It’s in the Details: Background Screening for Healthcare
Wednesday, October 10, 2 p.m. ET
Every day, healthcare professionals make critical decisions about personnel. On one level, these decisions impact patient care and access. On another, they can make or break your organization’s reputation or worse, impact vital industry accreditation and certification. Plus, there’s also increasing federal and state legislation requiring background screening.
With all this to consider, these details are more important than ever. That’s why proper healthcare background screenings are critical.
Earlier this year, Congress passed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (S. 2155). The legislation provides new consumer rights to a national credit freeze.
As a result, on September 12, 2018, The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published an updated Summary of Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) that incorporates this right into the notice.
The updated form is now available in the Resources section of EASE.
This may also be a good time to review other documents associated with your background screening program, including disclosure and authorization forms, Adverse Action forms and processes, state specific notices, etc. You can always find the latest versions of these import forms and notices in our Resource Center, accessible from the EASE dashboard. Corporate Screening customers should have received a direct link to this resource center via e-mail.
Update/Replace the Notice
Any copies of this notice used at your organization should be replaced with the updated notice. This includes notices that appear electronically in your Application Tracking System.
Effective Date – September 21, 2018
The effective date of this change is September 21, 2018. Please assess how to make this update within your organization as soon as possible.
Corporate Screening is Here to Help
If you have any questions or need any assistance related to this change, please contact your account representative and we will be happy to assist you.
On September 7, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed an executive order bringing the “ban the box” law to state departments and agencies in his state. The law prohibits state departments and agencies from asking potential candidates about criminal history on job applications. Snyder also directed the state Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs to remove criminal history questions from applications for state-issued licenses that don’t require such inquiries under state law. These orders go into effect on October 1, 2018.
According to Crain’s Detroit Business, Snyder urged private employers to ban the box, but stopped short of urging Michigan state legislature to make it law. Democrat-sponsored “ban the box” legislation has fallen short recent years, but Snyder and others see it as a way to increase applications for jobs in the state and potentially lead to legislative action.
“When you talk about electricians or plumbers, we all know we can use more people in those fields,” Snyder tells The Detroit News, “and if we can broaden the pipeline of people able to do that work, I think it’s a good thing for all of us.”
This month, Corporate Screening is proud to be a part of several events across the country. If you’re planning to attend one of the following events, we’d love to hear more about your background screening challenges – and see how we can help. Be sure to find us at the following events:
This year, Corporate Screening introduced an annual theme, intended to give everyone in the company an opportunity to delve deeper into the company’s values. In 2018, the team has made a commitment to Answer the Call.
One key component of this new culture-building program is to recognize employees who step up in their day-to-day roles. In April, the Theme Embodiment Awards (TEA) were introduced.
Corporate Screening is pleased to announce a full slate of webinars this fall. Beginning this September, join our experts as we explore technology, productivity/processes and trends in background screening. Registration is now open, so save the dates and secure your spot for one (or all) of these informative webinars. Each session is 30-45 minutes and includes an interactive Q&A segment. Here’s a rundown of our upcoming sessions:
September 12, 2018, 2 p.m.
Reduce time-to-fill and increase your productivity with this informative webinar. We’ll take a look at processes and technology solutions that make a tangible difference to your daily work. REGISTER NOW
For the ninth year in a row, WorkForce Management magazine has recognized Corporate Screening on its Hot List for Background Checking Providers.
“We’re pleased to be recognized as a leader in the screening industry for the ninth-straight year,” says Greg Dubecky, president of Corporate Screening. “Being in the top twenty for almost a decade reaffirms the commitment we’ve made to our customers and our industry—to answer the call and redefine value in background screening.”
WorkForce, a leading resource for the human resources industry, publishes its Hot Lists in various categories which feature the top providers, products and services for the human resources industry.
“Now, more than ever – we’re leading the way in our industry,” Dubecky adds. “With our redesigned EASE platform, we’re sure to earn this recognition for years to come.”
To see the complete list, please visit the WorkForce report.
Are you optimizing your background screening integration within Oracle Taleo Onboarding? If not, Corporate Screening invites you to meet with us and learn more when you attend the OHUG Global Conference, June 11-14 in Las Vegas.
For the third consecutive year, Corporate Screening will be exhibiting at the OHUG Global Conference. With unparalleled technology and customer service, Corporate Screening is presently the Top-Rated Background Screening Integration on the Oracle Cloud Marketplace.
Our first-of-its-kind validated background screening solution integrates with Oracle Taleo Onboarding Cloud Service. It delivers customized workflow automation designed to reduce labor and expedite your onboarding process.
Stop by and visit us at Booth 512 this Monday, June 11 through Thursday, June 14 to learn more.
This June, Corporate Screening will launch a completely re-imagined EASE background screening platform. Shaped by background screening expertise and feedback from our customers, the new EASE is a game-changer. We’ve addressed workflow management, compliance, transparency in communications and information validation to deliver a solution that improves time-to-fill and reduces costs. Learn more about the new EASE.
We’re excited to bring this new solution to you – and even more pleased to reveal these key features to in a sneak preview webinar.
Join us for the EASE 2018 Preview and enjoy exclusive access to the new system. Our experts will lead you through the new solution and answer any questions you may have. For your convenience, we’re offering this webinar at several dates and times throughout the month. You only need to choose one, but we highly encourage you to attend.
Available dates and times:
- Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 2 – 3 p.m. EDT
- Thursday, May 10, 2018, 2 – 3 p.m. EDT
- Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 3 – 4 p.m. EDT
- Thursday, May 17, 2018, 11 a.m. – Noon EDT
- Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 1 – 2 p.m. EDT
- Thursday, May 31, 2018, 3 – 4 p.m. EDT
Interested in learning more but unable to attend a session? Let us know.