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Posted in Job Seekers on May 10, 2021
Nursing and the healthcare field, in general, is a growing profession. There certainly are a lot of qualified candidates out there. How can you make yourself stand out from the crowd? Use the tips below to differentiate yourself in a sea of healthcare candidates:
Perform a kind of personal inventory of your skills to determine what you’re best at and what you’re most qualified for. Then, you can begin applying to jobs that specifically allow you to highlight your strengths.
Take inventory of your hard skills. These are things that you’re best at on-the-j...
Posted in Job Seekers on May 03, 2021
Have you ever considered a career as a travel nurse? Many people are interested in this career path, and with good reason. Travel nursing offers competitive pay, the ability to visit new cities all over the country, and lots of flexibility. Of course, it also offers the chance to make a difference in the lives of countless patients.
What does it take to become a travel nurse? Read on to find out more about this profession and what you’ll need to become a travel nurse.
Travel nurses are employed by independent nursing agencies, rather than a single hospital, hospital ...
Posted in Job Seekers on Apr 26, 2021
Are you familiar with acute care? It’s a broad term that encompasses many things, but we’re here to drill down and help you understand it. Read on to find out what acute care means, what kind of things someone working in acute care does, and whether or not it might be the right career path for you.
Acute care is defined as including “all promotive, preventive, curative, rehabilitative or palliative actions, whether oriented towards individuals or populations, whose primary purpose is to improve health and whose effectiveness largely depends on time-sensitive and, frequentl...
Posted in Managers on Apr 19, 2021
Without satisfied, motivated employees, your business isn’t likely to prosper. Your employees are at the core of what makes your healthcare facility successful. So, if they’re not satisfied, you need to change that — fast. Here’s how to do it:
One of the most effective ways to boost employee satisfaction at your organization is also one of the simplest. Recognize your employees’ hard work frequently, and give credit where credit is due. When your employees feel seen and heard by management, they know that their work isn’t going unnoticed. You might even...
Posted in General Healthcare on Apr 12, 2021
Many of us wish that we had more time to read. But with the hustle and bustle of daily life — especially as a busy nurse — it can be hard to find time to sit down with a good book. That’s where podcasts come in. It’s a great way to soak up some knowledge while you’re doing other things, like commuting to the job.
Here are five recommendations on great podcasts for healthcare workers:
You can’t go wrong with TEDTalks! Some of the world’s greatest minds have given TEDTalks, so it makes sense that there are plenty of amazing presentations on health topics. TEDTalks Health covers ...
Posted in Announcements on Apr 07, 2021
World Health Day has been celebrated each year since 1948 on April 7th. The World Health Organization promotes this celebration yearly to promote awareness of health concerns. If we learned anything in the last year is that most of us take our health for granted. Whether you are recovering from COVID-19, or managed to avoid it, you may wonder what measures you can take to optimize your health and that of your employees.
Exercise or just motion in general can help keep you healthy and alert. Get outside if you can for fresh air and vitamin D. The...
Posted in Job Seekers on Apr 05, 2021
Maintaining a good work-life balance isn’t just a suggestion. It’s an integral part of being successful at your job and for staying physically and mentally healthy. As a nurse, you’re constantly under pressure, and you’re frequently being pulled in multiple directions at once — it’s definitely not easy to achieve a healthy work-life balance. But you can do it. Here’s how:
The same kind of shift doesn’t suit every single nurse. Some people like working the day shift, the 9-to-5, the daily grind. Others find more comfort and success working nights. There’
Posted in Job Seekers on Mar 29, 2021
Are you interested in growing in your healthcare career? It’s up to you to take the initiative and make something happen. But how exactly do you do that? Here are five tips for advancing your career and achieving your goals:
Becoming a leader at your place of work is a great way to grow and advance your career. And don’t make the mistake of thinking that you have to have a certain title to be a leader. You can act as a leader even if you’re not a supervisor or team lead. Don’t boss others around, but be there to support and direct your fellow team members when necessary...
Posted in Managers on Mar 22, 2021
It goes without saying that it’s a difficult time to work in healthcare. We’ve all seen the news stories and social media posts about how tough the pandemic is on the employees of healthcare facilities. And your organization is no exception. Luckily, there are a few simple ways to boost morale during these tough times and get your team firing on all cylinders again.
Few things zap a team’s morale faster than feeling unrecognized for their hard work and dedication. So, make sure to praise your employees and give recognition where it’s due. It can be as simple as g...
Posted in Job Seekers on Mar 15, 2021
Want to be directly involved in patient care? Want a career that can be a great stepping stone to other positions if you so desire? A career as a Physician's Assistant might be the right choice for you. There are a few qualities that just about every Physician's Assistant needs to succeed. Read on to find out more.
As is the case in many positions in the medical profession, you'll need to be cool under stress if you want to be a successful Physician's Assistant. It's a relatively high-stress job. You'll frequently be dealing with patients and family members who ar...