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States Expected to Have an Increased Need for Nurses

by Howard Gerber on April 21, 2016

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The need for nurses is expected to grow much faster than average for other jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. There are several factors, which may contribute to the increased need for nurses.

One reason nurses are expected to be in demand is the fact that millions of baby boomers are hitting retirement age. In addition, there is an increase in people with chronic medical conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease, which means more people need care. Add in the Affordable Care Act, which allowed millions of previously uninsured people to seek medical care, and you may not have enough nurses to meet the demand.

In some parts of the country, the need for nurses in hospitals may not be as great as the need in other settings, such as home health and nursing home. The demand for nurses also varies geographically. Some states tend to have a higher need than others.

Whether you’re considering a permanent job or a travel assignment there are some states which are expected to have a higher need for nurses than average in the coming years including the following: [continue reading…]

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Six Tips to Land a Therapy Job in a School Setting

by Howard Gerber on April 14, 2016

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If you’re an occupational therapist, speech therapist, or physical therapist trying to move into school-based therapy, there are several things to consider. Although experience as a therapist in a hospital, nursing home, or rehab setting is helpful, working in a school setting is different. But with the right game plan and advanced planning, you can transition into school-based therapy. Consider some of the following suggestions: [continue reading…]

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Becoming a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

by Howard Gerber on November 12, 2015

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occupational therapy assistant job requirementsYou have a lot of options if you are considering a career in the medical field. If you are looking for a job in healthcare where you can improve a person’s quality of life, working as an occupational therapy assistant may be a career to consider. [continue reading…]

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Sunbelt #SummerToRemember Giveaway!

by Howard Gerber on September 14, 2015

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SUN-B2S-Giveaway-Email-HeaderWe’re having a great summer at Sunbelt! Between ramping up our Sunbelt Cares efforts, collecting hundreds of backpacks filled with school supplies for kids in need, and staying hard-at-work for our clients and candidates, there’s never a dull moment in our schedules!

Now it’s your turn to tell us about your enjoyable moments of the summer! Tweet us @SunbeltStaffing and hashtag #SummerToRemember with your pictures, (very short) stories, funny moments, back-to-school tips, and more in 140 characters or less! Let our very own #SummerToRemember photos help inspire you — click here to see!

Two lucky winners will each receive an $50 Oriental Trading eGift certificate — just what you might need to spruce up your classroom and knick knack stash! Tweet us by 11:59 PM EST on Sunday, September 27, to be automatically entered in our back-to-school giveaway.

Get to Tweeting! >>

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Becoming a Nurse Practitioner

by Howard Gerber on June 25, 2015

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nurse-practitioner-jobsIf you are interested in furthering your career as a nurse, becoming a nurse practitioner may be a good option. Working as a nurse practitioner can be rewarding and lucrative. There has never been a better time to become an NP. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the opportunities for nurse practitioners are expected to grow by about 19% through the year 2022. [continue reading…]

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Balancing Working and Your Home Life While On the Road

by Howard Gerber on June 11, 2015

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travel-nursing-tips-work-life-balanceWorking as a healthcare traveler may be a great opportunity. Not only can you work somewhere different and live in a new city, but you have the chance to make new friends. With all the excitement, it can be hard to juggle everything. It can be challenging to balance a new healthcare travel job with your life outside of work, especially at first. [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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