Our goal was to utilize all of the resources at our disposal, including expertise from medical professionals with decades of experience, to put together a course for those who don’t have access to current data that will help their healthcare personnel understand the exposure risk.
March 24, 2020
As COVID-19 continues to dominate every major news headline across the United States, UNA Health Inc. – a leading provider of mobile recruitment solutions for hospitals and healthcare staffing firms is pleased to announce the release of a coronavirus training course developed specifically for nurses and other healthcare personnel, which was supported and advised by Accountable Healthcare Staffing, a distinguished market leader in the healthcare staffing industry. The material focuses on the most important aspects surrounding COVID-19, including how it affects patient care and individual health. It is available as a free download to healthcare staffing agencies nationwide.
Typically, UNA’s annual competencies are only available through the company’s online platform. Given the sensitive nature of the pandemic that has gripped the nation, however, UNA’s management team felt that making it publicly available to all healthcare personnel was in the best interests of the industry – and country – as a whole.
“There is a lot of misinformation circulating around right now about COVID-19, including how it spreads, the severity of illness it causes, and to what extent it may spread in the United States,” stated Ron Gonzalez, UNA’s President and CEO and former CEO of Prophecy Healthcare. “Our goal was to utilize all of the resources at our disposal, including expertise from medical professionals with decades of experience, to put together a course for those who don’t have access to current data that will help their healthcare personnel understand the exposure risk.”
Included in the course is specific insight regarding symptoms and treatment, as well as preventative measures and CDC recommendations for infection prevention and control (IPC). In addition to this baseline material, there’s also a post-test to ensure healthcare personnel fully understand the core foundational basics of coronaviruses, and COVID-19 in particular.
“Healthcare personnel are on the front lines when caring for patients with confirmed or possible infection with COVID-19, and therefore have an increased risk of exposure,” added Merry Fort, Executive Vice President of Clinical Services at Accountable. “Since this is a new disease and there are still so many unknowns, our best defense is education, coupled with preventive measures, to help keep this critical group of individuals safe.”
About UNA Health Inc
UNA Health Inc is a leading provider of mobile recruitment solutions for hospitals and healthcare staffing firms. The UNA platform of fully customizable mobile solutions includes engaging onboarding tools, competency testing, skills checklists, annual competencies, credential management and position notifications – all in one client branded app. The platform seamlessly integrates with applicant tracking systems and hospital H.R. software, and provides end users with a truly mobile experience and the ability to effortlessly apply for positions with one-click, as well as upload credentials into our proprietary credential management portal.
UNA streamlines the hiring and credentialing process, and saves both recruiters and Q.A. teams worker hours, which translates into increased efficiencies, and ultimately, cost savings.
For more information, contact Ronald Gonzalez at firstname.lastname@example.org or 866-UNA-HLTH, 866-862-4584.
About Accountable Healthcare Staffing
Accountable Healthcare Staffing is a distinguished market leader in the workforce solutions and healthcare staffing industry with 20 office locations throughout the United States, servicing healthcare facilities in all 50 states. The company places healthcare professionals at nearly 2,000 clients that are comprised of major medical centers, community-based hospitals, outpatient clinics, sub-acute and rehab hospitals, correctional and long-term care facilities. The company designs and implements workforce solutions programs nationwide with partner clients. To learn more, go to http://www.ahcstaff.com.
For more information, contact Derek Sims at DerekSims@AHCStaff.com or 561-235-7824
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