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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
Building Your Speech-Language Pathology Career
As a future or new speech-language pathologist, you’ll face new challenges as you gain experience and learn the ins and outs of your first job. Fortunately, clinical fellows (SLP-CFs) also receive hands on training and guidance from experienced mentors in their field as they complete their speech-language pathology programs.
By Supplemental Health Care Jan 21, 2021
The Career Benefits of Mentorship
Starting your career fresh out of school can be overwhelming. We all have questions from time to time that weren’t necessarily covered in classes. Your education prepared you well, but people can stumble through their first few years without some guidance. You need a mentor in your field that understands exactly what you’re going through.
By Supplemental Health Care Nov 24, 2020
Top Teletherapy Tips with Dotcom Therapy
Prior to Spring 2020, many school-based therapists never dreamed that one day they would provide services online. Then, all of a sudden, every therapist was a teletherapist – ready... or not.
By Nicole Pounds, DotCom Therapy Oct 21, 2020
What Does a Contact Tracer Do?
Daily, we hear that extensive testing and contract tracing are the keys to reigning in the spread of COVID-19. Testing makes sense. There are two kinds of tests available for COVID-19, viral tests and antibody tests. The viral tests check to see if you have an active infection, this is usually done with a nasal swab. The antibody test shows whether or not you’ve had a past infection, this is done with a finger prick. Simple right? Contact tracing seems a bit more complex than a yes or no..
By Supplemental Health Care Aug 12, 2020
Lessons for School Professionals from COVID-19
COVID-19 has caused many disruptions for school professionals and students this past school year. Our SHC Schools Center of Excellence decided to have a discussion with some of our own school professionals to get their thoughts and advice on the challenges they faced. Given that the 2020-2021 school year will continue to look different from years past, here is a look at some school professionals’ experiences to help navigate this changing landscape.
By Supplemental Health Care Jul 9, 2020
Discover the Benefits of Correctional Nursing
Within the nursing profession there are many settings and nursing specialties to work in. Have you considered corrections? Most healthcare in the United States is provided through hospitals and clinics, so if you haven’t considered correctional nursing before, you may not realize how many benefits there are.
By Supplemental Health Care Jul 1, 2020
Innovative Learning for School Therapy Services
Our every day lives have changed due to COVID-19 and this changing environment has come with new demands. Although difficult, we are adapting and innovating with our clinicians every day. Supplemental Health Care’s Center of Excellence has partnered with its school professionals and partners to rise to the unique challenges of this time. Together, we have continued to provide essential school therapy services through innovative learning options.
By Supplemental Health Care Jun 4, 2020
Why You Should Partner with a Healthcare Recruiter
As a healthcare professional, you work hard, and long shifts don’t leave a lot of energy for job searching. Wouldn't it be nice to have an advocate on your side? Someone that can help you find or even define your next career move? Consider partnering with a healthcare recruiter.
By Supplemental Health Care May 29, 2020
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