Reduce risk, reduce spend, reduce time, and improve customer service.

Dawson is committed to exhausting internal resources and minimizing external staffing to deliver the best possible care. Our full on-site vendor management program evaluates, recommends, confirms, and approves the need for internal staffing to streamline hiring.

We are a full-service VMS, offering:

Position Fulfillment


Your partner in strategic staffing, Dawson team members execute our proprietary sourcing process to:

  • Evaluate your staffing needs
  • Make hiring recommendations
  • Implement streamlined hiring process from position details through final approvals

Internal Resource Pools

Dawson helps multi-facility healthcare systems improve efficiency and add depth to staffing with internal resource pools:

  • Build a system-wide shared staffing pool
  • Source and hire internal associates
  • Reduce spend on external staffing
  • Reduce risk with compliant, screened, and oriented employees

Vendor Neutral Management Services

As the single contact resource for both hospitals and agencies, Dawson takes the stress out of outsourcing with outstanding service:

  • Maintain all vendor contracts
  • Vendor neutral relationships ensure that you get the best candidates
  • Reduce your spend by leveraging the size of your healthcare system, conducting efficient contract negotiations, aggressively pursuing price, and establishing standardized conversion policies with all staffing partners
  • Dawson’s trusted vendor relationships, vendor scorecards, and accountability assure the hospital of no-risk partnerships

Candidate Competency & Compliance

Dawson reduces risk by upholding and maintaining standards, policies, mission, values, process, and documentation.

  • Monitor and track past and present associate eligibility and performance to ensure patient safety and standards
  • Meet diversity hiring goals
  • Maintain credentialing ready files
  • Manage compliance including but not limited to
    • Hospital orientation
    • On-boarding
    • Drug screen
    • Background check
    • References
    • Resume
    • Healthcare requirements
    • Confidentiality
    • Internal access
    • System specific documentation
    • HIPAA
    • Licensure and certification verifications
    • Initial and annual competencies
    • Performance reviews

Regulatory Services

Dawson always has you ready with the compliance data you need to meet federal reporting guidelines.

  • Joint commission file maintenance and management for immediate reporting
  • Compliance management for external purchased resources:
    • Nutritional, food, and beverage providers
    • Cleaning services
    • Maintenance workers

Dawson Team On-Site

Technology is good. Technology and expertise is better. Dawson’s nurse-led teams and outstanding communication protocols add the human touch to VMS technology.

  • Dawson experts have a minimum of 10 years experience
  • Team members are available 24/7 to meet hospital needs
  • Aligned to meet your strategic initiatives, Dawson managers work with all leadership levels to reach strategic and safety goals
  • Dawson pre-screens candidates with both phone and in-person interviews
  • Process experts, we partner with your HR department to uphold policies and procedures

Invoicing & Reporting

Budgeting, validating cost, and keeping usage visible — Dawson has you covered.

  • Work with internal timekeeping tools to validate the integrity of time worked, maintain historical data, for real-time reporting, and real-time productivity
  • Provides complete customization for standardized, consistent usage reporting across entire health systems by department, manager, and unit
  • Reporting includes Tier 2, Medicare, VHA
  • Analysis and benchmarking reports drive ongoing staffing improvements
  • Simplified single monthly invoice eliminates extra paperwork and saves you time