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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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    History of Physical Therapy

    Happy Physical Therapy Month from all of us at Barton Healthcare Staffing! According to the American Physical Therapy Association, PT month presents an annual opportunity to raise awareness about the benefits of physical therapy. In honor of the month long celebration, or clinical liaison and physic...

    Allison Stringer, MS, PT, FAAOMPT, CHA Allison Stringer, MS, PT, FAAOMPT, CHA | October 20, 2020

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    Common Licensing Questions, Answered

    Here at Barton Healthcare Staffing, we have in house licensing, credentialing, and travel teams in order to get you where you need to go. Whether you need a new state license for your travel assignment in a month, or you are looking for the closest hotel to your facility, Barton's specialized teams ...

    BHS Team BHS Team | October 05, 2020

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    You got the Interview! 8 Interview Tips for Travelling Healthcare Professionals

    Hearing from your recruiter that you got an interview is always a great feeling. BHS recruiters love to deliver this news, and travellers love to hear it! The next step is selling yourself to the client and sealing the deal for your next exciting contract. Having been involved with hundreds of inte...

    Kristen Schappler Kristen Schappler | September 28, 2020

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    The BHS Hiring Process: From Start to Finish

    Ever wondered what our complete hiring process is like? In our new infographic, we lay out the steps from start to finish. Check it out below!...

    BHS Team BHS Team | September 17, 2020

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    Physical Therapists Step Up to the Challenges Posed By COVID-19

    As an essential part of the healthcare system, physical therapists face a certain expectation to provide quality care to their patients - even during a pandemic. In these past few months, many have been conflicted with their moral obligation to provide services, and concern for the health and well-b...

    Allison Stringer, MS, PT, FAAOMPT, CHA Allison Stringer, MS, PT, FAAOMPT, CHA | September 10, 2020

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    How to Feel Like Part of the Team

    Being a traveling clinician has its perks: competitive pay, the ability to see new places, and a wide variety of assignments. But all the excitement in the world doesn’t negate the fact that you’re coming onto a team where everyone else knows each other. And while you have the ability to form new re...

    Risa Kerslake, RN Risa Kerslake, RN | August 25, 2020

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    Resources For Making Friends While On Assignment

    If there's one fear that seems to hold people back from taking the leap to being a traveling clinician, it's the fear of loneliness. I'm here to tell you that although you're always moving and in unfamiliar places, there's no shortage of opportunities to connect with other like-minded people. No mat...

    Kearstyn Fox, RN Kearstyn Fox, RN | July 28, 2020

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    The Value of Soft Skills in Healthcare

    A travel assignment can enable healthcare workers to use clinical skills in various facilities. In order to succeed in a new work environment, it's beneficial to have a combination of hard and soft skills....

    Maureen Bonatch MSN, RN Maureen Bonatch MSN, RN | July 14, 2020

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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