How to Become a Medical Technologist

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Medical technologist using medical equipment to test blood.

A medical technologist, also known as a medical laboratory scientist, med tech or lab tech, usually works in the laboratory of a hospital or in an independent laboratory that services hospitals or medical offices. Although medical technologists perform their work behind the scenes and rarely come in contact with patients or physicians, their work plays a vital role in diagnosis and treatment of diseases and provides answers to life or death questions practically every day.

If you’ve ever considered pursuing a career as a medical technologist, it’s important to learn what the work is like and the steps you must take to get started in this field.

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Let Soliant Help You Find Your 2019 – 2020 School District Job

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The 2019 school year is coming to an end and summer is almost here. Do you know where you will be at the start of the next school year? Wherever you dream of working, Soliant can make it happen. We are here to help you every step of the way, so you can focus on what really matters, the kids.

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Is Respiratory Therapy a Good Career?

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Is Respiratory Therapy a Good Career?

Have you ever thought about pursuing a career in respiratory therapy? Like other allied health careers, becoming a registered respiratory therapist can make you an in-demand health professional. 

If you’re considering a career in respiratory therapy, take time to learn as much as you can about the job to determine whether it’s a good fit for you. Here are the answers to four common questions to help you get started.

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Soliant is Joint Commission Certified

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We’re proud to have received the Gold Seal of Approval for Healthcare Staffing Services by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

We’re proud to have received the Gold Seal of Approval for Healthcare Staffing Services by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. This distinction assures you that Soliant’s processes and standards are unparalleled.

Certified Since 2011

For more than five decades, the Joint Commission has been the nation’s predominant standards-setting and leading accrediting body in the healthcare field. The Joint Commission certification acknowledges compliance with the Joint Commission’s national set of consensus-based quality standards and demonstrates a commitment to excellence in providing healthcare staffing.

This honor is the result of delivering quality providers and services to the healthcare community– a hallmark of the Soliant brand.

If for any reason you have concerns about patient care or safety in the organization, please contact Soliant management at 800.849.5502. The public may contact The Joint Commission’s Office of Quality Monitoring to report any concerns or register complaints about a Joint Commission-certified organization by calling 1-800-994-6610 or e-mailing complaint@jointcommission.org. No disciplinary or punitive action will be taken if an employee reports safety or quality-of-care concerns to The Joint Commission.

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Tips for Taking Time Off

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tips for taking time offAs a healthcare professional, you are well aware that it takes a certain tirelessness just to keep up with, much less excel at, everything your job demands. Between managing patients, tasks, and the odd crisis, the work never seems to end. It’s this very nature of the field that means you will eventually need to take some time off to maintain your health and sanity, whether it’s for a long-awaited exotic vacation with your significant other or to spend a few days in bed recovering from a case of stress-induced pneumonia you caught after pulling 49 straight overnight shifts. When the time does come, don’t just clock out and take off running for the hills without warning. Here are a few tips to help you ensure everything continues running smoothly in your absence while you’re off relaxing. Continue reading “Tips for Taking Time Off”

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The Nursing Shortage and Travel Nurses

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nursing shortage travel nursesNursing has been a rewarding career choice for many people. Among the various reasons for selecting it as a pathway, job stability is one of the most valuable. Nurses have always been in demand, and according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the need for RNs is expected to increase by 15% until the year 2026. There is a current nursing shortage due, in part, to increased demand for healthcare services, legislation requiring nurse-patient ratios, impacted nursing programs, and a high number of nurses retiring from the field. Continue reading “The Nursing Shortage and Travel Nurses”

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