BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ: CCRN) is once again proudly partnering with Project Perfect World Foundation (PPW) for a fifth charitable medical mission trip to Guayaquil, Ecuador. The mission will take place during the week of October 7 - 16, 2017 and will be attended by Brenda Duncan, RN and Richard Fowler, RN, who are Cross Country's contribution to the Project Perfect World's medical team. Both Brenda and Richard left on Saturday, October 7th to begin their mission in Ecuador and will be assisting in
performing Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery on 30-40 children at Roberto Gilbert Hospital.
Project Perfect World's mission is to improve the health of the world's children through medical intervention, mentoring with local medical colleagues and infrastructure development. Since 1995, Project Perfect World has funded at least two trips a year trips to perform maxillofacial, dental, and orthopedic surgery on children who would not otherwise be able to receive the care they need. This amazing organization works with a highly skilled group of healthcare volunteers who donate their time and talents to serving these children.
Our selected nurses have both previously traveled abroad on similar missions. Richard, an OR nurse with 28 years of experience, traveled to Hebron and Ramallah in the West Bank, while Brenda, an OR nurse with 14 years of experience and 24 travel assignments, represented Cross Country Healthcare during last year's Project Perfect World mission.
"Cross Country Healthcare is honored to be assisting on our fifth Project Perfect World mission. When our nurses return home and share their incredible stories with us, it reminds us why we remain focused on placing the highest quality healthcare professionals. We share Project Perfect World's vision on improving patients' lives and making a difference," explains Vickie Anenberg, President of Cross Country Staffing, a Cross Country Healthcare company.
Both Brenda and Richard will be sharing their experience upon their return on October 16, 2017 at 10:00am at the Cross Country Staffing headquarters located at 6551 Park of Commerce Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33487.
About Cross Country Healthcare
Cross Country Healthcare is a national leader in providing innovative healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services. Our solutions leverage our nearly 40 years of expertise and insight to assist clients in solving complex labor-related challenges while maintaining high quality outcomes. We are dedicated to recruiting and placing highly qualified healthcare professionals in virtually every specialty and area of expertise. Our diverse client base includes both clinical and nonclinical settings, servicing acute care hospitals, physician practice groups, outpatient and ambulatory-care centers, nursing facilities, both public schools and charter schools, rehabilitation and sports medicine clinics, government facilities, and homecare. Through our national staffing teams and network of 85 office locations, we are able to place
clinicians on travel and per diem assignments, local short-term contracts and permanent positions. We are a market leader in providing flexible workforce management solutions, which include managed services programs (MSP), internal resource pool consulting and development, electronic medical record (EMR) transition staffing, recruitment process outsourcing, predictive modeling and other outsourcing and consultative services. In addition, we provide both retained and contingent placement services for healthcare executives, physicians, and other healthcare professionals.
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