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Travel nursing has become an incredibly attractive career for healthcare workers in recent years, offering nurses the ultimate flexibility and control over when and where they want to work—while also helping to meet the needs of healthcare facilities nationwide. There’s a high demand for nurses, meaning opportunities for travel nursing jobs are growing.
Soliant Health interviewed nurses Steven Long and Joey Ellerbee to learn more about their careers, including powerful stories, advice for those looking to enter the field, how communities can help their local nurses, and insight into the most rewarding and challenging aspects of the jobs.
Today, over three million registered nurses play a crucial role in providing quality healthcare to countless individuals in communities across the nation. The patience, selflessness, and unwavering quality of care that nurses provide—even throughout a global pandemic and a national staffing shortage—deserves significant appreciation. Be sure to thank your local nurses for all they do to ensure quality care for their communities.
Operating Room (OR) nurse is a job that requires dedication, fantastic leadership and organizational skills. The job is not for everyone as the stakes are high and require great attention to detail and stamina, but the work is rewarding.
Not only is the work rewarding personally, but professionally OR nurses are in high demand now that elective surgeries are returning after the COVID pandemic.
These health professionals stand to make great pay and have a great pathway for career growth into higher-paying specialties, such as cardiovascular operating room nurse, master’s degree level nursing or travel nursing.
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Nurse burnout is something that most nurses will experience in their careers. The emotional, physical, and mental stress of nursing can lead to nursing burnout which decreases a nurse’s motivation at work and ultimately can impact their effectiveness.
As a professional who is so focused and dedicated to caring for others, it can be hard for nurses to find the space and time to take care of themselves. In this article, we discuss the importance of doing so to avoid burnout as well as some additional ways nurses can prevent burning out so that they can continue to love what they do.
There are many directions that you can go with your career in nursing, but many find that school nursing is one of the most rewarding paths that a nurse can take. At a glance, the idea of becoming a school nurse might seem a bit on the boring side, doling out band-aids and calling parents to pick up kids who have fallen victim to the latest stomach bug. The reality, though, is that school nursing is a very challenging and rewarding career for those who decide to go into the field. Here are four reasons school nursing is a rewarding career choice.
As a graduate nurse, fresh out of school and just starting my nursing career, I believed nurses were not only health promoters and educators, but should also serve as examples of healthy living. Unfortunately, it did not take long to discover that many of the nurses I worked with were not living up to my expectations of that role. Several were smokers, some were very overweight, and some drank on a regular basis. Although I was striving to be healthy in those areas, I struggled with my own non-healthy habits of sleep deprivation and poor stress management skills. Continue reading “Should Nurses Be Role Models For Healthy Living?”