Dean’s Professional Services provides a full service program for the Houston Methodist Physician’s Organization. Our program includes a full cycle of HR services to provide quality staff, service, and data. Our services are supported by a dedicated staffing team at Dean’s Professional Services, customized technology tools and reporting.
Customized Sourcing and Recruiting
Dean’s Professional Services has an on-site marketing team that specializes in strategic recruiting solutions for the healthcare industry and specifically for Houston Methodist. Our major marketing channels includes a referral network and organic impressions through our website, social media platforms, job boards, and local community partners.
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Quick Apply Process
5-Point Check System
Determining Applicant Viability
Recruiting and interviewing is only the beginning of our applicant vetting process for potential new Solution pool team members. We take the time to review and verify all essential qualifying factors for our applicants including specific skills necessary for Houston Methodist. Every applicant is processed through the DPS 5-Point Check System as well as Houston Methodist specific compliance requirements before being accepted into the Solution Pool.
Education & License Verification
On-Boarding and Training
Our trained on-boarding and compliance team provides one-on-one on-boarding and compliance assistance to ensure all candidates have the necessary requirements to join the DPS Solution Pool. Once the compliance / healthcare screening requirements have been completed, candidates must complete a 1 week on-boarding and training process. This includes the following components:
Houston Methodist compliance requirements
DPS Standard Orientation
DPS Houston Methodist Orientation
Badge/ IT / Parking Access Granted
Shadow Training (Regional-based and specialty specific if possible)
DPS Solution Pool / Houston Methodist Compliance Requirements
All incoming staff must complete the following compliance requirements in order to be placed in the pool.
TB Skin Test
In-Season Flu Vaccine
DPS Standard Orientation Components
After the candidate is selected and compliance begins, the candidate is required to attend DPS Healthcare orientation, which includes the following:
Universal Precautions for Healthcare Professionals Video & Assessment
HIPAA basics for Providers Overview Packet & Assessment
Joint Commission Training Acknowledgement
Fingernail Hygiene Policy
Worker’s Comp Acknowledgement
Time and Attendance Procedures
DPS Professionalism Standards
OSHA Respirator Mask Fit
Order and Schedule Management
The DPS Solution Pool website includes a custom order form for Houston Methodist managers / administrators to request staff. This “smart form” allows the DPS team to receive notifications and assist with prioritizing the incoming orders. Also, with this tool managers are able to place an order, track trends and review utilization.
Our order and schedule management functions include:
Online Request Form
Employee online and mobile schedule app
Manager Schedule Notifications
Reporting - Data & Trend Analysis
Quality Assurance Program
Dean’s Professional Services has instituted a consistent, cohesive quality assurance program for the DPS Solution Pool. The program includes the following components:
Quality Feedback Forms & Reporting
All data is collected and reported to the HMPO Executive Team
End of assignment evaluation (or after a 30 day period) are required for all pool staff members.
Site managers are asked to complete employee assessments at the end of each temporary pool assignment or after a 30 day period.
Quality Assurance Site Visits
High utilization sites are evaluated and visited monthly by the DPS project Manager
Clinical site visits are conducted quarterly, if a clinical issue arises, clinical remediation is immediately instituted.
Monthly regional meetings have been instituted to collect additional program feedback
Dean’s Professional Services provides customized reporting for the HMPO Leadership team and to managers and administrators as requested. The reports available include utilization, broken down by job title, region or site and cost.
To request a utilization report, email Trent Thompson, Staffing Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org