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It’s a tight job market, and that’s not expected to change in 2020. It’s true across the board, but the shortage of top talent is very apparent in the healthcare industry. To hire the best people at the right time, you need to understand the needs of your potential employees and even tailor the experience… Read more »

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Healthcare jobs, especially nursing, can be demanding. Standing, walking or running happen a lot on the job. This can be stressful, both physically and mentally. This kind of workplace stress can lead to unhealthy behaviors which can be magnified for those in travel nursing jobs as they may feel like a fish out of water. How can… Read more »

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Negativity is everywhere around us, and that’s true in the workplace as well. Not every employee will be happy every day, but there is something you can do to encourage more positive behavior where you work. Whether they experience stress at home or on the job, healthcare employee morale can be affected by all the… Read more »

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It’s hard to find the right people for your unit, department, or clinic. And just when you think you might have the right resources, something changes to topple the entire house of cards. It can be devastating when your nursing staff is unable to function because of outside factors that make it difficult if not… Read more »

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You probably know that nurses are in demand. You also know that travel nursing is a great way to get out, find new opportunities, and travel. But the demand for skilled nurses doesn’t mean you can simply walk into a job at any time. You still have to sell yourself as the right candidate for… Read more »

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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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  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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Travel nurses are unique additions to the medical facility culture. They are short- term employees who come and go quickly in the eyes of your long-term staff. They can be very helpful, but it can also be a challenge to get used to the constant coming and going of these staff members. It is extremely… Read more »

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The 2015 budget proposed by President Obama sets aside $1.8 billion for health information technology incentive payments for a series of ongoing initiatives designed to improve the efficiency of delivering healthcare. Here is a closer look at how the new Health IT landscape may impact providers. Information technology’s role in healthcare. Big changes are on… Read more »