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When you’re a travel nurse, you may have some control over the destination for your next assignment. One of the benefits of this lifestyle is being able to move where you want and experiencing life in a new place. There are so many cities to choose from, how do you decide which is best for… Read more »

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Is it beginning to look a lot like Christmas? Or maybe the Thanksgiving rush is leaving your office without the right coverage for the holidays. There are so many possible holiday requests throughout December that it can be overwhelming to consider everyone’s needs. Whatever holidays your team celebrates, there are better and worse ways to… 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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It isn’t hard to see how you might start feeling guilty when you take time away from your job. Taking holiday, vacation, and other PTO is difficult for a lot of U.S. employees. Guilt can make you unable to be away from the office, worried about what the other medical staff needs to accomplish while… Read more »

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Being a nurse isn’t the end of the line for a career in nursing. There are a variety of ways to advance your career with a background in nursing. If you’re feeling stuck or wondering what the next level is for your career, consider a few things that could help you take your job into… Read more »

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Healthcare is a difficult job, and no one would suggest otherwise. Nurses and other medical professionals have a lot of pressure on them to ensure that care is quality and processes are being met. And there are days, or nights, where everything is put to the test. So, how do you deal with a particularly… Read more »

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As a medical professional, you are in a position to become intimately familiar with your patients and their families. And while you are there specifically to learn about and care for these individuals, there are still some topics of conversation best left on the table. Some topics can be difficult to discuss, while other can… Read more »