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Avant Healthcare Professionals Overview

  1. 1. Avant Healthcare Professionals “International Solution” <ul><li>Your competitive advantage in Recruitment, Retention, and ROI </li></ul>
  2. 2. Avant Healthcare Professionals <ul><li>Avant Healthcare Professionals is the premier specialist for internationally educated Nursing and Allied health professionals; including Physical and Occupational Therapists </li></ul><ul><li>Provides long term solution; Guaranteed retention </li></ul><ul><li>Management has combined 40 years experience in Int’l recruitment </li></ul><ul><li>Joint Commission Certified, AAIHR founding member, and Image Certified by US Dept of Homeland Security </li></ul><ul><li>Unsurpassed Clinical programs & Transitional support </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why Recruit Internationally with Avant Healthcare? <ul><li>Recent survey of Directors and HR professionals indicate that domestic recruitment cycle can exceed 3-9 months </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Missed revenue opportunities for the facility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Added strain to current staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seamless and Easy process to clients. Avant provides access to exclusive highly skilled Healthcare Professionals and expedites the licensure process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Long-term solution for clients to build core staff; 90% of Avant Healthcare Professionals convert to clients core full time staff </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Why Recruit Internationally with Avant Healthcare? <ul><li>ROI - Cost effective solution that provides continuity and consistency to increase revenues and patient satisfaction </li></ul><ul><li>Industry leading Immigration and Visa specialists – “it’s what we do”! </li></ul><ul><li>No upfront fees – Seamless Process for clients and facility </li></ul><ul><li>Makes your job easier so that you can focus on critical organizational HR and Operational needs </li></ul>
  5. 5. Cost Comparison – Therapy Our Cost effective International Solution eliminates excessive travel, per diem, perm placement, and the need for sign on bonuses. Long Term fix - retention guaranteed - Build core full time staff Short Term fix - poor ROI Potential Issues No guarantee of retention Open Positions $59.00 True Cost per Hour $66.00 True Cost Per Hour $54.00 True Cost per hour No Hidden fees or costs Not including hidden costs 35.00% Benefit add-on $59.00 Hourly bill rate $66 Hourly bill rate $40.00 Avg Hourly rate   Avant Healthcare &quot;International Solution&quot; Typical Travel Therapist Core Staff Full Time Therapist
  6. 6. Avant Competitive Advantages <ul><li>Improved ROI, Revenue, Cash Flow, Patient Care – significant savings for your organization </li></ul><ul><li>Extensive worldwide recruitment pipeline - Access to Highly Skilled talent pool </li></ul><ul><li>Guaranteed Retention - No Upfront or Hidden Fees - Build your core staff </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical & Transitioning Support </li></ul><ul><li>Generous 60 day cancellation provision </li></ul><ul><li>Avant Experience & Expertise </li></ul>
  7. 7. Recruitment Sources <ul><li>HCP in process from over 50 countries </li></ul><ul><li>HCP from direct select recruitment, outsourced recruitment </li></ul><ul><li>Over 1600 active HCP in recruitment process </li></ul><ul><li>Tremendous referral network within the international HCP community </li></ul><ul><li>Strong international Social Networking </li></ul><ul><li>International Conference sponsorship and attendance </li></ul><ul><li>Non Profit Research relationship with Threshold Center for Autism </li></ul>
  8. 8. Screening and Selection <ul><li>Markets are selected based on English language skills, education programs, NPTE/NCLEX/NBCOT pass rates </li></ul><ul><li>HCP must pass English language & knowledge pre-tests, pre-qualifying questions, educational review, work experience and detailed interviews, reference check </li></ul><ul><li>Seamless and Easy Process for Clients </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identification of Client staffing needs and Client preferences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Candidate profile submission </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facility interviews all candidates prior to placement </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Avant Clinical Support <ul><li>NPTE review program with internet-based testing and one on one instruction and guidance – Avant pass rate 97% </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical transition program in the US </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical preparation of clients </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing clinical support of HCP </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing clinical support of Facility Managers and Preceptors </li></ul>
  10. 10. Clinical Transition Program <ul><li>2-3 week intensive classroom based program </li></ul><ul><li>Modules on documentation, Medicare/insurances, medical terminology, medical/legal aspects of care, Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations , HIPAA, OSHA, patient rights and advocacy </li></ul><ul><li>BLS/ACLS/PALS </li></ul><ul><li>Medicare/Medicaid </li></ul><ul><li>Setting specific documentation </li></ul>
