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

January’s Clinician of the Month – Props to Sherri Potter!

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Please join me in congratulating January’s clinician of the month – Sherri Potter! Sherri got her start in healthcare as a volunteer parademic when she was just 18 years old. Not long after that she started at Hopkins as a trauma tech for 8 years before going to nursing school and working in the ER. After transitioning to the PACU Sherri joined CMS and has completed several successful contracts. She has been with CMS since June of 2018 where she has worked in the PACU and ASC settings at Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC), and now is back at Hopkins at Bayview Medical Center working in the Cath Lab (assisting … Continued

Shout out to Brittney Gallion – December’s Clinician of the Month!

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Congrats to Brittney Gallion who we are excited to honor as December’s clinician of the month! She joined the CMS team in August of 2018 and is about to complete her 2nd contract assignment with Johns Hopkins. The feedback has been amazing and she already as another contract lined up in the ICU at Sinai. Before joining CMS, Brittney had amassed a wide array of skills from her time working in a comprehensive transplant unit at Hopkins, pre-op and PACU for a verity of procedures at Mercy, and then a very high-acuity ICU at Franklin Square. Her recruiter, Kate, was very excited to nominate Brittney and has really enjoyed their … Continued

November’s Clinician of the Month – Congrats to Sally Hunter!

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Please join CMS in honoring Sally Hunter as November’s clinician of the month! Sally was born and raised in New York and surrounded by family who worked in the healthcare field. Being surrounded by those in the field, she moved to Baltimore to pursue her career in nursing and started her career in the OR at Johns Hopkins Bayview. Since August of 2017 Sally has been working through CMS at University of MD Harford Memorial Hospital, where she has now been extended 5 times! The feedback is amazing for Sally – just take a look at some kind words from her clinical supervisors and recruiter, Kevin: Sally has been a … Continued

Kareema McKellar – October’s Clinician of the Month!

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Please join me in congratulating Kareema McKellar with October’s CMS agency clinician of the month award! As an agency that primarily staffs nursing departments, we are VERY excited to honor Kareema as our first allied health professional to win this award! Kareema has almost 10 years experience as an ARRT certified Radiologic Technologist and has spent the last 3 years in the Cath Lab setting. She was extended at her first assignment with CMS at Prince George’s Hospital and has returned to working agency after a short stint at INOVA Fairfax to complete 2 more successful contracts at University of MD Medical Center. Kareema receives amazing feedback from her clinical … Continued

Shout out to September’s Clinician of the Month – Julie Block!

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Please join me in congratulating Julie Block as September’s clinician of the month! Julie had an amazing staff background before joining CMS as an agency nurse. She started at Union Memorial working on the Cardiovascular Step Down / Congestive Heart Failure unit caring for pre and post open heart patients. After a few years she moved into the Cardiovascular ICU where she recovered patients directly after open heart surgery. Since joining CMS she has worked several successful agency assignments at Sinai and Bayview. Our admin team, especially Julie’s recruiter, Kate, just love working with her and were so excited to honor Julie with this award. And the accolades don’t stop … Continued

Big Ups to Katie Smith – August’s Clinician of the Month!

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Please put your hands together right meow for kitty lover and August’s clinician of the month, Katie Smith! As a teenager Katie was inspired by her parents, and after trying her hand as junior fire-woman and taking an EMT course she was hooked on emergency medicine for life! After nursing school Katie worked for multiple years in the ER as staff at Cooper University and Memorial Hospital of Salem before trying her hand at agency nursing. She worked multiple assignments through Supplemental Health care before joining the CMS team. Since coming on board she has crushed it with assignments at University of MD Medical Center and Greater Baltimore Medical Center. … Continued

Props to June’s Clinician of the Month – William Thatcher!

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Please join me in congratulating our June agency clinician of the month – William Thatcher! Bill got his start in healthcare as an army Medic / EMT and has held a wide variety of nursing positions before joining Chesapeake Medical Staffing. He has been with us for over a year and continues to extend on repeatedly at Lehigh Valley (the Poconos location). He floats to a number of units on his assignment and always receives fantastic feedback. Check out some of the great comments from his previous and current supervisors: He is extremely personable and easy to work with. Williams has great communication skills! – Charge RN Bill is an … Continued

A Big Woo Hoo for Coleen Vecellio – May’s Clinician of the Month!

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Please join me in giving a big woo hoo to Coleen Vecellio who is May’s agency clinician of the month! Coleen has over 15 years experience as an RN and more than 8 as a traveler. She has worked on and off with CMS since 2015 (completing assignments at University of MD St Joseph Medical Center and University of MD Baltimore Washington Medical Center). She was extended several times at both positions, and has worked in a number of other facilities both as a traveler and staff. She has worked in NY, TX, CA, MD, PA, AZ, and DE and has been very successful in all of her positions. The … Continued

Congrats to Cherise Brown – April’s Clinician of the Month!

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Lets make some noise and congratulate our April clinician of the month for CMS – Cherise Brown! Cherise made her way to CMS after staff stints in the IMC, Tele, and MS units at 3 local hospitals – GBMC (student RN), Sinai, and Uiversity of MD Midtown Campus. Born and raised in Baltimore, Cherise knew she wanted to be a nurse in from an early age when she completed an internship while at Western Tech HS – she stayed true to the city life and attended Copping on a full ride before embarking on her career. And we are so very thankful that her career journey has brought her to … Continued