Summer is practically here, so if you’re still mulling over where to take your next travel nurse assignment, let our team members help you choose! Read on to learn about our top travel nurse assignment picks for this summer.
Meet MSSI’s Traveler of the Quarter for 2020 Q1 – Kristie Inmon!
Healthcare providers need to be aware how their social media usage can affect patients, the organization they work for and potentially damage their career. Follow these do’s and don’ts when using social media.
By Jenny Palmgren, BSN, RN, Clinical Nurse Manager, MSSI Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) went into effect in 1996 to protect health information (PHI) and medical records. PHI breaches can occur with electronic documents, paper documents, and spoken conversations. Research shows breaches have occurred while caregivers are completing handoff outside of patient’s rooms. Read more…
It is that time again – flu season is upon us! Every year in the United States, between 9.3 million and 49 million cases of the flu arise, resulting in nearly 140,000 – 960,000 hospitalizations and 12,000 – 79,000 deaths annually. Influenza can happen to any of us, but as healthcare providers who are in direct contact with vulnerable patients every day, we have a duty to keep our patients safe.
Think of the last time you sat in a meeting with your coworkers. Did you look around and wonder what they all do in their departments? In healthcare, we fall victim to this all the time as we tend to ask only the staff on our unit of their previous experiences, when indeed it is best to reach out to other units and individuals that may have more experience.
By speaking highly of all your partners in healthcare it allows your patients to feel comfortable and safe by knowing they are going to be in good hands. Who wants to hear that they will have to wait because that department is “always behind” or that they have to see “that” doctor? These types of comments can cause someone to instantly feel insecure about their appointment.
Can you hardly wait for this year’s TravCon!? Whether it’s your first year going or your 6th, we’ve put together some tips on making the most of this year’s conference. Join us at the MSSI Hospitality Suite on Sunday night! So many of you will be arriving on the 8th, so before you hit the Read more…
Heading to Michigan for your next travel assignment? You’re in for an amazing 13 weeks! Not only are the pay rates some of the highest in the country, but the city and surrounding suburbs of Detroit offer endless amounts of entertainment for your days off. You may even just find yourself looking for an extension. Check out just a few of the things Detroit has to offer.
By Jenny Palmgren, BSN, RN, Clinical Nurse Manager, MSSI How often do you work your shift and think to yourself, have I gone to the bathroom today? Have I had anything to eat or drink today? Have I had a minute to sit down and take a break? We have all been there, exhausted to Read more…