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GHR Healthcare Named One of Largest Per Diem Healthcare Staffing Agencies

Oct 2, 2019 9:34:54 AM / by Editor posted in GHR News

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Dallas, TX, October 2, 2019 – GHR Healthcare, parent company pf GHR Travel Nursing, has been named as one of the largest per diem healthcare staffing companies in the United States, according to a recent industry listing produced by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the leading industry authority on the staffing industry. This is the second consecutive year GHR has been named to the list.

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Five Things to Avoid in Your Travel Nurse Job Hunt

Sep 30, 2019 2:45:38 PM / by Amanda Verdin posted in Career Advice, New Job, Search Jobs

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Just because travel nurses are sought after and in-demand, don’t think you have your next job in the bag just yet. With some preparation, polishing and self-reflecting, your next job search can be your most seamless yet. Read about five of the most common mistakes nurses make during the job hunt.

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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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Warning Signs It’s Time for a New Nursing Job

Sep 17, 2019 9:06:17 AM / by Amanda Verdin posted in Nursing, Career Advice, Travel Nursing

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There are few careers as meaningful or important to society than being a nurse. It is a rewarding, gratifying job that allows you to make a difference in patient’s lives.

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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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Debunking the Myths of Travel Nursing

Aug 7, 2019 1:14:16 PM / by Donny Wright

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Travel nurses are believed to have first made their appearance in the late 1970s in New Orleans, LA. With a census spike resulting from the city’s Mardi Gras festivities, travel nurses were hired to help combat the nursing shortage.

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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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Five Steps to Evaluating Your Travel Nursing Job Offer

Jul 24, 2019 2:26:00 PM / by Cheryl Wilhelm posted in Travel, Nursing, Compensation

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Let’s face it, trying to figure out what a travel nursing job offer is really worth is confusing. 

There’s just so much to consider. Pay rates, travel stipends, benefits, meal stipends, bonuses, housing…and that’s only the financial end. On top of that, it seems like every agency has a different way of giving you the information, which makes it even harder to compare travel offers from multiple agencies.

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Benefits a Top Priority at GHR Travel Nursing

Jul 10, 2019 10:48:08 AM / by Amanda Verdin posted in Travel Nursing, New Job, Travel Agency, Benefits

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At GHR Travel Nursing, our motto is “helping you help others.” Not only do we place nurses in great travel assignments with competitive pay, we make sure you’re comfortable, healthy and happy at the same time. If you are not familiar with our variety of benefits, take a look. Our benefits package is just another great reason to work at GHR Travel Nursing.

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What a Nursing Recruiter Looks for in Candidates

Jul 8, 2019 3:12:31 PM / by Amanda Verdin posted in Career Advice, Job Search, Resume, Relationship with Recruiter, Recruiter

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While searching and applying for new travel nursing jobs can be exciting, the process may seem a bit daunting at times. The resumes, phone screens, applications…it’s a lot to think about! Good news, though. We talked to several GHR Travel Nursing recruiters who shared their best tips for success for nurses to utilize during the job search and application process. Read our real-life recruiter feedback to make your life easier.

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