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 »

How to Make Your Hospital Feel Like Home for the Holidays

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As a healthcare worker, you know that working hospital shifts during the holidays can be less than ideal – for you and your patients (especially children.) The holiday season is a time when family and friends get together to make lasting memories and reflect upon the past year. That’s why anyone staying in the hospital… Read more »

Medical Professionals: Make your Mental Health a Top Priority!

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Whether you’re a nurse, physician, or any number of healthcare professionals, it now feels more important than ever to take a step back and focus on your mental wellbeing. That’s especially true for workers on the front line and behind the scenes who continue the battle against COVID-19. Health worker’s importance in the fight against… 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 »

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 »

Resume Best Practices for Healthcare Job Seekers

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As a job seeker in the healthcare field you likely know that there’s a lot of competition for the best opportunities. And while the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics continues to predict job growth in the  healthcare industry, that doesn’t mean employers won’t be selective about whom they hire. That means to get noticed by… 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 »