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13-Week Nursing Contracts: Yes or No?

We know that 13-week travel nursing contracts are standard for U.S. healthcare facilities, but as explored in last week’s blog post, it’s no longer the only option. So, how do you know when these s...

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Diabetes Awareness Month

All through November it is Diabetes Awareness Month, which aims to improve people’s understanding of both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. On November 14th, the world acknowledges World Diabetes Day. ...

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13-Week Nursing Contracts: What Are The Pros And Cons?

Last week, we explored some of the historical reasons why travel nursing contracts in the US tend to be 13 weeks in length. Whether it’s down to traditional accommodation contracts, FMLA leave, or ...

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Travel Nurse Contracts: Why 13 Weeks?

Whether it’s to cover shifts when a member of staff leaves suddenly or to accommodate seasonal fluctuations, travel nurses are often used to fill gaps in staffing at US hospitals and healthcare fac...

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Monthly Roundup - Andrew Moreton

Our latest monthly roundup from CEO Andrew Moreton: Monthly round up 3 from Conexus Medstaff on Vimeo. 

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Nursing Jobs: Why Malaysian Nurses Move to the US

If you’re a Malaysian nurse, there’s never been a better time to consider a new life in the US. Job opportunities for nurses are plentiful due to the country’s aging population, coupled with the av...

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Calling All Indian Nurses With A Priority Date Between 2006 and 2009!

The October 2019 Visa Bulletin saw a significant movement in priority dates for Indian nurses. It means that if you have a current priority date between 2006 and 2009 and have been abandoned by a p...

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Conexus Medstaff Appoints New Vice President of Operations

Leading international recruitment firm Conexus Medstaff has appointed a new Vice President amid ambitious plans to expand the company’s footprint across the Americas. Cathy Vollmer joins...

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Trends for Nurses: Cost of Living in Canada vs. US

It’s no secret that there’s a shortage of nurses in the U.S. Employment opportunities for nurses are projected to grow at a faster rate than all other occupations from 2016 through 2026. To help ov...

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Ripped From The Headlines: Podcast Special

The Conexus team loves to bring you all of the latest news regarding nursing and healthcare in the US. However, we don’t just rely on headlines to gather intel. More and more, we’re plugging in our...

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Opioid Crisis

The United States of America is currently in the midst of an “Opioid Crisis”. The term refers to the growing number of hospitalizations and deaths from the overuse of opioids, including prescriptio...

Why Filipino Nurses Must Pick The Right Partner For Their US Journey
Why Filipino Nurses Must Pick The Right Partner For Their U.S. Journey

For many nurses working in the Philippines, the U.S. continues to present incredible job opportunities. In fact, Filipino nurses now account for over 4 percent of nurses practicing in the U.S., mak...

Monthly Roundup - October - Andrew Moreton

Our latest monthly roundup from CEO Andrew Moreton:    Monthly round up 2 from Conexus Medstaff on Vimeo.  

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DACA: An Update for Nurses

September 2019 was another busy time in the headlines for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The big news came on the 26th when the University of California filed a brief in United...

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Developing Delegation Skills

Developing Delegation Skills One of the most complex nursing skills is that of delegation. This skill is what most of our international nurses’ struggle with after deployment. It requires sophis...

Filipino Nurses in the U.S.
Filipino Nurses in the U.S.: A Brief History

According to the Philippine Overseas Employment Agency, 92,277 nurses left the Philippines in search of opportunities abroad from 2012 to 2017. The U.S. is a top destination with 2,890 Filipino nur...

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Our Nurse Recruitment Agency Answers Key Questions for Long-Term Care Facilities

A 2019 report from the American Association of Directors of Nursing Services (AADNS) found that approximately 75 percent of nursing directors in long-term care cited staffing shortages as their top...

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Ripped From The Headlines: A study into LTC workers, transgender patient simulation, and a selfless Wisconsin nurse!

We’re back with another edition of Ripped From The Headlines where the Conexus team brings you all of the latest nursing and healthcare news from the US. This time, we look at a study into Maine’s ...

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Effective Retention Strategies For Long-Term Care

Whether a long-term care (LTC) provider operates a multi-site chain governed by a board of directors or is the sole proprietor of a single facility, retention of nurses can be a challenge.  While L...

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Why Canadian Nurses Move to U.S. for RN Jobs

The number of Canadian nurses moving to the U.S. has continued to increase over the past decade. Given that Canada is facing its own nursing shortage, what exactly is it about the U.S. that’s so ap...