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The History of Travel Nursing

Mar 18, 2020 10:37:36 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in History

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In 1978, hospitals in New Orleans were unable to keep up with the demand for care. A registered nurse stepped in to help handle the spike in demand caused by a large number of patients due to the Mardi Gras celebration. That’s how modern travel nursing was born. Every year the festival continues on the bayou and travel nursing is still going strong.

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GHR RevCycle Workforce Recognized as 2020 KLAS Category Leader

Feb 6, 2020 9:16:42 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in KLAS

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Dallas, TX, January 31, 2020 – GHR RevCycle Workforce, formerly the HIM Division of HCTec, has been ranked as the top performing outsourced coding company for 2020 according to KLAS Research, a healthcare IT data and insights company providing the healthcare industry with accurate, honest, and impartial research on the software and services used by providers worldwide. GHR RevCycle is the sister company of GHR Travel Nursing.

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Homesick as a Travel Nurse? Here’s What to Do.

Jan 15, 2020 2:39:12 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Travel, Career Advice, Travel Nursing

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As a travel nurse, you are undoubtedly aware of the many perks that your career provides, not to mention the excitement and adventure that comes along with it. However, there are times when you may feel a bit homesick. This feeling is not uncommon, especially if it is your first assignment or if you have not traveled in some time.

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How Travel Nurses Make a Positive Impact on Healthcare

Dec 5, 2019 10:55:23 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Travel, Travel Nursing

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As a travel nurse, there is no doubt you are aware of the benefits your chosen profession provides. However, have you ever taken notice of the impact you have on healthcare facilities? It might surprise you to know the variety of ways your services influence an organization. You bring a new perspective and a variety of experiences to your employers. You enable healthcare providers to deliver a higher quality of care, which improves patient outcomes and ultimately improves patient satisfaction.

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Elkin Recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts

Dec 4, 2019 9:14:52 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Janet Elkin, Staffing Industry Analysts

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Dallas, TX, December 3, 2019 – Janet Elkin, President and CEO of GHR Healthcare, the parent company of GHR Travel Nursing, has been named to the 2019 Global Power 150 and the 2019 Americas 100 lists by Staffing Industry Analysts, recognizing the top female leaders in the staffing industry. This is the fifth year the list has been compiled and her fifth time for being included.

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Tips for Making the Most of the Holidays as a Travel Nurse

Nov 20, 2019 4:16:48 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Career Advice, Travel Nursing, Holiday

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The holidays are a great time to spend with family and friends. But, since healthcare doesn’t take a break, nurses are always needed during these festive weeks. There is a good chance you will be working through the holidays in a new city. Check out our tips for making this holiday season the most exciting and rewarding yet—no matter how far from home you are.

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Tips for How Travel Nurses Can Find Housing

Oct 16, 2019 9:14:56 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Travel, Travel Nursing, Housing

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Housing is an essential part of a pay package for a traveling nurse. Accommodations can make or break your assignment, so it helps to get it right before you take off. Although companies may provide housing for you, housing stipends are gaining popularity for the freedom they offer to the travel nurse.

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How to Prepare for a New Career as a Travel Nurse

Sep 18, 2019 2:12:02 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Career Advice, Travel Nursing, New Job

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When you accept your first travel nursing assignment, get ready for things to move fast. Licenses, IDs, paperwork, tax forms and testing will need to be completed. Create a travel binder that contains all the documents you will need for the assignment. Keep in touch with your recruiter and check out these ways of preparing for your new travel nurse career. 

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Considerations For Being a Travel Nurse with a Family

Aug 12, 2019 2:36:43 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Travel, Travel Nursing, Travel Agency, Family, Traveling With Family

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As all families are different, travel nursing with a family requires creativity in finding solutions for a particular set of family-related circumstances. There are questions that all traveling nurses ask themselves before accepting an assignment:

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Elkin, GHR Healthcare CEO, to Speak at Health Care Recruitment Conference

Jul 30, 2019 1:41:27 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in GHR News

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Industry Expert to Share Recruitment Strategy Insights

Dallas, TX, July 30, 2019 – Janet Elkin, President and CEO of GHR Healthcare (parent company of GHR Travel Nursing), will be a featured speaker at the 45th Health Care Recruitment Conference hosted by the National Association of Health Care Recruiters (NAHCR) being held in Philadelphia, PA July 30 through August 2, 2019.  Entitled ‘Get R.E.A.L. – How to Become a Destination Employer,’ Elkin will be joined by Mary Dougherty, Vice President of Human Resources for Philadelphia Academic Health System for the August 1st lecture.

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