SAN DIEGO, May 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AMN), the leader and innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services, appointed experienced healthcare staffing leader Jeff Decker as president of its locum tenens division. Decker will be responsible for the growth strategy and leadership of AMN locum tenens brands, including Staff Care and Locum Leaders.
"Our physician staffing business is poised for significant growth and should be able to double in size over time. To enable this kind of evolution, we are fortunate to have an industry and company veteran like Jeff Decker ready to step up and take the reins," said Susan Salka, President and CEO of AMN Healthcare. "Jeff has most recently lead the tremendous growth of our allied division, including a significant increase in the penetration of MSP clients. We are fortunate to put his great talent to use in expanding our locum tenens offerings to continue supporting our clients with quality physicians."
Decker has been with the AMN organization for more than 15 years, most recently leading the allied division, which helps healthcare organizations staff the full spectrum of allied and ambulatory clinician specialties, including respiratory, laboratory, radiology, hospice, therapy, home health and many others. He brings a successful background in developing winning strategies, recruitment, operations management, marketing and brand evolution to this new role. He has more than 20 years of experience with the healthcare industry, beginning with the branding of Humana while with McCann Erickson, the world's largest and most globally experienced advertising network. He earned a bachelor's degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
About AMN Healthcare
AMN Healthcare is the leader and innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services to healthcare facilities across the nation. The Company provides unparalleled access to the most comprehensive network of quality healthcare professionals through its innovative recruitment strategies and breadth of career opportunities. With insights and expertise, AMN Healthcare helps providers optimize their workforce to successfully reduce complexity, increase efficiency, and improve patient outcomes. AMN delivers managed services programs, healthcare executive search solutions, vendor management systems, recruitment process outsourcing, predictive modeling, medical coding and consulting, and other services. Clients include acute-care hospitals, community health centers and clinics, physician practice groups, retail and urgent care centers, home health facilities, and many other healthcare settings. For more information about AMN Healthcare, visit www.amnhealthcare.com.
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