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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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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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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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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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You already know that your healthcare employees are your most essential asset. This is why it’s important that you are able to hire the very best healthcare workers in your area. So how do you attract and hire them? There are some key factors that can help you determine the best possible candidates as well… Read more »

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There is, of course, a certain impermanence when it comes to working with travel nurses on your staff. However, just because someone will only be with your organization for a finite period of time, that doesn’t mean they should be treated in a less fair way than you full-time employees. From a travel nurse’s perspective,… Read more »

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Stress around the holidays is a common thing. But so is stress related to the workplace all year long. Now might be a good time to take a look at stress management techniques to keep calm and carry on throughout the holiday season and beyond. Here are some tips to help you with the stresses… Read more »

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As we start to wind down the year, many managers are thinking about the ways they recognize the contributions of their employees. Have you considered that for your healthcare team? What ways do you show your employees appreciation on the job? Gratitude is contagious and by creating a program that acknowledges the contributions of your… Read more »

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Turnover can be a problem for any industry, but in nursing, it affects everything from the chain of command to patient experience. As a manager, how can you reduce nurse turnover in your facility or clinic? Before you make any major policy changes, consider just a few things you can do right now to make… Read more »

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You’re looking for a superstar. And sometimes, these candidates rise to the top. But over time, many of the answers provided by potential employees can start to feel, look, and sound the same. How do you differentiate? Before you make a decision, consider these criteria to determine the top candidates for your next medical office… Read more »