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Onward Healthcare Launches Enhanced Website for Travel Healthcare Professionals

Thursday, May 15, 2008 General News J E 4
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WILTON, Conn., May 14 After months of careful research,planning and development, Onward Healthcare, a nationwide healthcare staffingprovider specializing in travel nursing jobs and allied health careers, haslaunched an updated version of its corporate website,http://www.onwardhealthcare.com. The new site incorporates a number ofsignificant improvements, resulting from extensive usability testing from ournationwide base of nurses and allied health professionals. Upgrades includean enhanced navigational structure, improved search capabilities and a muchclearer design.

"Today's healthcare professional is in high demand and has numerouschoices on the web when searching for a career," stated Steve Dobrowski,director of corporate marketing for Onward Healthcare. "Our goal was toprovide travel nurse and allied healthcare professionals with a one-stopresource that allows them to best maximize their travel experience."

The enhanced website provides educational information on how to getstarted in a career in travel nursing or travel therapy, while offering salaryand benefit information, as well as a featured jobs section. "Our onlinevisitors will now experience a more vibrant and seamless view of ourservices," added Dobrowski.

The new website also provides additional features such as travel nursingnews and resources, a traveler photo gallery, and a featured jobs RSS feedthat highlights some of Onward Healthcare's premier nationwide positions.Viewers are also given the option to apply online if they are interested inany of the jobs; however they are not required to do so to view the rest ofthe site's content.

In addition to the numerous upgrades aimed at serving the travelprofessional, the site also has an expanded presence for Onward's local perdiem nursing and allied professionals. "Local staffing has traditionally beenmore of a phone based or in-person experience," said Stephen Saville,vice-president of local staffing services for Onward Healthcare. "We areexcited that our re-launched site will provide our local staff with additionalonline benefits such as managing their profiles, accessing their compliancepaperwork, and maintaining their skills checklists."

Onward Healthcare was one of the first companies in the travel nursingindustry to launch a corporate website with the ability to apply online in2002. Onward plans to launch future enhancements to the new site over thecourse of the spring, including expanded RSS feeds, a dedicated section forallied healthcare and travel nursing news, as well as additional resources fortravel professionals.

About Onward Healthcare

Onward Healthcare (http://www.onwardhealthcare.com/company/about.aspx) isa leading provider of integrated travel, permanent and local per diem staffingfor nursing and allied health professionals, international candidates andvendor managed services for large health systems. Onward currently staffsclients in all 50 states including hospitals, outpatient clinics, magnetfacilities, government facilities, schools, and long-tem care facilities.Founded in 2002, Onward Healthcare is headquartered in Wilton, CT with localstaffing offices in Encinitas, CA, Burlington, MA, Crofton, MD, Cherry Hill,NJ, Livingston, NJ, Melville, NY, and Wexford, PA. The company received fullcertification by the Joint Commission in September 2005 for healthcarestaffing services.Media Contact: Steve Dobrowski Director of Corporate Marketing Onward Healthcare 800-278-0332 x3076 sdobrowski@onwardhealthcare.com

SOURCE Onward Healthcare
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