What’s your Stethostory?

If only that stethoscope could speak.  Hillary gives us a beautiful memoire of her first stethoscope and the life it lived by her side… “Yesterday, my stethoscope broke. It was given to me by my mother the day I was accepted into nursing school. It has traveled from coast to coast, and to the incredible Read more »

What Makes a GREAT Healthcare Recruiter?

As the Traveling Healthcare Industry grows and more and more staffing agencies are popping up often times an emphasis will be placed on the amount of travelers a recruiter can carry at a time.  But is quantity always the best practice? Of course carrying a lot of travelers will sometimes yield higher commissions and profit, but let’s Read more »

Happy National Healthcare Recruiter Recognition Day!

The first Tuesday of every June has been designated as National Healthcare Recruiter Recognition Day! If you are a Healthcare Traveler with MSS, you know how valuable a recruiter can be. Our recruiters work as the single point of contact for all of our healthcare travelers; helping them with their next assignment, their state certification Read more »

Infographic: What are Nurse-to-Patient Ratios, and why do they matter?

“Staffing Ratios Matter.” That’s the primary message from the folks at “Show Me Your Stethoscope,” the nurse advocacy group that we previously talked about right here on this blog. On May 12th, SMYS held a rally in Washington D.C.  to show their support for the National Nursing Shortage Reform and Patient Advocacy Act as well Read more »