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  In recognition of National Nurses Week, Time Warner Cable News explored the employment outlook for the profession. “Employers have not been able to find enough nurses to fill their jobs for years. It’s been a problems from coast to coast. As National Nursing Week recognizes their hard work, many are trying to break into… Read more »

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  Looking for employment in Central NY and Upstate NY?   If interested in any of the following positions, contact our expert team of recruiters today, or browse our other available employment opportunities. Labor and Delivery Nurse – Central, NY Located in a great location between Utica, NY and Syracuse, NY, we are looking for… Read more »

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  Fortus Healthcare Resources has been named to the list of Central New York’s Best Places To Work. The Utica-based company is among a dozen small businesses representing a 16-county region. CNY’s Best Places To Work is presented by The Business Journal News Network and BizEventz. The prestigious compilation was determined by an independent, confidential… Read more »

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Travel nurses are unique additions to the medical facility culture. They are short- term employees who come and go quickly in the eyes of your long-term staff. They can be very helpful, but it can also be a challenge to get used to the constant coming and going of these staff members. It is extremely… Read more »

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As you pursue a career in nursing, or another healthcare related field, what has been your experience with mentors? If you haven’t been working with a mentor, you may be missing out on a fantastic resource for knowledge and advice. As you continue on your career path, begin to think about other medical professionals who… Read more »

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Recruiters can help you connect with the opportunity of your dreams. In a recent post, MonsterWorking.com  provides advice for getting noticed by recruiters. The writer spoke with Andy Barberio, senior account executive in our Perioperative and ASC Division for some insight. Barberio notes that tenure and a positive personality are marketable traits. Here’s an excerpt: Highlight… Read more »

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Before travel nurses begin their first assignment, they should always do their research. There are many different travel companies throughout this industry, and each and every one of them has something different to offer.  Throughout the last few weeks, Fortus has had an onslaught of nurses turning to Fortus recruiters for assignments. While we may… Read more »

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Yahoo! Education identifies which degrees you may want to avoid, and which have brighter prospects. Nursing is listed as Hot Degree # 1 and they contacted Fortus Healthcare Resources for an outlook. From the article: “The demand for RNs continues to grow, primarily due to a growing and aging population,” says Jeremy Enck, vice president… Read more »

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Nurses wear a lot of hats. They are responsible for not only the care of their patients but a number of behind-the-scenes functions as well. While nursing can be rewarding, it can also be challenging, and those who dedicate their lives to it understand the bittersweet feelings surrounding their chosen career. Does our culture take… Read more »