TAGSAdvantagesCareerDrawbacksMedical Traveler Previous articleWhy Is Collagen So Important For Our Health?Next articleEnd-of-Life Planning Could Bring Peace to Florida Seniors Amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Please enter your name here By Linda WilliamsThe medical field is an increasingly popular and highly respected career. Luckily, it’s relatively easy to land a job in the generously-compensating healthcare sector due to the massive demand for skilled medical specialists worldwide. So, if you’re passionate about traveling and interested in launching a career in the medical field, you should consider pursuing a career as a medical traveler.At its core, the medical travel field is a highly rewarding yet challenging field. As an aspiring medical specialist, it’s vital to understand all the medical travel field’s pros and cons to prepare yourself accordingly and enroll in the necessary training and bachelor’s and graduate degree programs.Advantages of being a medical travelerEndless adventureAside from the generous compensation, you can find medical traveling openings in any city in the country, meaning you’ll have an endless amount of opportunities to handpick your next adventure. When you’re jetting across the nation or even the globe, you’ll feel fulfilled in your daily work routine, rather than stifled by a profession that shackles you to a cubicle.When you explore the medical traveling industry, you get to live your career instead of shuffling to and from your 9-to-5. You’ll also receive once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to tour major cities worldwide and improve your understanding of different cultures. In between shifts, you can sample the native cuisine, visit famous tourist attractions, meet new people, and create life-long memories. Traveling is also known to boostLuckily, finding traveling CNA jobs is often less challenging since there is a growing demand for traveling nurses nationwide. Because there’s an ever-present need for healthcare services, you can depend on unparalleled job security.High pay and excellent benefitsPay for medical travelers is probably the most incentivizing pro of this particular field. Besides basic salary, medical travel specialists can expect several other benefits, including tax breaks, generous reimbursements, deals and discounts, healthcare benefits, tax-free stipends, and other compensation forms. If you add together all these benefits, including your health insurance and housing package, you’ll notice it’s an incredibly rewarding and lucrative career. However, it’s essential to note that the amount of money you make varies from one state to another, depending on the cost of living.High job flexibilityThe medical career offers incomparable flexibility. As a medical traveler, you’ll have the freedom to choose when and where to work. You can work part-time, as temporary hire, or full time, depending on your lifestyle needs and personal preferences.As an employee of the medical traveling industry, you can take a break from work when you want and still find assignments upon your return. As a full-time medical traveler, you can also work continuously for back-to-back shifts, and then take time off for some days in a row for a much-needed weekend getaway or staycation. Schedule flexibility is a significant advantage and can be beneficial when you face unexpected challenges and need to take medical or personal leave.Professional growthThe medical travel lifestyle is perfect for employees interested in working at multiple care facilities and gaining diversified experience. Medical travel experts can choose from a variety of hospitals, clinics, or even schools.Whether you want to work in a rural medical center that will stretch your expertise to the limit or in a large-scale facility, there’s no limit to the type or level of experience you can gain as a medical travel specialist. Furthermore, you can develop new skills, gain more experience, learn how to adapt to different work environments, improve your cultural competence, and acquire new specialization. The bottom line is that the opportunity diversity in the medical field is both rewarding and extremely fulfilling.Drawbacks of being a medical travelerHomesickness and loneliness while travelingWhile a career in the medical travel field offers a plethora of benefits, it also holds its fair share of cons. Homesickness is the number one con in the medical traveling industry. Although traveling is incredibly thrilling, it can create a distance barrier with your family and friends.Unlike a standard vacation that lasts anywhere from five days to two weeks, a medical travel job requires you to relocate for work long-term, meaning you’ll have to leave your loved ones behind for a significant portion of time, usually three months. Medical travelers are bound to experience loneliness when forced to dine alone and build a new group of friends in their limited free time. However, there’s always the option of bringing your family or spouse along if you wish.Frequent job searchesMost travel jobs are contract positions, which means that you’ll always be on the hunt for new assignments in the medical travel industry. In some cases, you can extend your contract. Sometimes your recruiter can connect you with a job in advance before your contract lapses with little consultations. However, in most circumstances, a medical traveler will have to dedicate time and resources to search for new openings. If that’s the case, you’ll need to interview and negotiate contract terms and pay for the position time and time again.Handling multiple state licensesSince a medical travel position entails moving from one location to another, you may need to acquire multiple licenses. The main issue here is cost. Sometimes it’s expensive and challenging to maintain several state licenses.In addition to the necessary licenses, you must satisfy each state’s CEU requirements before obtaining said licenses. However, if you have a multi-state license, you can practice in more than 25 states.Final thoughtsAfter assessing the pros and cons, you’ll set your career path and make a life-changing decision regarding your interest in medical traveling. With seemingly limitless room for growth, schedule flexibility, and generous pay, you may choose to overlook this industry’s downsides. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. The Anatomy of Fear Photo by CDC on Unsplash Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply You have entered an incorrect email address! 