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If you’re a healthcare manager, you certainly know that there’s a shortage of qualified healthcare workers in the job market. But what’s causing this shortage and is there anything that can be done about it. It’s helpful to understand the underlying reasons as well as what you might be able to do to attract top… Read more »

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Kidney failure can happen for a variety of medical reasons. But when it does occur, dialysis is one common treatment that removes waste, salt, and excess water to keep them from building up in the body. Dialysis can be a lifeline for many people, so good dialysis nurses are essential in the industry. If you’re… Read more »

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Being a leader for your team is essential. You are the glue that can hold your entire department today, manage the day to day interactions between nurses, doctors, and patients. But why is it so important? Without you, the fabric can begin to unravel and your team won’t be efficient, effective, or productive. Leadership is… Read more »

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Each individual nurse in your department has an important role to play, but how they interact with one another can be equally as critical. As a manager, how do you build the best nursing team to ensure employee satisfaction, quality patient care, and the right combination of skills and personality to be effective at their… Read more »

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You may have been hearing a lot about the power of social media. And in today’s connected age, many employers are using social media as a way to find and pre-screen potential healthcare employees. While keeping in mind the legal slippery slope of snooping online, there are plenty of public details that you can find… Read more »

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Travel nurses have a difficult job. Not only do they need to be skilled in their specific job and specialization, but they also need to feel comfortable walking into vastly different environments on a regular basis. It can be hard to feel at home in a job where you are always the outsider. But this… Read more »

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You only get one chance to make a first impression. This is as important for your unit as well as the new, incoming nurses. So how can you make a new nurse feel welcome in an already established unit team? Before you take another step, there are just a few simple things you can do… Read more »

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Employee onboarding has been creating a big buzz in the Human Resources community for a while. And, it is no wonder that the conversation is spreading to medical facilities and related positions. Regardless of what kind of medical position, it is critical that a company properly onboard their new employees to ensure satisfaction from all… Read more »

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Do you think you might be taking your candidates for granted? You may make certain assumptions about them because they bring the right skills to the table. However, it is essential that you know who they really are so you don’t have a negative experience after they’ve started work. Before you make your next job… Read more »