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Why Washington State is Perfect for Travel Nursing
Washington State is one of the most beautiful and diverse states in the country, with something to offer everyone who visits. From the stunning Pacific coastline to the majestic mountains in the east, this state is full of natural beauty. Washington is also home to major metropolitan areas like Seattle and Tacoma, as well as charming small towns that are worth exploring.
By Supplemental Health Care May 18, 2022
Working Tourist: Seeing the Whole Picture
After spending 38 years as a nurse, it is not a stretch to think that Linda Fletcher could teach a master class on what it takes to be a great nurse. Her career has spanned most care settings, including hospitals, doctors’ offices, hospice, and home health care. A year ago, Linda and her husband decided they wanted to spend more time traveling, so naturally, she launched a new phase in her career and began travel nursing.
By Supplemental Health Care Apr 27, 2022
The Best Shoe Brands for Healthcare Workers
Healthcare workers put their bodies, especially their feet through a lot. Spending long hours on their feet dealing with spills and other messes, it's important for them to have shoes that can handle the demands of the job. So, what are the best shoe brands for healthcare workers, and why are good shoes important?
By Supplemental Health Care Mar 30, 2022
Healthcare Staffing Trends to Watch in 2022
As we close out 2021 and look to continue our work in the new year, I am reminded of how grateful I am to be in healthcare staffing. Across the country, Supplemental Health Care is making a difference everywhere care is delivered: in underserved communities, hospitals, healthcare facilities, homes, schools, and correctional facilities. Our teams are doing meaningful and significant work to ensure that patients across the country are receiving the care they need.
By Vickie Anenberg Jan 12, 2022
How to Support Our Healthcare Workers Right Now
For close to two years now, time and again, we have read about or witnessed first-hand the bravery and dedication of our nation’s healthcare professionals. No one could have foreseen the incredible stress and strain the COVID-19 pandemic would place on the shoulders of those entrusted with providing healthcare to the masses.
By Linda McDonnell Nov 24, 2021
Best Scrubs Brands for Healthcare Professionals
Scrubs are the perfect uniform. You never have to waste time ironing, they are super comfortable, and can even reflect your personality. There are pros and cons to wearing scrubs, but typically the benefits greatly outweigh the negatives.
By Supplemental Health Care Nov 17, 2021
Top 10 Tips for Home Health Care Professionals
Surprising to no one, the COVID-19 pandemic dramatically changed our views about work and the workplace. This paradigm shift also fed into the already increasing trends in home health services. Even before 2020, home health care was experiencing tremendous growth.
By Supplemental Health Care Oct 28, 2021
Take Your Nursing Career to the Next Level
After over a year of working in the kind of world that you only read about in history books, many nurses have begun to reevaluate their careers. The long hours and incredible stress of a worldwide pandemic have made many consider moving away from bedside nursing or at least looking for a change of scenery.
By Supplemental Health Care Sep 14, 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
How 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
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