Being Happy in Your Healthcare Job Requires Engagement

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Job dissatisfaction can be a big issue for many healthcare professionals. If you find yourself questioning your choices, unhappy in your job, and ready to call it quits, what can you do about that? The truth is you and your employer have equal responsibility to ensuring your overall job satisfaction. So what can you do…

Healthcare Facilities Must Consider Telemedicine

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Have you been considering telemedicine at your facility? In short, telemedicine offers medical advice from board-certified physicians direct to patients using today’s modern communication technology. For example, a facility might use chat, email, Skype, or other online services to effectively connect with patients who are either unable to come into the office or who may…

Why Your Nursing Shoe Choice Can’t Be Taken Lightly

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A study conducted over a decade ago showed that nurses were walking an average of 4 to 5 miles during a 12-hour shift. In fact, the number is probably significantly higher and many nurses now wear a Fitbit just to track the amount of walking they do. Walking and standing is a huge part of…

What Front-Page Strategy Helps Your Nursing Resume?

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You only get one shot at a first impression, and often your resume has to do all the work for you. No matter where you look, you’ll find tons of advice on writing a resumes, often contradictory information. But there’s one thing you should always keep in mind. Your first page, especially the top half,…

How Can You Help Your Nurses When Patients Are Non-Compliant?

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A non-compliant patient can really test the patience of even the most seasoned nurse. You may know exactly what can help them or relieve their discomfort, but if they are stubbornly refusing to cooperate, it can be easy to feel like throwing in the towel. As a manager, how can you best help your nurses…

What Should You Do after a Tough Nursing Shift?

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Nursing is practically a contact sport. But add to the physical challenges the emotional impact of healthcare, and it isn’t surprising that some shifts leave you feeling both mentally and physically drained. What should you do after one of these difficult shifts? There are a few ways to relax and recharge between touch shifts, and…

4 Strategies to Find Great Nursing Talent

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Hiring the right nurses the first time will be critical to your success as a healthcare provider. But how do you find the best nursing talent in a pool of candidates? Nursing is a high demand career, and that means a lot of people will enter the field, but they won’t all be the same…

As an LPN, Why You Should Become an RN

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Have you ever considered becoming an RN? As an LPN, you have a lot of career advantages, but that doesn’t mean you wouldn’t benefit from transitioning to an RN career. There are a lot of things to consider regarding this career shift. Even an associate’s degree can help you move to an RN position and…

What Can RNs Specialize in to Help Their Career?

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Registered nurses have some of the best choices in specializations within the nursing industry. They are in high demand, and when they have specialized experience, even more so. What can you specialize in to help advance your career and make sure you are counted among the most in-demand and specialized leaders of the nursing industry?…