Preparing for a Nursing Performance Review
Sep03

Preparing for a Nursing Performance Review

There are plenty of things to worry about as a new nurse. You will encounter many “firsts” as you begin your nursing career, including first days, first patients and first procedures. Another first that all newbie nurses must prepare for is their first nursing performance review. This is a chance for your manager to assess how your performance compares to the requirements of your position. While this review may seem nerve-wracking,...

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Nursing Salary: Highest Paying Specialties
Aug14

Nursing Salary: Highest Paying Specialties

It is no secret that nurses enter the profession for a wide variety of reasons. Of course, nurses unanimously want to help others. While there may be other reasons as well, few would be willing to commit to the education and work needed to become a nurse without genuine compassion. However, at the end of the day, it also helps to make a sizable salary. Regardless of how nurses decide to spend their income, it is helpful to know what...

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The Importance of The Travel Nurse Skills Checklist
Jul31

The Importance of The Travel Nurse Skills Checklist

Are you filling out a job application? Are you required to fill out a document called a “skills checklist?” If you are unsure about what this is, or the best way to fill it out, we can help! Almost every travel nurse job application includes a travel nurse skills checklist. These checklists are designed to assess your skill level and predict your performance in the nursing role. You are responsible for filling them out and...

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What is a Crisis Nurse?
Jul16

What is a Crisis Nurse?

When someone asks you what you do for a living, you may only reply with your job title. But for healthcare professionals, it isn’t always that simple. Many of them work in specialties that require a deeper explanation. Take this example. Some people ask occupational therapists for career advice. This stems from the fact that a lot of people only associate the term “occupation” with jobs. However, in the medical field, this term is...

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Nursing Conferences to Attend in 2019
Jun26

Nursing Conferences to Attend in 2019

We may be halfway through 2019, but there are still a lot of great nursing conferences to go to this year! As a nurse, you never stop learning. This is especially true for travel nurses. Each travel assignment will show you how to handle new patients, practices, and facilities. Moreover, travel nursing can teach you a lot about yourself and how you handle change. Attending some of these nursing conferences and seminars can help you...

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Holiday Shifts for Nurses
Jun21

Holiday Shifts for Nurses

Nursing during the holidays can be pretty tough, even for experienced nurses. Not only do nurses see a surge of patients during this time of year, but it can also be hard to stay at work instead of spending time with your family. This being said, dedicating your time and care to your patients is one of the greatest gifts you can give during the holiday season. So, we’ve put together a list of strategies of how to handle holiday shifts...

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