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Determining the Best Physical Therapy Career for You

Jun 7, 2018 2:43:58 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Physical Therapist, Career Advice, Job Search

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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.

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Quick Tips for Improving the Patient Experience

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

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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 Nursing, Career Advice, New Job, Job Search

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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 Nursing, Compensation, Career Advice, New Job, Job Search

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Being a registered nurse is a rewarding career path with a median annual salary of $68.450. 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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When Does it Make Sense to Hire Temporary Staffing?

Apr 6, 2018 9:43:00 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Education, Career Advice

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Keeping any business or institution moving forward is a time-consuming and demanding task for their leaders. With their plate full of tasks and projects in order to attract new business, reduce costs and become industry leaders, it can be challenging to find the time to recruit or hire new employees. Hiring temporary staffing can be beneficial to the overall productivity and efficiency of any workplace. But when exactly does it make sense to hire temporary employees? If you answer yes to any of the following questions, hiring temp staffing might work best for you.

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How Healthcare Professionals Should Be Using Social Media

Mar 6, 2018 3:42:08 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Career Advice, Social Media

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Thanks to our technologically advanced and digitally connected society, social media has quickly become an increasingly useful tool for healthcare professionals. Unfortunately, with these great social platforms comes great responsibility, especially for medical professionals. While platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, blogging and LinkedIn are excellent ways to share information, network and stay up to date on latest industry news, presenting and conducting yourself with proper online etiquette as a healthcare professional is critical.  It is imperative that healthcare employees maintain patient confidentiality and privacy at all times while being a positive representation of their workplace, as any inappropriate use of social media can lead to disciplinary and even legal action.

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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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Six Ways for Nurses to Avoid Burnout

Dec 21, 2017 3:14:00 PM / by Amanda Blanton posted in Nursing, Career Advice

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Nursing is one of the most challenging professions out there, and it’s no secret that the dropout rate for nurses is high. The long hours, high-stress situations and physical toll on the body can drive anyone out the door. Good news, though! We have six tips that are sure to help you avoid nursing burnout. Let us help you rejuvenate your work life and add more pep in your step.

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