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As the manager, it’s up to you to set the right example for communication in your department. But how do you improve your communications skills to encourage the right environment for your team? If you are able to effectively communicate, you can build better relationships which will then positively affect all other aspects of their… Read more »

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You may or may not be expecting it, but what happens when you’re laid off from your job? Hopefully, you’ll never have the experience, but it can happen to anyone. Even if the thought is disturbing to you, the way you handle it can impact your day-to-day life and your future job search. If you’ve… Read more »

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Managing nurses’ alternate shifts can be difficult, especially if management isn’t on site during these hours. So how do you give these employees the support they need while they’re working after business hours? There are several ways you can improve their productivity and satisfaction in the workplace, even when you’re not physically there. Here are… Read more »

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Did you know that the majority of U.S. workers don’t take all of their vacation time?  For this reasons, American employees experience stress and burnout in astounding numbers. And this is especially true in the high-stress medical industry. Not only is it essential that you take time off from work to rest and recharge, but… Read more »

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NEW YORK, August 16, 2017 – Inc. magazine today ranked Fortus Healthcare Resources NO. 3802 on its 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small and midsized businesses…. Read more »

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As a hiring manager for your healthcare department, your single job is to hire the best person for each and every role. Facilities use a variety of methods to screen and evaluate candidates, including skills testing and psychological evaluations. But no matter how hard you try, bad hires happen. While there isn’t a single fool-proof… Read more »

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Whether you work in a clinical environment or in the back office, your productivity depends on your ability to organize your work and manage your time. When you’re looking at everything you have to do every day, how can you even begin to imagine better methods or systems to complete your work in a timely… Read more »

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You can always improve your skills as a nurse manager. And here is a great way to start. Before your next shift, consider these 4 management tips to help you be a better leader in your medical workplace. Healthcare has many different considerations than a traditional workplace, so be sure you’re using the most effective… Read more »

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Some experts suggest finding a specialization and sticking to it while others extol the virtues of diversification in your skill set. So which should you do? The answer comes down to what you specifically want out of your nursing career, but there are many benefits to diversifying your skills. If you’re considering expanding your experience to… Read more »

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It’s summertime and that means baseball and apple pie. And if you’re thinking that baseball has nothing to do with managing a great team of RNs, you’d be wrong. There are plenty of coaching techniques that can help you build an awesome RN team. You rely on your team of superstar nurses, so use some… Read more »