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A New Year means different things to different people. Often in the professional world January brings a renewed sense of purpose and plan after the holidays. Have you considered your healthcare staffing plan for 2014? You should consider all of the benefits of working with a specialized staffing service like Fortus Healthcare Resources to help… Read more »

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In the past two years, Fortus Healthcare Resources has been placed on the Inc. 5000, an annual list of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States compiled by Inc. Magazine. For an Insights column, “My Best Advice” – Wisdom from Inc. 5000 Leaders, Collaborative Legacy Partners asked the founders, CEOs, and presidents of current… Read more »

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Working with a recruiter from The Fortus Group can open up doors of opportunity that you never knew existed. Most nurses today fall into one of the following categories: Content with their current position, actively looking for a career change, or keeping their options open even if it’s a passive job search. Which one are… Read more »

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All the sweet treats of the holidays can feel like torture for individuals who need to watch their sugar intake and other considerations of dialysis treatments. While your friends and family are enjoying cakes, cookies and eggnog, don’t dwell on what you can’t have but think about making some treats that work for your specific… Read more »

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Current statistics show that nearly 8 percent of the U.S. population has been diagnosed with Diabetes. An estimated seven million people do not even know they have this disease. One of the biggest risks is surgery as 25 percent of diabetic patients will require surgery at some point in their lives. Complications and mortality in… Read more »

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  Any traveler, having been traveling for years, or out on their very first assignment, would agree that one of the hardest things about being on the road is spending so much time away from friends and loved ones at home. As can be expected, this difficulty often increases during the holiday season. So how… Read more »

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This may be one of those “duh” moments, but not everyone knows how to conduct themselves regarding using their cell phones while at work. Many companies do have cell phone policies. However, if the rules aren’t spelled out, what are the right and wrong ways to use a phone on the job?  Is it ever… Read more »

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There is not a single traveler out on the road who hasn’t gone through the transition stage of leaving a full time job for that very first travel assignment. And while any travel nurse or recruiter can discuss the positive aspects of starting travel until they are blue in the face, it really is a… Read more »

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Travel nursing is a great way to obtain experience all over the country. Typically, travel nurse jobs pay more than staff positions and the ability to stay in other areas while working is a big draw for those interested in these opportunities. There are currently several locations with needs for travel nurses. Here are two… Read more »