Healthcare Careers

Welcome to the Healthcare Career Category where you’ll find information on career management, jobs and professional networking for nurses, physicians and allied health professionals.

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The Nursing Job Search Book Every Nurse Needs

Landing your first job as a newly graduated Registered Nurse can be an arduous and intimidating endeavor. Sadly, the vast majority of nursing schools don’t offer courses specifically designed to prepare their students for the job search process. Instead, the vast majority of job search resources offered by schools as well as those available in the open market are general in nature. Unfortunately, these general resources do not address the unique aspects of nursing job searches and thus leave candidates woefully under-equipped. So in this article, we’ll take a look at a book written specifically for nursing job searches with a focus on landing that first nursing job. Read more

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Scholarships and Reimbursement for RNs: 5 Avenues for Obtaining the Funds to Accelerate Your Nursing Career

There are a plethora of decisions when it comes to nursing school—some of them manifest before you even show up to class and many of them come after graduation.

Before you start nursing school, you need to decide which undergraduate pathway will lead you to the take the standardized National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX)-RN, and how you will pay for that degree. After graduation though, there’s still time to obtain reimbursement if the decisions you made prior to starting nursing school weren’t the most favorable to your bank account. We’ve outlined how you can obtain scholarships for nursing school before you start, and reimbursement for school related debt while you’re working as a registered nurse. The good thing is that you have plenty of financial support as an RN from private organizations to the government, and beyond. Read more

We Heart RNs World Record Video From Medical Solutions

To honor nurses everywhere, the good folks at Medical Solutions set a world record for the largest human formation of the letters “RN” surrounded by heart on April 21, 2016. They released a short video documenting the event which can be viewed below. Read more

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20 Of The Best Responses To The View’s Remarks On Nursing #NursesUnite

As you’re no doubt aware, nurses and their allies have been lashing back at the popular daytime talk show “The View” for some disparaging remarks the co-hosts made about Miss America contestant Kelley Johnson and the nursing profession. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at 20 of the best responses from across the web. Read more

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An Open Letter To The View From Katy Shindelus, RN

As you are no doubt aware, the co-hosts of the popular daytime talk show “The View” recently made some disparaging remarks about Miss America contestant Kelley Johnson and the nursing profession. The response from nurses has been amazing and we shared 20 of the best responses in a recent blog post. In this blog post, we share an open letter written to The View by Katy Shindelus, RN who was kind enough to let us share it here. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did! Read more

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20 Of The Most Popular Nursing Websites And Who Owns Them

Registered Nurse is the fifth largest occupation in the United States according to the U.S. Department of Labor. It’s also the only occupation in the top 10 with average earnings that are well above the country’s average. It’s no wonder that there are tons of websites devoted to nursing. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at 20 of the most popular nursing websites and who owns them. Read more

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10 Things To Know About The Projected Nursing Surplus

In 2004, the federal government’s Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) projected a nursing shortage of 808,000 Registered Nurses by the year 2020. In December of 2014, the HRSA projected a surplus of 340,000 Registered Nurses by 2025. Of course, a shift from shortage to surplus would have major implications on the RN employment market. So in this blog post, we’ll take a look at 10 things nurses ought to know about the report projecting a shift from nursing shortage to nursing surplus. Read more