Tips for Finding Short Term Housing for Travel Nurses

by Howard Gerber on October 18, 2018

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short term housing travel nursingBefore you start your nursing travel assignment, you have a few decisions to make. One important choice is where you’re going to live. You can leave it up to your staffing agency to arrange temporary housing, or you can find short-term housing on your own. This decision should be negotiated as part of your contract. [continue reading…]

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5 Important Duties of a School-Based Physical Therapist

by Howard Gerber on October 11, 2018

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school physical therapist dutiesIf you are new to working as a school-based physical therapist or you have not made the switch yet from a hospital setting, you might not be familiar with all the duties. School-based physical therapists have many responsibilities. They assess students for therapy, develop a treatment plan, and administer therapy. But there are also other duties that are important including the following: [continue reading…]

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Flu Shots: What Healthcare Travelers Should Know?

by Howard Gerber on October 4, 2018

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flu season vaccineThe fall season may mean football games, hayrides, and cooler weather. It also means the start of the flu season. The flu can affect anyone, but healthcare travelers who are providing direct patient care are especially at risk of contracting the flu. [continue reading…]

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What Are the Hot Allied Health Jobs Right Now?

by Howard Gerber on September 27, 2018

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allied health jobsAllied health is currently a hot field. Many jobs in allied health are expected to grow much faster than average over the next decade. Why is there such a need for allied health professionals?

There are several reasons that allied health workers may be in demand. The population is living longer, which creates a need for more health workers in different disciplines to care for patients. Also, advances in medicine are creating various specialties that did not exist years ago.

If you’re thinking about a career in allied health, you have several options. Below are some of the hottest allied health careers. [continue reading…]

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5 First Time Travel Nursing Tips

by Howard Gerber on September 20, 2018

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travel nursing tips first assignmentStarting your first travel nursing assignment is an exciting time. There is a lot to look forward to from learning new things to making friends. To decrease any stress associated with moving and starting a new job, there are several things you can do. Consider the following tips before you hit the road on your first travel nursing assignment. [continue reading…]

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back to school therapyAs summer wraps up, it means it is time to start another school year. If you are a school-based occupational, speech or physical therapist, you’ll meet the students on your caseload and start working on IEPs. The start of the school year is a fresh start and a great time to develop new treatment strategies.

In order to start the school year off on the right foot, it’s helpful to keep several things in mind including the following suggestions: [continue reading…]

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allied health settingsAllied health is a growing career field. If you are considering becoming an allied health worker, you have a lot of options. Allied health professionals include a variety of careers including respiratory therapists, physician assistants, and medical assistants. Allied health professionals work in various settings including healthcare facilities, private medical practices, and government agencies. Below are the most common settings for allied health workers. [continue reading…]

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