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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 »

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As a manager for a medical unit, it is on your shoulders to ensure your staff works together to provide quality care each and every day. But how can you ensure that this happens when you’re handling all of the other processes involved in medical management? You can raise the bar in your unit with… Read more »

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Even healthcare employees aren’t immune to falling into bad health habits. If you want to improve your overall health, why not use technology to facilitate building better habits. There are tons of apps on the market today that can help you stay on track and focused. Here are our recommendations for new tech that can… Read more »

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Improving communications with your team is one of the biggest challenges healthcare managers have. Your staff is busy and are often going in many different directions, it can be difficult to rally everyone and communicate effectively. If you want to improve your communication with your team and among your team, there are a few things… Read more »

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You were a first-time travel nurse once. So, when you see a new travel nurse working their first assignment it can be easy to step in and help them out. And travel nurses do need strong mentors to help them navigate the process and understand they are not alone. But how do you know when… Read more »

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To be an effective healthcare manager, the art of delegation is important. But some managers feel a loss of control when they assign tasks to employees. There is a fine balance when it comes to good management techniques, avoiding micromanagement, and properly delegating tasks to your team. If you want to improve your delegation skills,… Read more »

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A positive attitude will go a long way for someone’s healthcare career. And sometimes, all they need is a positive role model on the job to help them mold their behavior into something that will work for their current job and throughout their lives. How can you make sure your team is positive and engaged… Read more »