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Experienced Travelers

Why You Should Consider Becoming a Long-Term Care Traveler: Benefits and How to Get Started

Aug 25, 2022

Nurses working in long-term care perform routine procedures such as recording vital signs and administering medications while providing specialized treatments for progressive and chronic conditions. These nurses also provide educational and emotional assistance to patients and their family members.

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Experienced Travelers

Why Healthcare Travelers Are Choosing GetMed Staffing

Aug 18, 2022

Regardless if you’re a seasoned pro or new to the realm of travel nursing, working with the right partner will always be paramount to defining how you’ll experience the profession. However, it’s not as easy as throwing a dart and landing on a perfect fit for you. You have to ask these questions: What do you want out of your career? What is your ideal work environment?

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Healthcare Recruiting

Understanding the Nursing Shortage and How to Handle It

Aug 8, 2022

Over the past few years, the number of nurses needed and the number of nurses leaving the profession are rapidly increasing, resulting in a nursing shortage that is making it more difficult to ensure quality patient care in some areas.

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Maintaining Health

Tools for Healthcare Professionals to Build their Mental Health Resiliency

Jul 25, 2022

Healthcare is inherently a stressful job, and those who choose to enter the field must prove tenacity from day one. However, that doesn’t mean healthcare workers are superhuman, especially in the COVID era. Emotional fatigue, burnout, and traumas can permeate the strongest individuals.

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Travel Nurse Assignment
Travel Contracts
Travel Nursing
Healthcare Recruiting

Should You Extend Your Current Travel Assignment?

Jul 19, 2022

You have a great start to your new contract, and before you know it, your 13-week assignment will be finished, and you’ll be working with your recruiter to plan the next! But what if you don’t want to leave just yet? The decision comes to the surface as you contemplate traveling to a new location or extending your current assignment to stay for a while longer. So, what will it be?