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The Path to a Physical Therapy Career

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General Safety Tips While Traveling Solo

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Traveling to Rural Hospitals

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Where to Travel In Autumn

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Day or Night Shift? Pros and Cons of Both

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Advice on How to Prepare for Your Interview

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Does Experience Predict Success in Management?

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6 Reasons Nurses Choose to Travel

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Dealing With Loneliness While Traveling

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Essential Qualities of a Successful Traveler: Part 3

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Getting Your Mail on the Road

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Should I Move up to Pharmacy Management?

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    The Best Ways Travel Nurses Can Help During a Crisis

    Travel nurses make up only a small percentage of the 2.9 million registered nurses in the United States, but you can offer a lot during crisis situations. The fact that travel nurses are so versatile makes you well-suited for the position to jump right in to help....

    Risa Kerslake, RN Risa Kerslake, RN | July 02, 2020

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    Wider Use of Masks Brings About Skin Concerns for Nurses

    One of the outcomes of COVID-19 is the widespread use of masks as personal protective equipment (PPE). With their constant use, there are new skin concerns that are being noted....

    Kurt Ullman, RN, BSPA, MHA Kurt Ullman, RN, BSPA, MHA | June 24, 2020

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    Read How Susan N., RN Started her First Travel Assignment with BHS During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Hi Susan, thanks so much for speaking with me today. I know you are on your first travel assignment in New York City right now. How have things been working with Barton Healthcare staffing and specifically with your recruiter Lorenzo?...

    Ellen Lowry Ellen Lowry | May 18, 2020

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    Deals Continuing Past Nurses Week

    National Nurses Week is an annual, week-long event that celebrates nurses everywhere and their dedication to helping others. It kicks off on May 6 and concludes with Florence Nightingale's birthday on May 12. But this year, as nurses week comes to a close, the celebration of nurses everywhere extend...

    BHS Team BHS Team | May 12, 2020

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    Getting a Mortgage: Tips for Travel Nurses

    As a travel nurse, you'll experience lots of benefits - but when it comes time to buy a home, you may have some questions. The 13-week contract looks to underwriters as having unsteady employment. The part of your compensation coming as stipends or travel reimbursements aren’t seen on a W-2 form mak...

    Kurt Ullman, RN, BSPA, MHA Kurt Ullman, RN, BSPA, MHA | May 05, 2020

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    States Lifting Bans on Elective Procedures [COVID-19]

    While the COVID-19 pandemic has caused certain states to ban hospitals and other medical facilities from performing elective procedures, we are now seeing some of these bans starting to lift. Originally intended to help dedicate resources to fighting the virus, the bans will no longer be in effect i...

    BHS Team BHS Team | May 01, 2020

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    PDPM and PDGM - How it Affects Physical Therapists

    With the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) newly implementing the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) and Patient Driven Grouping Model (PDGM), physical therapists need to understand the implications on their practice and how to demonstrate their value to patients in skilled nursing f...

    Allison Stringer, MS, PT, FAAOMPT, CHA Allison Stringer, MS, PT, FAAOMPT, CHA | April 28, 2020

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    Ways to Improve Your Mental Health

    Improving your mental health as a nurse can help you provide better support to patients. Unfortunately, nurses are neglecting their wellness because they are focused on taking care of others. Compassion fatigue is taking over the well-being of nurses....

    Janine Kelbach, BSN, RNC-OB Janine Kelbach, BSN, RNC-OB | April 21, 2020

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    How to be a Professional Newbie

    I've been traveling for over four years now and I still feel like a newbie for the first few weeks of every assignment. Below are some tips I have discovered for mastering being the newbie. Several of these are pretty obvious to “adulting”, but hopefully I'll list some new ideas and maybe serve as a...

    Kearstyn Fox, RN Kearstyn Fox, RN | April 14, 2020

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    High Demand Specialties for Travel Nurses

    Travel nursing can broaden your experience as a nurse and help you travel all around the United States. In order to get the most out of your career as a travel nurse, it’s smart to go into a high-demand specialty field. These are the five most in-demand fields for travel nursing in 2020!...

    Janine Kelbach, BSN, RNC-OB Janine Kelbach, BSN, RNC-OB | April 09, 2020

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