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As a healthcare professional, treating patients with chronic pain is part of your job, but that doesn’t make it easy. Seeing someone in pain and not necessarily being able to help — or at least provide immediate relief feels awful.  You might not be able to take their pain away, but you can make these… Read more »

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Helping patients is your passion, but they’re not all created equally. Some people are a joy to care for, but others are much more challenging.  A problematic patient might make you want to run out of the room screaming, but you can’t. As a healthcare professional, it’s your job to provide the same level of… Read more »

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Working in healthcare is your dream, but the job can be demanding. Long hours, combined with the stress of the job, can turn some facilities into a toxic work environment.   If things at your current employer aren’t great — to put it lightly — it’s time to take matters into your own hands. You have… Read more »

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As a healthcare provider, you’re on your feet most of the day. This makes wearing safe and comfortable shoes a must because you don’t have time to be held back by foot pain. It’s always frustrating to purchase a pair of work shoes, only to realize they were not designed with comfort or support in… Read more »

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English is the dominant language spoken in the United States, but it certainly isn’t the only one. If you speak more than one language or are thinking of learning a new dialect, this can be incredibly beneficial to your nursing career.  Knowledge is power, and having fluency in more than one language is something very special. Most… Read more »

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Helping others is your passion. As a naturally kind person, you enjoy having a positive impact on the lives of others. This trait has made you start thinking about becoming a nurse practitioner. Whether you’re already a nurse or have no prior experience in the healthcare industry, you’re probably wondering if you’re a fit for… Read more »

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Working as a nurse is your passion, but you’re looking for something a little different than the average job. Travel nursing might be the adventure of your lifetime. As a travel nurse, you’ll move around the country, filling in at hospitals and other medical facilities. Generally speaking, assignments last around 13 weeks but can be… Read more »

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You love being a nurse, but lately, your specialty hasn’t been working for you. Whether the hectic schedule is making it hard to enjoy a work-life balance — i.e., you work in the emergency room at your local hospital — or the nature of the job is no longer fulfilling, you’ve decided to make a… Read more »

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Chances are, you’ve always been employed on a permanent basis. Whether you held part-time or full-time jobs, the position didn’t come with an expiration date. The thing is, that’s not the only way to work. Locum tenens jobs are those of a temporary nature. From the start, your tenure is limited, allowing you ultimate control… Read more »

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The worst season of the year is right around the corner. Flu season starts in October, and as a healthcare professional, you’re especially vulnerable to this highly contagious disease. From Oct. 1, 2018, to May 4, 2019, there were approximately 37.4 million to 42.9 million flu illnesses in the U.S., according to the Centers for… Read more »