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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 »

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Travel nursing is attractive for a number of reasons. You don’t have to settle down in one position, you can visit cities all over the country, and you can gain valuable experience. But travel nursing isn’t always perfect, and many nurses run into challenges with cost of living and other expenses they didn’t see coming…. Read more »

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As a manager, you know that you shouldn’t take your contract nursing staff for granted. They do a lot for your unit, department, or clinic and are a valuable asset for your patients. But is there one aspect of their employment that you might overlook? Do you ask your contract nurses for their opinions often… Read more »

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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 »