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 »

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 »

Cybersecurity Checkpoint: The State of Electronic Records and the Internet of Things in Healthcare

As if a virus raging its way around the globe isn’t bad enough, there are more threats to the healthcare system than just COVID-19. You’ve probably heard about the ways our increased reliance on technology is leading to more cyber-attacks, such as the Zoom Bombers forcing their way onto private video meetings. But that is… Read more »

June 2020: The Current Science of Vaccines

It’s hard to find anything in the news today that isn’t about COVID-19. This novel coronavirus has been sweeping its way around the globe and been very difficult to stop, treat, or prevent. You can see in news stories from around the world that some countries have been able to keep it contained and that… 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 »