Keep Your Healthcare Staff Safe in the Workplace

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Any work environment can have safety risks. However, people who work in certain fields face danger at work every day. Firefighters, police officers, soldiers and certain other professions come to mind. How about healthcare workers? They face risks every day, but it is possible to reduce them, with the goal of making the environment safer… Read more »

Why Should You Consider a Nursing Career?

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Choosing a career can be challenging. Many people are drawn to careers in healthcare because they want to help others. A career in nursing provides the opportunity to help others, but it offers several other important advantages, too. Career Options Where do nurses work? The first answer that comes to mind for many people is… Read more »

Tailor Your Resume to the Job Description

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Job hunting can be very challenging. Many job seekers are unfamiliar with the concept of tailoring a resume to a job description, and others consider it a waste of time to customize a resume. However, it’s important to remember there may be numerous candidates vying for any given job, so tailoring a resume to a… Read more »

Be a Better Leader with These Three Tips

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What makes a great leader? This can be a tough question to answer. However, when people talk about characteristics that define a great leader, a few key traits may be mentioned repeatedly. It may be helpful to focus on some things a great leader should do. Be Consistent What if an employee showed up on… Read more »

Don’t Seem Desperate in Your Job Search

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At one time or another, many job seekers begin to feel desperate; however, that desperation may make employers or hiring managers more hesitant to hire the person. How can someone who is very anxious to find a job avoid coming across as desperate? There are a few important steps. Be Professional Even when a job… Read more »

What Is a Hybrid Operating Room?

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Modern medicine becomes even more modern every day. Procedures and treatments that were cutting edge even a generation ago are now commonplace; in some cases, they may even have been replaced by innovations that came about in the past several years. All of these innovations aim to help people live healthier, longer lives. Basics of… Read more »

What Does a Surgical Tech Do on a Daily Basis?

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When a patient requires surgery or another type of procedure, each healthcare professional in the room fulfills an important role. Each person has specific duties to ensure that, as a team, they provide the patient with the best possible care. The surgical tech is an important member of that team. The basics A surgical technologist,… Read more »

How Can Nurses Use Social Media to Help?

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How many times a day do people say they read something on Facebook, saw an article on LinkedIn, or learned about something on another social media site? For many people, social media is part of everyday life, and most people think nothing of posting about the odds and ends of life or commenting on other… Read more »

Can You Sell Yourself in 30 Seconds?

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What in the world is an elevator speech and why do you need one? An elevator speech is a concise, compelling introduction that can be communicated in the amount of time it takes someone to ride the elevator to their floor. A good elevator speech can be useful during any encounter with a potential employer,… Read more »

How Healthcare Big Data Can Help with Prevention

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What if it were possible to predict that a person would become diabetic within a few years? What if a doctor could diagnose depression before the individual even realized that they were struggling with it? Not so long ago, these questions might have sounded ludicrous. However, big data is making such advances possible. Putting patient… Read more »