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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 »

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Dialysis treatment acts as a filter for the body for individuals facing disease and failure of the kidneys. When kidneys don’t properly work to flush out toxins , assistance in the form of dialysis may be needed. However, the treatment for kidney disease and injury can vary depending on the circumstances. Dialysis falls into two… Read more »

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The market is as competitive as ever for travel nurses. One of the most common questions is: How do you stay ahead of the competition? Many travel nurses want to know what they can do to give themselves the best shot at getting that travel assignment. Assignments can sometimes be few and far between. How… Read more »

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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 »