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Sleep seems pretty simple, right. You lay down at night and drift off into a deep and dreamless sleep to wake up refreshed 8 hours later. If only that were true for everyone, especially nurses. With high demand jobs, long shifts, and the demands of life at home, you’re lucky to get a couple hours… Read more »

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Hiring a new healthcare professional can come with its own baggage. And it’s not uncommon for managers to feel anxiety throughout the process. The pressure to hire the best candidates can be overwhelming, and if you make the wrong choice, it can snowball into a major avalanche affecting your entire operation. But hiring doesn’t have… Read more »

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Travel nurses typically work short term assignments averaging about 13 weeks where they’ll experience a new city and facility with each change in assignment. There are a lot of benefits to working as a travel nurse, especially the ability to live in new cities across the country. General, travel and housing expenses are paid for,… Read more »

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You’ve certainly heard references to work/life balance. What does it really mean? The concept is an important one that companies are recognizing as a top priority for their employees. If any one portion of our life becomes too out of balance with the others, stress and panic can settle in. How can medical managers ensure… Read more »

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You invest in your medical career, but once you’ve graduated your education doesn’t end. Completing your degree or certification is only one stop along the way for your career path. If you follow your chosen route, things will fall into place but you still need to put in the work. The more skills you have,… Read more »

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Did you know that just 30 minutes of meditation a day can significantly reduce anxiety and depression? Simply adding mindfulness to your routine can give you long term benefits. The Buddhist practice of mindful meditation can help with anxiety and depression as well as stress caused by your experience in the workplace. Some people think… Read more »

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We’re barely two months into 2019 and it’s already been a complicated year. Many people are feeling the stress and pressure build up, and that affects all kinds of interpersonal relationships. Add to that the need for compassion about medical circumstances with the patients in your care, and there may be some challenges that arise…. Read more »

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Attracting and keeping top talent is always a challenge for healthcare organizations. You want to know you’re bringing in the best and you want to keep them happy and engaged. But is there one aspect that could be improved to make this process even better. They say attitude is the most important thing, and maybe… Read more »