Pharmacy Week Contest

by Soliant Health on October 17, 2016

Pharmacy Week

Sound familiar? If this is your daily routine, you must be one of the pharmacists and pharmacy techs who dedicate their lives to helping tens of thousands of patients. Because of your expertise, patients are well-informed on medication adherence and are maintaining good health every day.

National Pharmacy Week celebrates pharmacists and their achievements, and in turn, we want to celebrate YOU and your facility with a #PharmaSelfie contest!

Send us a “selfie” showing us where you work and/or why you love it. Simply submit your photos here and keep an eye out for our picks on our Facebook page. The contest starts NOW and you have until October 27th to send in your selfies showing us why you #lovewhereyouwork! Get excited – four $50 gift cards are up for grabs for the best individual selfies. One lucky group selfie wins a catered lunch… ON US! Ready, set, SELFIE!

Is the excitement of this week peaking your interest in traveling? It’s never too late to try something new! Check out our latest pharmacy opportunities right here.

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cold flu seasonCold and flu season is knocking on the door, and no one knows this better than those who work in direct patient care. Not only is this a very busy season for those in health care, but it’s also a risky one. With germs flying all around, it can be easy to fall victim to whatever bug is bringing folks in for an office visit. While it’s impossible to avoid contact with germs when working in a clinical setting, here are some tips for healthcare professionals to help them stay a little healthier this cold and flu season. [click to continue…]

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online OT resourcesA growing number of children are receiving occupational therapy services at school, and school-based occupational therapists are tasked with providing helpful activities for a wide range of students with varying abilities and issues. Finding fresh, new ideas to keep students engaged is important, as is finding new resources and techniques to assist in more challenging cases. Thankfully, living in this digital generation, there are many online resources available for occupational therapists. Here are just a few information-packed websites to help you create the best therapy experience for your students. [click to continue…]

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Seven Tips for Handling Difficult Patients

by Soliant Health on September 27, 2016

handling difficult patientsIn a perfect world, we would all spend our days surrounded by happy patients who never are upset, never complain, and who are always compliant to requests. However, the reality is that nearly every single medical professional will need to deal with a difficult patient at some point, if not on a regular basis. So what are we to do when patients are rude, belligerent, or defiant? Here are some tips to help you handle any situation with grace. [click to continue…]

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Traveler Spotlight – ER Nurse Stacey

by Bonnie Steiner on September 20, 2016

traveler spotlightHas anyone ever told you that you “can’t” do something? The majority of you probably just nodded your heads. Stacey, one of our team ER nurses, was told the same thing when she asked a question in a travel nursing-focused Facebook group: can I start travel nursing as a new grad with less than one year of experience? But Stacey didn’t let that stop her! On today’s blog, we’re asking Stacey why she jumped into travel nursing and what it’s been like so far since she took that risk. Though no travel nurse’s story is the same, a story like Stacey’s can help guide other nurses in similar situations who are looking for guidance! [click to continue…]

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Combating the Physician Burnout Epidemic

by Soliant Health on September 13, 2016

physician burnoutBeing a medical professional is a very high stress job. Every day, you hold the lives of your patients in your hands, making decisions that could affect their quality of life, delivering sometimes horrific news, and working long hours to help as many people as you can in the course of your day.  Often, your hard work and great care go unnoticed as you go home to rest up for another day at the office, only to have to rush back out to handle the latest emergency with a patient. [click to continue…]

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