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In spite all of your most intense training, there will be times in your medical career when you encounter a situation for the first time. Most of the time, you will be cool and confident and able to handle yourself well, but other times will be frustrating and overwhelming. How do you prepare, and how… Read more »

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Healthcare professionals walk a delicate tight rope when it comes to providing care to their patients and managing the families. Often, even if the patient is able to make their own decisions, a family member provides some well-meaning but poorly thought out advice or has a list of demands. Most of the time these requests… Read more »

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Typical healthcare professionals have to wear a lot of hats. Throughout the course of a shift you may need to tend to patients, handle administrative duties, and much more. Each day can be a balancing act between very different tasks that are all top priority. The key is to not only be productive but to… Read more »

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Not every day is going to be wonderful. Working in the medical industry is difficult and bad days can really get you down. But everyone knows you have to push through these days filled with negative feelings, anger, sadness, or self-doubt or you’ll never step foot into your workplace again. How can you do that… Read more »

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Do you feel like you’re just going through the motions on the job? Maybe you say or do things that go against your core values and you feel like you’d rather be anywhere else. If you’re unhappy or struggling on the job, every day can be a challenge. It may be time to make a… Read more »

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When you start your shift, your brain can still feel hazy. Your first instinct may be to belly up to the coffee maker and pour yourself a mugful. But is morning coffee the right solution to increase your energy and kick start your day. While coffee is perfectly fine in moderation, many people get into… Read more »

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Your health has an important impact on your overall success. Being sick, stressed, or otherwise unfocused in your job will only hold you back. Experts suggest that paying attention to your health is the best way to ensure that you are able to contribute as much as possible both to your work and to your… Read more »

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Did you start a new job with the New Year? If so, you may be wondering the best ways to not only manage the new job but also work with a new medical supervisor. No two people are alike and what worked for your previous boss may not work best with your current manager. Before… Read more »

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You may think that you’re a shoe-in for that internal interview, but experience has shown plenty of candidates that this isn’t the case. The way you interview, even in your own organization, will set the tone. Within a medical environment there may be additional considerations, such as your skills and the requirements for the job…. Read more »