Is Working the Night Shift Right for Me?

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Working in a hospital means working for a place open 365 days a year and 24 hours a day. Patients need care around the clock and need great healthcare professionals to meet their needs.    If you are working in healthcare, you likely have the opportunity to work night shifts. While many think the day shift… Read more »

Healthcare Careers on the Rise in 2022

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Healthcare is a growing field. Between 2020-2030, employment in healthcare will likely grow by 16%. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the government group that tracks employment trends in the United States, this is much faster than the average for most jobs.   With its expected high growth, now is a great time to… Read more »

Healthcare Professionals: It’s Time for a Mental Health Checkup

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Working in healthcare is stressful. Those who work in healthcare professions have increased risks of stress, burnout, and mental health challenges. All of these can impact a healthcare provider’s quality of life. They may even result in depression, anxiety disorders, trouble sleeping, and other adverse health consequences. When a healthcare provider struggles with burnout, it… Read more »

Career Spotlight: Surgical Techs

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Surgical techs are vital members of surgical teams and fill a unique role in operating rooms. They typically work in a hospital environment and have many essential roles. Working as a surgical tech can provide unique career pathways too. For example, once you are an experienced surgical tech, there are opportunities for contract staffing positions… Read more »

Healthcare Staffing Agencies Help Working Parents – Here’s How

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Many parents find that juggling a family and a career can be challenging. Even the most carefree days can present logistical problems. Many people are unaware that staffing agencies can be a massive help for working parents who are seeking jobs in the healthcare field. Are you a parent searching for the right answer for… Read more »

A Little Mindfulness Goes a Long Way

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For many of us, life consists of a lot of rushing around, getting ready for work, grabbing a quick coffee on the way, a hectic shift, making a quick dinner, and falling into bed. Sound familiar? If so, mindfulness may help. Meditation What is meditation anyway? It’s a common topic, but many people aren’t sure… Read more »

How Will Customer Service in Healthcare Transform?

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Healthcare today is very different from a generation ago; it’s even different, in many ways, from a decade ago. It’s always evolving, especially based on new technology and discoveries. What’s coming up in terms of customer service? Increased Focus on Communication It’s essential for patients and caregivers to communicate effectively. Patients must convey problems and… Read more »

How Are Smart Lights Improving the Operating Room?

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Think of smart features in a home setting. Lights, a television, a thermostat, and other items may be controlled by voice, a remote control, or other means. This can improve life in a variety of ways, and it eliminates the need to get up and do something manually. This can be especially important when you’re… Read more »

Stress Tips for Sterile Techs Fighting the Pandemic

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Everyone experiences stress at one time or another. Stress rates can be higher in trying times; many people are finding that their stress levels are higher now, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ignoring stress doesn’t make it go away, but there are several steps you can take to help manage your stress. Don’t Deny Your Feelings… Read more »

Facts to Know About Hand Hygiene

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How many times a day do you wash your hands? Have you ever noticed a colleague who doesn’t wash their hands as often as they should? It’s part of our routine, but when things are very hectic, it can be overlooked. And that can cause problems. There’s Always Room for Improvement Although it may seem… Read more »