Articles tagged with: healthcare

Missing a Shift as a Travel Nurse – What You Need to Know

Missing a Shift as a Travel Nurse – What You Need to Know

Posted on Monday, July 15, 2019 in On the Job

At some point in your travel nursing career, illness or personal emergency will likely require you to call off from work. However, in the travel healthcare industry, missing a shift has different repercussions than it does at a permanent job. There are certain factors you want to take into account before calling off a shift as a travel nurse.

Health Providers Choice Named a Highest Rated Company in the State by Top Rated Local®

Health Providers Choice Named a Highest Rated Company in the State by Top Rated Local®

Posted on Thursday, March 07, 2019 in HPC News

Health Providers Choice is excited to announce that we have been included on the list of highest rated employment agencies in Michigan by Top Rated Local®. Top Rated Local® is a 5 pillar experience based rating system that analyzes ratings and reviews from hundreds of verified review sites online and then ranks businesses based on their overall Rating Score™.
Walk the Talk: Better Teams Make for Better Work

Walk the Talk: Better Teams Make for Better Work

Posted on Monday, March 14, 2016 in On the Job

There's no doubt about it: As a travel nurse, you've got to get good at working with lots of different kinds of people — quickly.

How to Approach your Boss with Issues or Requests

How to Approach your Boss with Issues or Requests

Posted on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 in On the Job

Even if you like your boss, confrontation with someone of higher authority usually brings with it some degree of anxiety. If you are nervous about dealing with someone in authority there are ways to successfully approach your boss with issues or requests.

Flu season: Seven ways travel nurses can prepare

Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 in Travel Nurse Tips

Flu season is upon us! For healthcare professionals, such as travel nurses, it's important to stay as healthy as possible during the fall and winter months. You may find yourself surrounded by patients who have come down with the flu, and your good health will allow you to provide them with high-quality care.

Understanding the role your nursing staff plays in ICD-10

Posted on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 in Healthcare Facilities

Ready or not, ICD-10 is coming. By October 1, 2014, ICD-9 code sets will be replaced by ICD-10 code sets.

State licensure: What you need to know to be a travel nurse

State licensure: What you need to know to be a travel nurse

Posted on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 in Application & Interviews

Travel nursing has developed in response to our country's nursing shortage and has many great advantages for nurses. With travel nursing, you'll be able to grow in your nursing career through a dynamic lineup of different clinical experiences.

How travel nurses can combat understaffing

Posted on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 in Industry News

Nurses are essential to any healthcare team. They play a vital role in patient care and perform important tasks such as patient observation, medication and treatment administration, and medical documentation. But with its current nursing shortage, the United States is failing to meet the growing need for nursing care, which has led to understaffing in the healthcare industry.

How should a travel nurse fill out the nursing skills assessment?

Posted on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 in Application & Interviews

Part of applying to be a travel nurse requires filling out a nursing skills assessment. This is an assessment where nurses rate themselves on a scale to indicate how much experience they have performing particular skills.

Health Providers Choice team member takes on a new job position

Health Providers Choice team member takes on a new job position

Posted on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 in HPC News

AUBURN HILLS, MI—A career placement specialist at Health Providers Choice became HPC's first director of talent acquisition.

Health Providers Choice Named One of Inc.’s Best Workplaces of 2019

Health Providers Choice Named One of Inc.’s Best Workplaces of 2019

Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2019 in Industry News

Health Providers Choice was named one of Inc.’s Best Workplaces of 2019 – Inc.'s 4th annual Best Workplaces list. Inc. received thousands of submissions for the list, and only 346 finalists were chosen to be recognized as Best Workplaces.
Health Providers Choice Named Highway Hypodermics 2019 #1 Travel Company

Health Providers Choice Named Highway Hypodermics 2019 #1 Travel Company

Posted on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 in HPC News

Health Providers Choice (HPC) was named #1 on the Highway Hypodermics 2019 Top Ten Travel Company List. The Top Ten Travel Company list began in 2004, when Highway Hypodermics founder Kay Slane “Epstein LaRue” began rating travel nursing agencies by the benefits they provide to healthcare professionals.
Destructive Nursing - The Chronic Complainer

Destructive Nursing - The Chronic Complainer

Posted on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 in On the Job

Every nursing unit has one–the coworker who always seems to have a problem with anything and everything.

Surviving the Night Shift

Surviving the Night Shift

Posted on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 in On the Job

The graveyard shift, though preferred by many nurses, is also despised by many. It can be difficult to adjust and maintain a normal work function, finding an efficient sleep schedule and balancing a social life with work.

National Breast Cancer Month? What you can do to help raise awareness

National Breast Cancer Month? What you can do to help raise awareness

Posted on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 in Industry News

Every October, it's time to "think pink" for breast cancer awareness.

Health Providers Choice hires a new member to their recruitment team

Health Providers Choice hires a new member to their recruitment team

Posted on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 in HPC News

AUBURN HILLS, Mich.—A new career placement specialist joined the Health Providers Choice Recruitment Team beginning Sep. 3.

Nurses: We couldn’t do it without you!

Nurses: We couldn’t do it without you!

Posted on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 in Industry News

Most people don't think twice about the roles of nurses and often take them for granted. If you look closer at all the things nurses do, you will see how important they are to the quality of healthcare we all receive.

How to streamline your supply chain

Posted on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 in Healthcare Facilities

Hospitals and healthcare facilities are faced with many challenges. To remain competitive in the eyes of consumers, a facility must continue to offer the highest quality, cutting-edge patient care. However, to do this is costly for facilities to maintain, so working within budget is a main concern. Streamlining your supply chain is a good way to address critical budgetary issues.

How nurses can prepare for an aging population

Posted on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 in Industry News

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the percentage of the country's entire population that was aged 55 and older in 2011 was 26.5 percent. That percentage is projected to increase to 31 percent of the population by 2030, according to AARP.org.

Interviewing for a travel nursing job? Six tips to help you prepare

Interviewing for a travel nursing job? Six tips to help you prepare

Posted on Monday, September 09, 2013 in Application & Interviews

Interviews for travel nursing jobs are very similar to interviews for other nursing positions, with one major exception—you'll more than likely interview with a travel staffing service recruiter rather than someone at a hospital.

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