Category Archives: career

Being A Nurse Now Requires A GPS: So Many Different Directions

Being A Nurse Now Requires A GPS: So Many Different Directions

Alternative nursing careers. We hear quite often as of late that although there’s a nursing shortage, it’s still difficult to obtain employment. Well, maybe it’s due to boxing ourselves into what we think we’re supposed to be doing as nurses and perusing the limited job openings at area hospitals. We’ve mentioned quite often on RN.FM… Continue Reading

Salary Benefits of Travel Nurses

Salary Benefits of Travel Nurses

Ready to quit your job as a staff nurse, or are you thinking about nursing options after graduation? Looking for ways to branch out, but want to keep working with amazing people? It might be worth considering a career as a travel nurse. You choose where you want to go to fill a hospital’s short-term… Continue Reading

Facilitating A Career Change

Facilitating A Career Change

Are you among the many in the workforce employed in a job that you don’t like? And, are you in a situation where you feel you’re digging in further year after year and the likelihood of a transition is becoming more difficult? You feel trapped or that it’s too late to make a move. Well,… Continue Reading

Organizing and Taking Care of Your Work Clothes

Organizing and Taking Care of Your Work Clothes

Being a nurse doesn’t always equate to working in an environment where scrubs are the standard attire, although this contributing article has a couple of nuggets of information about caring for your scrubs. Regardless of  what you’re putting on before heading out the door, what you do ahead of time will help you look the part… Continue Reading

Evolving As A Nurse: Do This, Not That.

Evolving As A Nurse: Do This, Not That.

Have you ever started on an educational or career path having your sites set on that ONE “thing” that you were going to pursue and you couldn’t imagine doing anything else? Well, there seems to be quite a bit of passion in nursing school among the students about what area of nursing they want to… Continue Reading

New Grad: Advice To Help You Succeed At Your First Job

New Grad: Advice To Help You Succeed At Your First Job

New grad status: Simple advice for succeeding at your first job. You’ve graduated, passed your nursing boards, and landed your first job as a nurse. Congratulations. Your first nursing job is not only about being able to perform the job, but also about making the vital connections with your co-workers and corporate culture to improve… Continue Reading

The Evolution of Nursing

The Evolution of Nursing

Nursing as a profession is older than many people believe. The deaconess Fabiola played a role in ancient Rome – she established the first Christian hospital in Rome. In fact, in ancient Rome, nurses – almost always female – ran hospitals and did home visits. Midwives existed in the earliest societies. However, the preferred “nurse”… Continue Reading

Informatics Nurse Job Description

Informatics Nurse Job Description

Nurses have always been dedicated to the support and delivery of optimal patient care, and informatics nurses are no different – they simply use information technology to achieve their purpose. Integrating 21st-century technology into the healthcare industry is a monumental process, as complex as it is imperative, and necessitating the development of an entire industry.… Continue Reading

5 Reasons to Consider Travel Nursing

5 Reasons to Consider Travel Nursing

  Even in a troubled economy, medical careers are always in demand. However, hospitals with stretched budgets can’t always afford to hire all the full-time staff they need, or sometimes the full-time positions are in areas to which many qualified nurses simply aren’t able to move permanently. Whether you’re pursuing a PhD in nursing degree… Continue Reading

4 Ways to Ensure a Happier Hospital Staff

4 Ways to Ensure a Happier Hospital Staff

In February 2013, U.K. doctors and researchers published a study finding the happier a hospital’s staff is, the more quality care provided. If you work in a hospital or have a degree in nursing education, you won’t find this to be a surprising observation, considering how stressful working in the medical field is. If the… Continue Reading

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