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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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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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Great Summer Reads for Nurses

Jul 9, 2018 3:00:32 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Summer, Nursing

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It's summertime! Whether you are relaxing on a deck, in a hammock, by the lake, on the beach or simply in the comfort of your own home, summer is the perfect time to enjoy a good book! With so many books to choose from and so little free time, we put together a list of our top recommendations for nurses.

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Quick Tips for Improving the Patient Experience

May 10, 2018 9:36:54 AM / by Amanda Blanton posted in Career Advice, Nursing

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There is a reason Gallup Inc. ranks nursing as the most trusted, honest and ethical profession in the country. After all, patients, and their family and friends, see you as their main point of contact for healthcare insight and support. Earning and maintaining that trust goes beyond delivering quality care. It also depends on building positive relationships with those you come in contact with. Here are six “real life” tips to keep in mind when dealing with patients to help make those relationships stronger.

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Warning Signs It’s Time for a New Nursing Job

Apr 24, 2018 11:06:32 AM / by Amanda Blanton posted in Nursing, Career Advice, New Job, Job Search

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There are few careers as meaningful or important to society than being a nurse. It is a rewarding, gratifying job that allows you to make a difference in patient’s lives.

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The Top Five Apps Every Nurse Should Have

Apr 13, 2018 9:09:00 AM / by Amanda Blanton posted in Nursing, Career Advice

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There is a wealth of knowledge and technology right in your back pocket. We’ve chosen our top five favorite mobile applications that are must-haves for nurses. They are sure to make your life easier and healthier!

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The Per Diem Path to Your Next RN Job

Apr 12, 2018 1:42:00 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Job Search, New Job, Career Advice, Nursing

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If you’re reading this, it’s probably time.

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Top Paying Nursing Specialties

Apr 12, 2018 11:14:33 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Job Search, New Job, Career Advice, Nursing, Compensation

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Being a registered nurse is a rewarding career path with a median annual salary of $68.45. However, if you're looking to advance your career and thrive, consider earning additional certifications, obtaining advanced degrees and developing skills within a specialized area of nursing. Not only can advancing your skillsets potentially help you increase your earnings but it can also help you qualify for positions within prestigious healthcare organizations.

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Tips for Adapting to the Night Shift

Feb 26, 2018 10:18:00 AM / by Editor posted in Nursing, Career Advice, Night Shift

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Nursing is an occupation that doesn't stop at 5 p.m. when everyone else is heading home from work. Every night, many nurses put on their scrubs and head to work while everyone else is going to sleep. Caring for patients in hospitals, long-term care facilities and nursing homes is a 24/7 occupation.

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