New research by scientists at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health has found that undetected cases, many of which were likely not severely symptomatic, were largely responsible for the rapid spread of the COVID-19 outbreak in China.
As the COVID-19 pandemic rapidly involves, it is important for healthcare professionals to stay up to date on the latest infection control, evaluation, testing and exposure guidelines. For the latest interim guidance, please visit the CDC Guidelines for Healthcare Professionals. At Cross Country Healthcare, we take your safety, and the safety of your families and communities seriously.
As you support healthcare facilities across the country bracing for impact, we want you to know we are with you every step of the way. We are working aggressively to keep you safe and connect you with the facilities most in need of your service at this time. Please review this page for resources on keeping yourself safe, answers to commonly asked questions about working during this high-crisis period, emerging critical needs areas and more.
We have crisis rates and immediate opportunities available:
To view federal and state license waivers, please check here: State of Emergency Licensure Waiver Updates
If you are sick, to keep from spreading respiratory illness to others, you should:
Contact us on our Coronavirus Hotline at (800) 998-5058.
Don’t worry, Cross Country Nurses WILL be paid during any mandated quarantine. Your health, safety and peace of mind are our top priorities! As a reminder you can reach our Coronavirus Hotline at (800) 998-5058.
For the latest updates on the pandemic, utilize the CDC and WHO for most current details:
To view federal and state license waivers, please check here:
State of Emergency Licensure Waiver Updates
To view the COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Health Care Providers Fact Sheet, click here:
We want to make sure you get paid! Please consider direct deposit or a DirectPay Mastercard to avoid potential delays in these unprecedented times. Read here for options:Important Update for Healthcare Providers Regarding Paper Paychecks
We understand that as a healthcare provider, your instinct is to help those with the greatest need at any given moment. Especially now, when it seems the call for help is more widespread than ever before. That being said, we hope you recognize that every single healthcare provider role is of vital importance to the hospitals and healthcare facilities we serve during this worldwide crisis. An unexpected vacancy of any kind will only add to the unprecedented pressure these facilities face in light of current and anticipated overwhelming demand. If you wish to be considered for a crisis/COVID-19 assignment, please reach out to your recruiter and she or he will work with you to secure one of these assignments once your current contract is completed.
As hospitals assess how to best utilize their resources to address the ongoing coronavirus crisis, you may be redirected from your current assignment to elsewhere in the hospital. This usually happens when a facility temporarily shuts down various clinical settings because of social distancing requirements. Click here for more information.
This unprecedented healthcare crisis has created an “all-hands-on-deck” situation for many hospitals. As a front-line healthcare provider, you may be asked to contribute in ways you hadn’t anticipated, yet still within the scope of your practice abilities. Click here to read more.
If you are having a difficult time on your current crisis assignment, please call our COVID-19 Hotline at 800.998.5058 for guidance and support. For more information about this topic, please click here.
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