Working a typical nine-to-five (or 4x10) isn't the right decision for everyone in the medical field. If you're a registered nurse exploring a more flexible career path, you may be looking into per diem nursing. Some medical professionals thrive as per diem staff: let's find out if you're one of them.
Nurses are the backbone of the healthcare system in the United States, and people know it – according to a recent Gallup poll, nurses have once again come out on top as the most honest and ethical profession in the country.
When you spend your days at work giving back to the people who need it most, you deserve all the perks you can get, including special discounts offered to nurses. Don’t waste your hard-earned money on something you could get for a better price - check out this list of 2023 discounts for nurses for the best deals right now.
As a travel nurse or other allied health traveler, you may be considering relocating to Seattle, the Emerald City, for your next travel job. Whether you’re looking for thrilling outdoor adventures, incredible dining experiences, or interesting landmarks to explore on your days off — Seattle has something for everyone. Here are the top bits of info about how to get started over in the Pacific Northwest.
It can be daunting trying to figure out which states have the most efficient systems for obtaining your license. Whether you're on a deadline or just want your application process over with as soon as possible, it never hurts to know exactly which states might be the best (and fastest) options for you to get your nursing license.
If you haven't done it before, the thought of working night shift can be a bit daunting. But for nurses who don't have a typical 9-5 option, it's important to understand what life would look like if you make the switch.
There's a big wide world of opportunities out there for anyone thinking about becoming a travel nurse, but it's important to consider all of the pros and cons of travel nursing first. This can help you make an informed decision about whether or not this is the right career for you. Here are 10 of the most important pros and cons of travel nursing to think about before leaving your permanent position:
There are three standard nursing shifts: 8 hour, 10 hour, and 12 hour. Many nurses prefer the 12 hour shift, which is also the most typical of the three shifts. Let's discuss different shift options and the pros and cons of a 12 hour shift so that you can make an informed decision about if it's the best choice for you.
Nurses are everyday heroes who use their healthcare talent and passion for people to make our world a better place. From critical care, to labor and delivery, to neonatal care, registered nurses (RNs) can choose from a myriad of nursing specializations that will help them gain the knowledge and experience to save countless lives across the country. For Tori, the right place was easy: she knew she belonged in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Read more to learn how to become a NICU nurse and get a bonus insight into the life of a NICU travel nurse with Tori Meskin.
Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) nurses care for the smallest, most vulnerable patient population – infants. Find out more about what they do and what their job outlook is for the next decade.