Blog

Nov 30

by FlexCare team members Alicia Keith, Angie Entwisle, and Taylor Stanfield

 

Get in on winter pay rates before the January surge!

Did you know that January is one of the busiest months for travelers applying for new assignments? Avoid getting caught in the “bottleneck” of people who had contracts end in December, or took time off for the holidays, or waited for the New Year. Once these well-meaning procrastinators are ready to begin a new adventure, the pool of candidates applying for jobs at the same time nears a fever pitch.

 

 

Nov 9
Travel nurse Mickel Egan

FlexCare travel nurse Mickel E, a CVICU RN, recently received a Daisy Award while on assignment in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The nomination came from a patient's wife, who also happens to be a nurse, and had this to say about Mickel:

 

Sep 26
FlexCare Charlotte, NC Office

ROSEVILLE, CALIF. - SEPTEMBER 

FlexCare Medical Staffing, a leader in medical staffing services for healthcare facilities across the nation, has announced the opening of a new office in Charlotte, North Carolina. This is FlexCare’s first regional office outside of California.

Sep 7

If you've been thinking about becoming a travel nurse or allied clinician but you're hesitating because you don't want to leave Fido behind, there are steps you can take that will allow you to make Fido your travel companion.

 

There are lots of reasons to bring your pet along for the adventure. Traveling with your pet not only helps combat homesickness, it also reduces stress - and that can help you be an even better traveler.

 

Aug 7
healthcare team

The shortage in healthcare personnel is real and I’m sure many won’t deny it. When it comes to employing travel nurses or other clinicians, there are a few rules of thumb that can give you the advantage over other competing facilities. Here are some strategies to find the right candidate first!

 

Jul 18
nurses collaborating

As someone who works with healthcare facilities to help them solve their staffing challenges, I'm often presented with misconceived notions or problems as to why facilities steer clear of hiring travel nurses. Some of the facilitiy leaders I have spoken with who are responsible for staffing are under the impression that hiring travelers is too expensive. While the subject of cost vs.

Jul 6
Julia Kuhn

Julia Kuhn, MS CCC-SLP, is an experienced travel SLP and founder of TheTravelingTraveler.com, a resource and lifestyle blog for traveling healthcare professionals. Julia will be speaking at TravCon 2018 as part of the expanded sessions for allied travelers. We caught up with Julia and she generously agreed to answer a few questions about her experience as a traveler. 

 

Jul 6
Welcome handshake

Welcome!

What a simple word, yet just hearing it makes you feel good. Now consider travelers who regularly move from one facility to another every 13 weeks. I know from my own experience and hearing from other travelers that receiving a genuine welcome when starting a new assignment can make a huge difference.

 

Jun 25

FlexCare is honored to have received 29 industry awards in the past four years. The most recent announcements came the week of June 18, 2018 as two companies recognized the FlexCare team for the fourth and fifth years in a row!