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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

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Hospitals: Benefits of Travel Nurses

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Essential Qualities of a Successful Traveling Healthcare Professional: Part 1

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The Best Nurse Social Media Accounts to Follow

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Where Are the Pharmacy Jobs and How Can I Find Them?

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The Biggest Myths of Travel Nursing Debunked

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Benefits of Using Temporary, Contract Employees

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Developing Positive Relationships With Coworkers

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Travel Nursing 101

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A Day in the Life of an OB Nurse (On a Good Day)

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Pet-Friendly Travel

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    An Open Letter About Nurses “Playing Cards”

    This past week, a Washington state Senator, Maureen Walsh, decided to comment on nurses who “play cards almost all of the time.” A huge backlash of comments by nurses, patients, etc., transpired. In this blog post, Kim S. addresses this issue and shares her insight as a nurse....

    Kim S., FNP Kim S., FNP | April 26, 2019

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    Lessons Learned in Laredo: Travel Outside Your Comfort Zone

    I was far from excited about the opportunity when it was initially proposed to me. Since then, I have always maintained an open mind when presented with opportunities to work in different cities around the country....

    Bryan Mayfield Bryan Mayfield | April 23, 2019

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    Physical Therapy Licensure Compact (PTLC)

    With the passage of the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact (PTLC), PTs and PTAs who practice or work in multiple states are now more easily able to obtain a “compact privilege” to practice or work in another participating state if they meet certain criteria....

    Allison Stringer, MS, PT, FAAOMPT, CHA Allison Stringer, MS, PT, FAAOMPT, CHA | April 16, 2019

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    Top Skills to Complement Your Healthcare Background

    We often have tunnel-vision, pursuing hyper-specific certifications that will allow us to get into a specialized field but can be difficult to translate into other areas. In the process, we overlook skills that many of the country’s top healthcare organizations seek....

    Alex Evans, PharmD Alex Evans, PharmD | April 09, 2019

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    To Be or Not to Be: Medical Imaging Technologist

    How would I know if a career in medical imaging is for me? Here are some questions to ask yourself....

    Susan J. Kelly, BS, CNMT Susan J. Kelly, BS, CNMT | April 02, 2019

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    Why I Became a PT

    I am frequently asked, “Why did you become a physical therapist?” To be perfectly honest, I cannot say for certain why I chose this path, but without a doubt, I have found success, satisfaction and fulfillment in this 26 year journey. ...

    Allison Stringer, MS, PT, FAAOMPT, CHA Allison Stringer, MS, PT, FAAOMPT, CHA | March 26, 2019

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    Working in Hawaii: Top Dive Sites on Maui

    I lived and worked as a pharmacy manager for two years on the island of Maui, in a town called Kihei. I am addicted to diving and have logged about 250 dives in the approximately ten years I’ve been diving, and one of the primary reasons I moved to Hawaii was to dive....

    Alex Evans, PharmD Alex Evans, PharmD | March 19, 2019

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    Enhanced Nursing Licensure Compact (eNLC): A Guide for Travel Nurses

    With the NLC in place, nurses in compact states could now apply for one multistate license from their respective Board of Nursing (BON) that, via the interstate agreement, allowed them to practice in other compact states. ...

    Rachel O'Connor Rachel O'Connor | March 12, 2019

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    A Brief History of Medical Imaging

    Medical imaging is a new way to describe an old, but continually evolving and exciting industry. In general terms, medical imaging is the process of visualizing the body’s parts and organs in order for physicians to diagnose, treat and monitor disease and/or injury. ...

    Susan J. Kelly, BS, CNMT Susan J. Kelly, BS, CNMT | March 05, 2019

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    We're Coming to the NYONEL 2019 Annual Meeting!

    In a couple weeks, members of the Barton Healthcare Staffing team will be attending NYONEL's 27th Annual Meeting and Leadership Conference. We can't wait to see you there!...

    BHS Team BHS Team | February 26, 2019