School nurses are a critical part of many settings. They work in a wide variety of educational environments, including public and private preschools, K-12 schools, colleges, universities, public health agencies, hospitals, and overseas military bases. These specialists are dynamic and integral members of the student support team.
A school nurse is an essential member of a school site. Not only do they ensure the health and safety of all students, but they also are trusted sources of information and expert guidance for the educational community. School nurses serve a more critical role than ever with increasing factors, such as stress and disease, affecting students’ physical well-being.
Ever feel as though you are ready for a change in life? Perhaps a craving for adventure? That was the case for Sue M., and after three years of working in her hometown as a Certified Surgery Technician, she decided to embark on a new journey that would allow her to travel around the country while doing the job that she loved. Continue reading “Traveler Spotlight – Certified Surgery Technician”
You’ve worked hard, graduated college and now it is time to get a job! What is more important than a solid resume? Nothing. This piece of paper could really make or break you when employers are narrowing down potential candidates to call for interviews, so you must craft your resume to its very best to get that job. Here are some tips on how to make your resume shine. Continue reading “Resume Tips For New Grads”
You did it! You graduated college, applied to a couple jobs and got your first call back for a job you would love to accept. You have made it to the interview process! This is the moment you’ve been waiting for, but how do you prepare for this interview to knock it out of the park? Here are some tips on how to complete an interview successfully. Continue reading “New Grad Interview Tips”
We call them “angels of mercy.” We call them the “glue that holds the medical system together.” We call them “front lines” of American healthcare; “unsung heroes” of the medical profession.
Yet, our so-called angels of mercy are in a bad situation: they’re facing a dire nursing shortage that shows no sign of improving. If we have such glorified opinions of nurses, why are they dropping like flies? If nursing is one of the most secure and well-paid job markets in the country, why are we struggling to fill and keep nursing positions?
To start digging our way out of the shortage, we’ve got to first understand what’s currently causing the American nursing shortage—and what’s at stake. Continue reading “The Nursing Shortage in the United States: Why It’s Happening and Solutions”