We take great pride in achieving the highest industry standards at 22nd Century Healthcare.

22nd Century Healthcare is excited to announce the attainment of the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Healthcare Staffing Services Certification. This esteemed certification is bestowed upon organizations that consistently adhere to the Joint Commission’s performance standards, showcasing a dedication to delivering secure and top-notch patient care. With HQ in Mc Lean VA and other 20+ offices, 22nd Century Healthcare is committed to maintaining the utmost standards in healthcare staffing.

Why Choose Joint Commission Certified 22nd Century Healthcare?

Securing the Joint Commission Certification signals our unwavering commitment to the highest service quality and patient safety standards. We are equally dedicated to providing an outstanding experience for our professionals, offering flexible job opportunities, weekly pay, attractive benefits, 24/7 support, and the assurance that you've entrusted your career to an agency conforming to the industry standard for healthcare.

The Significance of Joint Commission Certification in Healthcare Staffing

Joint Commission Certification for Health Care Staffing Services (HCSS) provides an independent, thorough evaluation of a staffing agency's ability to deliver expert staffing services. This certification is pivotal in healthcare staffing, ensuring that healthcare professionals collaborate with agencies thoroughly evaluated and meeting the highest standards for quality and patient safety. By selecting a Joint Commission Certified agency like 22nd Century Healthcare, you can have confidence that you are receiving the highest level of staffing services and support.


Joint Commission Policy Statement

At 22nd Century Healthcare, we are unwavering in our commitment to upholding the highest standards in healthcare staffing. Our dedication to quality service and safe, patient-centered care is reflected in our compliance with the Joint Commission's Standards for Healthcare Staffing Services (HCSS). This policy statement outlines our adherence to these standards and the measures we take to ensure the delivery of exceptional healthcare staffing services.


22nd Century Healthcare is committed to transparency and collaboration with our clients. We will not engage subcontractors to provide Assigned Employees without the prior agreement of the client. This ensures that our clients have full visibility and control over the staffing resources utilized.


Assigned Employees are carefully placed in assignments that align with their job descriptions. Any floating to another department must meet specific criteria, including compatibility with the like department or unit, demonstrated previous competency, and possession of appropriate certifications and credentials. Immediate notification to 22nd Century Healthcare is required if a floating employee is utilized.

Competency Review

22nd Century Healthcare assumes the responsibility for conducting and finalizing pre-employment assessments of the Assigned Employee's competence. This assessment is based on the techniques, procedures, technology, and skills needed to provide care, treatment, and services as outlined during 22nd Century Healthcare's orientation. Clients are encouraged to cooperate in the review or evaluation of each Assigned Employee's ability to perform specific job functions.

Orientation of Employees

We provide comprehensive orientation to our new employees regarding 22nd Century Healthcare's policies and procedures. However, the responsibility for orienting assigned employees to the client's facility, including rules, regulations, dress code, physical layout, and equipment usage, lies with the client. This collaborative approach ensures a seamless integration of our staff into the client's work environment.

Employees and Independent Contractors

As the provider of staffing services, 22nd Century Healthcare maintains the status of the employer for Assigned Employees. While 22nd Century Healthcare reserves the right to use Independent Contractors at its sole discretion, the primary commitment remains to our employees and the highest level of service quality.

Incident and Error Tracking System

In compliance with the Joint Commission's requirements, 22nd Century Healthcare has established a robust incident and error tracking system. This system documents and tracks all unexpected incidents, errors, sentinel events, injuries, and safety hazards related to the care and services provided. The information gathered is shared and reported appropriately to clients, regulatory bodies, and the Joint Commission as required.

Communicating Occupational Safety Hazards/Events

It is the client's responsibility to promptly notify 22nd Century Healthcare within 24 hours of any incidents, competency issues, or complaints related to the Assigned Employee. This open communication ensures a quick and effective resolution of any concerns raised by the client.

Requirements for Staff Specified

The requirements of staff sent to the client by 22nd Century Healthcare are determined by the client as part of the written agreement between the two parties. 22nd Century Healthcare is obligated to comply with the client's specified requirements, including documented competencies, credentials, health screening, and experience, to ensure the safe delivery of care to the population being served.

Staff Matching Requirements

To guarantee the competence and skills of Assigned Employees, 22nd Century Healthcare verifies licensure, certification, education, and work experience. Matching these credentials with the specified requirements of the assignment ensures that clients receive staffing resources with the necessary qualifications and experience.

In summary, 22nd Century Healthcare's policy aligns with the Joint Commission's Standards for Healthcare Staffing Services to provide a higher standard of service and safe, quality patient care. We welcome open communication with our clients and strive to continually uphold the industry's highest standards in healthcare staffing. This commitment includes maintaining compliance with the Joint Commission's standards, fostering transparency, and addressing any concerns promptly to ensure the best possible outcomes for our clients and the patients they serve.

For any concerns regarding the quality and safety of patient care provided by 22nd Century Healthcare, please contact us at jco@tscti.com or visit our offices in McLean, VA, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Concerns not addressed by 22nd Century Healthcare management can be directed to the Joint Commission at www.jointcommission.org or by emailing the Office of Quality Monitoring at jco@tscti.com . We assure that there will be no retaliatory or disciplinary action against employees who report safety or quality of care concerns to the Joint Commission.