  11. 11. Avant Transitioning Support <ul><li>Interactive online social and cultural transitioning program - Preparation begins 3-6 month before arrival </li></ul><ul><li>Avant Healthcare Professionals assists in each step of the transition –Provides training manual for candidates and clients </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Culture Shock, Typical Community Schools/Childcare </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employment of Spouse </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>US Healthcare System </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sports, Media, Language </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taxes </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Clinical Transition - RN <ul><li>Physical assessment curriculum- Jarvis - adults, AACN - pediatric/neonates </li></ul><ul><li>SBAR exercises for critical thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Specialty modules for OR, L&D, Postpartum, CC, Tele/PCU, PICU, NICU </li></ul><ul><li>Supplement with hospital’s specific unit orientation manual </li></ul>
  13. 13. Clinical Transition - Therapy <ul><li>2-3 week intensive classroom based program </li></ul><ul><li>Modules on documentation, Medicare/insurances, medical terminology, medical/legal aspects of care, Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations , HIPAA, OSHA, patient rights and advocacy </li></ul><ul><li>BLS </li></ul>
  14. 14. Avant Transition Support <ul><li>Arrange accommodations - Familiarize HCP with area </li></ul><ul><li>Purchase car </li></ul><ul><li>Obtain documents – SS Card, Drivers License </li></ul><ul><li>Open bank account </li></ul><ul><li>Communication with Facility Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Regular client updates for HCP in process </li></ul><ul><li>Licensure, visa and arrival updates online </li></ul><ul><li>QA, resumes and much more available when you want and need the information </li></ul>
  15. 15. Avant Experience & Expertise <ul><li>Avant Healthcare Professionals brings extensive experience in int’l recruitment placing hundreds of healthcare professionals </li></ul><ul><li>References from prestigious teaching and healthcare institutions in US </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical programs are unmatched in the industry </li></ul><ul><li>Most comprehensive support of clients and HCP </li></ul><ul><li>National Conference and Association presentations </li></ul>
  16. 16. Avant Experience & Expertise <ul><li>Extensive and Comprehensive understanding of licensure and immigration laws </li></ul><ul><li>Licensing and visa processing in-house </li></ul><ul><li>Timelines for visa approvals and processing among fastest in industry </li></ul><ul><li>Participation with industry immigration law firms and lobbying efforts </li></ul><ul><li>On-going industry education and training </li></ul><ul><li>Client training and support </li></ul>
  17. 17. HCP Assignment <ul><li>19 month assignment (3300 hours) – guaranteed retention and consistency of revenues </li></ul><ul><li>Hourly bill rates are average $8-12 less than travel - Eliminates travel or housing fees. Eliminates up front perm placement fees. Frees up your time. </li></ul><ul><li>No placement or hidden fees after assignment – build you core staff with professionals you know and trust </li></ul><ul><li>90% retention to core staff based on match process </li></ul><ul><li>Generous 60 day cancellation provision to protect you against unforeseen changes in your business </li></ul>
  18. 18. Avant Partner Process <ul><li>Signed agreement starts the partner process </li></ul><ul><li>One single point of contact - Client service representative handles all of the Candidate details and Client communication </li></ul><ul><li>Client reviews profile and interviews candidate </li></ul><ul><li>Positions typically filled within 45-90 days of offer </li></ul><ul><li>Candidates transitioned to core staff at no cost to Client at completion of agreement period </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing communication and follow up support </li></ul>
  19. 19. Threshold Research Relationship <ul><li>Optional benefit to Avant Clients to supply Therapists after the H1B CAP is reached </li></ul><ul><li>Threshold is a non profit research organization 35 years experience of providing care to the developmentally disabled http://www.threshold-center.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Therapists placed through Avant’s managed services division - Avant screens, selects, places and manages Threshold sponsored physical and occupational therapists </li></ul><ul><li>Threshold staffing agreement has same terms as Avant’s with references to Avant management services </li></ul>
  20. 20. Avant Healthcare Contacts <ul><li>Shari Sandifer, CEO (888) 681-2999, extension 102 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Brian Hudson, SVP, (888) 681-2999, extension 101 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Paula Zijl, Director of Client Services, ext 108 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>For more information visit www.avanthealthcare.com </li></ul>

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