Unlike other industries, healthcare is unique in that the demand for contingent work is steadily rising. As the American population continues to age and the need for registered nurses, LPNs and assisted living aides grows, hospitals and other facilities are finding that they must increase their staffing efforts in order to keep up with the increasing workload. Consequently, more and more hospitals and other healthcare facilities are turning to contingent work as a way to meet patients’ care needs and expectations.
Working in healthcare is unlike any other career path. Whether you’re a nurse, support staff, supervisor or practitioner, there are stressors within the industry that are undoubtedly unique. As a result, some of the best people who can provide support throughout your workday are your coworkers. For this reason, having strong relationships with your coworkers is essential.
Let’s face it, trying to figure out if a per diem nursing job offer is right for you can be confusing.
Dallas, TX, August 6, 2018 – GHR Healthcare announced today that their acute care divisions, General Healthcare Resources and GHR Travel Nursing, earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Healthcare Staffing Services Certification by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing qualified and competent healthcare professionals.
Perhaps one of your greatest achievements was receiving your license. But as the years go by, you may be questioning your current position. You are not alone. For nurses specifically, a 2017 survey showed that almost half of nurses are ready to make a shift in their careers. However, searching for a new position can feel isolating, scary and overwhelming.
Plymouth Meeting, PA, July 10, 2018 – General Healthcare Resources, a subsidiary of GHR Healthcare, announced today that they have been named the exclusive Managed Services Provider (MSP) partner to OccuVAX, one of the country’s leading providers of onsite influenza vaccination clinics.
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.
Whether you’re a PT student, new grad or an experienced PT looking to make a career switch, choosing the right PT setting and specialty may seem overwhelming. Even for experienced PT professionals, it’s easy to get caught up in the day-in-day-out crunch of your job and forget that there are more options available to you out there. The variations of practice settings, specialties and diversity of patients in the field of physical therapy are often unrecognized.
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.