LocumTenens.com receives prestigious Coles da Vinci Award


10/22/2010 12:00:00 AM


LocumTenens.com receives prestigious Coles da Vinci Award
Physician staffing firm recognized for excellence in innovation

ALPHARETTA, GA October 22, 2010 - Physician recruiting firm LocumTenens.com is the 2010 recipient of the Coles da Vinci award given by the Coles Business College and the Center for Business Innovation & Creativity at Kennesaw State University (KSU). The award exists to recognize companies for outstanding commitment to innovation.

To be considered for the award companies must participate in a survey issued by the KSU Center for Business Innovation & Creativity designed to measure a company's level of innovation. LocumTenens.com associates responded to a thirty question survey asking a series of targeted questions regarding programs and practices in place at LocumTenens.com that foster innovation.

The prestigious Coles da Vinci award is given to the company with a combination of the highest scores and highest participation in the innovation survey.

Eighty-six percent of surveyed associates agreed that LocumTenens.com "encourages innovation at all levels of the organizations," and 83% agreed that "employees are empowered with the tools needed to help the organization reach its goals." Sixty-eight percent stated that there are "metrics in place that support failures and encourage learning and changes for future success," and 80% agreed that "senior management invests in new ideas."

"We are honored to receive this award from Kennesaw State University, and excited to be recognized for something as important as innovation." said R. Shane Jackson, president of LocumTenens.com. "We work daily to discover and invest in new and innovative practices that will benefit not only our employees, but ultimately our clients as we develop new ways to provide the highest levels of service possible."

About LocumTenens.com

Founded in 1995, LocumTenens.com is a full-service physician recruitment firm specializing in anesthesiology jobs, emergency medicine jobs, psychiatry jobs, primary care jobs, radiology jobs, surgery jobs, and CRNA jobs with U.S. hospitals, medical groups and community health centers. LocumTenens.com operates an internet job board with direct access to thousands of jobs - in all specialties - posted directly by facilities and agencies nationwide. LocumTenens.com is part of the Jackson Healthcare family of companies. To learn more, visit http://www.locumtenens.com/welcome.

Media Contact:
Meigan Manis
Phone: 678.992.1276
Email: mmanis@locumtenens.com

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