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Easy Ways to Reduce The Cost of Care

Many patients believe the cost of care is fixed, but that’s not always the case. You can reduce the cost of care by collaborating with payers, such as insurance companies, to ease healthcare burden on the community. With the conversation around healthcare at a crossroads, it’s up to service providers and payers to consider the… Read more »

Can an Interim Nurse Leader Add Value to Your Team?

You know leadership is essential for your department. But sometimes, finding the right leader takes time. What happens when the role goes unfilled? Without leadership, you may be pulled in too many different directions for your team. Don’t allow a vacancy to lead to a void in your leadership. An interim nurse leader can add… 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 »

Putting a Mentoring Program in Place for New Nurses

Whenever you’re onboarding new nurses on your team, you need to consider all the possible factors that will help them be successful. Has your office or department considered a mentoring program? These programs are highly successful and can give new nurses access to the knowledge and experience of their teammates. Here are a few reasons… 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 »

Burnout in Healthcare Careers: An Ongoing Challenge

Even before COVID-19 put healthcare workers in the spotlight, burnout was an ongoing challenge in the medical industry. It’s a high-stress job that’s often thankless. We know the effects of employee burnout on our workers and departments, what are we doing about it? If you want to work on improving the employee experience and minimizing… 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 »

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 »

Happy Nurses Week! International Nurses Day and Nursing Around the World

Today, more than ever before, it’s imperative that nurses are appreciated. Nurses are finding themselves on the front lines of a massive global pandemic, and it can take a serious toll on their own health, safety, and mental wellbeing. When the theme of the 2020 International Nurses Day was chosen, Nursing the World to Health,… Read more »

Mental Health Awareness Month: How Mental Health Affects Healthcare Staff

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Did you know that nurses report a higher depression rate than many other professions? Nursing is a stressful job, so it’s up to nurse leaders to take action to keep their nursing staff healthy. We understand that stress is always going to be a part of the job, especially… Read more »