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5 Benefits to Fostering Diversity in Healthcare
In healthcare, representation and inclusion are so important. Patient populations are diverse, so care needs to reflect the different backgrounds and experiences of individuals. Diversity amongst providers can also help deliver higher quality care with more understanding and representation. Healthcare systems can also see advancements and better outcomes by promoting diversity with their staffing and patient care.
By Supplemental Health Care Jul 1, 2021
How a Referral Program Benefits Everyone
Word of mouth and referrals are the most powerful and most relied on source for many decisions. Even with the rise of the internet and readily available reviews, people still ask their friends, families, and coworkers their opinions before making major decisions. This is especially true when looking for a new job or staffing agency.
By Supplemental Health Care Jun 10, 2021
The Right Recruiter Makes a Difference
This National Healthcare Recruiter Recognition Day, we wanted to talk about what a recruiter’s role is within healthcare staffing and what makes someone successful in the job. We spoke with one of our talented healthcare recruiters about his experience and advice.
By Tyler Pilarski Jun 1, 2021
Top Nursing Specialties for 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has created chaos within the healthcare industry for close to 18 months. While COVID data is slowly trending in the right direction in 2021, there are still hot spots and uncertainty to contend with for the foreseeable future.
By Supplemental Health Care May 27, 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
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
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