Columbus, OH – Medical Staffing Options, a Joint Commission Certified healthcare staffing company that provides travel nurse staffing opportunities at some of the premier healthcare institutions across the United States, announced it is expanding in Columbus and creating 60 new jobs. The company, which already employs 47 people in the area, will lease a 30,000 square-foot office at 400 West Nationwide Boulevard. Hiring for the new recruiting and support positions will begin in the third quarter of 2017.
In January, Health Carousel, a Cincinnati-based company that is a leading provider of healthcare workforce solutions, announced it had acquired Medical Staffing Options. The acquisition was Health Carousel’s second in two years and is part of the company’s aggressive growth agenda, which includes expanding services and market share by acquiring high-quality healthcare staffing companies. Medical Staffing Options adds scale to Health Carousel’s existing travel nursing and allied healthcare staffing services.
“We are pleased that Medical Staffing Options is continuing to grow and create jobs in the City of Columbus,” said Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther. “Health Carousel has made it clear that it is investing in rapid growth, and its acquisition of Medical Staffing Options is recognition of the Columbus Region’s ability to position the company for success in Ohio.”
“Medical Staffing Options has a long history of success and growth,” said Bill DeVille, chief executive officer, Health Carousel. “We are excited for Medical Staffing Options to continue to grow in Columbus and know that the area’s strong talent pool will support our company’s goal to become one of the leading healthcare staffing firms in the nation.”
The Columbus Region is home to a robust and highly-skilled talent pool, and is home to 56 college and university campuses with a total enrollment of more than 136,000 students and more than 20,000 annual graduates. Further, the Columbus Region’s workforce is young with one of the nation’s highest concentrations of millennials and is ranked the No. 2 city for return on salary according to BenefitsPRO.