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It’s no secret that nursing is considered one of the most stressful professions. Not only is the job physically taxing, but the emotional impact of caregiving can take its toll as well. Stress on the job is one of the leading causes of heart disease and stroke, so it’s imperative that employers understand the risks… 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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Distractions in your healthcare facility can impact so much more than just the time it takes to complete a task. Your medical employees and the patients under their care can also be affected when these concerns turn from distractions to unsafe conditions. It’s important that you limit these potentially harmful distractions in your healthcare facility…. Read more »

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When you started in your position in a medical office or hospital, you may have always had the idea that you intend to advance. And since it’s considered bad form to ask for a promotion at the start, when is the right time? It isn’t so much as the question of when as how to… Read more »

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Do you want to advance your nursing career into management? If so, what do you need to bring to the table to encourage employers to determine your qualifications and hire or advance you into this role? Before you start applying for these positions, here are the top skills you should focus on to ensure you’re… Read more »

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It’s summertime and that means baseball and apple pie. And if you’re thinking that baseball has nothing to do with managing a great team of RNs, you’d be wrong. There are plenty of coaching techniques that can help you build an awesome RN team. You rely on your team of superstar nurses, so use some… Read more »

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As a manager, you know that you shouldn’t take your contract nursing staff for granted. They do a lot for your unit, department, or clinic and are a valuable asset for your patients. But is there one aspect of their employment that you might overlook? Do you ask your contract nurses for their opinions often… Read more »