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Receive email alerts to go further News Organisation RSF_en Reporters Without Borders condemns the continuing curbs on the movements of journalists in Abbottabad, the town in the northern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa where Osama bin Laden was killed by US special forces on 2 May.The authorities have stepped restrictions on access to Abbottabad for the media. Foreign journalists now need a special permit to visit the town. A range of pretexts are used to obstruct the work of local journalists, who ought to be able to move about freely.“It is deplorable that an entire town has been placed under what is in effect a state of emergency and journalists’ movements are being restricted for the sake of protecting the confidentiality of the official investigation into Osama bin Laden’s death,” Reporters Without Borders said.“We urge the authorities to guarantee the right of journalists to do their work, as this is essential for a free press. While certain restrictions on access may be necessary, a lack of transparency will cast doubt on the credibility of the investigation’s findings, when they are released. These bans are a form of censorship.”In one of the latest incidents, Muhammad Ihsan Khan, a journalist working for Deewa Radio, a US-based station broadcasting in the Pashto language, was punched and kicked by unidentified individuals near the perimeter wall of the compound where Bin Laden was living. Khan had come to cover a visit by the judicial commission that the government appointed to investigate the intervention of the US special forces.Two journalists working for a french TV station, were arrested near the Bin Laden compound on 7 September and were questioned at Mirpur police station for six hours by police and members of the Federal Investigation Agency for “travelling without valid documents.” One of them did not have the required special permit.The journalists, who said they were just taking photos for a report on the popularity of the French language in Abbottabad, were not released until they had signed a written apology. The photos they had taken were deleted from their cameras.A journalist with China Television, identified only as Mr. Chan, and two Pakistani journalists, Saad Gul and Mohammad Bilal, were arrested on 8 September while approaching the Bin Laden compound. The two local journalists were taken to Nawan Sher police station while Chan, who did not an Abbottabad permit, was asked to leave town. PakistanAsia – Pacific News January 28, 2021 Find out more Help by sharing this information News Pakistani journalist critical of the military wounded by gunfire PakistanAsia – Pacific June 2, 2021 Find out more News Pakistani supreme court acquits main suspect in Daniel Pearl murder Follow the news on Pakistan April 21, 2021 Find out more September 19, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Foreign journalists banned from town where Bin Laden was living Pakistani TV anchor censored after denouncing violence against journalists
News 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Donegal North East Deputy Joe Mc Hugh has failed in a bid to have an emergency meeting of the Dail Transport Committee called for next week.Deputy Mc Hugh says he called for the meeting to see if a mechanism can be agreed to have salt supplies diverted from elsewhere to Donegal.Deputy Mc Hugh is now hoping to meet with NRA officials over the weekend to see what can be done to improve the situation locally.He says if the low salt stocks are as a result of money saving decisions, then that is a false economy…..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/joemcsat.mp3[/podcast] Pinterest Twitter Deputy Mc Hugh fails in bid to have emergency meeting of Dail Transport Committee Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Twitter PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal WhatsApp Google+ Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Google+ Previous articleHSE services affected by weatherNext articleDonegals roads remain treacherous News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Facebook HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week By News Highland – December 18, 2010 Facebook WhatsApp
News By News Highland – May 13, 2010 HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Google+ Twitter Previous articleCross border report seek more support for childrenNext articleDonegal’s older people urged to have their say on government strategy News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook The new Northern Ireland secretary, Owen Paterson, has called for the Bloody Sunday report to be published as soon as possible.It’s understood that the printing of the final report is under way and the families will see the findings by the end of this month.However, spokesperson for the Bloody Sunday families, John Kelly says the new Northern Secretary can publish the report as quickly as he wants:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/johnk3.mp3[/podcast] Pinterest 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Twitter Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme New NI secretary wants Bloody Sunday report published Google+ PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal WhatsApp Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Facebook Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers WhatsApp Pinterest
Top StoriesSC Directs Centre To Ensure Proper Care For Senior Citizens Living Alone Amidst COVID-19 [Read Order] Nilashish Chaudhary4 Aug 2020 12:57 AMShare This – xThe Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Central Government to take appropriate steps to ensure that senior citizens who are living alone amidst the COVID-19 pandemic are given proper care.The Bench comprising of Justices Ashok Bhushan and R Subhash Reddy recognized the obligation of the Government in taking care and protecting the elderly who live alone, by securing the availability…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Central Government to take appropriate steps to ensure that senior citizens who are living alone amidst the COVID-19 pandemic are given proper care.The Bench comprising of Justices Ashok Bhushan and R Subhash Reddy recognized the obligation of the Government in taking care and protecting the elderly who live alone, by securing the availability of essential goods and services to them.To this end, the Court directed the Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment to make sure that old-age pension continues to be paid on a regular and timely basis.Furthermore, all States have been directed to provide prompt responses to requests made by senior citizens, especially those living alone during these times of COVID-19. The Court thus acknowledged the need to assure the elderly of effective assistance, as and when such assistance was called for. Taking further stock of the situation, the Apex Court has also asked the Central Government to ensure that caregivers across old-age homes are provided with necessary precautionary equipment. Justice Bhushan stressed that all caregivers should wear Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) kits and follow the safety norms regarding sanitization and precautions to be taken against COVID-19.The Bench was hearing a petition filed by former Union Law Minister and Senior Advocate Ashwani Kumar, which throws light on the concerns of senior citizens living alone and seeks Rights of the Elderly to be safeguarded.Click Here To Download Order[Read Order]Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Story
