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Pets mean the world to their people. A companion animal can make any situation better. As a travel nurse, can you bring your pet with you when you live in another city on assignment? The short answer is yes, but there are some things to consider. Here are the things you know before you pack… Read more »

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Are you a healthcare facility or clinic that utilizes travel healthcare staff? On a scale of 1 to 10, how would you rate your travel healthcare agency? If you’re saying any number less than 10, it may be time to break up with your recruiter. Sometimes we think that situations are isolated or that it… Read more »

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Whether you’re new to travel nursing or a seasoned traveler, it’s always a great idea to know what to expect. That includes what you need to bring along. There are some of the obvious things, but what about the not-so-apparent travel essentials? Here are a few ideas that can help your travel nurse assignment be… Read more »

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As a nurse, your health should always be your top priority. You need to be in good health in order to be an effective caregiver to those in need, so you should never feel guilty about putting your own self-care first. Traveling nurses who are on the road constantly might have a difficult time balancing… Read more »

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Our series “Meet Your Recruiter” gives our employees and applicants insight into the behind-the-scenes world at Fortus Healthcare Resources. We hope these intros provide perspective on the work and lives of the recruiters who make these jobs happen.   Stacey Benware has worked at Fortus Healthcare for two and a half years so far. She… Read more »

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What does it take to be a leader in healthcare? Chances are, if you have any of these qualities, you’re a leader in your facility or department. Let’s take a closer look at the traits it takes to be a good leader and advance your healthcare career. Here are five skills that that medical leaders… Read more »

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Our world is interconnected in ways we never imagined even 20 years ago. Many of us have friends we only know through social media. We use computers to communicate. And, after the COVID-19 crisis of 2020, we began to rely on technology to stay in touch, do our jobs, and take care of our basic… Read more »

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It is not easy to get enough exercise when you have a busy schedule. But you may be excited to learn that a lot of the things you do on your nursing job do count as exercise. Consider the activities you do day-to-day that keep you physically fit, a few that don’t, and how to… Read more »

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Our series “Meet Your Recruiter” gives our employees and applicants insight into the behind-the-scenes world at Fortus Healthcare Resources. We hope these intros provide perspective on the work and lives of the recruiters who make these jobs happen. Mark Simon has been with Fortus healthcare for one year. He graduated from SUNY Institute of Technology… Read more »

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For people with cancer and the families dealing with the diagnoses, oncology nurses are a bright spot in a difficult time. Being an oncology nurse isn’t an easy thing, but it’s an important thing. If you’ve thought about a career as a cancer care nurse, we want to share some of the positive reasons to… Read more »