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 »

What Tactics Increase Operating Room Safety During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

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Safety is always a top priority in any healthcare situation, but COVID-19 has introduced new complications. The coronavirus is part of our current reality, and safety measures wouldn’t be complete if they didn’t address it. What can increase operating room safety during this time? Test When Possible As we know now, it’s possible that people… Read more »

The Best Question You Can Ask in Your Next Healthcare Job Interview – What Did You Do for Your Team at the Peak of the COVID Crisis?

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When you go to a job interview, the employer is interviewing you, but you’re interviewing the employer, as well. It will give you a glimpse of what it’s like to work there, how employees are treated, and whether it would be a good fit for you. What was it like to work there during COVID-19?… Read more »

Is Voice Recognition Coming to the Operating Room?

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Do you use Siri or Alexa? Or maybe you ask Google to make an appointment on your calendar. Did you ever consider this type of technology in the operating room? In some ORs, it’s already there. And it may be coming soon to other operating rooms across the country. Let’s take a look at what… Read more »

Words to Make Your Healthcare Resume Sound More Impressive

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Grab your resume, pretend you’ve never seen it before, and read it. What did you think? Is it well written? Would you hire yourself? Your resume is your only chance to make a first impression, so it must be a top-notch document. If it’s not, it’s time to go back to the drawing board and… Read more »

What Is a Hybrid Operating Room? How Will It Change Surgery?

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We make use of technology in many ways every day. When a new technology emerges, we maximize its advantages to benefit ourselves and our work. Hybrid operating rooms maximize technological advantages to benefit patients. Let’s explore that. What Is a Hybrid Operating Room? A hybrid operating room mixes interventional radiology and surgical equipment. The idea,… Read more »

Career Path Options for Surgical Techs

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If you’re a surgical tech or are considering this field, you may be wondering about career options. The first option, obviously, is that you can work as a surgical tech for your entire career. This profession is rewarding, challenging, and never boring. It allows surgical techs to make a difference in people’s lives every single… Read more »

Communication with Your Healthcare Recruiter Matters More than Ever

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You haven’t experienced anything like COVID-19 in your lifetime; we haven’t, either. Communication is always important, but it’s especially important as we get through this crisis together. We know this is new for everyone, so we have some tips that might help. Overcommunicate in Uncertain Times Unexpected problems can pop up during a regular shift… Read more »

Healthcare Staffing Agencies Supply Qualified Workers When a Surge Happens

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With the influx of COVID-19 patients, many hospitals require additional staff, but it can be difficult for hospitals to meet those staffing needs in a timely manner. This is what healthcare staffing agencies do, and they can do it during this time of crisis so hospitals can focus their efforts on dealing with the novel… Read more »

Why Does a Strong Relationship with a Healthcare Recruiter Matter?

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It’s important to have a strong relationship with your recruiter; if you communicate well, understand each other, and trust each other, the candidate-recruiter relationship will be much more effective. Foundation of Trust Trust is a two-way street, and it’s important that you can trust each other from the beginning. To that end, always be honest… Read more »