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 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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TaleMed Presents Our First DAISY Award Winners

TaleMed is proud to announce our first DAISY Awards! The family of J. Patrick Barnes established the awards in 1999 in honor of the excellent nursing care he received during his battle with the auto-immune disease Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP). And now as a DAISY Award healthcare staffing company partner, we honor two of our

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How Does a Dual Submittal Form Save the Day?

You’re in the middle of looking for your next traveling assignment when a hiccup happens. Your profile actually got submitted twice for the same job. This actually happens a lot in the industry, and here’s typically what happens: There’s a job at a hospital in a beautiful place that you would absolutely love to take.

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To Float or Not to Float

Ask any experienced travel nurse and they’ll tell you that at some point, you’ll likely be asked to float. Unfortunately, “floating” has become the organic chemistry equivalent for the working RN – a real angst-inducer. I know it’s uncomfortable to float. I’ve been there. However, if you want to expand your skill set, hone your

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