It’s the 21st Century: Here’s How to Start Recruiting More Male Nurses

Recruiting for diversity in your nursing staff is an important step to ensure that you are providing quality care and representation for everyone coming into your clinic or hospital. Nursing has long been considered a women-dominated field, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Plenty of experienced male nurses are on the job market,… Read more »

How to Build A Sense of Community Amongst Your Nurses

In any workplace, it’s important that a team have a good rapport and working relationship. But it’s imperative that nurses have a good sense of community since patient care is often reliant on the ability of your staff to work well together as a team. You can help build and foster a sense of community… Read more »

Getting a BSN – Why Is This Useful to Your Career?

If you’re on your path to a nursing career, or maybe an RN interested in more, have you thought about getting a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing? A registered nurse can practice with only an associate’s degree, but there are a variety of reasons many professionals choose to go on to get their BSN. Could… Read more »

Why Strict Management Is Important in Healthcare

Are you considered a nice healthcare manager or a strict one? Do you know that these two things don’t have to be mutually exclusive? Strict doesn’t have to be defined as mean, but as a manager, you need to demonstrate authority so your team understands the importance of the work you’re doing. Why do you… Read more »

How to Narrow Your Nurse Job Searching

It’s easy to get bogged down in job boards and networking when you’re looking for your next nursing job. The market is very competitive right now, so you may also find that you miss out on opportunities if you’re looking in the wrong places. For example, many job boards aggregate positions from other sources, which… Read more »

How to Deal With Nurses Not Getting Along With Each Other

It’s a simple fact of human nature. Some people get along, some people don’t. There are even degrees of our ability to get along. You may not like someone, but you may be able to deal with them in the workplace because your work depends on it. But sometimes, there are two people who can’t… Read more »

4 Tips for Nurse Managers to Fix a Business Problem

A nurse manager wears a lot of hats. Not only are you the direct line from your nursing staff to the organization but also the first defense to upper management regarding concerns, questions, or activities on the floor that impact business. It’s often a fine balancing act between the two. Doing what’s right for your… Read more »

How to Be The Top Nurse on Your Shift

You want to be known as a reliable, conscientious, and talented nurse. And while doing good work and putting forth your best effort is important, could you be doing more to ensure that you’re looked at as the top nurse on your shift? There are some things you can consider when you’re at work to… Read more »

Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills: What to Focus on When Hiring Your Next Nurse Manager

Your nurse manager is an essential team member dedicated to motivating your nursing staff and interacting with upper management. That’s why hiring the best of the best is important to the success of your clinic, hospital, or facility. But how do you know what to focus on when it comes to hiring your next nurse… Read more »

5 Tips to Eliminate Back Pain from Your Nursing Career

Pain while working is not uncommon for those in the nursing profession. And while it is common, that doesn’t mean it’s normal or okay. Back pain can be an indicator of other problems and, if left unaddressed, can balloon into something much worse. There is good news. Even if you experience the occasional back pain… Read more »