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A new healthcare employee will always have a period of adjustment, but short-term employees or travel nurses, those first few days can be even more stressful. Short-term team members don’t feel like they’re included, so how you treat them when you welcome them on the job will inform their entire experience. Here are some ways… Read more »

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There are a lot of things to keep in mind when you’re hiring your medical staff. While you want to make sure their salary is competitive and the workplace is desirable, you should also be paying special attention to the benefits you provide. So how do your current employees rank their benefits? And what else… Read more »

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Travel nurses are a completely different type of employee than your full-time staff. So how can you train and orient them to the job in their first days? Onboarding is important for every team member, whether they’re short term or long term. Whether that first day, or first week, is good for bad, their onboarding… Read more »

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It’s hard to find the right people for your unit, department, or clinic. And just when you think you might have the right resources, something changes to topple the entire house of cards. It can be devastating when your nursing staff is unable to function because of outside factors that make it difficult if not… Read more »

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Travel nursing is a fun and challenging role for those who decide to pursue it. But that doesn’t mean they don’t need a little help staying motivated from time to time. The experience itself can be scary, even as the nurse signed up for it voluntarily. So how do you keep your travel nurses motivated… Read more »

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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 »