Congrats to Jaala Palmer – April’s Clinician of the Month!

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Please join CMS in congratulating Jaala Palmer as April’s clinician of the month. Jaala grew up in Baltimore county before relocating to FL and starting in nursing school. She got her start in a floating position and held it down on a variety of MS and Tele floors. After moving to WV for a staff position Jaala started her first travel assignment in PA. She found CMS via internet job boards and reviews and made the leap to switch agencies after reviewing options and benefits with our team – especially her recruiter, Reen Parks! Jaala has been a welcome addition to the team and receives wonderful feedback from our both … Continued

Props to Chelsi Goble – March’s Clinician of the Month!

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Please join CMS in honoring Chelsi Goble as March’s clinician of the month! Chelsi followed her father’s footsteps into the ER and has been working in that fast paced environment for the last 6 years. After traveling for an assignment to AZ Chelsea returned to the Baltimore area and has completed several successful assignments with CMS. She was extended multiple times at GBMC (and will remain on board with them PRN) while she heads to her second location. Our team absolutely loves working with Chelsi, in particular, her recruiter, Laura Zimmerman, who nominated Chelsea for this award. But the love does not stop there – check out what some of … Continued

Congrats to February’s Clinician of the Month – Tricia C

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Please join me in congratulating Tricia C who has been nominated for February’s agency clinician of the month! As CMS has expanded geographically from MD into NJ, Tricia has been one of our standout clinicians. She has completed 4 assignments at 4 different locations and all of them were a hit – she has worked at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Hunterdon Medical Center, East Orange Hospital, and Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. Tricia grew up just outside NYC in Paramus, NJ, and spent summers down the shore (LBI). The diversity in experience has led her to be successful at a variety of locations and has really shaped her abilities … Continued

CMS is Gypsy RN Approved!

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Chesapeake has been officially Gypsy Nurse verified and approved! There are a number of best practices that travelers can look for in their agency of choice, and CMS hit on 100% of those when asked by Gypsy Nurses. The Gypsy Nurse is the largest and most active online community for travel nurses. Check out that list of best practices below to make sure you make the right agency choice for employment! 1. Agency must be in business for at least one (1) year. CHECK – 17+ years strong! 2. Must be Joint Commission Certified (or will be Joint Commission Certified within the next 6 months). CHECK – JCAHO certified since 20016! … Continued

January’s Clinician of the Month – Props to Sherri Potter!

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Please join me in congratulating January’s clinician of the month – Sherri Potter! Sherri got her start in healthcare as a volunteer parademic when she was just 18 years old. Not long after that she started at Hopkins as a trauma tech for 8 years before going to nursing school and working in the ER. After transitioning to the PACU Sherri joined CMS and has completed several successful contracts. She has been with CMS since June of 2018 where she has worked in the PACU and ASC settings at Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC), and now is back at Hopkins at Bayview Medical Center working in the Cath Lab (assisting … Continued

Shout out to Lakea and our Home Care Team!

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We got some great feedback from one of our clients in the Baltimore City Senior Care Program! Check out the details below: Jeannette called us called on New Year’s Day to say that we have been a lifesaver for her and her mom. With our help caring for her mom, Jeannette had been able to work without worries and hasn’t had to cancel any days since we started. They love all of our girls but especially Lakea Burke! Jeannete has peace of mind when she is at work and her mom is doing much better. Thank you, Lakea for all your hard work! 🙌👏

Shout out to Brittney Gallion – December’s Clinician of the Month!

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Congrats to Brittney Gallion who we are excited to honor as December’s clinician of the month! She joined the CMS team in August of 2018 and is about to complete her 2nd contract assignment with Johns Hopkins. The feedback has been amazing and she already as another contract lined up in the ICU at Sinai. Before joining CMS, Brittney had amassed a wide array of skills from her time working in a comprehensive transplant unit at Hopkins, pre-op and PACU for a verity of procedures at Mercy, and then a very high-acuity ICU at Franklin Square. Her recruiter, Kate, was very excited to nominate Brittney and has really enjoyed their … Continued

Thanksgiving Baskets for Families in Need

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A very warm and heartfelt wish of a Happy Thanksgiving and wonderful holiday season, from everyone at CMS to everyone, everywhere. Thank you once again to Tammy Beal, our scheduling coordinator who works on-site at Glen Meadows, for always thinking of those less fortunate. For yet another year, Tam has organized a Thanksgiving basket for families in need (or in this case, 4 baskets!), and made the time to organize the pick up & delivery of 100s of lbs of food. We are so appreciative of all that you do, Tammy.  Your humility, kindness, generosity, and relentless positivity is an inspiration to us all! Thank you as well to the … Continued

November’s Clinician of the Month – Congrats to Sally Hunter!

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Please join CMS in honoring Sally Hunter as November’s clinician of the month! Sally was born and raised in New York and surrounded by family who worked in the healthcare field. Being surrounded by those in the field, she moved to Baltimore to pursue her career in nursing and started her career in the OR at Johns Hopkins Bayview. Since August of 2017 Sally has been working through CMS at University of MD Harford Memorial Hospital, where she has now been extended 5 times! The feedback is amazing for Sally – just take a look at some kind words from her clinical supervisors and recruiter, Kevin: Sally has been a … Continued

Happy ER Nurses Week!

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Happy ER Nurses Week to all of our ER RNs! Check out some information on common challenges in ER nursing the AMN NurseZone post! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 140 million emergency room visits occur annually in the United States. Every emergent health issue, from advanced pneumonia to potentially fatal injuries following an accident, makes its way through the open doors of the ER to be treated. Most nurses are called to ER nursing for the fast paced, unique experiences and demanding nature of the job. But what about those times when emergency environments are blurred and ethical dilemmas arise? SEARCH ER NURSING JOBS … Continued