Medical Solutions Announces 2014 Traveler of the Year, Service That Inspires, and Recruiters of the Year Award Winners

Omaha, Neb. (February 16, 2015)Medical Solutions, the nation’s third-largest Travel Nurse staffing company, is excited to announce its 2014 Traveler of the Year, Service That Inspires, and Recruiter of the Year Award Winners!       

“Whether it’s one of our internal team members or one of our wonderful Travelers, it is absolutely the people we work with who make Medical Solutions special,” says Craig Meier, Chief Experience Officer at Medical Solutions. “We really enjoy the chance to honor our winners with these awards and we thank all of our amazing Travelers and team members for their hard work and dedication.”      

While we’re lucky to work with so many amazing Travelers and Recruiters, here’s a little bit about a few superstars who went the extra mile in 2014:

Traveler of the Year    

James “Jimmy” C., an ICU RN currently on assignment in the Bay Area, is the Medical Solutions Traveler of the Year; an honor which is chosen from the 12 Traveler of the Month winners throughout each year. The Traveler of the Month program recognizes Travelers for receiving excellent hospital evaluations. Jimmy was awarded with an iPad Air, a $50 Amazon gift card, and a surprise lunch celebration for him and his co-workers. 

Service That Inspires Award

The first-ever Service That Inspires Award winner is Jenna H., a CST currently working as a CVOR Tech in Kentucky. This award honors a Traveler who embodies the Medical Solutions mantra “Service That Inspires.” Contenders were generated based upon Career Consultant nominations. Jenna was awarded with an iPad Air, a $50 Amazon gift card, plus surprise flowers, balloons, and a tray of sweets for her and her co-workers.   

Recruiters of the Year

Stephanie Balkovec and Geri Koehler were named Recruiters of the Year for 2014, based upon performance and Traveler nominations. In 2014, Traveler satisfaction survey results showed that friendly, skilled Career Consultants are Travelers’ favorite aspect of working with Medical Solutions — and Stephanie and Geri are just two excellent examples of why Travelers love our people!   

Click here to learn more about Medical Solutions’ 2014 Traveler of the Year, Service That Inspires, and Recruiters of the Year Award Winners.

ABOUT MEDICAL SOLUTIONS: Medical Solutions L.L.C. is a healthcare staffing firm that specializes in placing registered nurses in temporary travel assignments throughout the nation. The company became the third-largest in the country for travel nursing with its acquisition of OA Nurse Travel in 2013, and has locations in Omaha, San Diego, Cincinnati, and Tupelo, MS. Medical Solutions was one of the first Travel Nursing and Allied Healthcare staffing companies to be certified by the Joint Commission and has been continuously certified since January 2005. Medical Solutions was named one of the top three staffing firms to work for in Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2013 “Best Staffing Firms to Work For,” has been named seven times to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies, and its flagship Omaha office won the 2014 Better Business Bureau Integrity Award. A nationwide network of qualified healthcare providers allows Medical Solutions to help its client hospitals continue to provide excellent patient care amidst a nursing shortage. Medical Solutions has contracts with 1,500+ client hospitals nationwide and is one of the fastest-growing companies in the Travel Nursing industry. Visit to learn more.