Golden
DirectShifts

DirectShifts

DirectShifts provides a healthcare staffing platform. It matches clinicians to jobs.

DirectShifts, incorporated as FirstLocum Inc., is a company which provides a platform for hospitals to connect with clinicians for short-term work placements. The company was founded in 2018 by Sai Kumar Thumuluru.  It aims to simplify the recruiting process between medical professionals and hospitals by removing multiple external intermediaries. DirectShifts operates from New York and San Francisco, United States. DirectShifts has receiving funding from investors such as Medstartr Ventures, Anita Pramoda, and Jim Sweeney.



Service

DirectShifts offers medical professionals such as physicians, a platform to seek and apply for locum tenens jobs, also known as short-term work placements. The platform operates through its website and mobile application, available on iOS. Hospitals can post job vacancies through the platform for free, and will only be charged a fee when a medical professional is hired. DirectShifts also provide malpractice insurance and credentialing processes for job applicants, as well as tax filing help for hired individuals. They also provide $1,500 for continuing medical education (CME) training for individuals who have worked seven shifts through the platform.

Timeline

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Mari Bradford

Employee



Rajat Upadhyaya

Employee



Sai Kumar Thumuluru

Founder



Shrinath M Aithal

Employee



Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date









Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link





Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services









References