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What Does it Take to Become an LVN or LPN and What are the Job Prospects?

There are so many specializations when it comes to nursing, along with a lot of acronyms. So when you see abbreviations like LVN and LPN, what do you need to know? What are the differences, how do you become qualified, and what are the job prospects? Before you dive deeply into your research, check out… Read more »

Registered Nurse ASN vs BSN

Before you decide about your nursing career, you’re going to come to a fork in the road. On one side is becoming a registered nurse with an Associate’s Degree in Nursing, and the other is to continue for a Bachelor’s Degree in nursing. The outcome seems the same. In both cases, you’ll be a registered… Read more »

Protecting Nurses (and Patients) When Lifting

Did you know that the most significant risk to your nursing staff is back injury? While there are plenty of hazards in an average nursing job, a back injury has become the most prevalent due to the physical nature of the job. Most commonly, this is caused by lifting patients through the course of their… Read more »

Why PRN Shifts are a Good Idea to Earn Extra Cash, Especially Around the Holidays

Have you considered taking PRN shifts in your nursing or radiology technician position? PRN stands in for the Latin term “pro re nata” which, in general, translates to “as needed.” As you know, the medical industry always needs professionals, especially in high demand roles for nurses and techs, so picking up a few PRN shifts… Read more »

3 Important Questions to Ask When Hiring a Nurse

Interviewing is as much a science as it is an art. There are certain questions you should be asking every candidate to make sure they’re checking the right boxes for your open position. Hiring nurses needs to be about their fit within your current team, their skills, and their interest level in the job. What… Read more »

How to Ease the Job Searching Process

Job searching can be challenging. In fact, that might be an understatement. If you’ve been in the market for a while, it may be discouraging and frustrating. What can you do to ease and improve the process? It’s always a good idea to take a step back from something you’ve been doing for a while.… Read more »

Ways to Attract New Candidates To Your Facility

Are you getting the top talent in Dallas to apply for nursing positions with your facility? What are nurses looking for in employers and in job incentives that will make them not only apply but also stick around? Before you hire your next nurse, consider the ways you can attract new talent to your facility… Read more »

Tips for Surviving the Night Shift

If you’ve never worked a night shift before, the complete change in mindset can be maddening. But it doesn’t have to be. There are plenty of tried and true techniques for surviving the night shift. And there are a lot of benefits to working alternative hours, often including higher pay. If you think this is… Read more »

Why AI Might be a Good Tool for Recruiting Passive Candidates

If you have a home assistant, like Google Home or Amazon Echo, you’re already familiar with AI. Artificial intelligence performs tasks that were once only handled by humans, like decision making. Today, companies all over are assisted by AI for their recruiting processes. Can organizations in the medical industry use AI to find qualified passive… Read more »

3 Ways to be Successful at Your Next Nursing Job

You’ve graduated and you’re looking for your first nursing job. Or maybe you’ve been working for a while but want to find a position that’s a better fit for you. How can you put your best foot forward and become the kind of nursing candidate employers want to hire? Before you start your job search,… Read more »