Every year we celebrate National Nurses Week from May 6th – 12th with National Nurses Day being the 6th. Did you know that this special week ends every year on May 12th as that was Florence Nightingale’s birthday? I have been an RN since 2005 and I had not realized that. I guess the saying is correct, “You learn something new every day.”
Congrats to our latest photo contest winner – Jennifer E. who submitted Katana, Rosie, and Harley love to go! SECOND PLACE: Kobe, the Mini Golden Doodle, hiking on mirror lake in Wisconsin by Amanda L. THIRD PLACE: Jack by Cheryl K. HONORABLE MENTION: Penny and Zippy walking in the prairie along the lake by Marilyn Read more…
One of the hot topics across the US is the debate of nurse-to-patient ratios. As any healthcare professional would know, one of the reasons this topic is so appealing is due to the ever-increasing needs of the patients related to their healthcare.
As travel caregivers, many decisions must be made that will impact your personal tax returns. One of the most important decisions that must be made while evaluating opportunities is whether or not a travel nurse qualifies as a temporary employee eligible for reimbursement of expenses incurred during the assignment.
It can be frustrating when your manager tells you that your patient doesn’t have high acuity and you feel otherwise. We, as professionals, tend to get offended, but this is where the lack of understanding comes into play. Read on to learn about the differences between Acuity and Intensity.
We had SO many amazing entries for our February Photo Contest! After a serious deliberation, we have the winners!
It’s not enough to just show up and do your job to be successful. Take these six tips and make this your best assignment yet!
By Jenny Palmgren, BSN, RN, Clinical Nurse Manager, MSSI Every year, patients continue to suffer from preventable setbacks including medication errors, adverse reactions, and falls with injuries and infections. These issues could be a minor setback (or even lead up to death) but as healthcare providers we tend to get overwhelmed with the many day-to-day Read more…
When your dream travel assignment comes up, setting yourself apart from the other applicants is vital. Your resume will be the first thing that the hiring manager sees, so it’s important that you set a good initial impression. So many times, we see resumes that are lacking and not highlighting how qualified a candidate is! Read more…
With the demand for travel nurses at an all-time high, you’ve probably considered becoming one yourself. Sure, it’s a little daunting to make the career change, but the benefits are out of this world. Below, our favorite reasons to start travel nursing.