Prime HealthCare Staffing Blog

Do You Know What States Offer PT-Compact

In April 2017, the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy successfully enacted the PT Compact, a project to develop an interstate licensure compact for physical therapists to reduce interstate regulatory barriers and allow cross-state practice. This created a way for physical therapists (PT) and physical therapist assistants (PTA) to practice or work in multiple… Read more »

Worried About Your Furry Friend? Top Tips for Traveling With Pets

They are cute, cuddly and warm. They greet you at the end of every day with a wagging tail and a positive outlook. They provide friendship and encouragement and love you unconditionally. When you’re getting ready to travel on a short-term assignment, it’s best to choose what is safest and most comfortable for your pet,… Read more »

Top Resume Trends for Traveling Healthcare Professionals

Travel positions are often highly competitive. The best way to stand out is through a strong professional resume. In most cases, a hiring manager will choose candidates sight unseen. A professional resume that pushes all the right buttons communicates that you are at the top of your field and understand the value in communicating your… Read more »

Know Your Candidate: How to Make the Most Out of a Short Assignment

Using professional travel staff is a great way to fill in during busy seasons in healthcare facilities, yet it may also be a challenge to help those members integrate into your established teams for a short assignment. There are strategies your managers can use to help your new staff member fit in with your current… Read more »

Most Popular Health Care Travel Destinations for 2019

As you’re choosing your next travel destination, take a moment to consider the following hubs of quality life and work environments chosen by travel healthcare providers. There is a mixture of places where you might find hopping nightlife, serene mountain air or sunny beaches. If you’re looking for a destination to grow your professional experience,… Read more »

Five Traits Every Healthcare Employer is Looking for in Their Candidates

The healthcare field is exciting and often changing. In order to compete, it’s important to know the traits employers and recruiters are looking for in their candidate. Many of these are important to the health and safety of the patients you’ll be caring for. A good therapist can mean the difference between living independently or… Read more »

What to Expect When You’re Working With a Recruiter

Healthcare recruiters work on behalf of facilities, including clinics, hospitals and other healthcare organizations in search of suitable therapists to fill a job role. In fact, it’s a little bit like matchmaking. The recruiter must have excellent communication skills, enjoy working with multiple people and spend time screening and interviewing job candidates. This is where… Read more »

How Technology Is Shaping the Healthcare Training Process

Technology is changing the way people work and play. There are transformative shifts in the workplace from cloud-based innovations making companies rethink their hiring processes and organizational goals, to the technological advancements used in the medical field. Your goal as a healthcare professional is to enhance or enable your client’s meaningful participation in everyday activities,… Read more »

How Association Boards Can Be a Healthcare Professionals Best Friend

Your association board and website are active resources within your profession, developing and sharing information exclusively designed to keep you abreast of data necessary to thrive in this changing healthcare environment. As a contract staffing therapist, you’ll want to take full advantage of your industry association and board to provide you with the content you… Read more »

The Ultimate Guide to Your Next Travel Healthcare Resume

Before your first interview, hiring managers have reviewed your resume and decided if you’re an appropriate candidate for their facility. It, therefore, makes perfect sense you’ll want to put your best foot forward by sending a polished and professional resume to your future employer. Contract staffing can be challenging, as you and a hiring manager… Read more »