How to Be Smart About Social Media When You’re a Travel Nurse

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These days, almost all professionals rely on social media to further their careers, and travel nurses are no exception. Still, not all content is equally appropriate for mediums like Facebook and Twitter. Here are some of Pulse Staffing’s top tips for being smart about social media when you’re a busy travel nurse. Respect Patients’ Privacy… Read more »

Why a Nurse With a Positive Bedside Manner Gets Hired First

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Even though trained nurses are currently in short supply, your individual skillset still affects your ability to secure – and keep – a job. In fact, nurses who lack strong people skills are unlikely to hold on to the most desirable positions at hospitals and health centers. Here are some reasons that nurses with positive… Read more »

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 »

What You Leave Off Your Resume Could Cost You The Job

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Your resume serves as your first impression to potential employers. Naturally, you want to make the best first impression possible, right? Unfortunately, many job seekers don’t know what hiring mangers look for in resumes, and consequently they neglect to include vital information that could help them land the jobs they want. If you’ve noticed that… 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 »

How to Really Achieve a Work-Life Balance as a Nurse

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Working as a nurse can be incredibly exciting and rewarding. Unfortunately, nursing is also a very stressful profession, and many nurses find that their unpredictable work schedules and rigorous job duties prevent them from maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Still, creating that balance is important, as spending quality time away from work allows you to… Read more »

Why Nurses Are the Backbone of Preventative Care

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Healthcare is a team endeavor, requiring physicians, nurses and other support staff to work together in order to properly care for patients. When it comes to providing care, nurses serve on the front lines, as they’re often the first to interact with incoming patients and in busier offices, they may even be able to spend… Read more »