SOMERSET, N.J., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TeamStaff, Inc. (Nasdaq: TSTF), a national provider of healthcare, administrative and logistical staffing services, today announced that it was awarded a five-year contract valued up to $3.3 million, provided annual contract options are exercised, to provide nurse staffing to a military retirement facility. The contract is scheduled to begin on February 1, 2010.
Rick J. Filippelli, President and CEO of TeamStaff said, "This is a significant contract for TeamStaff as it represents further expansion in serving Government agencies. We anticipate our performance will provide the Company with additional opportunities to serve our veterans and active military personnel."
Under the contract, TeamStaff, through its Government Solutions subsidiary, will provide registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and certified nursing assistants to a military retirement facility located in the northeast.
About TeamStaff, Inc.Headquartered in Somerset, New Jersey, TeamStaff serves clients and their employees throughout the United States as a full-service provider of medical and administrative staffing through its two subsidiaries, TeamStaff GS and TeamStaff Rx. TeamStaff GS specializes in providing medical, logistic, information technology and office administration professionals through nationwide Federal Supply Schedule contracts with both the United States General Services Administration and the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. TeamStaff Rx is a leading provider of travel nursing and travel allied healthcare professionals. TeamStaff Rx operates throughout the U.S. and specializes in the supply of travel allied medical employees and travel nurses typically placed on 13 week assignments. For more information, visit the TeamStaff web site at www.teamstaff.com. "Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: This press release contains "forward-looking statements" as defined by the Federal Securities Laws. Statements in this press release regarding TeamStaff, Inc.'s business, which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. TeamStaff's actual results could differ materially from those described in such forward-looking statements as a result of certain risk factors and uncertainties, including but not limited to: our ability to recruit and retain qualified temporary and permanent healthcare professionals and administrative staff upon acceptable terms; our ability to enter into contracts with hospitals, healthcare facility clients, affiliated healthcare networks, physician practice groups, government agencies and other customers on terms acceptable to us and to secure orders related to those contracts; changes in the timing of customer orders for placement of temporary and permanent healthcare professionals and administrative staff; the overall level of demand for our services; our ability to successfully implement our strategic growth, acquisition and integration strategies; the effect of existing or future government legislation and regulation; the loss of key officers and management personnel that could adversely affect our ability to remain competitive; other regulatory and tax developments; and the effect of other important factors disclosed previously and from time-to-time in TeamStaff's filings with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year. The information in this release should be considered accurate only as of the date of the release. TeamStaff expressly disclaims any current intention to update any forecasts, estimates or other forward-looking statements contained in this press release.