Tera Rowland is the vice president of Soliant and has worked in the healthcare staffing industry for almost 20 years in public relations, social media, marketing and operations. In addition to Soliant, Tera worked at the Mayo Clinic as an internal communication manager and for the Children’s Miracle Network. She is a member of the American Marketing Association and the American Staffing Association. Also, Tera has served on the board of directors for the Jacksonville Women’s Leadership Forum as part of the communication committee. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Relations as well as a Master of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of North Florida and has been published in the Huffington Post, Healthcare Finance News, Healthcare Traveler Magazine, and Scrubs Magazine. Make sure to read the rest of Tera's blogs!
“It must be true…I saw it on TV,” many non-medical professionals exclaim after catching some insights on a procedure or disease during a modern medical drama episode.
It’s a refrain heard over and over again. While many entertaining depictions of life from the ER to the OR employ consultants in the medical industry, no rule says that their advice has to be obeyed in the show.
Here are TV’s most popular medical shows ranked from the least to the most accurate at portraying real-life hospital situations.
School nurses are a critical part of many settings. They work in a wide variety of educational environments, including public and private preschools, K-12 schools, colleges, universities, public health agencies, hospitals, and overseas military bases. These specialists are dynamic and integral members of the student support team.
Continue reading “Elementary vs. High School Nurse: What is Right for You?”
A school nurse is an essential member of a school site. Not only do they ensure the health and safety of all students, but they also are trusted sources of information and expert guidance for the educational community. School nurses serve a more critical role than ever with increasing factors, such as stress and disease, affecting students’ physical well-being.
Continue reading “How to Become a School Nurse: Requirements & Certification”
You’ve worked hard, graduated college and now it is time to get a job! What is more important than a solid resume? Nothing. This piece of paper could really make or break you when employers are narrowing down potential candidates to call for interviews, so you must craft your resume to its very best to get that job. Here are some tips on how to make your resume shine.
You did it! You graduated college, applied to a couple jobs and got your first call back for a job you would love to accept. You have made it to the interview process! This is the moment you’ve been waiting for, but how do you prepare for this interview to knock it out of the park? Here are some tips on how to complete an interview successfully.
We call them “angels of mercy.” We call them the “glue that holds the medical system together.” We call them “front lines” of American healthcare; “unsung heroes” of the medical profession.
Yet, our so-called angels of mercy are in a bad situation: they’re facing a dire nursing shortage that shows no sign of improving. If we have such glorified opinions of nurses, why are they dropping like flies? If nursing is one of the most secure and well-paid job markets in the country, why are we struggling to fill and keep nursing positions?