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
Jacklynn J. was shocked when she found out she’d won a DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. “I wasn’t expecting it at all,” she says. The DAISY Foundation honors nurses who shine in their jobs every day. According to Ben Rascona, Jackie’s recruiter at TaleMed, she has done just that. “ Jackie represents TaleMed and our
Rhonda C.’s faced with a dilemma when her kids were very young. Recently widowed, she needed a way to support her family. “I’d always been interested in nursing,” she says. “So, I went back to school.” Years later, after working as a labor and delivery nurse and nurse practitioner, she decided it was time for
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
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.
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
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.”