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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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Recent Changes at GHR Travel Nursing Makes the Lives of Nurses Easier

Jun 24, 2019 9:46:13 AM / by Amanda Verdin posted in Career Site, Joint Commission, Referral Program, Benefits

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At GHR Travel Nursing, we are celebrating our 2nd anniversary and decided there’s no better time to update you on the many improvements we’ve been putting in place to make your work life easier! 

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GHR Travel Nursing Job Board Quick Guide

Jun 11, 2019 3:19:08 PM / by Amanda Verdin posted in Job Search, Search Jobs, Career Site

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As a nurse, we know you’re busier than ever. You may want to explore new travel opportunities, but simply don’t have the time. Or, you know that job searching can be a daunting or overwhelming process, and don’t feel like getting wrapped up in it again. If you fall into either scenario, we’ve got good news for you.

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Best Ways to Reduce Stress for Nurses

Apr 17, 2019 3:33:53 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Nursing, Career Advice, Travel Nursing, Stress

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Most nurses absolutely love their jobs. But, it’s no secret that nursing can be taxing at times. So, nurses must find ways to diffuse stress and efficiently carry out their job duties. If you’re beginning to feel burned out, there are several strategies you can use to take the edge off the tension. We have ten tips to help nurses reduce stress.

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GHR Travel Nursing Featured on WKBW Buffalo

Apr 1, 2019 1:37:46 PM / by Amanda Verdin posted in Travel Nursing, Now Hiring

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In March, GHR Travel Nursing was featured by Hiring 716--WKBW's new initiative committed to highlighting job opportunities, challenges and success stories in Western New York.

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2019 Guide to Travel Nursing

Jan 14, 2019 4:39:39 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Travel Nursing, New Year

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Many people choose to make decisions about their career at the start of a new year. As a nurse, there are countless opportunities to continue learning new skills and expanding the scope of experience you can offer employers. But you might be wondering how exactly to tap into those opportunities. Becoming a travel nurse can be the perfect vehicle to help nurses achieve their career goals and gain more job satisfaction in the upcoming year.
What to expect as a travel nurse

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