The U.S. Healthcare Staffing industry is currently valued at roughly $14 billion, and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.1% from 2013 to 2018.
Healthcare staffing agencies provide recruitment services to healthcare providers for positions such as physicians, nurses and allied healthcare professionals. Their services consist of permanent and temporary placement, evaluation-to-hire, retained search and direct independent contracting services.
Roughly 75% of the industry’s revenue is derived from permanent and temporary employee placement services.
Permanent and temporary recruitment is comprised of physician, nurse, pharmacist and allied health staffing. Allied health encompasses most professions within healthcare staffing other than physician and nurse staffing, including: radiology, occupational therapy, human resources, medical coding, medical assistance, health care administration, physical therapy, etc.