Ambulatory surgery center (ASC) customers engage MedHQ to provide long-term staffing services related to the day-to-day operations of the customer’s facility. MedHQ supplies the employees to perform supervisory, administrative and support services necessary for the day-to-day operation of the Facility.
MedHQ employees perform the duties and functions assigned in accordance with the policies, directives, and regulations adopted by the Board of Managers of customer facility.
MedHQ is the employer of Staff for all lawful purposes. As such, MedHQ has the authority to hire, terminate, discipline, schedule, and determine the wages and benefits of Staff. The customer (surgery center board) has the right to define staffing levels, budget, and appointment of administrative/management personnel consistent with healthcare licensing requirements.
Any and all activities constituting the practice of medicine, as that term is defined under any applicable law, remain under the exclusive supervision and control of a licensed physician.
MedHQ and its onsite employees are responsible for the following:
- Recruiting, hiring, and assigning its employees to perform onsite services for Client, as MedHQ and Client mutually agree.
- Paying earned wages.
- Employee benefits.
- Payroll taxes and unemployment insurance.
- Workers compensation insurance.
- Work site safety inspection.