How Travel Nurses are Filling a Need in Rural Areas

Many are aware that hospitals in large, urban cities such as New York have had a constant need for nurses during the pandemic. These hospitals have attracted healthcare professionals because of high crisis pay rates. But a recent story from National Public Radio shed light on an important fact — hospitals in rural areas have

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ER Travel Nurse Joins TaleMed Clinical Team

Corbin Sohn has been an emergency department travel nurse with TaleMed for four years and recently joined the TaleMed team as the Clinical Liaison. In this new role he works to help other healthcare professionals on their journeys. “Every hospital is different: every assignment is different,” he said. “If travelers ever have a concern about

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Amber in NYC: A Mother’s Day Story

Amber R. is a mother to four kids and an ER nurse. She’s spending this Mother’s Day about 1,700 miles away from her family back in Texas while working in an ER medical trauma unit in New York City – and there’s no place she’d rather be. “I might not be at home to celebrate

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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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Why Ohio Is a Great Spot for Travel Nurses!

O-H-I-O! That’s a cheer The Ohio State University fans say year-round, but it also reflects the attitude of the entire state. While many people may focus on the East and West Coast, Ohio offers room to grow both as a person and as nursing professional. Whether you’re an experienced travel nurse or just starting out,

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Tips for a Traveler’s First Week

While it’s exciting to start a new assignment, the first week can feel rough for a travel healthcare professional (HCP) at a new hospital. This is especially true for those who haven’t traveled before. A hospital unit is like a family. You’re the new person, adjusting to new routines, personalities and challenges. So, what can

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Road Warriors — A Nurse and Her Canine Companion

Traveling with Pets Growing up in Pennsylvania, Lia H.’s friends and family suffered from many illnesses. Those early experiences helped her decide that her goal in life is to help others. To achieve her mission, she earned a B.S. in Nursing from the University of Pittsburgh in Johnstown. She started her RN career in the

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How the Journey as a Travel Nurse Began

TaleMed Helps Chase Your Dreams Nicholas L.’s original dream was to go straight from nursing school to working in an operating room. Unfortunately, that was nearly impossible in San Diego. “There were veterans there who had been nursing 20 to 30 years,” Nick says. “So, I packed up my bags and moved to South Dakota.”

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