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From a wearable calculator to an old-school Walkman portable audio player, wearable technology has been in the lives of Americans for many decades. Nowadays, wearables can be found as smartwatches, sensor stamps, or trendy accessories. Even more so now, wearable technology is being used to shape the healthcare industry.
The marketplace model has reached almost all industries, including the healthcare staffing industry. Online marketplaces are expected to build up employment by 72 million full-time jobs and add $2.7 trillion to global GDP by 2025. It’s estimated that the entire recruitment market is over $200 billion worldwide, and nearly every employer is a participant. Fusion Marketplace is hitting the ground running by changing the future of healthcare staffing.
Working as a traveling occupational therapist can be one of the most satisfying and rewarding career opportunities in healthcare. Travel OTs are regularly helping patients improve their lives, while experiencing a new setting regularly. Travel OTs have the opportunity to work in a variety of settings, including outpatient clinics, skilled nursing facilities and rehab facilities. In order to practice occupational therapy in any part of the U.S., licensure is required and each occupational therapist has specific regulations to follow per state.
Tax season is upon us. The deadline to file is April 15th and along with filing taxes comes the messy paperwork and questions about your healthcare traveler benefits. While we can’t give you official legal advice, we can help you get the most out of your taxes when you’re filing.
Traveling healthcare professionals know that speedy placement is the sweet spot of a successful career. Starting out or landing a new travel assignment typically requires a little bit of setup in order for it to be a cakewalk later. Part of making that happen is setting yourself up for success on three fronts: putting yourself out there by creating a traveler profile, developing good communication with a recruiter, and building on your skills through continued education.
When the first cases of COVID-19 hit the U.S. one year ago, the impact that erupted in its wake and the urgency to stop the spread was startling. At the helm of it all—frontline healthcare workers doing their best to mitigate and treat the influx of patients hit by the virus, while keeping themselves and their family members safe.