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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 »

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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 »