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.
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
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.
While it may be hard to believe 2017 is coming to an end, it’s time to start putting together our list of New Year's resolutions. The end of the year is the perfect time to not only reflect on all your personal and professional accomplishments but to set new intentions for the future. As nurses, these goals or resolutions may include professional development, volunteering, networking, etc. As the backbone of the healthcare industry, it's critical for nurses to take time and reflect on how they can improve treatment for their patients and the overall quality of care provided by their facilities.
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!
With the new year just around the corner, many nursing professionals may be adding a new job to their list of resolutions. Whether you have a new nursing degree or many years of qualified nursing experience and education, you've worked hard to get where you are and deserve a position that is fulfilling and enjoyable. However, the reality is that the nursing job market is competitive, especially for top healthcare organizations. With the advancements in technology, employers and recruiters can quickly skim through hundreds of resumes in minutes. Here's what you need to know to stand out in the nursing job marketing in 2018.
Productivity directly affects your success at work. Managers, executives and business owners expect the most out of their employees. There are only so many hours in a workday, therefore being efficient and making the most out of your time is critical. There are two simple ways to increase your overall output: put in more hours or work more strategically. We’ve put together helpful tips that will boost your productivity at work, which in turn will increase your output.
Congratulations! You have your nursing degree. A career in nursing promises a rewarding future of personal satisfaction, growth, good earnings and increased responsibility. Welcome to the real world, now what? How do you figure out and ultimately land your dream job? Where do you even being to look? You have your degree, does that make you qualified? Confused about the next steps? We’re here to help! We put together this helpful resource to help you find and land the right nursing job for you.
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.
One of the most challenging lines to draw in nursing is the one between the level of personal compassion with patients and that of being a professional. While ethical guidelines and rules imposed by healthcare environments and peers can provide a framework, every nurse must learn the intricacies of determining how close is too close when it comes to patient interactions.