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Travel Nursing Agencies Stand Up to a Tough Economy
Date:12/9/2008

LANCASTER, Pa., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent poll, Travel Nurse Source, a premier provider of recruitment marketing and lead generation for the travel nursing industry, asked partner agencies to assess the state of the industry in view of the current economic conditions. While the consensus was that travel nursing jobs are not as plentiful right now, there was also agreement that travel nursing is a pretty stable place to be, especially in today's financial climate.

According to Terry McDermott, Vice-President of Marketing for Travel Nurse Source, the travel nurse agencies he spoke with seem better positioned to weather an economic slide than many other companies. "Travel nursing has always been about filling staffing holes with qualified professionals. In spite of the economy, those holes still exist and it takes a special type of person to come into an acute care environment, in many cases, and hit the ground running. Hospitals still look to travel nurses to fill the void and maintain high standards of patient care."

"It is no secret that patient census is down in many hospitals," says Chris Eales, president of Premier Healthcare Professionals, a Georgia-based travel nursing agency. "People are postponing elective surgeries and being selective about various other medical procedures." But Mr. Eales also believes that the core factors that have contributed to the ongoing nursing shortage are still in place. "An aging population, a lack of qualified nurse educators and older nurses opting for retirement will continue to fuel the demand for travel nurses."

Jesse Sabo, Vice-President of North American Operations for ID Medical in New York City, believes that travel nursing offers more stability than other options in the current circumstances. "Compared to per diem work, travel nursing presents a number of advantages. A travel nurse normally signs on for a thirteen-week assignment," says Mr. Sabo. "I
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