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Happy April! Each month each of the Fortus Recruiters will nominate one of their travelers that they believe has been gone above and beyond in their field. Meet this month’s traveler – Erin S. Name: Erin. S. Current Position: Registered Nurse, Emergency Department Hometown: Utica, NY    Why did you choose this career? This career… Read more »

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Fortus Group Travel is ending the month of March with our second Traveler of the Month!  Each month each of the Fortus Recruiters will nominate one of their travelers that they believe has been gone above and beyond in their field.   Name: Julia Current Position: Travel RN Current Location: San Francisco, CA Hometown: Centennial, CO… Read more »

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Healthcare professionals walk a delicate tight rope when it comes to providing care to their patients and managing the families. Often, even if the patient is able to make their own decisions, a family member provides some well-meaning but poorly thought out advice or has a list of demands. Most of the time these requests… Read more »

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Typical healthcare professionals have to wear a lot of hats. Throughout the course of a shift you may need to tend to patients, handle administrative duties, and much more. Each day can be a balancing act between very different tasks that are all top priority. The key is to not only be productive but to… Read more »

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It is easy to get overwhelmed at work, but that doesn’t mean you have to keep trying to do everything by yourself. You have a naturally built in support system all around you. Your coworkers have their own responsibilities, but everyone knows that more is accomplished through cooperation than trying to power through a difficult… Read more »

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Not every day is going to be wonderful. Working in the medical industry is difficult and bad days can really get you down. But everyone knows you have to push through these days filled with negative feelings, anger, sadness, or self-doubt or you’ll never step foot into your workplace again. How can you do that… Read more »

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Fortus Group Travel is heading into March with our new Traveler of the Month!  Each month each of the Fortus Recruiters will nominate one of their travelers that they believe has been gone above and beyond in their field.   Name: Ann Marie Golombeski Current Position: RN Current Location: Honolulu, HI Hometown: North Branch, MI… Read more »

Fortus Healthcare Resources Appoints Jeremy Enck as New President and CEO

Fortus Healthcare Resources, a national healthcare recruitment agency based in Utica, N.Y., is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeremy Enck as president and CEO, effective immediately.

 

Enck is currently the vice president of Sales at Fortus Healthcare Resources and has been with the company since 2007. Enck  started out with Fortus as a project coordinator working with key account managers on nationwide health-care searches. By 2009, Enck developed the Travel Placement Division also known as Fortus Group Travel, from near ruin to a competitive force in the industry. In the beginning, Fortus Group Travel had three internal employees, six external contract workers, and supplied contract staff to a handful of companies. Today, under Enck’s direction, Fortus Group Travel does business with more than 100 different companies, has over 100 internal and external employees, and is on track to triple in size this year.

 

As vice president of Sales since 2010, Enck has been responsible for the hiring and development of the sales staff and the growth of both the permanent and travel nursing divisions.

 

“I am very proud of my work at Fortus and for creating an environment where everyone is a key employee,” says Enck. “Fortus has unlimited growth potential and I look forward to bringing the company to the next level.”

 

Fellow Fortus employee Edward MacKenzie worked with Enck as a project coordinator and believes that it is the right time for a transitional change. “Jeremy has been instrumental in getting Fortus Healthcare to where it is today,” says Mackenzie.

 

Kathy Cano, director of human resources and compliance at Fortus, has worked closely with Enck over the past five years and believes that “with Jeremy’s passion, determination and leadership skills, Fortus will see unprecedented growth going forward.”

 

As president and CEO, Enck will report to Founder Michael Maurizio and work collaboratively with him leading the continued growth, diversification and transformation of Fortus Healthcare Resources to a company that is focused on the long-term. Specifically, Enck will ensure that the fiscal health, operations, marketing strategy, technology, and programmatic strategies are effectively implemented across the organization.

 

Maurizio, who has served as president and CEO of the company since 1993, will remain chairman of the board and will work alongside Enck on special projects. “Jeremy, in many ways, has established himself in these positions over the last 18 months,” says Maurizio “The only difference is the title. I have had confidence in Jeremy for years and his business acumen far exceeds his age.”

 

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Jeremy Enck. (2016)

 

 

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Finding qualified medial employees has been a complex challenge for many medical businesses and facilities. While a lot of industries look to LinkedIn or Facebook to help them find candidates, the healthcare industry is not following all of the same employment and recruiting rends. That said, you can be sure that qualified medial employees are currently looking… Read more »