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. Continue reading “How to Resign from Your Hospital Job (and Keep Your Medical Career)”
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. Continue reading “Winter Healthcare Travel Tips”
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. Continue reading “10 Interview Tips for Getting the Travel Job You Want”
There are several different areas of nursing you can choose to pursue. Whether you are a new graduate or a seasoned nurse, you may be considering your options. Oncology nursing may be a perfect fit for new nurses or those looking for something different. Continue reading “Should You Consider Oncology Nursing?”
You have several options if you are considering a career in nursing and want to work with children. From general pediatrics to specialty care, such as pediatric hematology, there are many choices. One of the first steps in figuring out if pediatric nursing is right for you is to weigh the positive and negatives. Continue reading “Is Pediatric Nursing Right for You?”
It’s true. Even nurses make mistakes sometimes. Studies have shown that errors, accidents, injuries, and infections are to blame for at least 180,000 patients killed every year in American hospitals.¹ No matter the profession, it is critically important to follow rules and guidelines that are aimed at decreasing the number of preventable fatalities. We all make mistakes, but what errors do nurses make the most and how can they be avoided?