3 Great Ways for Nurses to Prepare for a Week of Swing Shift

As a nurse, working a week of swing shifts can be tough on your mind and body.  If your hospital has you scheduled for an extended period of clinical swing shifts, you’re not alone. Most RNs, at some point in their career, will have to work these grueling hours, so it’s essential to focus on taking care of yourself.  Here are three suggestions to… Read more »

Are You Thinking of a Career as an EVS Tech? Here’s What You Need to Know About Daily Duties and Job Expectations

Working as an EVS tech can be a great career for people seeking job security and physically engaging employment. While some people think working a desk job is ideal, others find the idea boring. The truth is everyone has a unique personality, and folks who enjoy hands-on work may find an EVS tech job ideal!… Read more »

Do You Feel Well-Rested During Your Day? (Use This Cheat-Sheet to Grade Your Sleep Habits)

Sleep and restfulness are hot topics in today’s busy world of work, family and endless electronic stimulation. It seems people are being told they need more sleep right at a time when life is actually getting busier. So, how much sleep to people actually need, and what can be done to improve sleep habits? Here’s… Read more »

Sometimes it Pays to Be Memorable (Why It’s Important for Nurses and Healthcare Workers to Stand Out in Job Interviews)

We live in a world of people seeking attention. From ridiculous YouTube “challenges” to endless photo sharing on Instagram, society seems obsessed with standing-out. Those of us who are more humble may want to push back against the trend of self promotion. However, that’s a mistake when it comes to your nurse or healthcare job… Read more »

Workplace Diversity Requires Active Measures (5 Ways to Get There)

Most healthcare companies today are concerned about facilitating a diverse workplace. While promoting awareness and education is great, it takes more substantive efforts to achieve the goal. Targeted operational directives must be implemented in order to make a real difference. Here are five actionable ways any healthcare organization can prioritize diversity in ways that make… Read more »

Diamonds in the Rough (Why Smart Healthcare Leaders Nurture Employees’ Talents)

A quick review of job postings for nurses and medical professionals reveals many employers seek to hire senior-level folks from outside of their own organization. This is sometimes necessary. However, it does beg the question why more leaders aren’t promoting from within. If you’re a supervisor or manager in need of seasoned healthcare workers, now… Read more »

Demand for Nurses is Skyrocketing: Facts You Should Know and Ways Your Healthcare Company Can Confront the Challenge

It’s no secret that nurse shortages have challenged the U.S. medical community for many years. As baby boomers continue to age, healthcare resources are stressed to the max. RNs, physical therapists and healthcare professionals seem to be worth their weight in gold! The challenge for companies and facilities is there’s really no end in sight.… Read more »

Looking to Boost Your Healthcare or Nursing Career? Learn Spanish for that Extra Edge!

Americans live in a multi-cultural world. Some regions are more diverse than others, but much of the country consists of people who speak a variety of languages. While knowing any second language can be beneficial, healthcare professionals and nurses may find that learning Spanish is most helpful. Anyone looking to improve their career trajectory in… Read more »

3 Ways A.I. is Changing the Healthcare and Nursing Industries in 2019

Many of us are old enough to remember when the concept of “Artificial Intelligence” (A.I.) seemed like a distant fantasy. Movies predicted dystopian futures with renegade robots and abusive governments that use A.I. technology to malevolent ends. Fortunately, the future is here, and the reality of A.I. is quite the opposite! Healthcare A.I. is now… Read more »

Why Healthcare Organizations Should Take Proactive Measures to Manage the Opioid Crisis

It’s all over the news today and is top-of-mind for many politicians and healthcare leaders. The opioid epidemic has wreaked havoc on communities across the United States. Tragically, millions of lives are affected. For those of us fortunate enough to have remained immune from the consequences, it’s easy to ignore the crisis.   However, responsible… Read more »