5 Nurse Recognition Ideas
Aug08

5 Nurse Recognition Ideas

With a nursing shortage in full effect and the millennial generation beginning to make up a large portion of the nursing workforce, it’s important that you’re able to show your staff some recognition. While millenials are generally more inclined to seek recognition for his or her work, everyone loves a pat on the back every once in a while. While the majority of your staff realize that what they are doing is impacting many lives for...

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The Nurse Scheduling Crisis
Nov04

The Nurse Scheduling Crisis

America’s aging population is increasing at alarming rates. As we are currently in a physician shortage, it is only a matter of time before there won’t be enough RNs available to keep up with the increasing demand. Nurses make up the largest segment in the healthcare sector, according to the American Nursing Association, and they are about to be stretched thin. Now is the time for solutions, especially those that make a nurse’s job...

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Silver Tsunami: Will Your Facility Sink or Swim?
Sep21

Silver Tsunami: Will Your Facility Sink or Swim?

Tsunamis in nature are caused by a shift in the tectonic plates, in other words, an earthquake. But, tsunamis also serve as the perfect metaphor to describe the current global aging population crisis. From 1946 to 1964 an earthquake felt around the world happened known as the baby boom. The result? A silver tsunami 65 years in the making. In 2030, we expect the population of older Americans to double to 72.1 million and life...

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How to Conquer a Cancelled Travel Nurse Contract
Jul06

How to Conquer a Cancelled Travel Nurse Contract

You would really think that in a highly-difficult to fill traveling nurse contract that it’d be almost impossible for the assignment’s contract to ever be ended. That is, of course, unless you get “fired” for missing shifts or something like that. But, believe me when I say, that it actually happens. Why would hospitals cancel and what is a travel nurse to do when they find themselves finished with their...

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What are “Strike Nursing Jobs?”
Feb02

What are “Strike Nursing Jobs?”

There’s been a whole lot of nurses going on strike lately in the news. From California Kaiser’s nurses announcing their strike last month, to nurses from University of Chicago announcing theirs just a couple days ago. It all basically comes down to nurses banning together sick and tired of certain problems over sick leave, benefits, and other labor dispute reasons. But—what happens when nurses strike? When nurses...

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Travel Nursing FAQs
Jul22

Travel Nursing FAQs

From the basics to the benefits, before applying for travel nurse positions it’s good to know what you’re getting yourself into. Travel nursing is a good way to keep your career exciting and visit the places you’ve always wanted to while utilizing your well-deserved license.  Here are some FAQs to help ease your worries and better prepare you!  The Basics What qualifications are needed to become a travel nurse? You must be a graduate...

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