360 Staffing Blog
Topics regarding Healthcare staffing in both the travel and per
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De-stress During OT Month
| posted April 11, 2013
Like many healthcare careers, an occupational therapist can at times find themselves in a fast-paced and changeable environment. The same applies to those who hold positions as travel therapists. An Occupational Therapist (OT) who is a traveler can experience the same high demands as those who are working in a permanent setting, but may not have a local emotional support structure to help them weather the storm.
Wisconsin travel therapy jobs hit the spot
| posted August 06, 2012
For the adventurous travel therapist, a 13-week assignment in Wisconsin offers a state full of varied and interesting sites. From romantic cabins with cliff-side seclusion to sandy beaches to urban hot spots with exciting nightlife, Wisconsin offers a full range of fun activities and beautiful scenery, to boot.
Be proactive when it comes to your licenses
| posted May 11, 2012
When you’re an on-the-go travel therapist, staying on top of your licensure is an important task. Interim jobs have quick starts, most inside of a week, and having your license in place is critical. But some licenses take up to four weeks to be activated. So what’s the smart job hunter to do? Be proactive and begin the licensing procedure while you’re still on assignment at your current job. And remember, 360 Healthcare Staffing will reimburse the licensure cost, even if your license is not used immediately after it is received.
MDS 3.0 & RUG-IV
Tips for adapting to the new MDS 3.0 & RUG-IV
| posted October 15, 2010
After more than a year’s worth of anticipation, MDS 3.0 and RUG-IV became a reality as of October 1, 2010. These new processes for determining how many and what type of resources (including therapy) each new skilled nursing facility resident needs resulted in several changes to therapy practices. Here are a few tips for becoming an even better therapist in this “brave new world.”
It's National Occupational Therapy Month!
| posted March 28, 2013
Welcome to National Occupational Therapy Month, an annual celebration during the month of April that brings awareness to the benefits and importance of occupational therapy. We would like to thank the occupational therapists and certified occupational therapy assistants who directly affect the lives of their patients and are such an important part of our business.
Tablet technology is transforming speech-language pathology
| posted May 22, 2012
When tablet computers first arrived on the scene a few years ago, few could have predicted their usefulness to speech-language pathologists. But tablets—like the Apple iPad, Blackberry Playbook, Google Android, Kindle Fire and HP Touchpad—are transforming the way these therapists practice every day. They’ve raised the bar on usability and function.
Five reasons speech-language pathology is a great career
| posted May 04, 2012
This month, we’re celebrating Better Hearing and Speech Month by extending a hearty thank you to the speech-language pathologists who help with the prevention of and recovery from speech and language disorders. We want to take a moment to highlight this exciting career path and look at why we appreciate the valuable work that these dedicated professionals do.