Flu Season is Approaching, do You Know if Your Patient has COVID, or The Flu?

Since March, hospitals and clinics have been facing a situation under extreme pressure. The COVID-19 pandemic has tapped out many resources and cases continue to rise. But as flu season approaches, how can you determine if your patient’s symptoms are COVID-19 or the flu? What are the differences and similarities? And, most importantly, what are… Read more »

7 Tips to Calm a Patient During an MRI

For so many patients, MRIs are a nightmare. But they’re also a necessary diagnostic tool for determining certain medical conditions. If your patient feels anxious or expresses how they feel claustrophobic inside the machine, it’s your job to make the experience a little less stressful. Here are seven tips you can use today to calm… Read more »

What’s The New Normal for Job Seekers?

Has your job search been affected by COVID-19? Many people imagine that the medical industry is unaffected, that’s simply not true. Healthcare positions encompass a lot of possible jobs and even hospitals and medical groups are experiencing layoffs at this time. We are entering a new normal for job seekers. How will this shift impact… Read more »

The Pros and Cons of a Traveling Surgical Technologist Career

A travel career for a medical professional can be a very rewarding experience. There are a lot of discussions about travel nurses, but there are other specializations that do very well with traveling opportunities. One such career is a traveling surgical technologist. If you’re a certified surgical technologist, what are the pros and cons of… Read more »

Best Specialties for Your Travel Nursing Career

Have you been thinking about a career as a travel nurse? There are so many potential roles you can take on when you’re willing to travel to accept jobs around the country. There are plenty of jobs in demand, but some specializations are more highly sought after than others. What are the best opportunities in… Read more »

Unique Nurse Practitioner Jobs

Are you trained as a nurse practitioner and wondering what’s next for your career? There’s good news. You don’t just have to follow one prescribed career path when you’re an NP. There are dozens of unique jobs that nurse practitioners can consider. If you want to think creatively about your next job search, here are… Read more »

Travel Nurse 101: What You Should Know Before Choosing This Career

Today, more than ever before, cities across the country need additional help in their hospitals and other medical facilities. With COVID-19 spreading throughout the nation, even states that reported low numbers of the virus before may start seeing hotspots beginning to develop. These communities will need additional medical staff, and travel nurses will be on… Read more »

What Does it Take to Become a Paramedic?

Thinking about becoming a paramedic?  There are a few things you’ll need to do to transition your career into a role as a paramedic. Here is what it takes for you to become a paramedic no matter what stage you’re starting at. Complete EMT Training To become a paramedic, you’ll need to become an EMT… Read more »

Certified Medical Assistant Duties

In our December 2019 blog, we took a closer look at what it takes to become certified as a medical assistant. What are the job possibilities and the potential salary range for a certified medical assistant in today’s market? There are a variety of things you can do and ways you can focus on your… Read more »

What Are the Benefits of Working at an Ambulatory Surgery Center as a Registered Nurse?

As a registered nurse, you have a nearly infinite number of jobs available to you. Are you considering work at an ambulatory surgery center? Are there benefits to working in this environment? Like with any career decision, you need to do your own research to help you decide if the workplace is right for you.… Read more »