BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--South Florida Business & Wealth (SFBW) announced that Patrick Ahern, Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Cross Country Healthcare, is their recipient of the 2016 Excellence in Human Resource Lifetime Achievement Award. Each year, SFBW bestows this honor to one HR professional that has spent their career building and nurturing organizational talent.
With more than 30 years of experience, Ahern has proven himself as a strong Human Resources leader with a sharp focus on creating and executing talent strategies that drive business objectives while establishing solid, highly qualified workforces in dynamic and diversified organizations. Possessing an extensive knowledge base in the Human Resources field, Ahern is responsible for developing and implementing practical talent management and HR programs. During his tenure at Cross Country Healthcare, his strategies have grown and strengthened the organization through workforce planning and development, the alignment and execution of strategic and operational talent management, as well as the implementation of HR programs that foster employee engagement and promote effective change management.
Ahern will receive his Lifetime Achievement Award when the 2016 Excellence in Human Resource ceremony is held at The Venue in Fort Lauderdale, FL on February 25th.
About Cross Country Healthcare
Cross Country Healthcare, headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, is a national leader in providing leading-edge healthcare workforce solutions. Our solutions are geared towards assisting our clients to solve labor cost issues while maintaining high quality outcomes. With more than 30 years of experience, we are dedicated to placing highly qualified nurses and physicians as well as allied health, advanced practice, and case management professionals. We also provide both retained and contingent placement services for physicians, as well as retained search services for healthcare executives. We have more than 6,500 active contracts with a broad range of clients in both clinical and nonclinical settings, including acute care hospitals, physician practice groups, 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 more than 70 branch office locations, we are able to place clinicians for travel and per diem assignments, local short-term contracts and permanent positions. We are a market leader in providing flexible workforce management solutions, including managed services programs (MSP), electronic medical record (EMR) transition staffing, recruitment process outsourcing, predictive analytics, education healthcare staffing solutions, internal resource pool consulting and development, and other consultative services.
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