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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 »

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Working as a travel nurse is exciting. Every few weeks, you get to become an honorary resident of a new city, allowing yourself to become fully immersed in the local culture, without having to put down roots. You enjoy the free-spirited nature of the job, but constantly being new in town can put you in… Read more »

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Working in healthcare is rewarding in many different ways, including the ability to choose your job type — i.e., full-time, part-time, or per diem. This flexibility allows you to balance your career with your personal life, making it possible to truly have it all.   Since there are so many available options, understanding different employment categorizations can be… Read more »

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Working as a traveling healthcare professional is exciting. Every few months, you get to pick up and move on to a new city. This is a great way to see the country, meet new people, and gain a wealth of career experience.  Of course, constantly having new surroundings also comes with risks. Being new in… Read more »