Steve Williams: Company Growth is a Team Sport

Steve Williams was one of TaleMed’s first seven employees. A lot has changed since he started as a staffing coordinator in 2011. After graduating with a business management degree from Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Steve met with TaleMed President Ken Tracy, who had been a long-time family friend. Ken saw potential in Steve and felt

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How to Make the Leap to Travel Social Work

Did you know you can take your skills and experience on the road as a travel social worker? While nursing and Allied Health travel opportunities have been among the healthcare staffing options for years, travel social worker jobs are relatively new. The high demand for social workers stems from hospitals struggling to fill positions as

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Always Learning Something New as a Travel CST/CVOR Tech

Learning and Expanding Your Skills Marcella W. was always interested in the body and bones. Or, as she puts it, “The blood and guts.” While attending community college, she worked at a physical therapist’s office. During that time, she started to wonder about surgery. What happens in a patient’s healthcare experience before they get to

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Traveling as an IR Tech

Making the Five-Year Plan Work First-time IR Tech traveler Brooke G. knows her way around a healthcare facility. She began her career in housekeeping at ProMedica in her hometown of Toledo, OH. While at ProMedica, she decided to go to X-ray school and looked forward to doing hands-on work with patients and learning more by

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Becoming a Certified Surgical Technologist

Getting Where You Want to Be What can be better than relaxing on the beach with your dog? That’s where travel Certified Surgical Technologist Katelyn B. is right now, and she couldn’t be happier. “If you want to live your best life with your dog, on the beach in California in the middle of winter,

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From Rad Tech to TaleMed Recruiter

TaleMed Allied Health recruiter Sarah Maxwell loved being a Rad Tech. As a Rad Tech, she could combine her interest in diagnostics with being a people person. After earning an Associate’s degree in Radiology at Shawnee State University, she worked for more than five years at Highland District Hospital in her hometown of Hillsboro, Ohio.

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Traveling as a Medical Technologist

Learning to Let Go of Expectations Ruth H. always wanted to study science, but she also wanted to help people. By becoming a medical technologist, she combined both of her passions. Med techs are allied health professionals who test and analyze blood, other body fluids and tissue samples. Ruth earned a BS in medical technology

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How Compliance Supports Our Travel Professionals

When working as a travel healthcare professional, the compliance process can be a source of anxiety. It can feel overwhelming with all the necessary documentation and details. However, if you’re with TaleMed, you’re in good hands. The TaleMed Compliance department continually refines our procedures, ensuring that the transition into your next assignment is as smooth

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How the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact Breaks down Barriers

In our increasingly mobile world, changes to medicine and education and the increasing demand for travel healthcare has generated a need for professionals to be able to practice across multiple states with minimal constraints. The result? Interstate licensure compacts for physicians, nurses and physical therapists. On April 25, 2017 the Federation of State Boards of

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