|By PR Newswire||
|July 30, 2014 12:00 PM EDT||
SAN DIEGO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AHS), the innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and largest provider of staffing services in the nation, announced today that Susan Salka, AMN's President, CEO and Director, has been named Director of the Year for Corporate Citizenship by the Corporate Director's Forum. She is among six San Diego leaders who are being recognized for their high standards in corporate governance.
"Corporate Directors Forum believes that better directors make boards more effective, and more effective boards make better organizations," said Jack Yelverton, Director of the Year co-chairman. "The 2014 honorees exemplify how leadership, business acumen and adherence to strong governance practices can make a positive difference in the boardroom and for the organizations those boards represent."
Under Ms. Salka's leadership, AMN has created an extensive footprint in corporate citizenship and is proud to partner with a variety of non-profit organizations that contribute to the overall quality of health and quality of life on the regional, national and global level. Additionally, AMN released its first annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report highlighting the Company's efforts related to team members, client solutions, community engagement, environmental issues and economic health and governance.
"It is truly an honor to represent the AMN Healthcare team and be recognized for one of my greatest passions alongside these other deserving San Diego business leaders," stated Ms. Salka. "AMN is proud to serve as a proactive community partner and to be the first company in the healthcare staffing and workforce solutions space to publish a CSR report showcasing our commitments to corporate citizenship."
The Director of the Year Awards will be presented Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency, La Jolla.
About AMN Healthcare
AMN Healthcare is the innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services to healthcare facilities across the nation. AMN Healthcare's workforce solutions - including managed services programs, vendor management systems, and recruitment process outsourcing - enable providers to successfully reduce complexity, increase efficiency and improve patient outcomes within the rapidly evolving healthcare environment. The Company provides unparalleled access to the largest network of quality clinicians and physicians through its innovative recruitment strategies and breadth of career opportunities. Clients include acute-care hospitals, government facilities, community health centers and clinics, physician practice groups and many other healthcare settings. AMN Healthcare disseminates news and information about the Company through its website, which can be found at www.amnhealthcare.com.
About Corporate Directors Forum
Corporate Directors Forum, a 501c(6) located in San Diego, is the largest regional association of corporate directors in the U.S. and offers regular, interactive education programs for directors, officers and business leaders. The organization also hosts "Directors Forum: Directors, Management & Shareholders in Dialogue" every January. CDF's purpose is to help directors be better directors through director education and peer-to-peer networking.
SOURCE AMN Healthcare Services, Inc.
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