Nursing Pay By State


A Registered Nurse

Online lists stating the average pay for nurses nationwide can vary wildly and often suggest that huge rises or drop have occurred, but what’s the final word on how (and what) nurses actually get paid under various circumstances? We take a look at the most up-to-date numbers and what the statistics can – and can’t – tell us.

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Top 10 Qualities Highly Effective Doctors



A Doctor

After such a great response to our last ranking of rankings, The Final Word on America’s Top 10 Nursing Schools, we looked at what qualities patients want in a doctor. With more and more hospitals under pressure to improve their doctors’ bedside manners, we look at what matters to both the patients they treat and the nurses they work alongside.

We aggregated together rankings and comments from lists across the board: from forum and social media postings to systematic studies, such as the most widely credited one of its kind released by the Mayo Clinic. We also asked for your input over on social media, which we’ve shared below. According to our research, the following 10 qualities make a good doctor:

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Is Per Diem Work Right for You?


Per Diem Healthcare WorkerPer diem work provides a variety of pros and cons. Could your schedule use a change?

What is the Meaning of a Per Diem Job?

Have you ever considered working per diem? Not sure what per diem actually means? “Per diem” is latin for “per day” or “for each day.” In healthcare, it is a type of position in which the professional’s work hours vary from week to week, depending on how much the professional prefers to work and how much work the facility needs. Many medical professionals work per diem to pick up some extra money in addition to their full-time positions, but others choose to only work per diem shifts without having a full-time job. Continue reading “Is Per Diem Work Right for You?”


A Look Inside Soliant’s 2019 Most Beautiful Hospital in the U.S.


Pipestone County Medical Center was Soliant's Most Beautiful Hospital in 2019.Ten years ago Soliant set out to find the Most Beautiful Hospital in the country – a hospital that encompassed every meaning of the word beauty. This year, Pipestone County Medical Center & Family Clinic Avera in Pipestone, Minnesota was named Soliant’s 2019 Most Beautiful Hospital. From the people who work hard inside the hospital day in and day out to the programs that support the health of the patients, this hospital truly embodies beauty. We spoke with a representative from Pipestone County Medical Center to find out what makes their hospital so beautiful and what puts the heart behind their hospital.

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Landing a Nursing Job in Seattle, Washington


Pike Place Market at night in Seattle, Washington. The popular tourist destination opened in 1907 and is one of the oldest continuously operated public markets in the United states.

Land a Nursing Job in Seattle, Washington!

Living and working in Seattle is a dream come true for many people. There’s gorgeous scenery, from the Puget Sound and Lake Washington to Mount Rainier and the Cascades, and more coffee shops per capita than anywhere else in the United States. The region boasts a diverse music scene, fabulous dining, competitive professional sports teams, lovely mild summers and high-tech headquarters of companies like Amazon and Microsoft. And of course, the area is home to tourist spots like the Space Needle, a number of museums, and there’s the Pike Place Market, the area’s most popular visitor destination, which features more than 200 vendors and farmers selling their wares. Continue reading “Landing a Nursing Job in Seattle, Washington”

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