7 Signs You’ve Found a Great Nursing Job

After graduating from nursing school, you probably spent hours upon hours searching for the perfect job. You most likely attended several interviews and toured a lot of facilities. And finally, you found a position and were hired – congratulations! But how do you know if the job you’ve found is a good one or just … Read more

What Causes Nurse Burnout, and How Do You Prevent It?

Professional burnout is not limited to nursing, but it cannot be denied that nurses experience this burnout on a particularly painful level. With a job as demanding physically, emotionally, and spiritually as nursing, it’s impossible not to experience at least some level of burnout, whether that’s after months, years, or decades in the field. The … Read more

5 Steps to Finding a Nurse Mentor Who Will Lead You to Success

If you’re just starting out as a nurse, it’s never to early to look for a mentor. Finding a great mentor that will work for you and your needs can be difficult, but it is totally worth it in the long run. Finding your own mentor, as opposed to being assigned one by your manager, … Read more

How to Attract the Right Work Culture in Nursing

When I first began a nursing job right after graduating from nursing school, I was ecstatic to finally have a career. I was excited to finally hold the title of nurse and work in a field that I was passionate about. However, the longer I worked in a large hospital, the more I felt that … Read more

Hot Nursing Career Paths

Having made it through the agony of nursing school and passed your exams, you are a certified nurse, ready to work! Congratulations! You may be wondering now how to go about getting a job and what exactly you should do now. Luckily for you, there are lots of career paths that you can choose; it’s … Read more

5 Time Management Tips for Busy Nurses

Healthcare is notoriously demanding in terms of time and energy. As a nurse, you are probably painfully aware of how few hours there are in a day to complete all the tasks you have been assigned or want to accomplish for yourself. If you’ve found yourself struggling to keep up with the frantic pace that … Read more

Becoming a Health Informatics Specialist

If you’ve ever considered branching out your nursing knowledge to other realms of the profession, becoming an informatics specialist might be the right position for you. If you have a tendency towards all things technological and don’t want to part ways with the world of healthcare, keep reading to learn how to become a health … Read more

Malpractice Insurance: Myths That Damage Nursing Careers

When I first started working as a nurse, I was told by one of my supervisors to look into malpractice insurance immediately. I balked at first. Why should I need malpractice insurance? I was a good nurse, I was smart, and I was honest. I certainly wouldn’t do anything that would put my patients in … Read more

Health Coaching – An Exciting Role for Nurses

As a nurse, your primary goal is most likely helping people and ensuring that they get and stay healthy. Nurses are an indispensable ingredient in the world of healthcare, and as the time goes on there is beginning to be a need for helping patients in other ways. Entering the field of health coaching could … Read more

Is Nursing Still a Calling Even as a Second Career?

There is a common trope that we hear in nursing that it is a calling and not a career. While many in the profession would agree with this, that’s not to say that it is one hundred percent true. In fact, there is no real consensus about whether nursing, or even healthcare in general, is … Read more