5 Tips to Sleep Better at Night
A good night’s sleep may seem like a dream when you’re up night after night tossing and turning and counting the dwindling hours until your alarm. Many of us struggle to shut down our bodies and minds on a daily basis, resulting in the sluggish feeling from the lack of restoration the evening before. The five tips below may help restore your body’s ability to get full night of restful sleep.
3 Ways Healthcare Professionals Can Enjoy the Holidays with Family
It’s the time of year where things are a bit more festive. Christmas lights shine brightly on houses. Stores and Malls are jam packed with shoppers looking for the perfect gifts. Holiday music is playing everywhere from the gas station, to the office at work (like it is right now for me), and the surround sound in your home. Families and Friends gather to eat great food, exchange gifts, make Christmas cookies, and most of all enjoy some quality time together.
Premier Medical Staffing Services Wins Milwaukee Business Journal’s 2016 Best Places to Work, for the second consecutive year.
Staffing in the healthcare world is a revolving door of opportunities. Medical positions can be full-time, part-time, per-diem, permanent, ongoing, contract, etc. Landing a job as a healthcare professional may seem simple and finite, and for the most part, it is. However, there is a lot of work that goes on behind the scenes that most people don’t realize. That’s where recruiters come in handy. We make your job of finding and securing a position as easy as possible. Let’s look at the step by step process from start to finish of how we do this.
Because healthcare is a field that requires medical professionals to be present around-the-clock, night shifts probably won’t go away anytime soon. Working the night shift has its advantages, but it may be a struggle to get used to the hours.
You’ve booked your first travel nursing assignment and are headed across the country for a new adventure in just a few short weeks. Even though you’ve got several years of nursing experience under your belt, you’re not sure what to expect.
Don’t sweat it! These tips can help you prepare for what’s ahead and give you what you need to have a great assignment once you settle in.
Being a part of the healthcare world, on many occasions I find myself thrown into discussions with healthcare professionals or future healthcare professionals in some way, shape, or form. One of my absolute favorite things about my job is the opportunity to work with local colleges and universities to have discussions with healthcare students. These opportunities not only give us a platform for our company branding, but they also give students the chance to learn about travel and per-diem work. They have been surprisingly educational for me as well. Continue reading
Documents necessary to begin a new position in a healthcare facility are complex for those new to the field and those who haven’t changed to a new job opportunity. Healthcare workers are required to have a number of documents in order to be compliant and begin working. It is important to know and understand that requirements vary from facility to facility. These requirements and specialty regulations are determined by State regulations, facility type, and membership to organizations such as Joint Commission. Continue reading
It’s the time of year where New Year’s resolutions are in full effect. After the hustle and bustle of the crazy busy holiday season, the New Year tends to act as a natural reset for a successful path towards new opportunities and new goals.
Like most people, my New Year’s resolutions are pretty generic – eat better, save money, put others first and be successful. All over social media, I see the lists from various friends, family, acquaintances, and even random strangers depicting their New Year’s resolutions and every year I think to myself…how will any of us achieve any of this? Continue reading
The field of travel nursing offers unique challenges and real advantages for professionals in this fast-growing medical field. As the name suggests, travel nurses take on temporary positions in hospitals, clinics and institutions across the country. Travel nurses go where the jobs are and can enjoy exceptional benefits and salaries while doing the most good for patients in need. Here are six of the most important benefits of working with a healthcare staffing agency as a professional travel nurse.
1. Top-Notch Compensation Packages
Salaries and benefits may vary depending on the level of experience and education of the nurse. Highly qualified travel nurses can attract significantly higher compensation rates and may be eligible for benefits that include access to health care and retirement benefits. Liability and malpractice insurance is typically covered by the healthcare staffing agency offering placements to travel nurses. Continue reading