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Millennial nurses appreciate meaningful recognition for patient care

By | 2017-07-28T19:13:07+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Nursing careers and jobs|

Millennials, the generation born between 1982 and 2000, have surpassed baby boomers as the nation’s largest living generation, according to 2016 population estimates by the U.S. Census Bureau. As baby-boomers retire, managing and retaining a workforce increasingly comprised of millennials has become another healthcare administrative challenge. At a time when we face a nursing shortage,

Ensure you follow the grievance process right

By | 2017-07-25T21:42:07+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Categories: Nursing careers and jobs|

A reader asked about my blog on March 22, 2017, “Can an RN sue her nurse manager for defamation,” in which I wrote about filing a grievance using the employer’s policy. The reader wanted more general information about grievances and what a grievance should include. Simply put, grievance procedures are processes by which you can

Texas grants first nurse practitioner full practice authority

By | 2017-07-31T20:55:12+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Categories: Nursing careers and jobs, Nursing specialties|

According to an Amarillo Globe-News article published June 7, a nurse practitioner has been granted full practice authority in the state of Texas. Charlene Seale is a certified nurse practitioner at the Thomas E. Creek VA Medical Center in Amarillo. “I felt very fortunate,” Seale was quoted as saying, about being chosen as the state’s

Nurse interview tips-Part 2: It’s your turn to ask questions

By | 2017-06-23T20:52:26+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Featured Posts, Nursing careers and jobs|

Learn about your prospective employer before and after nurse interview When you come home from your first day at a new job, will you be energized by its possibilities or feel slightly sick to your stomach and anxious that you’ve made a big mistake? If it’s option B, you may be able to trace that