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November 2017

8 Wonderful Winter Locations for Travel Nursing Jobs

As temperatures cool and the holiday season heats up, there are so many amazing places to venture to for your 2017/2018 winter wonderland!

Whether you seek a home for the holidays or a new start come January 2018, you should start your job search now. Many Travelers take time off around the holidays, so there’s always a mad rush to find a new travel job in early January. The smart move is to steer clear of the rush and increased competition by securing your winter job now.

To help inspire your search, here are 8 wonderful winter locations for Travel Nursing jobs!

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Last Call for Say Thanks By Giving 2017!

The holiday season is all about celebrating gratitude and giving freely to others, that’s why Medical Solutions wants to help you support your favorite cause with a $2,000 donation — plus a little something for you to boot!

Our third annual Say Thanks By Giving event lets you nominate a nonprofit you hold dear for the chance to win a $2,000 donation from Medical Solutions made in your name. As an added bonus, if your charity is chosen you’ll also win a $100 Amazon gift card for yourself.

Nominations are open here through December 1, 2017 — so you have to act fast!  

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Clinical Corner: Sentinel Event Alert #58 on Proper Hand-off Communication

According to The Joint Commission (TJC), a sentinel event is defined as any unanticipated event in a healthcare setting that results in death or a serious physical or psychological injury to a patient or patients that is not related to the natural course of a patient’s illness. Healthcare professionals take a lot of pride and are very diligent in their work to avoid any sentinel events. Recently the TJC released a Sentinel Event Alert that identifies specific types of events and high-risk conditions as well as corresponding underlying causes and recommendations to reduce risk and prevent future occurrences of these sentinel events. The purpose of the alert is for health professionals and organizations to consider designing or redesigning processes to prevent or minimize the effects of sentinel events.

The focus of the most recent Sentinel Event Alert released by TJC was inadequate hand-off communication. While it sounds simple to achieve a successful hand-off, in reality, the hand-off communication is much more complex than it seems.

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The temps are getting cooler, which has a certain southern state on our minds and November’s State Spotlight taking us to gorgeous Georgia! The Peach State is a sweet choice for Travel Nurses, with its warm temps, abundance of Travel Nursing jobs, and wealth of activities and experiences to enjoy on your days off. Read on to find out why Georgia should definitely be on your mind when it comes to Travel Nursing opportunities!

Read about Georgia!


 

Sockwell Compression Socks Discount!

A journey of a thousand miles begins with great socks! For a great foundation of style and support, Medical Solutions newsletter subscribers can use the code ADVENTURE for 20% off at SockwellSocks.com. Happy shopping!


 

Traveler & Rising Star of the Month

Many thanks and congrats to the September 2017 Traveler of the Month, Kayla P., and also our Rising Star winner, Kim B.!

Read more about Kayla & Kim!


 

Traveling Pet of the Month

Pearl the Jack Russel Terrier has many skills, but her claim to fame is squeaky toy destruction. She has yet to find a toy she couldn't defeat in her travels with her dad, Traveler Nick N.

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Medical Solutions put together some handy information on the NLC to eNLC transition to help you navigate these changes and make sure you're all set when implementation occurs on January 19, 2018.
“Here are my Travel Nursing sisters at the Hoover Dam. One is an OR nurse in New York City, the other is an ER nurse in San Diego. We are all sisters, all nurses.”
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