Nursefinders, Inc., one of the nation’s largest healthcare staffing providers, today announced that it has appointed Linda Sheffield President and Chief Operating Officer, Patient Care Services, responsible for its home care services nationwide. Sheffield brings more than 26 years of experience in the healthcare staffing and home health care industries and a proven history of developing high performing teams that achieve results in clinical excellence and profitability.
Sheffield reports to Nursefinders, Inc. CEO Bob Livonius and is responsible for all aspects of the Nursefinders Patient Care operations, including strategy development, expansion of existing and new service offerings, business development and overall financial performance.
Bob Livonius, CEO of Nursefinders, Inc., said, “Linda’s combined expertise in nursing and in improving operational effectiveness to assure profitability and quality of service, align perfectly with Nursefinders’ business objectives. We welcome Linda to the Nursefinders family and look forward to her contributions to furthering our position as a recognized leader in home health care and an employer of choice for healthcare professionals.“
According to Sheffield, “I am pleased to have the opportunity to work for an organization that believes so strongly in the importance of delivering clinical and quality excellence to patients, and truly lives up to its reputation as a compassionate and innovative leader in the home health care industry.“
Sheffield most recently served as eastern divisional vice president for Tender Loving Care Home Health Care. Prior to that, she served as regional vice president for Medical Staffing Network (MSN) and area vice president of Clinical Operations for Gentiva Health Services.
Sheffield holds a Master of Science and Bachelor degrees in Nursing from Boston University. She began her career in nursing before entering the healthcare staffing field.
Nursefinders Inc., based in Arlington, TX, provides home care and nursing, allied healthcare and physician placement services through its Nursefinders, Nursefinders Travel, Club Staffing, National Healthcare Staffing, Resources on Call, TVL Healthcare, Linde Healthcare, and Kendall & Davis brands. The company has approximately $500 million in gross billings and more than 100 offices across the U.S. Nursefinders provides home care services through 25 of its offices. It is also the largest provider of healthcare Managed Staffing Programs (MSPs) in the industry. The company places more than 18,000 health care professionals in health and home care assignments each year. www.nursefinders.com.
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