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Are you entering your career as a dialysis nurse? Whether this is your first nursing job or you’re transitioning into a dialysis environment, there are some things that will be helpful for you to know moving forward. While you will go through extensive training to ensure you’re providing proper care to your dialysis patients, there… Read more »

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There are a lot of things involved in ensuring your team is productive and engaged. Have you considered your overall environment? There are many reasons the department, unit, floor, or clinic is as important as your team, tools, and knowledge. As a manager, how can you evaluate your environment and determine if it is conducive… Read more »

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Did you know that volunteering is good for your body and mind? Studies show that giving back to your community can help you stay healthy and engaged. If you’re thinking about volunteering your time and talents as a nurse, it can’t be recommended enough. But what are the tangible benefits of working with volunteering organizations… Read more »

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Are you in the market for your next healthcare job? Regardless of whether you’re looking for something in a clinical environment or in the back office, you have to pass the dreaded interview stage to make it happen. An interview can be intimidating and scary, and few people have extensive practice in the art. What… Read more »

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The intensive care unit is not a placed designed for everyone. The patients under the ICU’s care need additional attention due to the nature of their illnesses or injuries. And it’s perfectly okay that not every nurse is built for working with this department. But as a manager, you need to find talent that will… Read more »

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As a nursing manager, you are responsible for a lot of moving parts in your unit. And, there may be occasions where you are in charge of enforcing a new policy, procedure, or piece of technology. Employees, used to daily processes, may be resistant to this chance. It isn’t because they can’t, but because change… Read more »

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Management advice always encourages team leads and employees to follow a two-way street when it comes to effective communications and feedback. But once you get feedback, how do you use it constructively to improve the overall effectiveness of your unit? Listening to your staff, and even your patients, is a good exercise, but truly successful… Read more »

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Medical jobs require specific experience and education. You may think that you can ace an interview if you bring the right skills to the table. But the truth is, you need to stand out among your competition. There are some simple things that successful people do to ensure they shine in an interview. What can… Read more »

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Are you unhappy in your current job? Or maybe you feel as though you could take on more responsibilities but you have advanced as far as you can in your current role. How do you look for a new job while you’re still employed in a medical environment? Before you start, there are a few… Read more »