While overall U.S. employment remained relatively unchanged in February growing by 20,000 new jobs, the healthcare sector itself added 20,800 jobs last month. Growth within healthcare was primarily in the ambulatory care sector, which grew by 15,500 jobs. Employment in professional and business services and wholesale trade continued to trend up, while construction employment decreased. The unemployment rate dipped slightly to 3.8%.
Each year, our Recruitment team recognizes a team member who exceeds their personal and departmental performance goals while exemplifying outstanding service and operational excellence. Congratulations to our Recruitment team’s 2018 Associate Recruiter and Employee of the Year Jessica Galvez and Regional Recruiter of the Year Jennifer Doing!
Looking for your next travel nursing adventure? Look no further! Nevada has some of the greatest hot springs in the country. Take a look at this list of amazing locations and don't forget to explore all of the fantastic travel nursing assignments available from HealthTrust right now!
1) Arizona Hot Springs
Escape the Vegas nightlife and head to these three-tiered hot pools nestled in a dark canyon near the Hoover Dam. To get there, park near the highway and hike three miles down a flat sandy wash. Camp on the beach at the edge of the Colorado River after your shift.
Congratulations to Jeramy Miller, RN, on earning a DAISY Award! Jeramy is a HealthTrust travel nurse working in the ER at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas, who is known for his compassion and willingness to go the extra mile for his patients and his colleagues:
Being a successful travel nurse or allied professional means being flexible, having a positive outlook on life, being eager to learn new skills and enjoying embarking on new adventures. Travel nurses have excellent clinical skills andadapt to new a clinical settings quickly and easily. Being a travel professional is all about having compassion while also being a team player.
We would like to congratulate Director of Travel Sylvia Weg-Swezy on becoming a HealthTrust Hero! Sylvia’s selfless actions to help the Finance team in an urgent and timely manner earned her a spot among our workforce elite.
We are pleased to announce that HealthTrust Workforce Solutions is a recipient of ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® Client Award! This award, which is presented to less than 2% of all staffing agencies in the U.S. and Canada, is based on high client satisfaction scores.
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Our Sunrise corporate office hosted its annual Take Your Child to Work Day on Friday, February 1! The group of 31 children ages 9 to 14 met team members from each of our departments and engaged in activities to give them better understandings of what the departments do and what the company does as a whole.
The U.S. added a strong 304,000 new jobs in January, while the unemployment rate edged up to 4.0%. The healthcare sector contributed 41,000 of the new jobs last month, with growth distributed primarily between hospitals (18,800) and ambulatory care (22,100).