Our series “Meet Your Recruiter” allows employees and applicants to understand what life is like behind the scenes at Fortus Healthcare Resources. This insight gives you a human perspective of the people who make our assignments happen.
Janet Jones has worked with Fortus Healthcare Resources as a recruiting specialist for 13 years. She lives in Newport, New York, and has 2 sons and a daughter ages 29, 19, and 15, as well as a Shih Tsu named Hazel. When not recruiting, she enjoys cooking and baking, working in the yard, landscaping, and spending time with family and friends. She loves traveling anyplace near the ocean and on the beach.
We asked Janet a few questions about her work and the advice she has for travel nurses. We hope her perspective can provide some insight into who she is as a recruiter and what Fortus looks for when hiring and working with travel nurses all over the country.
What Helps a Nurse Stand Out?
Passion for what they do, professionalism, and desire to work hard and have an open mind on travel assignments and locations. Nurses need to be good with communication and their commitment from day one.
Fortus Healthcare Resources encourages nursing professionals who want to expand their professional experience to apply for open travel nurse positions.
What Does a Day in Your Life at Fortus Look Like?
Phone calls, emails, and communicating with travelers that are on assignment, or looking to start an assignment. No two days are the same.
Recruiters at Fortus Healthcare Resources provide support from the application and hiring process to each assignment.
What’s Your Best Tip for a Nurse Once They Go on Assignment?
Have an open mind, be positive, stay focused, and enjoy the opportunities of traveling.
Each opportunity is different, so it’s important to have a flexible mindset to be successful in the assignment.
What Traits Do the best Nurses You Have Worked with Share?
Compassion and dedication.
Travel nursing offers a chance to try new things, live somewhere different, and provide compassionate care to more patients.
If You Were a Travel Nurse, What City Would You Want to Work In?
Savannah, Georgia, or Charleston, South Carolina.
Do you want to work with Janet and our team of recruiters?
Our recruiters are hiring travel nurses for jobs in Wichita Falls TX and across the county, so join the team at Fortus Healthcare Resources for your next travel nursing assignment.