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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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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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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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Elkin Recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts

Nov 20, 2018 11:28:34 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in GHR News

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Dallas, TX, November 20, 2018 – Janet Elkin, President and CEO of GHR Healthcare, the parent company of GHR Travel Nursing, has been named to the 2018 Global Power 150 and the 2018 Americas 100 lists by Staffing Industry Analysts, recognizing the top female leaders in the staffing industry. This is the fourth year the list has been compiled and her fourth time for being included.

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