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Elkin, GHR Healthcare CEO, to Speak at SIA Healthcare Staffing Summit

Oct 30, 2018 9:25:42 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in GHR News

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Dallas, TX, October 30, 2018 – Janet Elkin, President and CEO of GHR Healthcare, the parent company to General Healthcare Resources, will be a featured speaker at the 16th Annual Healthcare Staffing Summit being held in Denver, Colorado this November. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Excellence in a Time of Change,’ with Elkin’s session entitled ‘M&A: Non-Financial Matters After the Deal,’ which will examine the opportunities, advantages, and challenges facing organizations, and the leaders, after the M&A dust has settled.

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Top Fall Reads for Nurses

Oct 16, 2018 1:06:36 PM / by Amanda Blanton posted in Nurses, Fall Reads

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Fall is here! Whether you are relaxing on a patio enjoying the fall foliage, or in your favorite comfy sweater on the couch with a cup a coffee, autumn is the perfect time to start a new good book. With so many books to choose from and so little free time, we put together a list of our top recommendations specifically for nurses.

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Early Influences: The Pioneers of Physical Therapy

Oct 11, 2018 12:56:38 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Phycial Therapy, Physical Therapist

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The field of physical therapy is constantly evolving. Each day we learn more about the human body, and along with those discoveries comes new knowledge of our bodies’ mechanics, functionality and ability to heal. Working in physical therapy is an exciting area of medical practice, with the potential to lead to many more revolutionary breakthroughs in healthcare.

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Social Media Tips for Job Seekers

Oct 9, 2018 1:58:14 PM / by Amanda Blanton

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Platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn are excellent ways to share information, network and stay up-to-date on the latest industry news. But, they can be problematic when it comes time for job searching. While looking for your next nursing job, presenting and conducting yourself with proper online etiquette is critical. Read our five tips to set you up for social success when it comes time for your job search.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Workplace Review Sites for Nurses

Oct 3, 2018 10:15:20 AM / by Amanda Blanton posted in Nursing, Per Diem, Reviews

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When it comes time to vet a future employer, there are several resources online that can help you get a feel for what it’s like to be a nurse at specific healthcare facility or hospital. Salaries, management ratings, interview tips and more are outlined on sites like GlassDoor, Great Place To Work and Indeed. Taking advantage of these resources can make you feel more confident in your decision to work at a facility you may be interested in. However, take any research you find with a grain of salt, because the accuracy of reviews can be hard to confirm.

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Debunking the Myths of Per Diem Nursing

Oct 2, 2018 4:02:39 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Nursing, Per Diem, Myths

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We all know what Per Diem work as a nurse is all about, right?

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Four Steps to Making Contingent Work Your Career

Sep 21, 2018 3:40:00 PM / by General Healthcare Resources

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Unlike other industries, healthcare is unique in that the demand for contingent work is steadily rising. As the American population continues to age and the need for registered nurses, LPNs and assisted living aides grows, hospitals and other facilities are finding that they must increase their staffing efforts in order to keep up with the increasing workload. Consequently, more and more hospitals and other healthcare facilities are turning to contingent work as a way to meet patients’ care needs and expectations.

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How to Build Better Relationships With Your Coworkers

Sep 19, 2018 3:34:54 PM / by General Healthcare Resources

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Working in healthcare is unlike any other career path. Whether you’re a nurse, support staff, supervisor or practitioner, there are stressors within the industry that are undoubtedly unique. As a result, some of the best people who can provide support throughout your workday are your coworkers. For this reason, having strong relationships with your coworkers is essential.

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How to Evaluate a Per Diem Offer

Sep 19, 2018 3:30:02 PM / by General Healthcare Resources

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Let’s face it, trying to figure out if a per diem nursing job offer is right for you can be confusing.

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GHR Awarded Healthcare Staffing Certification from The Joint Commission

Aug 6, 2018 2:01:00 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in GHR News

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Dallas, TX, August 6, 2018 – GHR Healthcare announced today that their acute care divisions, General Healthcare Resources and GHR Travel Nursing, earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Healthcare Staffing Services Certification by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing qualified and competent healthcare professionals.

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