Travel Nurses Go Through Seasons Too
Rise in Employment History Gaps
Are you about to apply for a new job in healthcare, but unsure how to address the gaps in your resume? There’s no..
Considerations for Travel Nurses After a Global Pandemic
In the wake of the global pandemic, demand has surged for qualified travel nurses to fill..
The Pivot to Telehealth for Speech Language Pathologists
It’s no secret: The world continues to migrate to virtual applications more and more each..
If you are a medical professional or you’re considering becoming one, the job market will continue to thrive, because there will always be a need in..
Virtual interviews have always been an advantageous way to interview for allied health travel contracts or permanent placement positions in other..
The devastating arrival and longevity of COVID-19 has created a demand for respiratory therapists in facilities across the country. Hiring managers..
Your education as a travel nurse doesn’t stop once you’ve finished school. In fact, any career in nursing is coupled with a lifelong learning..
For a lot of travel nurses, maintaining a consistent and healthy lifestyle can be a daunting task. When your job requires you to put others first..
Just a few months ago, most people were unfamiliar with what respiratory therapists (RRTs) do and how they are responsible for providing lifesaving..
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If you are lucky enough to have some input on where you go for your clinical rotations, you may be tempted to choose the basics: outpatient ortho,..
Everyone experiences stress at their job at some point or another—travel nurses included.
On top of your daily pressures as an RN, as a traveling..
You’ve successfully aced all your exams, passed your practicals, completed your clinicals, and rocked the NPTE- congratulations! You are now a..
New service places qualified healthcare professionals in contract opportunities nationally
Manchester, NH— July 1, 2020— CoreMedical Group is proud..
Are you interested in travel nursing? Does the idea of working independently in a dynamic environment while also making a big impact on your patients..
Of late, there has been an exponential surge in online healthcare content; lifestyle/health coaches, clinicians, and many professionals are trending..
*Blog originally published on 6/30/20 and updated on 4/23/21
CoreMedical Group is proud to announce that we have been named #7 out of over 300..
The exams are behind you - time for new challenges
Social media…..we are all engaged in it on a daily basis. Whether you are on it for casual viewing, or you are using it to promote your business or..
I remember my first year in the Navy as a military police officer. We had just been trained in tactics, protocols, and procedures for enforcing..
Did you ever wonder how health insurance became an entity? Well, it’s quite interesting, the first health insurance offered was actually called..
I was first exposed to the world of pelvic health as a curious first year physical therapy student when I attended a lecture about pelvic floor..
It might not seem like it right now, but we are not the first people for whom everything has not gone to plan. I understand that not everyone is in..
Travel nursing jobs come with many exciting and wonderful experiences but can also produce some hang-ups. One issue you may face is sleep disruption...
With so many nurses and healthcare workers jumping into action to minimize the effects of Covid-19, communities have been looking for ways to give..
“Just as we rose to the occasion during the polio epidemic, I believe we have another watershed moment at our doorstep to help rehabilitate a world..
As we are all aware, we are in the midst of a crazy crisis called COVID-19. Throughout the past few weeks, all PT programs across the nation have..
Treating pregnant patients as an orthopedic physical therapist might seem overwhelming at times.
I practice in a private, outpatient orthopedic..
What is an Athlete?
This is part two of a series on how COVID-19 is affecting physical therapy. Part one addresses outpatient physical therapy. This article is about..
Considering becoming a travel nurse or therapist, but not sure how you will ever stay organized? All it takes is a little bit of decluttering and..
Being a physical therapist for a sports team organization is a highly sought-after position. Many prospective therapists have dreams of working with..
My name is Linda Chu, and I am an occupational therapist working with Preferred Healthcare Staffing. I wanted to share my story. I hope that I’ll be..
With cases of COVID-19 increasing rapidly throughout the world, physical therapists in outpatient facilities have had to adapt quickly to changes in..
Physical therapy is having an identity crisis.
As the COVID - 19 pandemic rapidly evolves, this article will be updated accordingly
In a “choose-your-own-adventure” style of charitable giving, CoreMedical Group invited each employee to donate time or money to any 501(c)(3)..
There is an overwhelming feeling among the field of physical therapy academia that a wave of well respected and seasoned veteran professors are..
However, there is a reason that our graduate-level courses typically include an introductory level healthcare administration class, along with..
I was first exposed to the world of pelvic health as a curious first year physical therapy student when I attended a lecture about pelvic floor..
Working as a travel nurse means that you typically don't stay in the same place for very long, making many people believe that this career path is..
However, therapy practices, healthcare facilities, and schools within rural settings may struggle to find occupational therapists who are willing to..
As the nursing shortage continues to affect the healthcare field in many states, remedies for the situation are becoming available. Yet, hiring a..
This is hardly the first blog post or book written about the topic of specialization and generalization. In the physical therapy world, it’s a hot..
Frame of reference
As an OT working in hospice, I have the privilege of thinking about death in a different way. In school, brief clinical..
