Working as a nurse in any capacity or specialty allows you to make an impact on someone’s life. Transplant nursing is one of those areas where you know you are making a difference and helping a patient get a second chance at life. [click to continue…]
In the medical field, job change is a regular path to promotion (or at least getting out of an unsatisfactory situation).
Before you waltz out the door, though, it’s essential to have a positive exit strategy. Your last impression in your current job can impact your career prospects for years to come. [click to continue…]
If you plan on working as a healthcare traveler during the winter months, you have a lot of different factors to consider. Healthcare traveler positions can be a great experience any time of the year, and winter is no exception. There are several things you can do to enjoy your travel experience during the winter months. [click to continue…]
Interviewing for a position as a healthcare traveler may be a little different from other types of interviews. For instance, the interview is often conducted via the phone or some other form of technology, such as Skype videoconferencing. While this is convenient, it may be slightly harder to build a rapport with the person conducting the interview. It can also be hard to get your personality across. But is it still possible to ace an interview for the healthcare travel job you want. Consider some of the following tips. [click to continue…]
The holiday season can be a very distracting time for children and adults. A majority of time is occupied by spending time with family, days off, and fun celebrations. Of course, this means that speech-language pathologists must be even more careful not to lose track of individual goals for speech and language. [click to continue…]
We’re living longer these days. Our country’s population is steadily growing. And, with the passage of 2010′s Affordable Care Act, health insurance is increasingly available to Americans. While all of these facts are positive, there is a potentially concerning factor we must consider as a result: An impending shortage in family doctors.
Most of us value the relationships we develop with our primary care physicians, but in order to maintain this status quo for an expanding and longer-living population, we’re going to need a lot more doctors in a few short years.
Just how many? A recent report estimates the number at 52,000 new physicians necessary by 2025 to keep up with growing healthcare demands. [click to continue…]