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How to Overcome COVID Fatigue

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Jun 2, 2021 9:00:00 AM

In January 2020, the CDC launched an agency-wide response to the COVID-19 virus. Since that time, over 32 million cases in the U.S. alone have resulted in well over half a million deaths to date. This has put tremendous strain on healthcare workers throughout the country. 

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Celebrate National EMS Week With VISTA

Posted by VISTA Staffing on May 19, 2021 9:00:00 AM

National EMS Week happens this year on May 16-22, 2021. First authorized in 1974 by President Gerald Ford, the proclamation dedicating the week came on the heels of the EMS Systems Act, which provided funds to create more than 300 EMS systems around the country. It remains a time to express recognition and gratitude to Emergency Medicine (EM) practitioners and their vital work in our communities.  

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The Benefits of Working Locum Tenens During Summer

Posted by VISTA Staffing on May 5, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Professionals in many industries take advantage of their travel jobs by turning required work trips into mini-vacations. While they have to complete their work obligations during the day, they get to spend time exploring new places in their free time. It can be a fun way to gain new experiences and check out other cities if you consider relocation in the future. However, it can be challenging to get a good feel for a place when you are only there for a short time. 

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Clinicians Coping with Historic Mortality and Burnout

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Apr 21, 2021 9:00:00 AM

As part of the global effort to combat COVID-19, clinicians are coping with historical mortality rates and extreme burnout levels. Long, intense work shifts compounded by the fear of contracting the virus or bringing it home to family members have left medical staffers exhausted. One year in, hospitals are still dealing with an illness that has no cure while now having to treat an influx of patients who had previously put off care because of the pandemic.

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What Clinicians Need to Know About Taxes as a Locum Tenens Professional

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Apr 7, 2021 9:00:00 AM

With stimulus checks starting to hit bank accounts in March, it's easy to overlook the less exciting annual torture that is tax season at the IRS. At this writing, the IRS has extended the 2020 tax filing deadline, and taxes are due on May 17th. This is an excellent time to remind locum tenens professionals to keep a few things in mind. 

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Celebrate National Physicians Week with VISTA

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Mar 25, 2021 9:00:00 AM

March 25 – 31 is National Physicians Week. This is a time to honor the men and women who have dedicated their lives to healing and the art of medicine. The theme for this year is "This is Our Shot." It is a reminder for doctors to unite, heal, lead, educate, and vaccinate.

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Zodiac for Clinicians: Can Astrology Help Choose Your Specialty?

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Feb 24, 2021 9:00:00 AM

How do you know which specialty to pursue with so many areas of medicine? Some clinicians choose their professions based on how knowledgeable they are about certain aspects of medicine. Some "just know" their calling, perhaps thanks to astrology.

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How Anesthesiologists Are Changing Healthcare

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Feb 3, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Time is often essential for medical care, and anesthesiologists are no strangers to working on the front lines. Even before the pandemic, the anesthesiologist did so much more than administer sedatives for surgery. Some of the most versatile and vital clinicians are anesthesiologists, which is why we celebrate their work each year.

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A Day In The Life Of A CRNA And How They Are Making A Difference

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Jan 27, 2021 9:00:00 AM

In the professional healthcare provider field, two groups are always in demand: anesthetists and anesthesiologists. Within a given healthcare facility, these two professions often touch just about every department or practice. That's why it's important to understand and honor the work they do — notably, nurse anesthetists — to help improve patient outcomes.

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As a Clinician, Are You Taking Care of Your Mental Health?

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Jan 13, 2021 9:00:00 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way the healthcare system operates. It's taken a tremendous toll on the many physicians and advanced healthcare practitioners who are responding to the crisis. But the toll goes well beyond the countless hours they've dedicated to helping patients. It's also put an enormous strain on their mental health. 

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About VISTA Staffing Solutions

VISTA Staffing Solutions has over thirty years of experience providing award-winning customer service to clients and providers alike. Headquartered in Salt Lake City with additional offices in Atlanta and Houston, and employs approximately 1,000 people between corporate staff and field clinicians and contracts with over 2,500 physicians across 60+ specialties and subspecialties. VISTA helps U.S. hospitals, medical practices, and government agencies optimize their physician staffing, ensure quality and continuity of care for patients, and maintain financial stability. As a leading provider of U.S. Locum Tenens and Permanent Physician Search Services, VISTA also operates VISTA Select, a first-of-its-kind technology and services solution utilizing advanced data and analytics to provide healthcare organizations with customizable workforce optimization solutions.