Avant Healthcare Partners with EDI Staff Builders international in the Philippines

New relationship to drive and facilitate Avant’s ongoing commitment to recruiting the most highly qualified healthcare professionals worldwide for U.S. healthcare organizations. Casselberry, Fla. – Central Florida-based international healthcare recruiting and staffing agency Avant Healthcare Professionals (Avant) recently partnered with EDI Staffbuilders International (EDI), a Philippines-based agency dedicated to providing overseas organizations with Filipino workers.... Read More

Visa priority dates skip ahead; trend expected to continue

The U.S. Department of State has released the January 2015 Visa Bulletin with some good news for healthcare professionals seeking work in the U.S.: The priority dates for EB2 and EB3 applications are moving forward rapidly. According to the January bulletin, the new priority dates for employment-based visa applications are as follows:   Employment- Based... Read More

Avant Healthcare Professionals receives Health Care Staffing Services Certfication from The Joint Commission

AVANT HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS RECEIVES HEALTH CARE STAFFING SERVICES CERTIFICATION FROM THE JOINT COMMISSION International health care staffing leader passes certification process with “no recommendations for improvement.”  Casselberry, Fla. – Central Florida-based international healthcare recruiting and staffing agency Avant Healthcare Professionals (Avant) recently received Health Care Staffing Services Certification from The Joint Commission. The agency awarded... Read More

ANA predicts that the U.S. must produce 1.1 million nurses by 2022 to meet demand

For the last few years, healthcare industry experts have taken a bit of a “doomsday” approach regarding the state of healthcare staffing – particularly nurses – through their predictions of drastic shortages set to sweep the industry. However, recent reports that the nursing force in the U.S. has spiked and there aren’t enough positions available... Read More

For pediatric nurses, it’s all about location, location, location

It’s certainly not news that a shortage of educated, experienced nurses has led to a profession full of stressed, overworked individuals. While this is a trend that extends across the profession – regardless of practice areas and departments – a recent report found that, for pediatric nurses, the type of facility one works in makes... Read More