SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–VISTA Staffing Solutions has promoted Lori Douglas to the position of Senior Vice President of Operations, President Christian Rutherford announced today. The move expands Douglas’ role to include overseeing the company’s locum tenens (temporary physician staffing) divisions serving surgery, anesthesiology, family medicine, and internal medicine subspecialties. She will also continue to oversee the company’s physician licensing and credentialing divisions.
“She represents the versatile and scalable talent that is critical to our future success,” explains Christian Rutherford, president of VISTA Staffing Solutions. “Her skills and deep experience in the industry will help us sharpen our focus and maintain our position of leadership.”
“Lori joined VISTA in 1990, our first year of operation, and has worked her way up,” adds Executive Vice President Clarke Shaw, to whom she reports. She was named Vice President of Operations in 2005, which added licensing, credentialing, quality assurance/risk management, and coordination with VISTA medical directors to her scope. “She is also an extraordinary coach and mentor,” Shaw says, “and she has maintained relationships with doctors and client healthcare facilities that span more than two decades.”
Douglas is a member of the legislative committee of the National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations (NALTO), and past chair of the organization’s arbitration committee.
By Tim Spagnola
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