Technology is changing the way we do things. If you haven’t already done so, chances are you’ll soon be choosing to take an Uber to your Airbnb..
You may be starting on your path as a nurse practitioner, or you’re in search of what specialty you may want to pursue. If you’re considering the..
As a home health OT, one will not have the flexibility to run to the equipment room, storage closet, or office to print copies of home..
The All – Important Subjective History
Occupational therapy is a unique healthcare field with a wide range of specialities and settings. Finding the right candidate can seem daunting...
In her book, Marie Kondo explained that you organize your house by section. For instance, start with your clothes, take them all out of your closet,..
With spring comes new adventures! If you’re on the lookout for your next travel RN location or travel therapy destination, this list will help the..
Low back pain has such a broad scope of symptoms and stigmas attached to it, that it can become confusing to any therapist trying to determine what..
When I was in high school, I wanted to be a sports columnist. I loved sports, I loved writing; in theory, it seemed like a natural progression. So I..
As a travel allied health or nursing professional, you have lots of skills that you can highlight on your resume. You may have certification in a..
One thing that occupational therapists in any setting have in common is their interactions with other healthcare disciplines. There are many other..
As a travel physician assistant, finding a consistent time to stay up to date on current events happening in the world can be difficult. Having easy..
Excitement, anxiousness, and concern are all things that you may be feeling if you have decided to relocate for a permanent placement. Your move may..
2-year accelerated Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) programs are paving the way for pre-physical therapy students to realize their dreams of..
Have you been a practicing clinician for a few years? Are you starting to get an itch to move on from your current career to something different? Do..
If you have been considering seeking advancement in your nursing career, this year may be the perfect time to start looking! While beginning a search..
As you continue on in your career as a physical therapist, you way you practice will shift. Over time, you will rely less on modalities and manual..
In the CovalentCareers 2019 Physical Therapist Report, we surveyed 1,496 PTs and students and learned that the most important elements of an..
As a travel allied health or nursing professional, using your laptop and phone is an integral part of how you stay connected. However, your devices..
CoreMedical Group is celebrating twenty successful years of healthcare staffing by giving back! To commemorate the 20th-anniversary celebration, Core..
How did you get into contract work?
My first job out of school in 1998 was a travel position about 3 hours from my hometown. It was a 13-week..
As a traveling healthcare professional, your location during the winter can influence your health and daily lifestyle. Seasonal Affective Disorder ..
Becoming a locum tenens physician provides the opportunity to have more freedom in your schedule, practice in diverse settings, and learn from a..
According to the CDC, more than 795,000 people suffer from a stroke every year in the US. The CDC also reports that strokes are a leading cause of..
Picture this: you’re driving down the highway on a Monday morning. Your coffee is nice and fresh, you got some good rest after a long weekend,..
A good mentor can be a major catalyst when it comes to achieving career happiness, developing skills, and gaining confidence as a new physical..
As professionals in the physical therapy industry, it is important to continue to stay current and passionate about our careers. One of the ways..
We recently reached out to our audience of physical therapists to learn what resources you wanted most, and many of the responses we received had to..
Current procedural terminology (CPT) codes are used to designate services provided by healthcare professionals. We physical therapists receive..
It’s time to take your education and experience as an allied health professional and head out on the open road! If you’re ready to try traveling,..
Physical therapy is in the middle of dramatic changes to the profession. Between the rise of alternative practice models and top-down changes to..
APTA issues PT call to action following release of CMS Physician Fee Schedule
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently released the ..
Many new grads get overwhelmed easily. I know I did. I had a fancy degree that gave me a few letters behind my name and I felt like I was suddenly..
For physical therapists, practice marketing can be a hassle. For one thing, unless you live in a state with direct access, patient marketing doesn't..
Augmentative-alternative communication (AAC) is a quickly growing field. Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) across all settings are finding..
The ability to navigate the rehabilitation billing practices and procedures of the federally regulated Centers of Medicare and Medicaid services..
Every physical therapist knows that telehealth is changing the healthcare industry.
It's no secret that technology is driving the evolution of..
*Blog originally published on 9/16/19 and updated on 4/23/21For the second year in a row, CoreMedical Group had been named to the Best Companies to..
So many of the children we as occupational therapists (OTs) work with have special communication needs. At a very young age, children are what we..
Graduating from PT School can be a relieving yet stressful time. For the graduate, there is a mixture of different emotions. You feel anxiety about..
Also known as Total Shoulder Arthroplasty (TSA), shoulder replacements are an effective procedure used to treat the severe pain and stiffness that..
Watch our webinar with Dr. Jamey Schrier, PT about the potential and pitfalls of PT practice marketing!
While private practice ownership is the..
As a therapist working with children who range from preschool age to young adults, I started to notice a link between how my clients were feeling..
Being a new graduate in any field can be scary, especially when you are an occupational therapist. Most desk jobs just don’t carry the..
Some of the best travel nursing jobs are in locations which you may have never realized are available. With contracts in every state across the..
