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Avant Healthcare Professionals President Marisa Zaharoff Featured on Philippine Television Newscast, TV Patrol

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December 08, 2022

Avant Healthcare Professionals, the premier staffing provider of internationally experienced nursing and allied health professionals, announced that it was featured on the Philippine television newscast TV Patrol, discussing the extreme nursing shortage and available number of registered nurse positions in the United States. Avant Healthcare Professionals president Marisa Zaharoff, MSN, RN along with Avant nurse alumnus Jo-Anne Carumba, joined the newscast to share insights on the topic.

TV Patrol, a Philippine television newscast produced by ABS-CBN News, is the flagship national newscast of the network and longest-running Filipino language evening newscast. This news segment explores the 7,500-deployment cap for health workers in the Philippines that is about to be reached this year, with Zaharoff also sharing how demand for Filipino healthcare workers in the United States is growing exponentially.

Avant Healthcare Professionals is dedicated to making long-term matches between qualified internationally educated healthcare professionals and healthcare facilities in the U.S. to fill critical staffing needs. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 203,200 openings for registered nurses are projected each year, on average, from 2021-2031. Working with Avant Healthcare Professionals, international healthcare professionals can meet critical staffing needs, while achieving their career goals.

Watch the full interview and newscast on TV Patrol here.

About Avant Healthcare Professionals

Need nurses? Avant Healthcare Professionals is the premier staffing specialist for internationally educated registered nurses, physical therapists and occupational therapists. Avant has placed thousands of international healthcare professionals across U.S. facilities to help improve the continuity of their care, fill hard-to-find specialties, and increase patient satisfaction, revenue and HCAHPS scores. Avant is a Joint Commission accredited staffing agency and founding member of the American Association of International Healthcare Recruitment (AAIHR). Avant Healthcare Professionals is a member of the Jackson Healthcare® family of companies.


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