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      Developments in most fields, such as technology and medicine (which often go hand in hand,) do not happen overnight. In the case of medicine it often took hundreds, if not thousands of years to get where we are today. Kidney disease is one that goes back thousands of years. The ancient Romans… Read more »

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Any experienced traveler can tell you that every assignment is different. There are different people, different atmospheres, and different ways of operating. What any experienced traveler can also tell you is that while many facilities have wonderful coworkers and great management, there are also those facilities that are not as perfect. Whether it is coming… Read more »

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Everyone needs time to recharge their batteries. It is also important to learn to connect with team mates on the job. This is especially imperative for travel nurses who may only be spending two or three months in a given location. If you’re looking for ideas for your travel nursing assignment, or are a manager… Read more »

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  As a traveler there is a word that you hear constantly:  “Marketability”. Recruiters and hiring authorities love very marketable travelers – since it makes everyone’s (including the traveler!) job easier. Travel recruiters can talk up and down about how “marketable” a traveler is to any client, but what does it all really mean? And how can you, as a… Read more »

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Utica, N.Y. – The Fortus Group, a leading healthcare staffing firm, has rebranded to Fortus Healthcare Resources to accurately reflect and expand its full range of services for healthcare facilities and professionals. The company began in 1993 as a dialysis staffing firm. Since then, Fortus has enhanced its focus and specialties to include recruitment and… Read more »

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Going on a travel assignment is nerve-wracking enough without adding boredom into the mix. You are put in an area you are not familiar with, with no real connections other than a recruiter – who is not there by your side in a literal sense. Traveling can, at times, be lonely and uneventful. This is why finding… Read more »

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Are you considering a career as a traveling nurse? It is important to understand all the potential benefits and disadvantages to the lifestyle as you plan the next stage of your career. One particularly essential consideration is the salary. Here is some information about travel nursing and considerations about the salary in the United States…. Read more »

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Travel Nursing is a rewarding experience that allows you the opportunity to experience new places and people along the way. If you’re thinking about pursuing travel nursing there are some things that are helpful to know about packing for your time away from home. Below are a few things to keep in mind when you’re… Read more »

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Peritoneal dialysis is a common treatment for individuals facing kidney failure. According to the National Kidney Foundation, nearly 350,000 Americans are currently on dialysis. If you are using dialysis to treat your condition, it is important to consistently check for problems and know how to handle them. Here are some of the things to look… Read more »

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All work and no play can, indeed, make anyone’s workday extremely dull. There is a place for levity and fun in the office, but there is a right way and a wrong way to make it happen. Interjecting the right humor into your communications can keep you happy and motivated. If you want to use… Read more »