This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Cross Country Healthcare CEO Discusses Q3 2010 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

I am also pleased to note a long standing vendor managed account which left us earlier this year, we engaged us at the end of the September under the same terms that we had with them previously.

With respect to our vendor management service we have adopted a strategy to selectively offer this service to certain healthcare systems large hospitals and healthcare facilities that are geographically diverse and large uses of tempering Nurse and Allied Staffing services. To give you a sense of scale we have more than 500 FTEs’ currently working at our vendor managed accounts. As a result of our continued success in this area I am very optimistic that the sequential momentum we are seeing in the fourth quarter in this segment is likely to continue into the first quarter of 2011.

Turning to our position staffing business, well it has not yet shown signs of rebounding, there are indications that are stabilizing it and more or less following normal seasonal patterns. As such, position staffing revenue was up slightly on a sequential basis from the second quarter but we expect it would be a modest drop in the fourth quarter which is likely to offset the increasing activity in our nurse and allied staffing business during the quarter.

Keeping in mind given the shorter nature of contracts for local tenants, we tend to have less visibility in this business relative to our other staffing businesses. Meanwhile, our clinical staffing business appears to be turning the corner based on improved order levels and recent contract awards. In the fourth quarter we expect segment revenue to show modest year-over-year growth for the first time in two years as we move past the head wins of unfavorable comparison resulting from the phase out of contract research projects in the third quarter of 2009. In addition the pipeline of potential projects in this segment is encouraging as we look to our prospects in future quarters.

Read the rest of this transcript for free on

3 of 3

Select the service that is right for you!

Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!


DOW 18,030.21 +6.04 0.03%
S&P 500 2,081.88 -0.29 -0.01%
NASDAQ 4,773.4720 +8.0480 0.17%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs