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Are you a physical therapist who wants to advance in your career? Considering management or even branching out into a specialized field? You may be ready to accelerate, but the road ahead may not be clear.
Acute care registered nurses (RNs) are highly skilled and in high demand. These nurses typically only work with a patient for a short time performing duties like post-surgical treatment and chronic illness management. The nature of the role requires nurses to learn new things, solve conflicts and stay current on all new developments in health care. The vital skills of an acute care RN include empathy, interpersonal communication, decision-making and critical thinking.
As an occupational therapist, you are likely aware that communication, organization, problem-solving ability and compassion for others are essential for success as a therapist. However, there are additional skills that can make you an even better occupational therapist. If you are considering pursuing a career in occupational therapy, read on.
The first day at a new nursing job can be overwhelming. Anxiety, insecurity, inadequacy and feelings of instability are common among new nurses trying to make the leap from theory to real life. It can be a challenge to take all of your new knowledge and apply it to your new role as a nurse.
Pediatric nurses work exclusively with children and their families to ensure a child’s healthy well-being until reaching adulthood. Individuals in this career field have expertise not only in general health, but also have a strong understanding of how a child’s body grows and develops and the countless conditions that can affect that process.
As a nurse, you are continually in communication with patients, their families and co-workers. Solid communication skills are essential for a successful nursing career. Communication directly impacts all people you interact with, such as:
Immunization shots are essential for both children and adults. These vaccinations contain dead or weakened germs that trigger the immune system to respond and build immunity. They can protect us from measles, mumps, rubella, hepatitis B, polio and diphtheria. According to research, immunizations are currently preventing 2-3 million deaths every year.
Working in healthcare can lead to an extremely lucrative career field. Many people believe that success in this field means attending medical school and becoming a physician. You might be surprised that a career as a physician isn’t the only way to make a comfortable living. We’ve pulled together the top ten highest paying non-physician jobs in healthcare.
Industry Expert to Share Recruitment Strategy Insights
Dallas, TX, July 30, 2019 – Janet Elkin, President and CEO of GHR Healthcare (parent company of General Healthcare Resources), will be a featured speaker at the 45th Health Care Recruitment Conference hosted by the National Association of Health Care Recruiters (NAHCR) being held in Philadelphia, PA July 30 through August 2, 2019. Entitled ‘Get R.E.A.L. – How to Become a Destination Employer,’ Elkin will be joined by Mary Dougherty, Vice President of Human Resources for Philadelphia Academic Health System for the August 1st lecture.