Fastaff’s Operational Flexibility Produces Cost Savings

Fastaff is the pioneer and industry leader in Rapid Response® travel nurse staffing solutions, guaranteeing delivery of experienced nurses for flexible length assignments as short as two weeks for more than 900 clients nationwide.

Fastaff’s unique approach to Operational Flexibility results in cost savings and optimal nurse utilization through the following features.

  Flexible-length Assignments 48-hour Workweeks No Cancellation Fees With 4-Shift Notice
Fastaff Benefits
  • Utilize nurses only for time needed
  • Hospitals can customize assignment length
  • Place orders for as short as two weeks
  • No overtime charges to the facility up to 48 hours a week
  • Additional bedside hours to boost patient experience through continuity of care
  • Less nurses needed per assignment
  • Plan ahead for census shifts or core staff schedule adjustments
  • Only use nurses when needed to control cost
  • Manage unplanned staffing scenarios without rigid cancellation terms
Traditional Travel
  • Fixed 13-week assignments
  • Overtime charged to hospitals after 40 hours
  • Nurses prefer 36-hour weeks
  • Less flexible cancellation terms without financial penalty, longer window needed to cancel (i.e. 30 days)
Cost Savings Results
  • Lowers Total Assignment Cost, Including Travel And Housing Expenses
  • Curb Core Staff Overtime Costs
  • No Hidden Fees When Needs Change

Additional Services

Fastaff also provides operational flexibility during EMR conversion staffing and through Fastaff Approval, our expedited interviewing and hiring process.

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Successful EMR Conversion of ‘Epic’ Proportions

  • University of California at San Francisco Medical Center (UCSF) needed one dedicated partner to provide multi-specialty nursing coverage during Epic training and implementation
  • UCSF trusted Fastaff to deliver 350 highly specialized nurses
  • Fastaff managed all logistical aspects, including interviewing, hiring, credentialing, travel and housing
  • Fastaff provided on-site management for guaranteed success

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Guaranteed Delivery for EMR Conversion

  • Scheduled five month EMR software upgrade created severe staffing dilemmas
  • Fastaff guaranteed delivery of 90 nurses to provide continuous care during the holiday season and the busy Pro Bowl weekend
  • Fastaff managed client’s budget by strategically scheduling travel to avoid additional costs
  • Applying 48-hour workweeks provided optimal nurse utilization to control overtime costs

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