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Nursing Home Employment Screening Services

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Recruiting employees to work in a nursing home or assisted living facilities can be a daunting task. The pressure to hire employees can result in a less than thorough employment screening background check. These factors also weighed against the cost of a good quality employment screening services, which is less than a refill ink cartridge, can be a costly mistake. Many lawsuits have been filed against different companies for failing to screen employees via a thorough criminal background check. The potential  risks that employees can bring to nursing homes, assisted living and elder care  facilities is well known.

What does this mean for Nursing Home Employement?

Access to prescription drugs, prescription pads, and patient’s confidential information can cause a real problem for nursing homes and assisted living facilities. The temptation of selling prescriptions or just providing drugs illicitly to “friends” can be a tempting offer. The nursing home owner’s best risk management tool is the careful selection and thorough screening of their employees.

Nursing Home Pre-Employment Screening Services explained

By using a quality pre-employment screening background check that properly screens applicants and employees, you can take the best first step needed to mitigate the risk of hiring employees whose past indicates a propensity for criminal activity such as patient abuse, theft, fraud, workers’ comp fraud, embezzlement or substance abuse. Know who you are hiring and hire the best and most productive employees. Screen employees for Federal sanctions by using the FACIS® screening system and protect your nursing home’s access to Federally funded programs.

The Three Most Important Elements of Employment Screening Services

Firstly, you will need a thorough criminal records background check that includes:  a check of State, County, and Federal criminal records, including a FACIS® records check. Our criminal record “Smart Search Plus®” with an added FACIS® records check will give you the peace of mind that you have done a diligent criminal records background check. This record could not have been found without a check of the separately maintained Federal criminal records systems, which contains about 10 percent of all arrest records.

Workers’ Comp Claims History Reports for Nursing Home Employment

Nursing home and elder care facilities are all too aware of the fact that they suffer from one of the highest workers’ compensation claims rates of any industry. For more information on workers’ comp claims history background reports: Click Here. However, those risks can be minimized by following a three-step employee screening process, consisting of first, a criminal background check secondly, a pre-employment screening drug test and third, workers’ comp claims history report. 

All of our criminal records background checks comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act 
FCRA. We also supply Federally compliant employment screening releases and other forms needed in connection with employment screening background checks. Instant driving records are available for screening those applicants For more information on workers’ comp claims history background reports: Click Here. 

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