Destructive Nursing - The Chronic Complainer

Destructive Nursing - The Chronic Complainer

Posted on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 in On the Job

Every nursing unit has one–the coworker who always seems to have a problem with anything and everything.

Surviving the Night Shift

Surviving the Night Shift

Posted on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 in On the Job

The graveyard shift, though preferred by many nurses, is also despised by many. It can be difficult to adjust and maintain a normal work function, finding an efficient sleep schedule and balancing a social life with work.

Oatmeal: How to make a delicious & nutritious breakfast

Oatmeal: How to make a delicious & nutritious breakfast

Posted on Tuesday, February 04, 2014 in Healthy Living

It's said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, therefore, you want to make sure you are eating a breakfast that has nutritional value and keeps you full.

Nursing-sensitive indicators: What they can tell you about your healthcare facility

Nursing-sensitive indicators: What they can tell you about your healthcare facility

Posted on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 in Healthcare Facilities

The level of patient care your facility provides is imperative—it dictates your facility's financial success, as well as its reputation in the community.

Want to be a travel nurse? Here's where to start

Posted on Tuesday, January 07, 2014 in Application & Interviews

Travel nursing is a rewarding career choice. Are you a registered nurse with a desire to see new cities, facilities and faces? You may be a perfect fit for a travel nursing position. Follow these steps to get started on the path to your first placement.

"There's an App for That!" - Top Apps for Travel Nurses

Posted on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 in Travel Nurse Tips

As a travel nurse, you're probably busy. Devices such as smartphones or tablets provide busy nurses access to important information, often in the form of applications or “apps”. Apps provide quick…

How to write a cover letter for travel nursing positions

Posted on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 in Application & Interviews

Want to stand out from the travel nursing competition? A well-written cover letter makes you attractive to your potential employer and entices him or her to review your resume. This can put you “ahead of the pack” and help you land the job you're after.

The Nursing Shortage: Where Are We Now?

Posted on Tuesday, August 04, 2015 in Industry News

As the increased population ages and the Affordable Care Act takes effect, there will be a greater need for healthcare professionals. But, even as the need grows, healthcare organizations will still have to maintain quality of care and control costs.

Turkey chili recipe: A classic comfort food without the calories

Turkey chili recipe: A classic comfort food without the calories

Posted on Monday, February 24, 2014 in Healthy Living

Turkey chili is a guilt-free way to squash a comfort food craving.

Build-your-own chicken fajitas

Build-your-own chicken fajitas

Posted on Tuesday, February 04, 2014 in Healthy Living

Fajitas are a great lunch or dinnertime entrée because they are a build-your-own food. If you have kids or you are hosting a dinner party, you can set out an array of ingredients and allow each person to build their own fajitas.

Use downtime between assignments to gain experience and enhance your resume

Use downtime between assignments to gain experience and enhance your resume

Posted on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 in Education & Career Advancement

As a travel nurse, you may find yourself with downtime between job placements. You can put your skills to good use during this time by helping others through volunteer work. Becoming a volunteer can help you open new doors within your career, and feel good about giving back to the community.

Five Reasons You Should Consider Travel Nursing

Posted on Sunday, December 29, 2013 in Industry News

Are you a nurse who's ready for a change? You may want to consider travel nursing. With the option to see new places, meet new colleagues and enrich your nursing career, travel nursing can offer you many benefits. It's an up-and-coming career choice.

Effective Ways to Help Nurses Cope With Stress

Posted on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 in Travel Nurse Tips

Healthcare can be stressful. Factors including large caseloads, busy days, difficult patients and co-worker conflicts can add to the stress. It's true that a little stress can be good, helping nurses to pick up steam and gain motivation.

Holiday woes on assignment: How to stay connected

Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 in On the Job

As a travel nurse, it's important to plan for the holidays. Your nursing recruiter is a valuable source for recommendations during the holiday season. If you plan to take personal time to travel home, it's important to contact your recruiter well in advance of the holidays and discuss your options.

How to Approach your Boss with Issues or Requests

How to Approach your Boss with Issues or Requests

Posted on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 in On the Job

Even if you like your boss, confrontation with someone of higher authority usually brings with it some degree of anxiety. If you are nervous about dealing with someone in authority there are ways to successfully approach your boss with issues or requests.

Flavorful & filling veggie quesadillas

Flavorful & filling veggie quesadillas

Posted on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 in Healthy Living

If you're in a rush to prepare a quick lunch or dinner, veggie quesadillas are a smart choice. You just load up tortillas with your favorite fillings, grill them for a few minutes and your meal is ready.

Satisfy your pizza craving with fewer calories

Satisfy your pizza craving with fewer calories

Posted on Tuesday, February 04, 2014 in Healthy Living

Who doesn't love pizza? It comes in so many varieties and it's warm, cheesy and full of bread—it doesn't get much better than that.

Hiring travel nurses can help IT transition

Posted on Tuesday, January 07, 2014 in Healthcare Facilities

Are you preparing for an upcoming Information Technology (IT) transition?

Onboarding Your Travel Nursing Staff Quickly

Posted on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 in Healthcare Facilities

Travel nurses will succeed if given the proper training to do so. The process of “onboarding” takes orientation a step further, and helps a new employee assimilate to his or her teammates and the company culture.

Staying Safe on Assignment

Posted on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 in On the Job

Our nurses are our number one priority! That's why it's imperative for you to stay safe on assignment—through everyday safety and personal health practices.

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