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Demonstrating Integrity and Honesty in Your Next Interview

It’s perfectly normal for you to feel anxious before your next healthcare interview. Interviewing is scary, but it’s also a necessary part of finding your next job. What are employers looking for? One of the most important traits for healthcare workers is integrity. That means more than just compliance, it refers to your ability to… Read more »

Your 2021 Healthcare Staffing Plan – are You Prepared?

This has been a tough year for healthcare. With a global pandemic creating shortages of talent, how can you be sure you’re prepared for what 2021 might bring? It’s important to start now and consider your staffing needs for the year to know where to look for help when it’s needed most. Here are a… Read more »

Nursing Tips for Treating Stubborn Patients

Dealing with an uncooperative patient is enough to test any healthcare professional. Even though you are the expert and know all the ways to help, if they stubbornly refuse your assistance it’s easy to get frustrated and give up. But no matter how much your patience is tried, you know you can’t just throw your… Read more »

Stay Healthy with National Handwashing Awareness Week

Did you know the first week in December is National Handwashing Awareness Week?   And, with COVID cases spiking around the country, keeping our hands clean is one of the best lines of defense. So, get your workplace involved and have everyone brush up on their handwashing knowledge.    Why Handwashing Works  When you wash your hands, soap molecules act like crowbars. They pry dirt, oil, and germs from your skin. In addition, soap breaks down the outer membrane of many microorganisms and… Read more »

The Value of an Exit Interview

Do you do exit interviews for your healthcare staff? When an employee gives notice, what’s your next step. Maybe they train a replacement, or you might have a party to celebrate them. You might have them turn in their badge and pick up their last paycheck. Organizations like yours may have a variety of policies… Read more »

Packing Hacks for Travel Nurses

Travel nursing is a rewarding career path. You use your skills to help facilities all across the country while you also have an opportunity to live in various places. You have everything you need with your expenses paid while making a good living. But there are some challenges throughout the process. Living all over the… Read more »

Is Your Team Prepared for the Flu Season?

This year, the flu season has a distinct new tone. Not only are we concerned about flu season itself, but most of us are bracing for a potential second wave of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. In fact, in many places, cases are still rising, so we need to be specifically concerned about coinfections.… Read more »

Conquering the Challenges of Healthcare Staffing In the Face of a Pandemic

Numerous positions in healthcare have been in high demand and faced shortages over the last several years. A global pandemic has impacted this industry even more so making hiring healthcare employees a bigger challenge right now. And in many cases, the demand for medical staff has increased significantly. So how do you combat the challenges… Read more »

Best Practices for Integrating Telehealth/Telemedicine into Your Facility

Telehealth was already experiencing growth as an industry. But with the spread of the novel coronavirus, we’re seeing a lot more clinics and practices offering telehealth services. If you want to integrate telehealth into your facility, what are the best practices? Let’s take a closer look at the important aspects for you to consider. Have… Read more »

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 »