Staffing Industry Analysts, Inc. (SIA) has recognized Advanced Medical as one of the fastest growing staffing companies in the country. Advanced Medical is a leading provider of healthcare staffing solutions with an emphasis on the rehab therapy market. To qualify for the list, staffing firms had to post at least $1 million in revenue in 2010 and have compound annual revenue growth of at least 15% between 2010 and 2014. This year 102 companies made the list with 22% of those coming from the healthcare staffing sector. Advanced Medical placed 53rd on the list with a compound annual growth rate of 23.8% (more…)
Welcome to Mentor Appreciation Week! This week we will be putting the spotlight on our amazing Travel Mentors! In our final Q&A, we talk to our first ever SLP Mentor, Melissa Jones!
Welcome to Mentor Appreciation Week! This week we will be putting the spotlight on our amazing Travel Mentors! Let’s keep it rolling with a Q&A with our OT Mentor, Kayla Layner!
Kayla Layner is a small town girl from Parkersburg, West Virginia. She stuck around the “mountain state”, earning her Master’s in Occupational Therapy from West Virginia University. Kayla is a therapist who has excelled in multiple settings while holding licenses in West Virginia, North Carolina, and Virginia. Her passionate mindset and inquisitive nature have led Kayla to be an outstanding travel mentor. We were able to catch up with Kayla for 5 “important” questions that were begging to be asked. Scroll down for our enlightening conversation. (more…)
Welcome to Mentor Appreciation Week! This week we will be putting the spotlight on our amazing Travel Mentors! Let’s kick things off with a Q&A with our PT Mentor, Ly Pham!
Ly Pham has exhibited a diverse skill set in her time as an Advanced Medical traveler. With exemplary work done in a variety of settings and a strong desire to assist younger therapists, Ly was a fantastic match for the PT mentoring team. She obtained a BA in exercise science and DPT at Wichita State University, located in the healthcare hub of Kansas. Ly is a lover of the outdoors and a rabid hoops fan. Jump below for our 5 question conversation with Ly. (more…)
Fall is back in business. Spectacular sunsets, snug temperatures, fantastic festivals – you have been sorely missed. Living in a cesspool of humidity during the summer, I have an intense affection for everything October. Octoberfest, October sports, October miniature Halloween candy (that is decidedly not for me, but I consume anyway), and National PT month which takes place in, you guessed it: October. While most of the country is finally cooling off, the Advanced Medical events calendar is heating up. Let’s take a quick look at some featured happenings for October. (more…)
Today we celebrate AOTA’s National School Backpack Awareness Day with this short infographic. Every year Occupational Therapy practitioners and educators come together to help students prevent injury and neck pain that comes from wearing heavy backpacks. We hope you enjoy this fun infographic and feel free to share it with friends and coworkers. (more…)
The creation of the Advanced Medical CFY program has brought viability to new grad SLP travel. We are extremely fortunate to have 2 SLP mentors in Melissa Jones and Kelsey Besler that found success as new grad travelers with Advanced Medical and currently provide guidance and support for our young SLP’s. Now we are proud to announce our newest addition to the SLP mentoring team: Janet Shannon. Janet complements our team beautifully as someone who brings 15+ years of therapy wisdom within an educational setting. (more…)
Edmund Hillary conquering the 29,029 of Everest – Chuck Yeager flying at 767 mph in breaking the sound barrier – Roger Bannister with the sub 4 minute mile – Maris and his 61 homers… now we add another name in the pantheon of stupendous achievers: Amy Barnes and her 50 Advanced Medical travelers (otherwise known as her family!). This feat was impressive enough that I just used the long dormant word “stupendous” to do it justice. (more…)