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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Medical professionals work in a field that promote health and wellness, however, it can be a very demanding, high-stress career, and it’s easy to not put yourself first.  In an industry where 12 hour shifts are common in hospitals, fatigue makes fast food and other unhealthy choices seem more appealing than taking care of yourself…. Read more »

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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 »

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Nurses make up the nation’s largest segment of the healthcare workforce, so it’s no surprise that it’s one of the fastest growing occupations in the country.  An aging population and advances in medicine are creating an unprecedented demand for nurses that we have not seen in decades.  Since the Bureau of Labor Statistics is estimating… Read more »