Is Travel Nursing Right For You?

If you’re a trained nurse, you’ve probably considered all the possibilities for your career. Has travel nursing been on your radar? There are all kinds of opportunities for nurses to travel all around the county, and even the world, to provide medical care on a short-term basis. These roles can be general or specialized and… Read more »

3 Differences Between An EMT and Paramedic

Do you know the difference between an emergency medical technician and a paramedic? If you’re thinking about becoming one of these kinds of first responders, it’s important to know the difference and what it takes. While both EMTs and paramedics are dispatched to an emergency situation, such as a 911 call, there are a few… Read more »

Compact Nursing License Growth – How Can You Retain Your Best Nurses and Entice Other Nurses to Move Here

You’ve long heard about the talent shortage in nursing, but could a revival of an old idea come at exactly the right time to improve nurse retention? The NLC or Nurse Licensure Compact, formed by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing in 2000, allows for nurses to practice in other NLC states without… 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 »

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 »

It’s 2019 – Bring Energy to Your Nursing Job Search

At the stroke of midnight, everyone across the Dallas area chimed in the new year with the annual countdown. We toasted, kissed, or made resolutions. But soon, the streamers are scattered on the floor and everyone was sleeping, the night going quiet. What if you could bring that energy and excitement about the New Year… Read more »

Start 2019 Right – Five Quotes to Springboard Your Career

As we celebrate the longest night of the year, it’s important that we remember the light will return. If you’re needing a little help to get motivated in your career before the holidays and into the new year, here are some inspirational quotes to keep you going. Nursing is a stressful job full of ups… Read more »

Four Tips to Improve Confidence in Communication Among Your Nursing Team

As a nursing manager, you need to foster strong communications between your nurses. But there is more to it, of course. Not only should your team be able to effectively communicate with one another, but they also need to communicate with every patient in their care. Can you build the confidence among your nursing team… Read more »

Certification Guide for Medical Assistants

Are you thinking about a career change in 2019? Maybe you’re looking at the possibility of becoming a certified medical assistant? What do you need to know before you can start the process of applying for jobs in this arena? A medical assistant generally works in a private doctor office setting and assists the physician… Read more »