Want a Career in Healthcare? Here’s What You Should Include in Your Resume

Your healthcare resume should convey your selling points, but how do you know what to include? First, your resume should reflect your skills and experience in the field, your commitment to providing quality care, and your ability to learn and grow along with your team. Whether you’re new to the field or you’re wanting to move out of your role and into something new, you can make some changes to help your resume stand out from the competition. 

Continue reading

What You Need to Know Before Taking a Travel Nursing Job

One thing’s for sure: COVID-19 has certainly left its mark on the medical field, and it doesn’t seem to be over yet. Due to the pandemic, jobs in travel nursing have been on the rise, and for good reasons. If you’re considering taking a job as a travel nurse, you’ll want a full picture of what to expect before you sign on the dotted line, and your Express Healthcare recruiter is here to get your questions answered. 

Don’t know what to ask? Before taking a travel nursing job, be sure you find out everything you can about the following 6 topics.

Continue reading

How to Treat a Person: Learning Patient Care from Patch Adams

“Patch Adams,” the 1998 comedy/drama featuring Robin Williams, tells the story of a man, Hunter “Patch” Adams, who makes waves at Virginia Medical University when he realizes that the school’s idea of what constitutes patient care is vastly different from his own. Wanting to serve those without insurance, Patch opens a clinic in his home. It is there that he finds his purpose: to connect with his patients and offer them hope. 

Continue reading

How to Handle Staffing Shortages this Winter

Black and white stethoscope picture

It’s no secret that there’s been a monumental uptick in COVID cases as the winter closes in. Of course, this challenge coupled with the seasonal rise in flu cases can mean higher-than-normal staffing shortages. That’s why it’s critical to create a response plan so that your clinic can handle anything winter throws at you.

Continue reading

New To Nursing? 4 Ways to Make the Most of Your First Year

doctor reading x-ray

Now that you’ve landed your first job in your new nursing career, it’s time to make sure you have the best year possible. A successful first year starts with setting goals and implementing methods that will keep you on track. Read on to learn how to make the most of your first year as a nurse.

Continue reading

How to Be a Team Player in the Field of Nursing

Being a team player is important for success in just about any field, but when it comes to nursing, it’s critical. A solid nursing unit can make a difference in not only the workplace itself but also in the lives of their patients. If you want to learn how to be a team player in the field of nursing, find out below: Continue reading