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No more being bored on hold for travel nurses

two people laughing on phone
No travel nurse should ever have to wait on hold while calling a travel nursing company, but sometimes that can’t be helped in the midst of a busy a day placing awesome nurses. Medical Solutions’ goal as a company is to never have anyone on hold, but to make it more enjoyable for you in those rare occurrences when we have no choice (like while you wait to talk to your favorite Career Consultant) we have changed our on-hold music to a funny yet informative radio variety show like style.

Check it out the next time you call in. We hope you like it, but never have to hear it. Unless of course you want to.

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Don’t forget to enter the Medical Solutions Room 2 Roam Mobile Sweepstakes

This contest is super easy to enter and we are giving away prizes weekly. So if you have a smart phone and 10 seconds then you should definitely enter.

Click here for more information on how to enter this great contest for travel nurses.

Here is what you can win:

Room 2 Roam Contest Prize

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Stop by and visit Medical Solutions!

Is the drive to your assignment taking you through (or even close to) Omaha, Nebraska?

If so we would love for you to stop by on your way to your travel nursing assignment. Meeting our travelers face to face is one of our favorite things to do and we want you to feel like you part of our family.

Plus now when you stop by you can put your feet up and relax in comfort in our new Traveler Welcome Room. You can catch a movie, read a book, get a foot massage or just take a minute to stretch out on a couch before you finish the drive. If you have kids with you we have goodies for them too.

And if you have time you can even get a behind the scenes tour of what goes on at a travel nursing company and get a glimpse of what your Career Consultants day is like.

Oh yeah and our address is: 9101 Western Ave., STE 101 Omaha, NE 68114

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Does your travel nurse recruiter rock?

Does your recruiter rock?Does your Medical Solutions Career Consultant rock as a recruiter? Then be sure to vote for them for Healthcare Traveler Magazine’s 2011 Recruiter of the Year Contest.

Here is a link to submit your rectuiter: 2011 Recruiter of the Year Nomination Form

All entries have to be received before September 15, 2011. So hurry, your Career Consultant deserves some love.

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An “udderly” fun travel nursing assignment

travel nurse dressed like cowOne of our great travelers had a unique 4th of July experience during his assignment. Check it out.

What was the parade for?

The local community of Liberty, Missouri has an annual festival on the evening of the 4th of July prior to their fireworks show called “4th-fest”. They have a small parade that goes into the town square.

How did you end up being in it?

My daughter and her husband own the local Chick-Fil-A. They have these cow suits that they use for PR purposes. They asked if I would be the Fire Chief cow for their spicy chicken campaign since I retired as a Fire Chief from the U.S. Air Force Reserves after 33 yrs. And I said “of course… Wouldn’t want to be any other cow!”

How hot was it?

102 ambient temp in the suit with 82% humidity. I was wearing a camelback hydrating system under the suit filled with ice and sweet tea from chick-Fil-a that I could drink from along the route. I started pre-hydrating with G-Force 2 hrs before I was to be in the suit…

Had you ever imagined you would end up dressed up like a cow during a travel nursing assignment?

Notravel nurse dressed like cow

Did you get paid?

No… It was all voluntary to serve the community and support the local Chick-Fil-A. The owners did however cater dinner for the ER staff that night at the Liberty Hospital since I went to work after the parade… (And going back to the hotel and shower of course before going in to work).

Was it fun?

Yes.. Extremely fun especially interacting with the kids

Would you do it again?

Absolutely! I’m looking forward to it if the opportunity presents itself

Describe the experience?

Hot and fulfilling… Especially being able to represent Medical Solutions in the local community as well as the ER.

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Read about one of our great Career Consultants

Chris Johnson, one of our stellar Career Consultants, was named named Prophecy’s Healthcare Recruiter of the Month.

Read more about makes Chris an awesome travel nurse recruiter here.

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Check out this article about one of our travel nurses

If you are just considering travel nursing or working with Medical Solutions then you should definitely read this article. It is all about her adventures and the life of a travel nurse.

Here is the link: It’s the nomad’s life for Gallatin native Shelly Taul

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Our new website!

travel nursing company websiteIf you haven’t noticed, Medical Solutions has a brand new website. We are excited to have it done, but more importantly we are excited that it features you, our awesome travelers.

In addition to the ability for you to build a profile (with a Facebook login) and become “famous”, the new site has a lot of new features that we think you will really like including:

We worked with Staffing Robot to build the site and think they did an awesome job. They also helped us come up with a new logo and color scheme that better represents what Medical Solutions is all about than our old one did.

If you want to read more here is the press release about travel nursing world’s first fully mobile website.

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