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Maybe not everyone, but most people are connected through Facebook today. Social media is making an already–small world even smaller. Did you know you can keep your entire team of travel nurses in touch with one another by creating a Facebook group to facilitate connection? How does this help build community? There are a lot of ways,… Read more »

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Healthcare jobs, especially nursing, can be demanding. Standing, walking or running happen a lot on the job. This can be stressful, both physically and mentally. This kind of workplace stress can lead to unhealthy behaviors which can be magnified for those in travel nursing jobs as they may feel like a fish out of water. How can… Read more »

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In today’s connected world where candidates are often looking for jobs in new cities, it isn’t feasible for you to meet every possible candidate. There may be some amazing talent currently living in another city or state who would be perfect for your workplace. What are the best ways to interview remote candidates? The good… Read more »

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Have you noticed that productivity is down in your healthcare workplace? It’s always top of your mind, making sure that all the needs are met in an effective and efficient way. To do so, you need to take a look at employee engagement on the job. There are many ways to boost productivity and motivate… Read more »

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Negativity is everywhere around us, and that’s true in the workplace as well. Not every employee will be happy every day, but there is something you can do to encourage more positive behavior where you work. Whether they experience stress at home or on the job, healthcare employee morale can be affected by all the… Read more »

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Being a leader in a healthcare facility is critical. Your entire team, from clinical to back office, look to you to provide guidance and answers and all manner of feedback. You need to work hard on motivating your staff and leading by example to encourage the best possible outcomes for each patient in your care…. Read more »

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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 »