Why You Can’t Skip Your Pre-Shift Meeting

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Getting to work on time can be tough. After you get ready for work, you may have to take care of issues at home, stop for gas, grab a cup of coffee, deal with traffic, and find a parking spot. Some days, getting there in time for the pre-shift meeting may seem almost impossible. Don’t… Read more »

Our Most Helpful Job Search Tips from 2017 for Allied Health Professionals

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As we prepare to bid farewell to 2017 and celebrate 2018, we looked back on our tips from the last year. Here are a few of our most helpful tips. Latest salary trends for sterile techs in California Considering a career in healthcare? If you enjoy helping people, working behind the scenes, and staying very… Read more »

Healthcare Jobs You Can Start in Two Years or Less

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When some people choose new careers, they have a long journey ahead of them to reach their new professional destination. There’s good news for some people interested in healthcare careers: that journey may be considerably shorter. In fact, for some healthcare jobs, people can start in two years or less. Surgical tech Surgical techs are… Read more »

How Can Healthcare Workers Avoid Back and Foot Pain?

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Working in healthcare can be tough on the body. In addition to standing for hours during shifts, you may have to move patients and do other tasks that cause strain in various ways. If you want to avoid back and foot pain, we have a few tips. Stretch Everyone can experience tight muscles and stiffness,… Read more »

What Is Causing Distractions in the Operating Room?

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In the operating room, even the most routine surgery can take a sudden and very serious turn. The most critical cases may even be a matter of life and death. In that environment, distractions are more than annoying; they can lead to errors that could cause severe complications or even endanger the patient’s life. What… Read more »

What Is the Difference Between a Registered Nurse and a Licensed Vocational Nurse?

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When patients are receiving care, they might notice nametags on their caregivers and wonder about the differences between a Registered Nurse (RN) and a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN). It’s important to note that, in some states, the LVN is synonymous with the LPN, or Licensed Practical Nurse. Education and Training There are some similarities in… Read more »

Three Tips for Nurses Who Have to Share Bad News

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It’s never easy to give bad news. People in many professions have to do this: a teacher tells a parent that a child isn’t passing a class, a mechanic tells a customer that a car can’t be repaired, or a publisher tells an author that a book was rejected. However, people who work in healthcare… Read more »

Three Tips to Deal with a Bad Boss in Healthcare

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Work. For some people, the word alone may inspire a feeling of dread. Although some people enjoy their jobs, others deal with a lot of work-related stress. A bad boss can be a major source of stress. Here are three tips to help deal with a bad boss in your healthcare job. Look Internally First… Read more »

Three Ways to Get More Phone Calls for a Job Interview

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When it comes to job hunting, there are no guarantees. However, there are ways to increase the odds of getting a call for an interview. This is good news for job seekers, especially when the job in question is a dream job. Here are a few ways to increase the chances of getting an interview… Read more »

How to Work with a Boss You Can’t Stand

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Work can be tough sometimes. In some cases, co-workers may be the problem. In other cases, the working conditions may be particularly challenging. In either of these situations, employees may talk with their boss to try to make things better. What can they do when the boss is the problem? Talk with the Boss When… Read more »