Why Would a Hospital Want to Hire a Travel Nurse?

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There are many reasons that someone might want to pursue a career as a travel nurse.     Not only do these positions allow workers to see different parts of the country, (and even the world!) but they also have the potential to turn into full-time jobs. Additionally, travel nurses enjoy the opportunity to learn new skills… 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 »

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 »

These 10 Facts about Texas Medical Center will Make You Want to Work There

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Located in Houston, the Texas Medical Center is the largest medical complex in the entire world. Not only does the facility house state-of-the-art hospitals and surgical centers, but it is also home to numerous research facilities that are at the forefront of life science innovation. Given these credentials, it should be obvious why people across… 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 »

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 »