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Progress in the Nursing Profession: From COVID-19 to the Future
Many people joke that 2020 was the year that was canceled. So it's dismissed as “the year that never happened.” However, that simply isn’t the case for nurses and healthcare professionals. Their role throughout the COVID-19 pandemic shed light on the importance of quality healthcare and the huge role nurses play in it.
By Supplemental Health Care May 6, 2021
6 Reasons Why You Should Join a Professional Organization Now
There are many ways you can enhance your career in healthcare. Whether you are a registered nurse, therapist, or another provider, there are plenty of ways to help move your career to the next level. It could involve going back to school, learning a new skill, or networking.
By Supplemental Health Care Apr 28, 2021
Consider Extending Your Travel Nursing Assignment
Time flies when you are having fun, or so the saying goes. If you think about it, a typical travel assignment for a travel nurse is 13 weeks, part of which is spent on orientation and settling into a new work environment. Before you know it, you find yourself on the tail end of the contract and haven’t even explored the surroundings!
By Supplemental Health Care Apr 21, 2021
The Future of Occupational Therapy
Healthcare professionals are essential: they save and improve lives every day. Occupational therapists are the ones that help people function in all of their environments. Being able to walk out of a hospital is sometimes a miraculous thing but healing doesn't always stop there.
By Supplemental Health Care Apr 15, 2021
Care More Spotlight: A Career for Kindness
After spending ten years as a chemotherapy infusion RN in an outpatient setting, Susie Virden and her husband decided they wanted to find a way to travel more. In January, Susie started her travel nursing career with Supplemental Health Care.
By Supplemental Health Care Apr 6, 2021
Consider Lancaster for Your Next Travel Hub
Travel restrictions are beginning to lift and the light at the end of the tunnel is getting brighter. Maybe it’s time for a new travel assignment? What are you passionate about: sun and sand, dramatic mountains, or rich history and experiences? Finding a new adventure almost anywhere is part of the fun of having such an in-demand profession.
By Supplemental Health Care Mar 25, 2021
Using Proper Nutrition to Combat COVID-19
March is annually celebrated as National Nutrition Month, and considering the events of the past year, it is increasingly important to remind people of the role diet and nutrition play in keeping your body fit and better equipped to ward off illness.
By Supplemental Health Care Mar 4, 2021
Travel SLP Spotlight: Creating Community
Donalyn has been a speech-language pathologist since graduating in 2015. She has experience in a variety of settings including schools, skilled nursing facilities, and home health care. She started working as a travel SLP two years into her career, taking assignments in Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas, and even the Virgin Islands.
By Katie Dashiell Feb 25, 2021
Celebrating Healthcare Innovators This Black History Month
This Black History Month, we are highlighting some of the healthcare professionals that have contributed to the advancement of nursing, public health, surgery, and more. Through their contributions, countless lives have been saved and improved. Here are six medical and healthcare pioneers that improved and expanded their fields.
By Supplemental Health Care Feb 18, 2021
Show the Love This February
It’s been over a year since we started saying “we’re all in this together.” It’s easy to let the fatigue of separation become overwhelming but with the finish line in site, let’s not forget to be kind. Love often grows from kindness. So, what better way to show love than with random acts of kindness to others? This year, for Valentine’s Day, we want to inspire you with ways to show love to friends, family, coworkers, and even strangers.
By Supplemental Health Care Feb 10, 2021
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