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Award-Winning Recruiters Ease the Burden of Healthcare Hiring Managers

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American Traveler announces 2013 Healthcare Recruiter of the Year winners

BOCA RATON, FL, Tue, 07 Jan 2014 17:00:00 EST -

American Traveler Staffing Professionals and its affiliate brands have three recruiters who are among the top recruiters in the nation as chosen by the travel professionals they place. Through their dedication and professionalism, these healthcare recruiters play an integral role in the healthcare system by placing medical professionals to help ensure quality patient care.

For any business to be successful, it requires employees who take pride in their work. American Traveler Staffing Professionals of Boca Raton, Florida. is pleased to report that three of our healthcare recruiters are among the top 51 recruiters in the nation, according to a survey by Healthcare Traveler magazine. Winners were nominated and voted on by traveling medical professionals who recognized the special efforts of 51 healthcare recruiters.

David Bennett, Senior Editor of Healthcare Traveler magazine stated, "These 51 staffing agency members named to the 2013 Recruiters of the Year class not only demonstrated a willingness and capacity to excel at their jobs, but also the motivation to ensure that their travelers shone at theirs."

The three travel nurse company recruiters that ensure our travelers "shine" on the job are:

  • Kristin Zandee, Senior Consultant at American Traveler Staffing Professionals – multiple award winner 2009, 2012, and 2013
  • Joyce Goldman, Senior Consultant at 50 States Staffing
  • Shari Maniscalo, Senior Consultant at Travel Force Staffing

mary kay hull Mary Kay Hull, Vice President of Recruitment at American Traveler Staffing Professionals offers her congratulations, "It's great news! We're often praised for our customer service by healthcare facilities that we've helped with emergency staffing. So it's nice to see that our recruiting staff is held in such high regard by our traveling professionals. We know we're doing the right things at American Traveler when we receive such high praise from clients and travelers alike."

What is the Travel Healthcare Industry?

Travel nurses and travel physical therapists are healthcare professionals, such as Registered Nurses or Therapists, who relocate to areas of the country where their skills are needed most. A travel nurse career is an option for nurses with at least two years of experience and a minimum of 12 months of acute care clinical experience. Travel nurses and therapists work up to four travel jobs each year ranging from 8 to 26 weeks per assignment with an average duration of 13 weeks although many assignments are often extended.

Hospitals and other healthcare facilities use travel healthcare professionals to shore up staffing for short, medium, and long-term assignments.

With more than 25 years of healthcare staffing expertise, American Traveler Companies have staffed more than 80% of hospitals ranked "The Best" by U.S. News and World Report. Our flexible staffing options, proprietary IT solutions and sizeable network of qualified healthcare professionals boost fill rates, scale-back costs, and facilitate staff performance and morale.

Certified by the Joint Commission, American Traveler has grown its healthcare staffing network in concert with the needs of top hospitals, healthcare systems, out-patient centers and clinics nationwide. By relying on a multi-brand approach to recruitment, we're able to attract the nation’s best in healthcare professions such as Occupational Therapists, RNs, Physical Therapists and Imaging experts and more.

American Traveler is a healthcare recruiting company with multiple brands, including:

About American Traveler

The Joint Commission-certified American Traveler specializes in short-term, per diem, and permanent positions for Registered Nurses, Physical Therapists, RTs, STs, and other allied health professionals. American Traveler places these professionals in rewarding positions across the nation, from world-renowned university teaching hospitals to rural medical facilities. For more information visit us at


Diane C. Bok