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Articles by Keiley Giboney

What It Takes to Be a School Nurse, Therapist or School Professional

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Like most jobs in the healthcare industry, the Bureau of Labor and Statistics project that job opportunities for school professionals, nurses and therapists are expected to be plentiful for the next ten years.  If you are looking to direct your teaching, psychology, counseling, nursing or therapy career toward the school setting, there are some things you need to know. 

Wrapping Up the 2017-2018 School Year

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Amazingly enough, another school year is winding to a close.  Even though most of us are dreaming of sunshine and warmer days ahead, Supplemental Health Care understands school professionals are focused on executing final checklists in preparation for the end of the school year. 

Finding and Retaining the Right School Healthcare Professionals

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As the winter snows slowly melt away and students and faculty are thinking about their spring break recess, most people might believe that school districts are on auto-pilot this time of year.  And those thinking that couldn’t be farther from the truth.  In fact, this is a prime time for school districts and school staffing partners to be heavily involved in planning for the 2018 – 2019 school year.  Let’s take a look at how Supplemental Health Care (SHC) supports their district clients at this very critical time of the year for recruiting and retaining school nurses and therapy professionals.

Budgeting for the Cost of School Healthcare Employment

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Across the nation, school systems are struggling under the weight of the rising costs of providing health services for the more than 6.4 million students receiving nursing or therapy services as part of their general or special education program.  Determining the total cost of school healthcare employment can be difficult

School Staffing Team in Championship Form

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For the past several weeks, sports enthusiasts everywhere have been glued to the Men’s and Women’s Collegiate Basketball Tournaments.  This coming weekend, tens of millions will be glued to their televisions to watch the Final Four as the teams battle it out to see who will play for the championship on Monday, April 3rd.  As we watch these teams demonstrate their skills, commitment, and hard work it is important to keep in mind that they didn’t just start preparing for the tournament a few weeks ago.  In reality, their preparation started months ago, before the season even started.  That preparation and planning is exactly what Supplemental Health Care’s School Division is working towards right now in preparation for the 2017-2018 school year.

How Do School-based Therapists and Nurses Spend Their Summer

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While some school systems around the country hold classes year-round, most conduct a September through mid-June curriculum.  For our school-based therapists and nurses, that leaves them with a decision to make each summer.  Many of them choose to take the summer months off to spend time with family or vacation.  For those that want to keep working over the summer, let’s take a look at ways that therapists and nurses fill their summer work schedule.