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Unconscious bias is the concept that we tend to make decisions based on biases even when we don’t realize those biases are affecting our thought process. Unconscious bias impacts hiring for many industries, including healthcare. The important part is understanding how and why these ideas impact hiring decisions and making a clear plan to move… Read more »

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Working long hours or night shifts is not an unusual circumstance in the medical field. But did you know that irregular schedules can cause a sleep disorder known as Shift Work Disorder? “Shift Work” applies to any job that occurs outside of traditional work hours and may happen when other people are sleeping. Untreated, Shift… Read more »

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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. Mackenzie Morgan-Harrington has been a recruiting specialist with Fortus Healthcare Resources for 5 years and recently moved from… Read more »

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The emergency room is always a stressful place. And you know that patient care is essential, but it’s even more critical in emergencies. There are a lot of reasons to make the patient experience a top priority in the ER. Managing patient expectations and your own, will be a big part of making the experience… Read more »

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Is your facility ready to hire oncology nurses? When you’re looking to bring on someone who specializes in anything, there are a few things you want to consider ahead of time. The entire team of oncology experts works together to provide patients with the best care possible. Cancer treatment is always difficult, both for the… Read more »

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Travel nursing is a great career opportunity for many people. It gives them the chance to use their skills and travel to new places across the country. Travel nurse positions often pay more than their local counterparts, plus the addition of paid living expenses. But if travel nursing is calling you, how can you maximize… Read more »

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If there’s just one thing that 2021 needs to set it apart from 2020, it’s positivity. While we are all dealing with the stress of the previous year and looking forward to a future without that level of anxiety, a simple way to improve attitudes and productivity is by promoting a positive workplace. Here are… Read more »

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We are all so happy to see 2020 behind us. But just because we’ve flipped the calendar to a new year doesn’t mean the challenges with the pandemic and economic concerns will disappear. If you’re looking for your next healthcare job, it’s a good idea to assess your current skills and determine what you need… Read more »

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2020 has been a challenging year, especially in healthcare. But while we have all struggled with the stress of the pandemic and the economic difficulties, we have proven we’re strong and resilient. What lessons did you learn in 2020 that you can take into the New Year? Here are a few things we can do… Read more »

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You signed up for life as a travel nurse so you already know that staying on top of everything is key to your success. But did you know that there are several ways technology can enhance your overall travel nursing experience? What apps, programs, or tools should you have access to that will make travel… Read more »