iStock/ChiccoDodiFCBy: IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Columbus, Ohio, Mayor Andrew Ginther has called for the termination of a police officer involved in the shooting of an unarmed Black man after body camera footage released Wednesday showed the officer did not appear to provide immediate aid to the victim.The police officer, identified as Adam Coy, a 19-year veteran of the Columbus Division of Police, had his badge and gun taken away Tuesday pending an investigation after it was discovered that he did not turn on his body camera until after the shooting.The footage released Wednesday comes from the camera’s “look back” function, which captures video 60 seconds before an officer turns on the device, investigators said. It includes footage from after Coy opened fired as he and other officers responded to a 911 call in Upper Arlington, the Columbus Department of Public Safety said.Andre Maurice Hill, 47, was killed in the shooting, police said.The incident began at 1:37 a.m. Tuesday when officers were dispatched to a “non-emergency” disturbance call from a neighbor who allegedly saw a man sitting in an SUV for an extended period of time, according to the Columbus Department of Public Safety. The person in the car allegedly kept turning his vehicle on and off, the agency said.Hill is seen in the body camera footage coming out of a garage with a cellphone in his left hand and his right hand obscured before Coy opens fire. The “look back” function does not record the audio before the shots were fired.Coy is then seen approaching Hill’s body, ordering that the wounded man show his hands and roll over, before asking a colleague if medics have been called. Coy does not administer aid to the victim, according to the footage.Hill was taken to Riverside Hospital where he was pronounced dead, investigators said. No weapon was found at the scene and none of the responding officers had their cameras on until after Hill was shot, according to investigators.The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is overseeing the probe into the shooting.Hill’s family, including his daughter, saw the footage on Tuesday, Ginther said Wednesday.The mayor said Hill was known to the residents of the house and was their guest that night.“He was expected. He was not an intruder,” Ginther said.The mayor said he was shocked and stunned when he saw the body camera footage, especially since it took “several minutes” for the officers to administer aid to Hill.“To see him lying in the driveway, minute after minute after minute, with no attempt to render aid and comfort. … I’ve never seen body-worn camera footage like that,” Ginther said.He called for Hill to be terminated for failing to turn on his camera and not administering aid after he opened fire.Ned Pettus, director of the Department of Public Safety, said at Wednesday’s press conference that there would have to be a hearing before any formal termination could happen.“My commitment, my legal obligation, is to conduct a fair and impartial hearing, and that is what I intend to do,” he said.Ginther, who earlier Wednesday had attended the funeral of Casey Goodson Jr., a Black man who was shot by a sheriff’s deputy in Columbus on Dec. 4, said to the city’s Black community that he understood their frustration and concern following both incidents.“Enough is enough. This community is exhausted,” he said.Hill’s sister, Shawna Barnett, posted a photo of the two of them on her Facebook page along with a message to others about how the family is dealing with his death.“My brother was snatched away from me, our family. I’m deeply hurt and in pain at the moment and will be able to speak soon … but not at the moment,” she wrote. “We need time to process what has happened to my brother, my only brother, that I cannot laugh with again, call on the phone, see him smile, hear him talk endlessly, and be there for me when I needed him.”“Now I and my family will be there for him (and other murdered victims) to take up this plight that our culture has painfully endured for years,” she added. “The violence against us … This has to stop right NOW!”Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.
Training news in brief: Nottingham highlighted as top training regionOn 12 Sep 2000 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article Nottingham is one of the best areas in the country for training, according to a Training Standards Council report. Orient Gold from Ilkeston and Nottingham City Council Vocational Training were picked out as being among the best training providers in the country during inspections.Scheme claimed to slow staff turnover at BPNational Vocational Qualification schemes can greatly reduce turnover, according to BP. The petrol giant claims around 60 per cent of people left the organisation before an NVQ scheme was introduced because of poor training and limited career opportunities. Since the introduction of the Developing People programme in 1997, staff turnover has decreased by 42 per cent among NVQ achievers.Framework devised to store systems knowledge Parity Training consultants have developed a sophisticated knowledge management system for securities firm Credit Suisse First Boston. CSFB was concerned that expert knowledge would be lost when individuals with expert knowledge left the company. Parity Training identified 100 internal systems reliant on knowledge and developed a three-level knowledge framework to provide CSFB with access to the information on the systems.www.paritytraining.co.uk £85,000 deal sees Navy automate appraisals The Royal Navy is to replace its manual paper-based appraisal system for its 7,500 officers with an automated system. Logsys Solutions of Wokingham will design the system in a contract worth £85,000. The system will enable appraisal forms to be completed at Navy bases worldwide, returning them to a central database and reporting application at the promotions section in Portsmouth. The need for automation of appraisal, promotion and transfer systems has developed as officer promotion numbers have risen. www.logsys.co.uk Comments are closed.