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Can electronic assistants like Alexa and Google Home take the place of home care assistants?

Dec 10, 2018 2:30:00 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Home Care

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No, but they can help.

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Stay Sane in the ER Over the Holidays

Dec 6, 2018 9:15:14 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in ER, Nursing, Holiday

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The holidays are quickly approaching, bringing with them one of the busiest times of the year for emergency rooms. Working as an ER nurse during the holidays can be difficult, but with the right tools and mindset, you can get through the next few weeks just like any other time of the year. Below are a few great pieces of advice to help nurses stay sane in the ER over the holidays.

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Nurses’ Favorite Thanksgiving Traditions

Nov 26, 2018 2:13:38 PM / by Amanda Blanton posted in Thanksgiving

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Whether it is celebrated early, the day-of, or a day late, nurses love Thanksgiving and cherish traditions with their family and friends. We wanted to know what nurses’ Thanksgiving experiences were like, so we sent out a survey recently and got an overwhelming response. Here are some of the more interesting insights.

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Elkin Recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts

Nov 20, 2018 11:19:05 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in GHR News

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Dallas, TX, November 20, 2018 – Janet Elkin, President and CEO of GHR Healthcare, the parent company of General Healthcare Resources, has been named to the 2018 Global Power 150 and the 2018 Americas 100 lists by Staffing Industry Analysts, recognizing the top female leaders in the staffing industry. This is the fourth year the list has been compiled and her fourth time for being included.

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Elkin, GHR Healthcare CEO, to Speak at SIA Healthcare Staffing Summit

Oct 30, 2018 9:25:42 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in GHR News

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Dallas, TX, October 30, 2018 – Janet Elkin, President and CEO of GHR Healthcare, the parent company to General Healthcare Resources, will be a featured speaker at the 16th Annual Healthcare Staffing Summit being held in Denver, Colorado this November. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Excellence in a Time of Change,’ with Elkin’s session entitled ‘M&A: Non-Financial Matters After the Deal,’ which will examine the opportunities, advantages, and challenges facing organizations, and the leaders, after the M&A dust has settled.

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Top Fall Reads for Nurses

Oct 16, 2018 1:06:36 PM / by Amanda Blanton posted in Nurses, Fall Reads

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Fall is here! Whether you are relaxing on a patio enjoying the fall foliage, or in your favorite comfy sweater on the couch with a cup a coffee, autumn is the perfect time to start a new good book. With so many books to choose from and so little free time, we put together a list of our top recommendations specifically for nurses.

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Early Influences: The Pioneers of Physical Therapy

Oct 11, 2018 12:56:38 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Phycial Therapy, Physical Therapist

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The field of physical therapy is constantly evolving. Each day we learn more about the human body, and along with those discoveries comes new knowledge of our bodies’ mechanics, functionality and ability to heal. Working in physical therapy is an exciting area of medical practice, with the potential to lead to many more revolutionary breakthroughs in healthcare.

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Social Media Tips for Job Seekers

Oct 9, 2018 1:58:14 PM / by Amanda Blanton

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Platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn are excellent ways to share information, network and stay up-to-date on the latest industry news. But, they can be problematic when it comes time for job searching. While looking for your next nursing job, presenting and conducting yourself with proper online etiquette is critical. Read our five tips to set you up for social success when it comes time for your job search.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Workplace Review Sites for Nurses

Oct 3, 2018 10:15:20 AM / by Amanda Blanton posted in Nursing, Per Diem, Reviews

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When it comes time to vet a future employer, there are several resources online that can help you get a feel for what it’s like to be a nurse at specific healthcare facility or hospital. Salaries, management ratings, interview tips and more are outlined on sites like GlassDoor, Great Place To Work and Indeed. Taking advantage of these resources can make you feel more confident in your decision to work at a facility you may be interested in. However, take any research you find with a grain of salt, because the accuracy of reviews can be hard to confirm.

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Debunking the Myths of Per Diem Nursing

Oct 2, 2018 4:02:39 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Nursing, Per Diem, Myths

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We all know what Per Diem work as a nurse is all about, right?

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