How to Implement a Purposeful Rounding Process

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For some nurse managers, implementing a purposeful rounding process within their unit can be difficult. This type of procedure requires a set routine, and nursing teams sometimes have a hard time adapting. Despite these difficulties, studies have proven that purposeful rounding can improve staff/patient communication, increase patient safety and lead to greater unity among your… Read more »

Tips to Deal with Toxic Co-Workers and Keep Your Sanity

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Unfortunately, co-workers aren’t always going to get along. Sometimes this discord is due to a clash in personalities, sometimes it’s because of professional envy, and sometimes it’s simply the result of a toxic employee. As sad as it is, some people get a thrill out of causing trouble at work, either by bullying their co-workers,… Read more »

What Do Nurses Really Need From Management?

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Proper management is important in any profession, but it’s particularly crucial in the medical field, where patient care can easily become compromised due to improper communication or internal strife among the staff. Not surprisingly, studies also show that nurses often leave jobs where they don’t feel they’re being properly managed. In order to reduce turnover… Read more »

What Are the Soft Skills Your New Hire Needs to Have

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Searching for a new medical employee to join your team? If so, it’s not enough to make sure the candidate you choose has the technical skills to do the job. On the contrary, today’s hospitals and health centers recognize that soft skills are equally important to keeping patients happy and facilities running smoothly. Here are… Read more »

Easy-to-Follow Habits to Prevent Nursing Burnout

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As a nurse, you are responsible for caring for and treating patients at the times when they are most vulnerable. And while you likely make those under your care feel more relaxed, you might find that your own stress levels rise as work becomes more intense. Because nurses can’t take care of others unless they… Read more »

How to Attract Top Physical Therapists for Your Team

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Hospitals and medical facilities rely on PTs (physical therapists) to help patients who are suffering after an injury or accident. Still, finding a skilled physical therapist is often easier said than done, particularly as our population ages and requires more care late in life. Here are some of Pulse Staffing’s top tips for attracting great… Read more »

Focus on the Often Overlooked Element of a Great Healthcare Organization: Teamwork

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Doctors and other medical workers might be highly skilled professionals, but that doesn’t mean they can do their jobs alone. Healthcare is a highly collaborative field, and employees need to work as a team to do their jobs effectively. Here are some of Pulse Staffing’s tips for focusing on this often overlooked aspect of the… Read more »

How to Entice Moms to Enter the Travel Nursing Field

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It’s no secret that mothers make up a crucial percentage of the nursing force. Unfortunately, hospitals and health centers often fail to attract talented nurses who also happen to be mothers. Here are some key tips for enticing moms to enter the nursing field and ensuring they choose your facility over the competition. Help With… Read more »

Is Testing a Better Way to Measure Frailty Before Surgery?

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Even minor surgeries can have a serious effect on patients’ bodies. In an effort to provide the people under your care with the best possible treatment, you might be wondering about the best options for measuring frailty before surgery. Recent research suggests that frailty testing might be a good way to predict surgical outcomes, provided… Read more »

How to Manage Nurse-Physician Conflicts

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Dealing with frightened or frustrated patients is often a stressful experience. However, conflicts between nurses and doctors can be even more disruptive to the workplace. As a hospital administrator, you have likely had to deal with nurse-physician disputes on more than one occasion. Not only can these types of problems make your facility an unpleasant… Read more »