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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 »

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No blog post today. Instead we decided to tell you a little bit about us, starting with our home town. Check out our Board on Pinterest! http://www.pinterest.com/fortusresources/the-fortus-tours-utica/

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Rebecca Urtz, account executive at Fortus Travel Healthcare Resources, is listed among the “2013 Recruiters of the Year” by Healthcare Traveler, the primary resource for mobile healthcare professionals.  The publication compiles its annual honor roll based on nominations submitted by healthcare travelers touting successful traveler-recruiter relationships.  One testimonial states: “I could not be happier having… Read more »

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Over our Thanksgiving break we’ve been putting this question out there to all of the nurses and doctors we know: What are you thankful for that helped you get through nursing or medical school?  We’ve received all kinds of answers. Some were very close, and others were on complete opposite ends of the spectrum. So… Read more »

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The holidays can be especially challenging for those dealing with  dietary requirements that are different from their friends and family. When you’re preparing for your holiday meal, what kinds of foods are you interested in eating? Here is a delightful late fall treat that will be perfect as we head into Thanksgiving and then into… Read more »

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“As a Travel employee, our company will do everything in our power to fit your individual accommodation needs. Whether it be housing, a rental car, or transportation to and from assignments, Fortus Group Travel is 100% dedicated to making things as simple and stress free as possible. Recruiters are always available to help with any… Read more »