Everyone has to start somewhere and when you’re new to travel nursing it can be a lot to take in. It’s smart to understand what’s realistic and unrealistic in the world of travel nursing. Most importantly you should know what is expected of you and what you should expect from your agency and hospital. It’s… Continue reading How To Avoid The Most Common Mistakes A New Traveler Makes
Have you heard the nurse manager say, “that nurse didn’t act professionally?” What did that mean? Isn’t it enough to do your job, and show up on time? What else should you do to be seen as acting professionally? Professionalism is demonstrated by you providing the care that you would give to your family, or… Continue reading 10 Ways To Be A Professional
Each year, the Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Corporation (LWCC) evaluates the safety performance of its 20,000 plus policyholders across the state of Louisiana and recognizes the top companies for their outstanding safety programs. These “Safest 70” have demonstrated exemplary safety practices and a real dedication to workplace safety. LWCC recognizes Advantage Medical Professionals as a 2018… Continue reading LWCC Recognizes Advantage Medical Professionals As A 2018 Recipient Of LWCC’s Safest 70 Award
Louisiana is the 31st state in the nation to enact the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC). The NLC increases access to care, protects patient safety, and reduces costs while supporting state-of-the-art health care delivery. The NLC has been streamlining the licensure process since it was first launched in 1999. The NLC is ideal for travel nurses,… Continue reading The Compact Is Coming To Louisiana!
Teresita McNabb, Vice President of Nursing Services for Terrebonne General Medical Center, tells why she keeps coming back to Advantage Medical Professionals for her staffing needs. “[Advantage allows] us to staff our units with experienced professionals who have provided mentorship for new staff and exposed my nurses to new procedures for the care of patients”… Continue reading For Advantage’s Clients, Quality People Make the Difference
Charting is a primary task for all healthcare providers. Electronic health records (EHR) were developed to improve patient care and decrease non-bedside activity. When an EHR system performs well, nurses have more time to devote to patient-centered care, and after all, that is what we do. Frustration with EHRs has never been higher among healthcare… Continue reading Easier Charting
If you are a nurse and haven’t joined a professional association, you may be missing out on many career-building and professional development opportunities. Nurses join professional nursing organizations for many reasons. Some join to learn what’s going on and to stay current in the nursing field. Others want to network with nurses near them by… Continue reading Why Join Your Nursing Organization?
My name is Angela Totora. I have taken the position as the Director of Nursing here at Advantage Medical Professionals. I would like to wish everyone a happy holiday season. I hope each of you takes time to relax and enjoy family and friends throughout this season. Don’t forget your license renewal is coming up… Continue reading License Renewal Reminder!
We are excited and proud to welcome Angela Totora, MBA/HA, RN, to the Advantage Medical Professionals family as our new Director of Nursing. Angela brings more than thirty years of nursing experience, and is a nurse leader with a versatile skill set including experience in Med-Surg, ICU, ED, Telemetry and PACU. Most recently, Angela joins… Continue reading Meet Our Director of Nursing!
Resumes are a way to showcase your experience to healthcare facilities as a travel nurse. Facilities are looking for a summary of experience, education, relevant certifications and licenses. There are a few things to keep in mind when creating your resume: Keep it clear, simple, and to the point Do not clutter with too much… Continue reading Tips For Writing The Perfect Resume