Tips for Driving Safely in the Rain

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Driving in rainy, stormy conditions is nerve-wrecking since the roads are slippery, there’s heavy traffic, and the possibility of collision can be high. Here are three tips for driving safely in the rain. Avoid distractions. Stay focus and be aware of your surroundings. Visibility is low during the rain, so it’s important to turn on those headlights. In addition, be extra cautious when merging or changing lanes to prevent collision. Slow down and leave extra space between the car in front of your vehicle. Roads can be very slippery during, so it is better to leave enough space in front of your vehicle to slow down. At the same time, slowing down will also giving time for the driver behind your vehicle to have enough time to brake. Beware of hydroplaning. Hydroplaning occurs when your tires lose traction on the wet surface of the road. As a result, your vehicle begins to slide uncontrollably. If you start to hydroplane, ease your foot off the gas and steer steadily in the direction that the vehicle is spinning. …

Los Angeles Mission: 102 meals for 102 individuals

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24-Hour Medical Staffing Services team members donated to Los Angeles Mission this Thanksgiving Holiday. Together, we were able to provide 102 hot and nutritious meals for individuals who do not have a place or food for Thanksgiving. Los Angeles Mission provides help, hope and opportunity to men, women, and children in need. Help the healing begin with a life-changing meal for only $2.03 Thank you and Happy Thanksgiving!

What is Travel Nursing?

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What is Travel Nursing? A travel nurse is a nurse who is hired to work in a specific location for short-term assignments – typically 13 weeks. To become a travel nurse, some hospitals require at least 1-year of hospital-based experience while some hospitals may require more experience depending on your specialty. As a travel nurse, you get to develop your skills and adapt to a variety of medical settings and conditions. Not only do you get to focus on your specialty, short-term assignments are perfect for nurses who loves to travel. As a travel nurse you can: ●  Discover a wide range of nursing positions by choosing location and specialty ●  Experience many different cities and states, and visit beautiful locations ●  Receive reimbursement for transportation to and from assignments ●  Get weekly pay and direct deposit into bank accounts ●  Receive health benefits including 401k retirement plan with company matching ●  Choose your housing option ranging from fully furnished apartments to extended stays at hotel or motels. Top Specialties for Travel Nurses: The top 10 nursing specialty of 2018 are acute care …

Toys for Tots Drive 2018

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It’s time for our annual Toys for Tots drive! Every year, 24-Hour Medical Staffing Services (24HRMED) hosts a Toys for Tots drive to give back to the community by collecting toys for less fortunate children, and you’re invited to join us in collecting toys for children this holiday season. Tell your friends and family to come down to drop-off toys, as we are an official drop-off location! Please make sure toys are new and unwrapped. The drive ends on 12/10/2017. Drop-off your toy donations at: 21700 E Copley Drive Suite 270 Diamond Bar, CA 91765 Every Child Deserves a Little Christmas

24HRMED Joins Wanderly Vitual Scavenger Hunt

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24HRMED is participating in Wanderly’s Virtual Scavenger Hunt! Join the scavenger hunt and see if you can find the answer to our question on 24HRMED website!  Head over to Wanderly now for a chance to win $50 Amazon Giftcard!  Refer a Healthcare Professional, and you can earn between $50-500!  Call us today at 909-895-8960 or visit here for more information.

Safety Tips for Black Friday Shoppers

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With the holiday season approaching, Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals can help you save money. Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving, and it is the biggest shopping day of the year. Before you shop in stores or online, here are some safety tips you need to know. Shopping in stores:  ●  Plan by researching 1-2 weeks prior to Black Friday and make a list of stores with the best discounts, and what you want to buy.  ●  If you are the type of shopper who waits long hours in line, you may want to have enough water and snacks with you. It is important to stay hydrated.  ●  Since it’s November, it is going to be cold. Wear warm clothes and bring hand warmers when waiting in long outdoor lines. .  ●  If possible, leave your kids at home. Stores get very crowded during Black Friday, which can cause a child to be lost or kidnapped, sometimes without anyone noticing. Leave your kid with a babysitter or relative. If you choose to shop with …

Raising Money for a Good Cause

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24-Hour Medical Staffing Services, LLC (24HRMED) helped raised $1,610 during Breast Cancer Awareness Month by participating in various activities to raise money for City of Hope. City of Hope is a world leader in research and treatment for cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening diseases. One major activity was Pink Fridays. Corporate employees showed their support toward the cause by wearing pink every Friday for the month of October. For every team member who wore pink on Friday, 24HRMED would donate $5 toward City of Hope Walk for Hope. Other activities included “Grab a Snack and Donate!” Our History: This cause is deeply rooted in 24HRMED’s history. In 1997, CEO & President Linda Stone was diagnosed with breast cancer and is now cancer free for 18 years. During her lengthy recuperation, she experienced how nurses play a vital role in a patient’s recovery journey. Thus, she conceived the idea to create a business that provides quality healthcare professionals to help healthcare providers meet the patients’ need. Thank you everyone who supported, donated, and participated in City of Hope Walk for Hope!

24HRMED – Where Nurses Come First

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24HRMED provides flexible staffing services such as RNs, LVNs, CNAs, and Allied Health Professionals to meet our employees and clients needs. Credits: Filmed & Edited by: Dario Guerrero Contact info: 310-985-2213 LinkedIn: https://tinyurl.com/y8squo9u Instagram: @superdari0 Created & Directed by: Kaz Newton & Cindy Keo Refer a Healthcare Professional, and you can earn between $50-500!  Call us today at 909-895-8960 or visit here for more information.

Drop, Cover, Hold On!

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On October 18, 2018 at 10:18 a.m., 24-Hour Medical Staffing Services (24HRMED), along with millions across the state, participated in the Great California ShakeOut. Not only is the Great California ShakeOut an annual drill to inform, prepare, respond, and recover in the event of a disaster, but also for communities, schools, and organizations to review and update their emergency preparedness. Also, California has a higher risk of earthquakes due to the infamous San Andreas Fault line.  24HRMED’s Emergency Evacuation Plan details procedures in the event of a fire, earthquake, explosion, disaster, or medical emergencies. The purpose of the Emergency Evacuation Plan is to ensure that, during an emergency, 24HRMED employees exit quickly and safely. To Reduce your Chance of Injury, Remember to Drop, Cover, and Hold On when an Earthquake hits Under shelter: hold on to it with one hand; be ready to move with your shelter if it shifts No shelter: hold on to your head and neck with both arms and hands. DROP where you are, onto your hands and knees. This position protects you from being knocked down and also allows you …