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Organization Tips for Tax Preparation

ASK NORA – Organizational tips for Tax Preparation 2017  As we close out the first quarter of 2017, the last thing on our mind is income taxes. April 18 [April 15 falls on a Saturday, so you have a couple of extra days] is just weeks away and as with any tax questions, you should […]

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The $63.00 Cup of Coffee

LA PARKING 101 After parking my car near the bank, I recall plunking in enough quarters to last me a full 15 minutes. Seriously, I had plenty of time [or at least I thought I did] to dash to the ATM, and go next door to Peets to get my coffee to go. Upon my […]

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Where da Pumpkins at?!

Halloween weekend is upon us!  If you are looking for some fun activities over the weekend, we have put together some great options for you to check out throughout the state of California! Jack O’ Lanterns in California Pumpkins 101:  A popular crop in the United States, 1.5 billion pounds of pumpkins are produced each year. […]

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The Big Give

I have a huge leather bound binder at home that is labeled; Kidney 2009.  It weighs at least five pounds crammed with various documents, medical records, and cards that introduce a tremendous day in my life.  On September 21, 2009 I had my right kidney removed for transplant to save my son’s life. By early […]

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Compliance 101: It’s in the Cloud

As one of our wonderful nurses here at Emerald, sending in various medical documentation, nursing certs such as your BCLS, or your driver’s license are all within the realm of possibility. We recently discussed how to take pictures property with your cell phone to ensure that best legibility. The absolute last thing we want is […]

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Compliance 101: Taking the Best Pictures

Now that you’ve come aboard and joined the wonderful Emerald Health Services team, it’s time to start getting your file together and make sure we’ve got everything up to date for your first day at work! What we definitely receive often and require from our nurses are their certifications such as the BCLS, PALS, TNCC, […]

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Compliance 101: The Best Study Guides

Hey travelers! Welcome to Emerald Health Services!  Whether this is your first assignment with us or 10th, we look forward to complying you and getting you off to a good start. As the Director of Nursing I am involved in counseling, educating and remediating all of the Emerald nurses. I want to make your journey as […]

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Summer 2016 Freebies & Discounts

Summer is officially here!  Enjoy the longest day of the year by checking out these sweet summer deals! Summer Solstice Sales on Food and Drink Carl’s Jr.: Save $1 on any size California Classic Double Cheeseburger combo with this coupon until July 6. Cheddar’s: Present this in-store coupon to get a free made-from-scratch order of five-piece chicken tenders with the purchase […]

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Compliance: Why Does it Matter?

As a travel nurse, you will undoubtedly need to go through the compliance process of filling out paperwork and completing competency tests, medical tests, and possibly facility modules.  As the Compliance Manager for Emerald Health Services, and having been in the industry for over 7 years, I know this can be a pain.  I do […]

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Ask a Nurse Concierge: The Long Distance Voter

The Travel Nurse During an Election Year The United States presidential election is just months away. It is important that all Americans, at home, traveling and abroad cast their ballots. Elections are important events, and if you don’t vote, your voice will not be heard. Many people don’t vote while traveling or living abroad, because […]

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