Part of the Clayton Associates family of companies, Staffing as a Mission is a fresh approach to healthcare staffing. Our primary mission is finding the best personnel for your business. The SaaM team invests time to understand each client’s unique culture and delivers customized solutions that fit each request.
What makes SaaM different than every other staffing company?
We have a mission beyond the mission.
SaaM donates our time, talent, and 10% of every dollar we make to ministries and charities doing great work in our city and around the world.
SaaM aims to serve our clients with excellence, to contribute to our communities, and to operate guided by Christian principles. We deliver staffing and recruiting solutions to meet your business needs and appreciate any opportunity to serve you as our customer.
Word of mouth is the way we grow, and our primary focus is delivering excellence for our clients and employees.
Our goal is to maintain 100% client reference ability.
SaaM was formed with a vision to use the skills and resources of the company to support mission and ministry initiatives in Nashville, the US, and around the world.
Click here to learn more about our ministry partners.
SaaMhealthIT focuses on staff augmentation projects for health systems:
SaaMsupport places healthcare office administrative and professional staff members:
SaaMclinical delivers personnel with care delivery expertise:
REBOOT Combat Recovery exists to help military families heal from the spiritual and moral wounds of war. They do this through a 12 week combat trauma healing course. Through the REBOOT community, veterans and families are able to see the different stages of transition and learn from those a few steps ahead.
Barefoot Republic seeks to facilitate Christ-centered relationships between individuals from diverse racial, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds through an equally diverse platform of artistic, athletic and team-building programs.
Safe Haven is the only shelter-to-housing program of its kind in Middle Tennessee that accepts the entire homeless family. They keep the family together and provide comprehensive services that empower them to achieve lasting self-sufficiency.
Third Millennium's goal is to provide Christian education to hundreds of thousands of pastors around the world who lack sufficient training for ministry.
Ordinary Hero is a 501c3 child advocacy organization that inspires and empowers ordinary people to make an extraordinary difference in the life of a child in need. Ordinary Hero fulfills this mission through adoption aid, trips, family, sponsorships, running life center in Ethiopia, and local outreach projects.
The Mocha Club is a community of people, just like you, giving up the cost of a few mochas a month to fight extreme poverty in Africa. They walk alongside local leaders who identify local, sustainable, solutions.
Below is a sampling of the positions the SaaM team is looking to fill:
Stuart McWhorter | Chairman of the Board
Stuart McWhorter has over 20 years of experience in entrepreneurship and early stage investing. Mr. McWhorter is the Founder and Chairman of Clayton Associates, a venture investment firm primarily focused on the early stage investment cycle in the healthcare and technology industries since 1996. As an active supporter of various causes, Stuart is passionate about SaaM's mission of giving back to the community through an innovative business model.
Jonathan Barnes | Founder • CEO
Jonathan has over 15 years of experience successfully leading teams in the acute care, wellness, home health and healthcare technology industries. He had a vision to start a staffing company with an emphasis on excellent service and giving back–the dream was born in Staffing as a Mission. He and his wife have five children and a bunny named Boots. Jonathan is passionate about his faith, family, fitness, music, technology, teamwork, and growing SaaM as a way to bless others.
Nathan Buttrey | Director of Operations
Sam Crenshaw | Business Development Associate
John Sizemore | Recruiter
Jon McEwen | HealthIT Director
Trent Draughon | Senior Recruiter
Randy Tate | Senior Recruiter
Caleb Graves | Director of Business Development
Jaime Pawlitschek | Recruiter
Julie Traina | Recruiter
Brett Warren | Recruiter
Kendyl Valder | SaaMevangelist
Paul Warren | Recruiter
Dalton Christian | Sourcing Team Lead
Emily Kozacek | Employee Care Coordinator
Jonah Reels | Intern, Sourcing