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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 »

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Being a nurse is your dream come true, but that doesn’t mean the stress of the job doesn’t get to you. No matter what type of facility you work in, staying calm, collected, and focused in a fast-paced environment is no easy task. Combating stress immediately is the key to maintaining a healthy mental state… Read more »

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Business is booming at your healthcare facility. Having a full waiting room at all times is great for your bottom line, but it’s putting a strain on your available resources. Your staff is nearing burnout and overtime costs are nothing short of exorbitant. Thankfully, there’s a very easy solution — locum tenens professionals. Here’s what… Read more »

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Working as a surgical tech is a job you truly enjoy. Preparing operating rooms, prepping patients for surgery and assisting doctors during procedures makes you feel happy and fulfilled. In fact, you’re so passionate about the work, you couldn’t imagine doing anything else. The good news is, you chose a career with notable job growth…. Read more »

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Working as a nurse is incredibly rewarding, but it is also a very tough job. Nurses commonly work long hours — mostly on their feet — caring for patients, often in very stressful environments. No matter how passionate they are about their jobs, the pressure can easily catch up with them. Not surprisingly, nurse burnout… Read more »

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Working in healthcare is a dream come true for your staff. These caring individuals truly enjoy helping people, but there’s no shortage of medical facilities searching for top talent. If your culture leaves them feeling mentally and physically exhausted at the end of their shift, they won’t be part of your team for long. Here… Read more »

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Nurses are the backbone of every healthcare facility. They work tirelessly to support the organization and provide compassionate care to patients, without asking for anything in return. Hopefully, you show gratitude for their hard work every day, but National Nurses Week is a dedicated time to celebrate them. Held from May 6-12, this annual event… Read more »