Want Something to be Thankful for this Thanksgiving? How About a New Job!

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During normal times, as the calendar moves closer to the holidays, job opportunities tend to slow down – sometimes to a trickle.  But in case you haven’t noticed, we’re not living in “normal” times, and thanks to a major shortage of healthcare workers across the country, hospitals, health clinics, labs and practices are hiring! That’s… Read more »

Healthcare Professionals: It’s time for a Career Check In

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Working in healthcare can be one of the most rewarding career choices around. But there comes a time for most medical practitioners when considering other options in the industry makes sense. Maybe you’ve been working at the same job or hospital for a long time and need a change. You’d like a position with more… Read more »

Contract Negotiation Best Practices for Medical Professionals

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As a medical practitioner, one of the most important parts of any job search comes after the interviews – when an offer is made and it’s time to negotiate the contract. Even in today’s environment, when job seekers often have the upper hand, it’s the part that many physicians, nurses, and other healthcare pros are… Read more »

Obstacles That Can Stand in the Way of Your Nursing Career

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Medical professionals are always in demand to help people get the care that they need, at the high quality they deserve. Nursing is one such career that is extremely admirable, but also extremely difficult! If this is a profession you are considering, here are a few things that may stand as obstacles for you to… Read more »

Inspiring Healthcare Professionals: 10 Can’t Miss TED Talks

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As a busy healthcare professional, it’s likely a challenge to stay informed and further your professional growth and development. The good news is many healthcare professionals have put together memorable TED Talks about healthcare access, innovation, and best practices. They’re free online from any device and each is typically under 20 minutes long. Here are… Read more »

Healthcare Professionals: Here Are 6 Ways to Deal with Difficult Patients

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As a physician, nurse, clinician, or other healthcare professionals, it’s inevitable that at some point, you’ll need to deal with a difficult patient. Yes, it goes with the territory, but it can be hard nonetheless. The bad news is these situations often increase the stress level in the attending healthcare staff, while also reducing productivity…. Read more »

What is a Locum Tenens and Why Should I be One?

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Let’s say a hospital or practice is down to two physicians. With the shortage of doctors in today’s market, the hiring process is taking longer than expected – yet patients still need uninterrupted care. When caseloads can’t wait for newly hired doctors to come on board, many hospitals, clinics or practices fill the gap with… Read more »

Best Social Media Practices for Healthcare Professionals

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As a physician, nurse, or other healthcare provider, social media can be a very powerful health resource. Social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter have proved to be an effective means for professional and patient engagement. In fact, over 40% of consumers use social media to help make health-related decisions, and 60% of doctors are… Read more »

5 Essential Qualities of the Best Physicians

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All doctors are not created equal – and that holds true for how they’re perceived by their patients. While the obvious statement is that a good physician should be concerned about their patients’ health and wellbeing, there are many qualities that enable a doctor to be viewed as one of the best. So what makes… Read more »

5 Reasons Nurses Should Consider Working the Night Shift

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Let’s face it; if you’re a nurse, working nights can be challenging – especially for those who haven’t experienced what it means to work while everyone else sleeps. But did you know there are a lot of benefits to working the night shift? In fact, many nurses and healthcare professionals prefer burning the midnight oil… Read more »