5 Tips to Connect with Your Patients Better as A Nurse

As a nurse, you wear a lot of hats. It’s unsurprising that you might find yourself pulled in multiple directions throughout the course of the day. But in the end, the most important role you have is to provide care for your patients. Connecting with your patients and becoming their advocate in the hospital, clinic,… 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 »

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 Prepare for Your Nurse Night Shift

You are finally taking the plunge into an overnight shift as a nurse. Shifting your sleep schedule can be difficult, and it can be compounded if you work multiple shifts within the same month. But it’s essential that you be prepared and effective during your night shift hours. There are a few small changes you… 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 »

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 »

Items to Give Your New Nurse That They Aren’t Thinking Of

As we’re deep into the season of giving, it’s sometimes hard to know what to get the person who has everything. But what about gifts for your new nursing staff to show them your appreciation. There are the typical gifts like coffee mugs or gift certificates, but maybe something unexpected is just what the doctor… Read more »

Struggling with Retaining Top Nurses? Here’s What NOT to Do

Are you concerned about your retention rates for top nursing talent? If you’re having trouble keeping nurses happy and engaged in your department, it might be time to reevaluate your processes to ensure you’re creating the right working environment for success. Even if you’re not currently experiencing challenges, these are great tips to keep in… Read more »