Drop, Cover, Hold On!

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On October 18, 2018 at 10:18 a.m., 24-Hour Medical Staffing Services (24HRMED), along with millions across the state, participated in the Great California ShakeOut. Not only is the Great California ShakeOut an annual drill to inform, prepare, respond, and recover in the event of a disaster, but also for communities, schools, and organizations to review and update their emergency preparedness. Also, California has a higher risk of earthquakes due to the infamous San Andreas Fault line.  24HRMED’s Emergency Evacuation Plan details procedures in the event of a fire, earthquake, explosion, disaster, or medical emergencies. The purpose of the Emergency Evacuation Plan is to ensure that, during an emergency, 24HRMED employees exit quickly and safely. To Reduce your Chance of Injury, Remember to Drop, Cover, and Hold On when an Earthquake hits Under shelter: hold on to it with one hand; be ready to move with your shelter if it shifts No shelter: hold on to your head and neck with both arms and hands. DROP where you are, onto your hands and knees. This position protects you from being knocked down and also allows you …

Join in the Fight Against Cancer!

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It’s October, which mean it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month! It is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. 24-Hour Medical Staffing Services (24HRMED) challenges you to wear pink every Friday. For every corporate team member who wears pink on Friday, 24HRMED will donate $5 to City of Hope. You can also participate by donating to City of Hope’s Walk for Hope. Help Fundraise for City of Hope’s Walk for Hope Read upcoming information on breast cancer early detection Walk or volunteer for Walk for Hope on Nov. 4 2018 at City of Hope, Duarte CA Tell your friends and family and join us in the fight against cancer! Our history: This cause is deeply rooted in 24-Hour Medical Staffing Services’ history as our founder and CEO Linda Stone is a Breast Cancer Survivor. During her lengthy recuperation, and her personal experience as a breast cancer survivor, she conceived the idea to create a business that focuses on the patient, the healthcare professional, and the hospital. And as a result, she founded 24-Hour Medical Staffing Services in …

Flu Season: Get Vaccinated, It’s Worth a Shot

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It’s flu season! In the United States, “flu season” is common during the fall and winter months. Influenza, commonly known as flu, is “a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and sometimes the lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death.” To prevent the flu, it’s important to get a flu vaccine yearly. Preventing the Flu Get vaccinated Stay at home when you are sick Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze Cough or sneeze into your upper sleeve, not your hand Put used tissues in the waste basket Wash your hands frequently Is it the flu or a cold? Flu symptoms is different from the common cold, and it’s important to know the difference between the two. People who have the flu or cold will have some or all these symptoms. Refer a Registered Nurse, and you can earn up to $500!  Call us today at 909-895-8960 or visit here for more information.

24HRMED Annual Team Building Event

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On August 17, 2018, 24HRMED corporate team members headed to Ronald Reagan Park in Diamond Bar for their annual team building event. Although it was hot out, team members were ready to face off one another in multiple team building activities and games. Corporate members were divided into four teams through a random draw. Games included two ice breakers, and a relay. Each team members will work together to solve trivia/riddles, complete a short race, and go head to head in a very competitive game of Jenga. The team with the most points by the end of the games wins. During lunch, our Human Resources manager counted the scores and team The Hammer came out victorious with the highest score! Congrats Team!! After the relay and lunch, many team members bonded by playing basketball, tennis, and volleyball at the nearby courts. 24HRMED values a strong and healthy company culture by building communication and teamwork skills among our employees. “Teamwork makes the dream work.” – unknown Refer a Registered Nurse, and you can earn up to $500!  Call us …

24HRMED Summer 2018 Newsletter

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Check out 24-Hour Medical Staffing Services’ (24HRMED) Summer 2018 Newsletter – Volume 5 Issue 2. Summer is a time for BBQs, weekend trips, and outdoor activities, so it is important that you stay cool and healthy. Read more to get the latest update about what 24HRMED has been up to these past few months. In this issue, 24HRMED received the Top Diversity Partner Award, 24HRMED Success Institute Graduation, Summer Tips, and Travel Nursing Packing Tips. Also in this edition, we welcome five new members to the 24HRMED Team! Click Here to Read More

Allergy Season 2018

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It’s allergy season! Allergy season starts in spring and lasts through early summer. What is an allergy? Allergy occurs when your immune system reacts to harmless substances in the environment. Allergies exist in many different forms such as food allergies, skin allergies, house dust mites, pet hair, and many more. But, the most common are seasonal allergies – mold and tree, grass, and weed pollen. Symptoms Common symptoms are sneezing, itching, watery eyes, runny nose, and nasal congestion. For some who might have an underlying asthma, they can experience shortness of breath, coughing, and chest tightness. How can you prevent allergies or minimize exposure? Keep windows and doors shut at home and in your car. Avoid pollen by checking weather reports for pollen count. Levels are usually highest in the morning. Take a shower and change your clothes after working or spending time outdoors. Dust mites are everywhere especially on mattresses, pillows, and soft bedding. Wash sheets and pillowcases at least once a week. Wash comforters and bedspreads every one to two months. There is medication that you can find …

24HRMED Spring 2018 Newsletter

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Here is 24-Hour Medical Staffing Services’ (24HRMED) Spring 2018 Newsletter – Volume 5 Issue 1. Get the latest update about what 24HRMED has been up to these first 3 months of 2018. In this issue, 24HRMED held their annual kickoff meeting where corporate employees gathered together to highlight the previous year’s accomplishments and goals for 2018 fiscal year. This issue also includes some health and wellness tips, and tips for spring. Click Here to Read More

Benefits of Travel Nursing

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Whether you’re a new or current traveler, or you’re interested in becoming a travel nurse, travel nursing offers a variety of benefits. Here are some benefits of travel nursing: Career Advancement Travel nursing will allow you to dabble into a variety of areas if you still do not know which specialty you’d like to pursue. In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to meet all kinds of people, build your resume and network, and gain unique perspective from working at multiple settings. Flexibility If you are licensed in multiple states, you can also consider where you would like to work by traveling to a city or state you have never been to. Travel nursing is very flexible while also providing you the opportunity to explore the country. Travel You are free to explore new destinations while doing what you love. 24HRMED currently has travel assignments nationwide, so whether you’re looking to work in warmer or cooler climate, we have the assignments for you! Visit http://www.24-hrmed.com/opportunities/ for our latest travel assignments. 24/7 Support Team, and Special offers 24HRMED …

24HRMED Winter 2017 Newsletter

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Here is 24-Hour Medical Staffing Services’ Winter 2017 Newsletter – Volume 4 Issue 3. Read more about what 24HRMED has been up to these past 3 months, as well as our upcoming events. From our final COSi Graduation of 2017 to raising money for City of Hope and La Mission, 24HRMED continues to be involve in improving the company and giving back to the community. Click Here to Read More