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Fortus Group Travel is kicking off 2017 with our Traveler of the Month series. 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: Kathy D Current Position: LPN Current Location: Oriskany, NY Hometown: Ilion, NY Why did you… Read more »

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Dave Keenan has joined Fortus Healthcare Resources as chief operating officer and chief financial officer. In this newly-created position, he is responsible for the operations and finance areas of the company and is working with other senior management to spearhead the development, communication and execution of growth strategies for Fortus.   In announcing the appointment, President… Read more »

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Think back to your first day on the job, whether it was yesterday or years ago. You couldn’t wait to get dressed in your scrubs and get to the unit. Your coworkers seemed friendly, helpful and generally awesome. You were nervous but excited and looking forward to all the opportunities ahead. On your way home,… Read more »

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Many job seekers make the mistake of suspending their search this time of year. Some may feel that they just don’t have enough time while juggling all the tasks that go along with the holiday season. Others assume that employers put their hiring decisions on hold. As you know, the demand for quality, dedicated healthcare… Read more »

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From Hospitals & Health Networks, the flagship publication of the American Hospital Association: The baby boom generation will deliver a blow to health care once its members start to retire in large numbers, but this provides an opportunity for new employment structures to take hold. Framing the Issue: The health care workforce is dominated by… Read more »

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Fortus Healthcare Resources is a trusted and reliable source of knowledge on a wide range of topics related to healthcare employment markets and trends. Here are some recent examples of Fortus experts in the news. Job Market for Nurses Continues to Heat Up As WKTV NewsChannel 2 reports, due to a shortage of nurses in… Read more »

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From the American Nurses Association Career Center: You’ve probably heard a lot about the nursing shortage. But if you’re a recent graduate, you may be wondering, if there’s a shortage, why does it take so long for entry-level nurses to get hired? Hiring managers told CareerBuilder that the gap reflects the difference between the skills… Read more »

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Kevin Price, Host of the Price of Business on Business Talk 1110 AM KTEK (on Bloomberg’s home in Houston) recently interviewed Michael Maurizio. About Michael Maurizio Michael Maurizio is founder, President and CEO of Fortus Healthcare Resources, a staffing firm that places healthcare professionals throughout the country, as well as internationally. Fortus also provide a series of… Read more »

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“I had the pleasure and unique opportunity of working with Debbie Lachacz, Senior Account Executive.  During our campaign I found her to be extremely professional, dedicated and most importantly knowledgeable about the client.  Further, she helped prepare me with salient information about the area, organization and professional environment.  I felt that she gave me every… Read more »

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The dog days of summer are wagging right along.  The sun is setting a little earlier, the last batch of ingredients for S’mores is flying off camp shelves and those highly-anticipated Back to School sales are in full swing. Pretty soon, students of all ages will begin a new year of learning. Even if you’re… Read more »