Rapid Response®

What is Rapid Response® Travel Nurse Staffing?

For more than 25 years, Fastaff has been the pioneer and industry leader in Rapid Response® travel nurse staffing solutions. Our Rapid Response® model guarantees delivery of experienced nurses, ready to hit the ground running, often in 10 days or less. Our deep-database of 48 nursing specialties, including most in hard-to-fill specialties, guarantees continuity of care in urgent and crucial situations within your facility.

In-house experts trained in Rapid Response

When facing an unexpected census increase or the risk of a hard-to-fill position left open too long, rely on Fastaff Rapid Response® to guarantee an immediate solution.

Quality Care is Guaranteed

Fastaff is committed to employing highly-skilled nurses who fit seamlessly into your staffing mix, or we will replace the nurse for no cost. Each Fastaff nurse is required to have two years of recent, acute-care experience in your requested specialty. In addition, Fastaff nurses must meet or surpass all current professional, educational and regulatory requirements. Our screening process allows us to hire the most qualified and reliable nurses in the industry, who help deliver quality care to your patients. Our clinical competency survey scores prove quality patient care success.  

Rapid Response® vs. Traditional Travel Nursing

Our Rapid Response® model exclusively guarantees delivery of experienced nurses, often in 10 days or less, and managed by experts trained in urgent and crucial situations. Unlike traditional travel agencies, Rapid Response® offers operational flexibility, giving facilities control and only utilizing nurses when needed.

Compare the differences between traditional travel and Rapid Response® below:

  Traditional Travel Nursing Fastaff Rapid Response®
Quality Nurses
Standard Credentialing Prior to Arrival
Coordinates Housing and Travel Arrangements
Experienced Medical/Surgical Nurses
Guaranteed Delivery  
Experienced Hard-to-Fill Nurses: Critical care, pediatrics, L&D, OR, NICU, PICU, ED, CVOR, CVICU, Psyc, more.  
Nurses Arrive in often 10 Days or Less  
Flexible-length Assignments  
Trained in Urgency  
Expedited Urgent Credentialing  
Nurses Require Minimal Orientation  
48-Hour Workweeks and No Overtime Charged to Facility*  
No Cancellation Fees with a Four-Shift Notice  
Highest Nurse Compensation in Industry  

*Up to 48-hours a week

Respected Reputation, Proven Excellence

Fastaff Travel Nursing is certified by The Joint Commission and has earned its Gold Seal of Approval. Fastaff also is a member of National Association of Travel Healthcare Organizations.

Our Rapid Response® case studies demonstrate our successful guaranteed delivery of experienced nurses to clients in 10 days or less.

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Read our latest case studies, infographics and white papers on our successful staffing solutions.

Case Study: Experienced ICU Nurses Delivered to Hawaii on Two Days’ Notice

  • Hospital had urgent need for ICU nurses
  • Fastaff presented first candidate same day and second within 24 hours
  • Both ICU nurses arrived within 48 hours of initial request
  • Fastaff’s dedicated account management team guaranteed delivery of nurses and exceeded facility’s expectation

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Case Study: Fastaff Answers Urgent Need in Less Than 10 Days

  • Fastaff guaranteed delivery of long-term acute-care nurses, with charge nurse experience, in 10 days or less
  • Successfully recruited qualified candidates and facility increased order by 60%
  • Nurses worked 48-hour workweeks to optimize utilization for no overtime charges to the hospital
  • Fastaff nurse assisted during COLA survey, which resulted in perfect score

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