Managing a staffing agency is a challenging enough task in itself, but there are an additional slew of challenges that come when your work in the health care sector, too. Staffing for health care allows hospitals and other medical facilities to fill last minute openings in their schedules. As a scheduler or recruiter, you’re tasked with managing personnel, and this includes the liabilities they face on a day-to-day basis. Since many of those exist in clients’ facilities, they are out of your control, but you can invest in measures such as staff insurance to ensure you are protected from many of the most common risks.
Health Care Provides Face Unique Risks
The health care providers you staff with clients are exposed to a number of situations that put them at risk for injuries and illnesses such as:
- Sickness contracted from patients
- Slip and fall
- Harm inflicted by patient
- Muscle sprain
- Other various accidents
Insurance Protects Relationships With Clients
In unique circumstances, you may have personnel perform in a way that is unsatisfactory and jeopardizes your relationship with your client. In cases when this becomes a legal matter, staff insurance can offer a layer of protection to guard against liability for damages and protect the relationship you’ve cultivated with your client.