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.
“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.
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.
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.
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