Healthy Eating During the Workday

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Tips-Healthy-Eating-During-the-Workday-Blog-Post-Premier-Medical-Staffing-ImageIf you are anything like me, sometimes it can be really difficult to accomplish healthy eating during the workday. I know I usually have good intentions and will go shopping on Sunday and buy a variety of healthy items that I can bring into work to prepare during the day. The problem for me is that I get too busy and do not have the time to take a break. Then what happens………delivery from a local establishment which usually consists of some not so healthy choices.

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5 Reasons to Listen to Podcasts

Reasons-to-Listen-to-Podcasts-Premier-Blog-ImageI’m going to start off by saying I love to listen to podcasts. A lot. I listen to more podcasts than I have time for. I love comedy podcasts, educational podcasts, podcasts full of advice (some good, some decidedly bad). Then there are the podcasts about TV, movies, true crime, money, politics…I’ve even been known to listen to podcasts about other podcasts. I’m hooked.

You may be wondering why a person with a full-time job, boatload of children, menagerie of pets, and more hobbies than she can count would choose to spend her time this way. In fact, looking at that podcast list, I tend to wonder too. Let’s break down my top reasons to listen to podcasts.

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Summer Skewer Recipes

Summer-skewer-recipes-premier-medical-blog-imageWith summer here, all I want to think about is grilling out, backyard gatherings, soaking in the sunshine, and eating delicious, easy to prepare foods. So, naturally a blog with snapshots of just that with summer skewer recipes is something I’m excited to share with healthcare professionals and everyone else.

Having a smorgasbord of healthy, easy to prepare, but still delicious, easy appetizers in your arsenal of tricks is important. Whether you host a small get-together, or like to bring a dish to the party, these crowd pleasing summer skewer recipes are sure to please or inspire your inner skewer-creativity.

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What Different Healthcare Certifications are Available?

What Healthcare Certifications Do I Need?

Healthcare-Certifications-Credentialing-Premier-Medical-Blog-ImageThere are different types of healthcare certifications and knowing the differences are key to obtaining the correct one for your career. The credentialing team of Premier Medical Staffing Services breaks down the top certifications for healthcare professionals.

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What Sets a Staffing Agency Apart

Sets-Staffing-Agency-Apart-Premier-Medical-Blog-Post-ImageI want to start out by asking one simple question: What?

You’re a nurse and you’re probably receiving an overwhelming amount of phone calls, emails, text messages, and inbox messages on social media sites from recruiters in every state. Whether you’re a travel nurse or working locally, I’m sure this is very common if you’re in the healthcare field. If choosing to work agency, what makes you say yes?

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3 Tips on Using Facebook to Find Your Nurse Travel Job

Finding your next travel nurse assignment can be a daunting task especially when you have two weeks left in your current assignment. Although I could never be a nurse – blood kind of freaks me out, I envy nurses that take the opportunity to travel the world. Truly amazing!

Facebook-Search-Tips-Travel-Nurse-Premier-Image-600pxWhen I interview local nurses, I ask them if they would consider travel nursing and most of them fear job security and the unknown. Fear is a reality to all of us. It’s overcoming your fear that makes life worthwhile. Don’t get me wrong, some nurses don’t want to travel; they prefer permanent positions where they can establish a lifestyle around their career. Either way being a nurse is awesome whether you’re a traveler or not.

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Immunizations Needed for Healthcare Agency Work

Immunizations-Credentialing-Blog-Post-Premier-Medical-ImageThe list of immunizations needed from a healthcare staffing agency can be daunting, and may include things that you may or may not have already. At Premier Medical Staffing Services, we pride ourselves in assisting you to obtain the documents that you have access to, as well as, provide resources. These are the best questions to ask yourself when needing to provide medical records for a pre-employment background check.

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How to Make Your Garden Grow

How-Make-Your-Garden-Grow-Blog-Premier-Medical-ImageIn a few weeks, most of us will take part in the annual “Garden Mart Shuffle”. We usually dread dragging an overstuffed cart filled with soil, plants, and other soil treatment options if we skip the expensive planting soil. After we spend more money than we anticipate, we still have to haul of this home and that’s where the real work begins – how to make your garden grow.

Now that you have gardening on your mind, you become more conscious of every front yard on your way home. You wonder if everything you just purchased will yield the results that you have been dreaming of all winter. Will you finally grow vegetables that are Instagram worthy? Will your flowers stand out to passerbys?

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Intro to Credentialing

What is Credentialing in Healthcare Staffing?

Many people view credentialing as an extension of HR. For healthcare facilities, and in this case healthcare staffing agencies, credentialing is a crucial step. Healthcare professionals are required to have accurate and up-to-date credentials to prove not only their skills/ competency at their job, but also to comply with Federal regulations.

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