chelsi followed her father’s footsteps into the ER and has been working in that fast paced environment for the last 6 years. After traveling for an assignment to AZ Chelsea returned to the Baltimore area and has completed several successful assignments with CMS. She was extended multiple times at GBMC (and will remain on board with them PRN) while she heads to her second location. Our team absolutely loves working with Chelsi, in particular, her recruiter, Laura Zimmerman, who nominated Chelsea for this award. But the love does not stop there – check out what some of … Continued

Congrats to February’s Clinician of the Month – Tricia C

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Please join me in congratulating Tricia C who has been nominated for February’s agency clinician of the month! As CMS has expanded geographically from MD into NJ, Tricia has been one of our standout clinicians. She has completed 4 assignments at 4 different locations and all of them were a hit – she has worked at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Hunterdon Medical Center, East Orange Hospital, and Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. Tricia grew up just outside NYC in Paramus, NJ, and spent summers down the shore (LBI). The diversity in experience has led her to be successful at a variety of locations and has really shaped her abilities … Continued