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From the American Nurses Association Career Center: Whether you’re looking for your first nursing job or are well established in your career, it’s important to know the basics elements of a successful nursing job search. The first step is being proactive about your career by always staying on the lookout for new experiences and better opportunities,… Read more »

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  In observance of National Nurses Week, we’re taking a look at what our team of experts at Fortus Healthcare Resources has had to say about the employment prospects for new and seasoned nurses as well as pieces for advice for landing that dream job. Here’s a sample of what we’ve been saying. Healthcare travelers… Read more »

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  In recognition of National Nurses Week, Time Warner Cable News explored the employment outlook for the profession. “Employers have not been able to find enough nurses to fill their jobs for years. It’s been a problems from coast to coast. As National Nursing Week recognizes their hard work, many are trying to break into… Read more »

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As you pursue a career in nursing, or another healthcare related field, what has been your experience with mentors? If you haven’t been working with a mentor, you may be missing out on a fantastic resource for knowledge and advice. As you continue on your career path, begin to think about other medical professionals who… Read more »

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Recruiters can help you connect with the opportunity of your dreams. In a recent post, MonsterWorking.com  provides advice for getting noticed by recruiters. The writer spoke with Andy Barberio, senior account executive in our Perioperative and ASC Division for some insight. Barberio notes that tenure and a positive personality are marketable traits. Here’s an excerpt: Highlight… Read more »

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Before travel nurses begin their first assignment, they should always do their research. There are many different travel companies throughout this industry, and each and every one of them has something different to offer.  Throughout the last few weeks, Fortus has had an onslaught of nurses turning to Fortus recruiters for assignments. While we may… Read more »

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Yahoo! Education identifies which degrees you may want to avoid, and which have brighter prospects. Nursing is listed as Hot Degree # 1 and they contacted Fortus Healthcare Resources for an outlook. From the article: “The demand for RNs continues to grow, primarily due to a growing and aging population,” says Jeremy Enck, vice president… Read more »

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Fortus Travel Healthcare Resources is a leading provider of travel nurse staff for facilities all over the country. We specialize in dialysis nursing roles and have several current positions including Modesto, California and Decatur, Texas. Peritoneal Dialysis RN: 12 week contract with a premier client Our client in Modesto is currently seeking a dialysis RN… Read more »

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As a travel nurse you have some challenges that not every new employee will have. Each time you start a new assignment you are also starting over in a new town or city, learning your way around the area in addition to your new job. The challenge can be exhilarating and exhausting at the same… Read more »

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As you move through your nursing career, you’ll find your experience makes you more valuable as a job candidate. Be sure your resume contains a representation of your top three nursing responsibilities and a summary of your job description, says Jeremy Enck, vice president of sales at Fortus Healthcare Resources. Read the entire article at… Read more »