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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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    Does Experience Predict Success in Management?

    Does experience really matter that much? After all, I’ve worked with a technician who had been at the pharmacy eight years but still could not run one of the most common insurance cards encountered in the pharmacy....

    Alex Evans, PharmD Alex Evans, PharmD | September 17, 2019

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    6 Reasons Nurses Choose to Travel

    Pursuing a career in travel nursing goes far beyond making more money and having a flexible work schedule. With travel nursing, you can experience a range of other benefits. Here are six potential benefits and core reasons why nurses choose to travel....

    Janine Kelbach, BSN, RNC-OB Janine Kelbach, BSN, RNC-OB | September 12, 2019

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    Dealing With Loneliness While Traveling

    Many of us look forward to finishing the workday to go home to unwind with family and friends — but what about if you’re aren’t heading home at the end of the day?...

    Maureen Bonatch MSN, RN Maureen Bonatch MSN, RN | September 10, 2019

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    Essential Qualities of a Successful Traveler: Part 3

    Throughout my experience traveling to fill temporary pharmacist positions, I have noticed that healthcare providers in these roles are often at a seemingly inherent disadvantage. Things are blamed on us, whether we are at fault or not....

    Bryan Mayfield Bryan Mayfield | September 05, 2019

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    Getting Your Mail on the Road

    With a new address every 13 weeks, having your mail catch up to you can be a challenge. There are many methods to help you get mail in a timely and complete manner....

    Kurt Ullman, RN, BSPA, MHA Kurt Ullman, RN, BSPA, MHA | September 03, 2019

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    Should I Move up to Pharmacy Management?

    Because of my quick move into management, I never really thought much in the past about whether or not I should be a manager, or if that would truly make me happy. Thankfully, it did for a very long time. However, I have recently decided to step down from management, at least for now, and I wanted t...

    Alex Evans, PharmD Alex Evans, PharmD | August 29, 2019

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    See You in Las Vegas! TravCon 2019

    In less than two weeks, members of the Barton Healthcare Staffing team will be attending TravCon 2019 in Las Vegas. We hope to see you there!...

    BHS Team BHS Team | August 28, 2019

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    Benefits of Being a Temporary/Contract Employee

    Have you worked in one place for the majority of your career and are now wondering what other opportunities could be out there? Have you ever wished you could take the summers off altogether? Perhaps becoming a temporary/contract employee is something you may be interested in. Barton Healthcare Staf...

    Susan J. Kelly, BS, CNMT Susan J. Kelly, BS, CNMT | August 27, 2019

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    Essential Qualities of a Successful Traveler: Part 2

    What was the last movie you saw? What are some of your hobbies? Where did you go to high school? Although these may seem like questions you would ask on a first date, they are actually examples of questions you might ask a coworker at a new temporary assignment. Having a list of go-to questions like...

    Bryan Mayfield Bryan Mayfield | August 22, 2019

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    RVing as an Alternative to Rental Housing

    If you are tired of packing at the end of each contract, there are options that allow your home to travel with you. Traveling nurses and other healthcare professionals may like the convenience of a recreational vehicle (RV) instead of finding an apartment as they move around. ...

    Kurt Ullman, RN, BSPA, MHA Kurt Ullman, RN, BSPA, MHA | August 20, 2019