One of the appeals of travel nursing is the opportunity to see and explore different parts of the country. Moving every 13 weeks is exciting for most..
Children with ADHD have difficulties with tasks requiring focus and concentration. They have trouble paying attention and remembering things. They..
Among physical therapists, there is a tendency to move into a niche and specialize. Some PTs seem to fall in love with a particular physical therapy..
I’ve been a physical therapist working at Physical Therapy Central now for a little over 2 years, but I’ve been with the company for 7 years total.
In our recent survey of physical therapists, we found that the number-one goal of the majority of practice owners is to grow their practice...
If you’re a traveling physical therapist, you know that one of the worst parts of traveling is applying for a new license every time you change..
Oftentimes, being an SLP student seems like a career in and of itself. However, once graduation hits, some find themselves wishing they had been..
On Tuesday, August 20th, we sat down with Dr. Frank Benedetto, PT, DPT, CSCS, SCS, OCS to discuss personalized care and the future of physical..
One of the hottest topics in healthcare is a focus on productivity. As health care professionals we need to understand the financial and legal..
Where do patients come from? It may seem like a funny question to ask. But if you think about it, it’s a very important question, especially for..
Physical Therapy Advertising on Facebook
We sat down with Dr. Will Boyd, PT, DPT to discuss why—and importantly, how—PTs can use Facebook ads to..
Learn how to add strength and conditioning principles to your physical therapy practice
On July 31st, I sat down with Michael Masi, PT, DPT, OCS,..
Are you feeling like your job is taking over your life as a new speech-language pathologist? Drowning in IEP deadlines? Struggling to juggle it all?..
Diabetes is one of those conditions you learn about at length in your DPT programs. This is for good reason! In 2015, it was reported that more than..
School-based speech-language pathologists provide services to diverse populations with a wide range of disabilities. Our role is to treat students’..
The following is meant to serve as a guide to help new graduates of physical therapy obtain the proper information to successfully complete the..
The following is meant to serve as a guide to help practicing physical therapists and physical therapy assistants successfully complete the..
The moment you’ve been waiting for is finally here! Your OT school journey is officially over, and your OT career is finally beginning. All your..
The following is meant to serve as a guide to help practicing occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants to obtain information..
On Tuesday, June 13th, I was live on YouTube with Engelbert De Vera, PT to discuss how new grads and practice owners can start their own home health..
With the APTA and the Veterans Affairs (VA) officially announcing their partnership in December of 2018, now is as good a time as any to consider..
Looking to polish your physical therapy resume, but not sure where to start?
On June 13th, we held a workshop to walk new grads and experienced PTs..
Bringing on a new occupational therapist means understanding and describing the ins and outs of the industry and your specific position in a way..
If you're ready to bring on a new physical therapist, the first place to start is with drafting a clear and enticing job description. What do you..
Due to the all-encompassing nature of hearing impairment, treating the needs of individuals with hearing loss can seem daunting. While you’re tasked..
"Some things cannot be taught; they must be experienced. You never learn the most valuable lessons in life until you go through your own journey.”..
We all seem to be so attached to our phones, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. As a travel nurse or other healthcare professional, it’s so..
Spanish Speakers and Speech-Language Pathology
As a future speech-language pathologist, I am well aware (and incredibly excited to know) that..
Professional development options vary significantly across careers, and continuing education remains an ongoing requirement for both traveling nurses..
A morning in the life
Alarm goes off, you shuffle your way to the shower, completing your ADLs with your eyes closed, mind elsewhere: Did Dr...
*Blog originally published on 5/8/19 and updated on 5/17/21CoreMedical Group selected the Boston Children’s Hospital as the recipient of our first..
What is Applied Behavioral Analysis?
If you are working in a pediatric setting with children with autism, it’s likely that your clients also..
There’s a lot of fun to be had in the location-hopping lifestyle of travel nursing. It can be exhilarating packing up the car and heading to the next..
A recent trial use of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) on a man named Roy Palmer in England has resulted in restoring his ability to..
As a traveling locum tenens physician, cooking and eating healthy meals is often not a top priority. Luckily, cooking does not have to be as..
Evaluating the speech and language skills of any individual is no easy task, but it can appear even more daunting if the person has complex..
Occupational therapists working in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) often have limited time with patients in a busy rehab gym. As a new grad trying..
With the steady rise of interest in personal health and wellness, holistic medicine has become increasingly popular among patients seeking a more..
We sat down with two clinical speech pathologists to hear all about the ins and outs of running your own speech pathology business! We covered the..
Truthfully, being an independent contractor was something I excluded from my job search for a while as a new grad, but after living in a condensed..
Travel occupational therapy is an appealing career move for allied health professionals. As an OT or PT, you can travel the country on 3-month..
Being a traveling RN or a locum tenens physician can be an incredibly exciting way to see the country. While on the road for your travel nursing..
Gaming is a multi-billion dollar industry and a highly valued occupation by many current and future OT clients, and there are endless benefits to ..