NEW ORLEANS, June 5, 2018 (Newswire.com) – GIFTED Healthcare has hired staffing industry leader Sheldon Schur as president. The values and vast experience that Schur brings will continue to catapult the company to even higher levels of success through the work of the nurse.
We will need more than a million nurses to deliver quality care during the next 15 years according to estimates by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. GIFTED Healthcare is an industry leader, providing excellent nurses and clinicians. With the addition of Schur, GIFTED Healthcare is even better positioned to meet the nurse staffing challenges ahead.
“Sheldon’s deep industry knowledge and exceptional sales leadership will greatly benefit GIFTED Healthcare,” said PK Scheerle, RN, CEO and chairman of GIFTED Healthcare. “We consider ourselves fortunate to welcome him to our team.”
Schur joins the already dynamic GIFTED Healthcare leadership team with extensive experience in staffing and consulting. He is a great addition and will be part of the driving force behind the company’s expansion. GIFTED Healthcare is excited for Schur to continue to enhance a strong value proposition for clients around the work of the nurse along with outstanding career opportunities for our GIFTED Nurses. GIFTED Healthcare currently offers travel, infusion, LTAC, government as well as local contract and per diem nursing opportunities across the country. Former President Kay Cowling will continue to work with GIFTED Healthcare in an executive advisory role.
“GIFTED Healthcare is an amazing company with a great culture and heritage that has always put the nurse and the client at the forefront of what they do. I am looking forward to utilizing my staffing industry experience to address the immense nursing care needs by fueling faster company growth and strategic partnerships,” says Schur.
Schur began his career in healthcare and spent the last 20 years in the staffing industry. Most recently Schur served as vice president and general manager of global sales for ManpowerGroup, overseeing the strategy and execution for a number of their most significant clients. Schur also was a board member for The Intensivist Group, a leading national provider of critical care services to community hospitals. He currently serves on the boards of The Hoffman Company and UP Professionals Solutions.