Prioritize Safety and Speed in Healthcare Hiring
Staying Ahead of Evolving Healthcare Compliance Changes
What is in a Healthcare Background Check?
- National criminal search
- National sex offender search
- Identity verification check
- Drug screening
- Past employment and education verification
- Federal exclusion search
- Additional considerations
Proven Market Expertise
Protecting your patients is of utmost importance and with lives on the line, the need to quickly hire and onboard quality nurses, doctors, and all members of your healthcare team is constant. Sterling’s Acute Care Center of Excellence (COE) supports this need by dramatically reducing the time-to-hire from weeks to days using advanced technology across our healthcare products and solutions. In addition to our expertise around regulatory requirements, Sterling’s unique Clinical Concierge service aims to free up your critical resources so you can focus on patient care.Learn more about our Acute Care solutions
Sterling’s Post-Acute Care Center of Excellence (COE) understands how the recruitment and turnover challenges can hinder the safe operation and staffing of custodial care sites. Our expertise extends to long-term care, home health, behavioral health, senior living, and hospice. Recognizing that both speed and safety are priorities in accommodating a vulnerable healthcare population, our ability to automate background screening and drug and health testing minimizes hiring time without sacrificing staff quality. By shouldering and streamlining the hiring and change management process, Sterling frees your staff’s valuable time so they can focus on their patients.Learn more about our Post-Acute Care solutions
New healthcare employment models are radically changing how doctors, nurses, and all other healthcare workers connect to potential employers. To accommodate the fluctuating demand for full-time, part-time, and even gig options such as travel nurses, healthcare staffing organizations need a hiring workflow that is streamlined, yet comprehensive. Our Healthcare Staffing Center of Excellence (COE) brings together industry expertise and hiring technologies your organization needs to connect you with the best candidates.Learn more about our Healthcare Staffing solutions
The world saw how quickly life sciences organizations innovated and responded to the need for a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine. Even without a pandemic, organizations that provide life-saving medicines and biotechnology need to keep critical roles filled to support ongoing innovation. Sterling’s Life Sciences Center of Excellence (COE) leverages automated hiring workflows that cut background and clinical testing down from weeks to days without sacrificing your organization’s safety. Understanding that many life sciences operate globally, our screening and compliance solutions cover 240+ countries and territories.Learn more about our Life Sciences solutions
Services Tailored for Healthcare
Criminal Background Checks
Getting a complete picture of a candidate’s criminal history is often more complex than people think. At Sterling, we make it easy for you to make fast, more accurate, and safer hiring decisions through a combination of robust services, solutions, and technology that allows us to:
Sterling’s Clinical Concierge provides a ‘white-glove’ service specifically for healthcare organization’s unique clinical program requirements. We provide the necessary coordination of required services for candidates, as well as tracking proof of verification and documentation, and following through to the completion of the services, enabling us to reduce processing turnaround time on average from 16 days to 4-7 days.
Drug and Health Screening
Maintaining a safe and productive work environment is critical for businesses and employees. Sterling’s Drug and Health Screening services offer robust pre- and post-hire drug screening to help your company stay compliance-focused and meet work policy requirements. Our healthcare experts help clients navigate the array of drug testing methodologies to create a customized, scalable program to address their evolving needs.
Medical License Monitoring
Sterling’s medical sanctions and exclusions monitoring solution helps organizations reduce risk and administrative burden. We provide proactive daily searches of enrolled subjects against sanctions and exclusions lists, and employers receive notifications so that you can identify and react to a licensing status change in days, not months.
Make sure you know who you’re hiring with the support of industry-leading pre-employment verifications backed by a powerful fulfilment engine. Sterling’s verification services deliver fast, detailed confirmations of a candidate’s educational background, job history, and other credentials so you can be confident in every new hire.
Sterling offers fingerprinting services as a biometric check for identity purposes, and to screen candidates for employment and promotions. Sterling Identity offers a national network of hundreds of collection sites, certified with the FBI, AHCA, and NMLS to submit electronic fingerprints directly. Sterling’s fingerprinting services uses digital fingerprint capture technology that reduces rejection rates and speeds up processing time, with an average turnaround time of less than 24 hours.
Identity Verification is designed to help you mitigate risk through a simple process where candidates verify that the information they provided about themselves, such as their name and date of birth, is indeed their own. This allows employers to verify that candidates are in fact who they claim to be. In any situation where remote verification is needed, both accuracy and reliable technology play critical roles.
Learn More About Sterling API
Whether your organization is looking to onboard service providers as quickly and safely as possible or you use a proprietary HR platform, Sterling offers highly configurable API options with dedicated support to help you create a seamless brand experience. We provide our clients with:
- Consistently delivering accurate results fast
- Staying ahead of healthcare compliance and regulatory requirements
- Optimizing and simplifying your candidate’s experience
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