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6 Event-Finder Apps to Use While on Assignment

June 9th, 2014

Eventbrite Designed for an iOS or Android phone, this app is modeled after the website of the same name. Eventbrite allows you to locate events worldwide, access maps and directions, and—after you buy tickets—check into events using a QR code on your phone. Eventbrite is your one-stop-shop for fun! Events Finder Similar to Eventbrite, this […]

So what is a Noncap H-1B?

August 13th, 2013

The H-1B cap is currently set by federal statute at admission of 65,000 highly specialized workers annually. For the past several years, the H-1B cap has been met within weeks – or even days – of commencement of the filing season on April 1. As a result, foreign nationals otherwise eligible for H-1B visas are excluded from US […]

World Photography Day Contest

August 10th, 2012

August 19th, 2012 is “World Photography Day” and MedPro wants your help! We are calling on all of our traveling heathcare professionals to send us your breathtaking, wacky, or down-right interesting photos you have collected on assignment.  The theme is “Travel” and we will collect the photos on our Facebook page, so be sure to […]

Should You Develop a Portfolio in Addition to Your Speech Pathology Resume?

August 2nd, 2012

If you work as a traveling speech therapist you’ll build your skills in a great variety of areas, areas you may not have been able to if you stayed put in one hospital or clinic for several months or years. Want an example? An at LifeTips.com article mentions that a traveling speech therapist might very […]

What to Expect on Your First Day as a Travel Nurse

July 13th, 2012

Are you just about to go out on your first assignment as a travel nurse? Read below for some tips on how to “survive” your first day and weeks on assignment. Your recruiter will give you tons of information about the medical facility to which you’re assigned, as well as your new, temporary home and […]

Immigrating to the U.S. to Become a Travel Healthcare Professional

July 10th, 2012

If you’re a nurse or a speech, physical or occupational therapist and have considered traveling to the U.S to work as a traveling nurse or therapist, read below to learn more about the benefits of doing so and what you can expect in the process. First of all, we want you to rest assured that […]

Being a Better Caretaker of Your Senior Patients

July 6th, 2012

As you work with older patients at you’re your travel assignment, you may have noticed that they seem to be unable to move their focus as quickly as your younger patients. This is typical for older adults and is actually part of the aging process. According to an article in the March/April 2012 issue of […]

Helping Your Traveling Family: Helping Your Kids Make New Friends

July 3rd, 2012

Many traveling therapists, nurses and other traveling healthcare professionals often take their families – including school-age children – with them when on assignment. Some consider it similar to the upheavals military families often experience. But, while not denigrating the regular disruption military families go through, families of traveling professionals can experience such disturbances as often […]

Travel Nursing Questions: How Much Experience Do You Need?

June 26th, 2012

Working as a travel nurse can be an exceptionally exciting, rewarding and financially smart career choice. And, while many newly minted nurses look forward to such a career, most –- as in just about all – travel nursing staffing services and their client medical facilities require that someone who wishes to be considered for travel […]

Selecting a Travel Healthcare Employment Agency

June 22nd, 2012

If you want to travel and if you’re a nurse, physical therapist, occupational therapist, speech therapist or pharmacy professional, you’re in great demand at hospitals and medical facilities all over the country for short-term (minimum of 13 weeks) assignments. If this career interests you, you’ll need to register with one or more staffing services that […]