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Being a travel nurse comes with a bit of insecurity. How do you know you’re safe when you’re traveling from place to place or living in an unfamiliar city? If you’re concerned about your safety on a travel nursing assignment, there are some things you can do to make yourself more comfortable. Let’s take a… Read more »

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As we start to wind down the year, many managers are thinking about the ways they recognize the contributions of their employees. Have you considered that for your healthcare team? What ways do you show your employees appreciation on the job? Gratitude is contagious and by creating a program that acknowledges the contributions of your… Read more »

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When you’re a travel nurse, you may have some control over the destination for your next assignment. One of the benefits of this lifestyle is being able to move where you want and experiencing life in a new place. There are so many cities to choose from, how do you decide which is best for… Read more »

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You may have been hearing a lot about the power of social media. And in today’s connected age, many employers are using social media as a way to find and pre-screen potential healthcare employees. While keeping in mind the legal slippery slope of snooping online, there are plenty of public details that you can find… Read more »

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Travel nursing sounds so wonderful in theory. And it can be in practice, but if you’re not comfortable with the process, the entire concept can feel foreign and daunting. What are the biggest fears keeping you away from a career as a travel nurse? If you’ve thought of something, chances are someone else has solved… Read more »

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Turnover can be a problem for any industry, but in nursing, it affects everything from the chain of command to patient experience. As a manager, how can you reduce nurse turnover in your facility or clinic? Before you make any major policy changes, consider just a few things you can do right now to make… Read more »

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Many people think it’s not possible to have a travel nursing career and a family. But many travel nurses live this lifestyle with small children, so it is quite possible. But how can you do it and what are some of the considerations that you may need to make? Before you decide you simply can’t… Read more »

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You’re looking for a superstar. And sometimes, these candidates rise to the top. But over time, many of the answers provided by potential employees can start to feel, look, and sound the same. How do you differentiate? Before you make a decision, consider these criteria to determine the top candidates for your next medical office… Read more »

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There are many reasons you may want to change careers. Maybe you’re unhappy in your current industry. Maybe you want to create a better sense of stability. Maybe you’re genuinely interested in medical science and the support jobs related to it. Whatever your reason, it’s important that you’re prepared. So how do you change jobs… Read more »

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When a new hire comes into your department, what are your strategies for management? These employees may already have years of experience in the medical industry, but they’ve never worked for your or your organization before, so there will be a learning curve in the first days. Your management strategy is an important aspect of… Read more »