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Employee burn out is very real, and incredibly common for those in the medical industry. There are so many factors, including long work hours and emotionally driven work, that contributes to a lack of motivation on the job. But motivation is an important part of your nursing staff’s job, so how can you ensure they… Read more »

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Not every medical placement will be a fun and exciting place to work. But what can do you about it besides quit and move on? Sometimes quitting will mean burning a bridge that you’re not prepared to burn, so staying the course is the best decision. But how can you make this boring assignment a… Read more »

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Hiring travel nurses is not at all the same experience as hiring permanent, local staff for your medical facility. So why are you trying to fit that square peg in the round hole? Before you spend an inordinate amount of time sourcing, prescreening, and hiring remote candidates for travel positions, consider working with a staffing… Read more »

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If you’re working as a contract nurse, you probably have a variety of positions to list on your resume as you look for your next job. So how can you make your resume cohesive, readable, and attractive to healthcare employers? With some insider tips on how to manage your contract assignments, you can create a… Read more »

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Throughout your nursing career, you will be working with a variety of personalities. This is true not only with patients and managers but also the doctors themselves. What happens when you encounter a physician who is difficult to deal with? You may feel like you’re not in a position to challenge or confront them, even… Read more »

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Not all travel nursing providers are created equal. There will be aspects of any individual company that either work or don’t work for you as a medical professional. Don’t feel as though you can’t choose your provider or that you need to feel obligated to one service because they’ve worked with you in the past…. Read more »

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Distractions in your healthcare facility can impact so much more than just the time it takes to complete a task. Your medical employees and the patients under their care can also be affected when these concerns turn from distractions to unsafe conditions. It’s important that you limit these potentially harmful distractions in your healthcare facility…. Read more »

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When you started in your position in a medical office or hospital, you may have always had the idea that you intend to advance. And since it’s considered bad form to ask for a promotion at the start, when is the right time? It isn’t so much as the question of when as how to… Read more »

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Every year, you prepare for your employee performance evaluations. Now that we’re into February, you’re probably thinking more about tax season than anything else, but maybe you’ve missed a couple of performance discussions with your staff. How often are you conducting these performance evaluations? If you only talk to your team once a year or… Read more »

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Working in a healthcare environment can wreak havoc on your overall healthy lifestyle. Long hours or being on your feet all day can have an impact on everything you do, including food choices. Unhealthy eating, even in a healthcare environment, is prevalent but it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are some healthier alternatives… Read more »