Announcing Our Heart Month Contest Winner

 

 

Remember Why You Love Being an EP, Cath Lab or Imaging Nurse or Tech?

 

As we wrap up our Heart Month celebration, we want to once again say “thanks” to all the EP, Cath and Imaging professionals who take such great care of patients.  We also want to thank those who participated in our Heart Month contest for a $100 Visa gift card and shared your stories about why you love working in EP, Cath lab or imaging.

 

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8 Smart Interview Questions to Anticipate

 

Whether you’re interviewing with a staffing agency recruiter or the facility you would like to work for you want to be prepared.  One way to prepare is to try an anticipate the questions you might be asked. 

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3 Ways To Improve Lab Retention

 

With a silver tsunami of Baby Boomers and a growing demand for services, today’s cardiovascular labs are very fast paced as they race to meet patient needs.  However, many labs are struggling with turnover and faced with running on short staff.

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3 Ways to Increase your Savings While on Assignment

 

Unfortunately, most people aren’t saving enough money for life’s emergencies that come up now and then and the big “r” word – retirement—down the road.  So what can you do to make sure you’re saving?  

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5 Tax Pointers for Travel Healthcare Professionals

 

Different pay in different cities?  What’s taxable?  What’s deductible?  Don’t let the IRS or financial aspects of traveling get you down. Working as a travel staffer is an enjoyable experience and shouldn’t be fraught with tax and accounting issues.  Follow those simple pointers and you’ll have a pleasant tax filing experience.

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3 Ways to Stretch Your Dollars and Enjoy Your Travel Assigment

 

With expenses and income that may fluctuate from assignment to assignment its critical to make the most of your money and meet your savings goals.  But at the same time, you still want to enjoy all the exciting places that your travel job takes you.  So what can you do?  Here are a few tips: 

 

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How To Jump Start Your Budget

 

Working as a traveling healthcare professional comes with a lot of fringe benefits.  Yet it also comes with temptations to spend more money.  Get tips on how to better manage your money and make the most of your travel assignement. 

 

 

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How to Ace Making Friends in a New Travel Position

 

Maybe you just started a new job.  Or maybe you’re thinking about taking a new job but hate the awkwardness of being the “newbie.”  Here’s some tips that can help you ACE making new friends at work. 

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4 Reasons Why You Should Become a Travel Staffer

Working as a travel staffer certainly offers a number of benefits.  Explore these 4 reasons why you should consider becoming a traveler.

 

#1 - High Demand and Job Security

With the shortage of cardiovascular lab workers and the increased demand for atrial fibrillation services among an aging population, growth in cath lab and electrophysiology jobs will continue over the next few decades.  Plus, hospitals are always looking for temporary staffers to come in and relieve their full-time team for vacations, leaves of absence or short-term disability.  So, there’s no shortage of travel staffing positions in sight. 

 

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3 Ways To Motivate Your Lab Staff

Low morale and turnover can impact lab performance.  Learn how to put your lab on the road to success. 

 

The need for cardiovascular services is growing at an unprecedented rate.  In fact, according to the CDC, anywhere from 2.7 to 6.1 million people in the U.S. are affected by atrial fibrillation and this number is expected to grow to 12 million by 2050. On top of increased demand, many labs are faced with low morale and turnover rates as high as 30 percent.  Low morale and high turnover can take a toll on the best of labs as it impacts efficiency and performance, making it difficult to serve the growing patient volume. 

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