Lighting the way for legal, ethical, and socially responsible international healthcare recruitment
Health Carousel International's steadfast dedication to the highest standards of ethical recruitment is without equal in the industry. We are a founding member of the American Association of International Healthcare Recruitment. As such, we not only adhere to the AAIHR Code, but we helped write the standard for ethical practices others in our industry follow.
“The American Association of International Healthcare Recruitment recognizes the right of international healthcare professionals to migrate and the corresponding potential benefits of such migration to healthcare professionals, their families, and their countries of origin, as well as to healthcare organizations patients in the United States. AAIHR believes that the legal and ethical recruitment of global healthcare professionals to the United States to meet the needs of U.S. healthcare organizations and patients provides benefits to both the individual healthcare professional and American society as a whole.”
— AAIHR Code of Ethics
Health Carousel International has been awarded certification as a Certified Ethical International Recruitment Firm by the Alliance for Ethical Recruitment Practices, a nonprofit organization that promotes the fair, transparent recruitment of global healthcare workers for employment in the United States.
Light the Way is the culmination of Health Carousel, LLC’s and Health Carousel Philippines’ steadfast commitment to ethical, sustainable recruitment and investment in healthcare talent within the U.S. and across the globe.
WE AIM TO:
1) SUPPORT NURSES:
Through Light the Way we are making substantial financial and administrative commitments, but it’s much needed to support the nursing profession and its many challenges that grew during the pandemic.
2) SUSTAIN THE PROFESSION:
Due to existing nursing shortages, the aging of the nursing workforce, and the growing COVID-19 effect, the International Council of Nurses estimates up to 13 million nurses will be needed to fill the global nurse shortage gap in the future. Light the Way initiatives aim to lessen this shortfall of RNs globally and in the U.S.
1) Global sustainability of nurses
2) Professional development and training for nurses globally
3) Ethical recruitment of nurses globally
We are a founding member of the American Association of International Healthcare Recruitment (AAIHR), and we have been recognized as a Certified Ethical Recruitment Firm by the Alliance for Ethical International Recruitment Practices. This means we are dedicated to delivering on the highest standards of ethical conduct among all of the organizations engaged in international recruitment.
Health Carousel International (HCI) is transparent in all employment contracts, including rights, responsibilities and obligations of both parties, as well as all known details of employment and duration of assignments. Providers are given the right to consult an attorney prior to entering into any contract. HCI ensures that any material changes to the employment contract include the informed consent of both parties.
Health Carousel International supports the Employer Pays Principle, which means that we are responsible for all costs of recruitment and we do not charge recruitment fees to the healthcare provider if they complete their initial assignment period.
Health Carousel International is compliant with all US discrimination laws and provides a recruitment experience, and requires its customers to provide a workplace that is free from discrimination and retaliation.
Health Carousel International pays wage rates that meet or exceed Prevailing Wages for all hours worked by the healthcare professional, including overtime, as required by the US Department of Labor.
Employment with Health Carousel International (HCI) is voluntary throughout the recruitment and employment process. HCI believes that neither party should be stuck in an unsatisfying relationship. So, employment with HCI is structured as an “at-will” employment relationship that allows ether party the choice to legally and responsibly terminate the employment relationship.
Health Carousel International demonstrates respect for source countries by following their laws and avoiding harm to their healthcare infrastructure by depleting scarce healthcare professional talent.