Social Media and the Healthcare Traveler

by Howard Gerber on April 16, 2015

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Social media has become a part of most people’s lives. As a healthcare traveler, social media can have both advantages and disadvantages. While it can be a great way to stay in touch, using social media responsibly is critical. [continue reading…]

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Finding Per-Diem Work to Supplement Your Income

by Howard Gerber on April 9, 2015

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per-diem-healthcare-jobs-nursing-therapyWorking in healthcare – in positions such as a nurse, occupational therapist, and physician assistant – can have a lot of benefits. In addition to being rewarding, there is often flexibility in the types of jobs you can work. For example, not all jobs in healthcare are full or part-time. Many healthcare workers also work per diem. [continue reading…]

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Choosing Your Specialty as a Physician Assistant

by Howard Gerber on April 2, 2015

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physician-assistant-choose-specialtyWorking as a physician assistant can be an exciting and fulfilling career choice. Although they work under the direction of a doctor, physician assistants have a lot of independence on the job.  In many cases, physician assistants perform many of the same tasks as a doctor. For example, physician assistants may perform physical exams, take medical histories, and order and interpret diagnostic tests. [continue reading…]

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travel-nurse-housing-tipsIn addition to salary, healthcare travel jobs usually include housing. Housing options may include a private or shared apartment. In some instances, an extended stay hotel room may be offered. Although you can take the housing, which is offered, you can also secure your own place to live.

There can be some advantages to finding your own housing. For example, you have more control over the situation. You may find a place, which suits your needs better than what the employment agency would offer. [continue reading…]

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pros-cons-travel-nursing-jobMany people dream about starting over at a new job or in a new city. A fresh start can be appealing for a variety of reasons. But if you are considering becoming a healthcare traveler, you should take a little time to think it over. Although it can be a great experience, it may not be for everyone. So how do you decide if working as a healthcare traveler is right for you? Taking a look at the best and worst things about a career as a traveler is a good place to start. [continue reading…]

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Guide to Benefits for Nurse Travelers

by Howard Gerber on March 12, 2015

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travel-nursing-tips-first-timeWhen you are considering taking a traveling assignment, you have to weigh a lot of factors. The location of the job, type of facility and department you will be working in all play a big part in whether the job is right for you. Of course, you also want to look at benefits and what is being offered for the position. Below are some of the many factors you need to consider when deciding on a nurse travel job. [continue reading…]

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travel-nursing-tips-questionsStarting a job as a travel nurse can be an exciting time. While you may look forward to seeing a new city and making friends, there are a lot of things to consider. Although two of the most important factors to consider are salary and benefits, there are other things to take into account. Before you sign on the dotted line, be sure to ask some of the following questions. [continue reading…]

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