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 »

10 Reasons Why Houston Continues to Top the “Cool” List

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When it comes to places to live and work, Houston continues to be one of the most raved about cities in the country. Given the incredible amount of social, educational and business advantages to living in Houston, it’s no wonder the city regularly tops “best of” lists, and if you work in the healthcare field,… 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 »

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 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 »

What Does the Future Hold for the Nursing Industry?

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As a nurse, it’s not enough to focus on what’s happening in the industry right now. At Pulse Staffing, we believe that savvy RNs look down to the road to determine what they can expect to occur in the future. Find out what the future holds for the nursing industry to ensure your career prospects… 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 »

What Employers Are Looking for on Your Background Check

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Searching for a new healthcare job? If so, you should be aware of the fact that your prospective employer will likely conduct a background check prior to hiring you. After all, nurses and other medical workers interact with patients on a regular basis, and background checks are crucial for ensuring the safety of anyone who… Read more »