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Press release from CNW Group

Nursing Career Opportunities on the Rise

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Nursing Career Opportunities on the Rise06:00 EDT Wednesday, August 15, 2012Sykes Assistance Services Corporation launches new online hiring portalLONDON, ON, Aug. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - Sykes Assistance Services Corporation, a leading provider of telehealth assistance services, recently unveiled their new online RN job portal."The healthcare industry has been overshadowed by a number of recent nursing layoffs, including mass cuts in Muskoka," explains Bruce Woods, President of Sykes Assistance Service Corporation. "However, the RN employment landscape isn't as bleak as the press would have us believe. On the contrary, Sykes is looking to expand our registered nursing staff by up to 10 percent over the next year."The London, Ontario based telehealth nursing service is currently recruiting experienced nurses to join their nationwide team at offices in Ottawa, North Bay, Moncton, the GTA, Sudbury and London.Backed by a team of more than 300 professional registered nurses and state-of-the-art technology, Sykes Assistance Services Corporation is an acknowledged leader in the provision of advanced telehealth services and on-demand health care advice. Specializing in primary care telephone triage, chronic disease self-management, lifestyle support programs, and corporate health management, Sykes combines clinical knowledge with advanced communications in order to implement innovative healthcare monitoring systems.Sykes' new online portal includes robust recruitment features, like an online job application, career recruitment resources, and employee video testimonials. Interested nurses can also review frequently asked questions about the company, as well as an in-depth overview of career benefits and professional development opportunities.Sykes Assistance Services has also launched a Facebook page and Twitter profile to further disseminate industry news and new job opportunities.Sykes Assistance Services Corporation Telehealth Division offers experienced registered nurses both full time and part time permanent employment positions. RN job opportunities include competitive pay, bilingual premiums and a comprehensive benefits package."We're changing the way Canadian's think about healthcare. And we're looking for experienced registered nurses to help us lead the way."Nurses who are interested in applying for a position with Sykes are encouraged to visit the online portal at www.nursecareerscanada.com. Applicants can also contact the company by phone toll free at 1 (877) 671-8356.About Sykes Assistance Services Corporation Sykes Assistance Services is Canada's leading provider of patient-centered nursing triage health information and health coaching services. With telehealth centres throughout Canada, we provide healthcare to more than 1 million people per year on behalf of our partners.Image with caption: "Sykes Assistance Services Corporation Telehealth Division www.nursecareerscanada.com (CNW Group/Sykes Assistance Services Corporation Telehealth Division)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120815_C7130_PHOTO_EN_16893.jpgVideo with caption: "Video: 12-15 seconds". Video available at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=4ncSPUYFzfkImage with caption: "Hiring Registered Nurses (CNW Group/Sykes Assistance Services Corporation Telehealth Division)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120815_C7130_PHOTO_EN_16892.jpgSOURCE: Sykes Assistance Services Corporation Telehealth DivisionFor further information: Media Inquiries: Sue Machado C.H.R.P. Director of Human Resources Sue.machado@sykes.com (519) 646-3451