Nurse Manager

New Year… New Focus

New Year… New Focus

For me and my unit, my focus this year will be on team building.

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Caretaking Goes Both Ways: Expanding The Triple Aim

Despite its noble intentions, the Triple Aim of healthcare may be causing more pain than intended, at least according to a study in the Annals of Family Medicine. And it’s no surprise that nurses and nurse managers are feeling the […]

The irritating work habits you must nix (or you may lose your job!)

The irritating work habits you must nix (or you may lose your job!)

Many of us have worked with one—a nurse who we feel shouldn’t be kept on staff. She’s the one causing problems on the unit. But what if that nurse (say, the one who is always running late) is…me?

Beyond Direct Patient Care: Five Nursing Specialties to Consider

Beyond Direct Patient Care: Five Nursing Specialties to Consider

Being a nurse does not have to involve direct patient care. Nurses have a number of career options available to them if they want to be a part of the health care industry, but don’t want to work in a […]

Are You Ready To Take On Nurse Management?

Are You Ready To Take On Nurse Management?

As complex the role of being a nurse is, there is still someone above it all who has to take charge and manage the frenzy. These are the nurse managers, who not only are qualified to administer patient care, but […]

Top 10 qualities of a great nurse educator

Top 10 qualities of a great nurse educator

Prospective students are getting turned away because of a shortage, so perhaps you should consider changing careers to something with more flexible hours, less physical strain, and better pay!

How do I deal with nurse bullies?

How do I deal with nurse bullies?

Any nurse who has been rejected by a nurse clique or has been the victim of another nurse’s malicious gossip wonders, “Weren’t we all supposed to grow out of this?”

19 ideas for shift nurses to get more sleep

19 ideas for shift nurses to get more sleep

Your body knows what it likes. It likes to sleep when it’s dark. And quiet. At night. Unfortunately, you may not have that luxury. Fortunately, your body can be tricked. And here are the ways to do it so you can get the rest you need.

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Why you aren’t getting hired as a nurse

Stuck without a job? These tips can help you figure out why — and what to do about it.

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Nurse evaluations

One of the hard parts about being a nurse manager is evaluating another nurse’s performance. It’s tough to look another nurse in the eye – your co-worker and sometimes even your friend – and telling them how well (or not!) they perform.

Body language every nurse should know

Body language every nurse should know

What are five subtle signs that may indicate your patient is in distress? Want to know the nonverbal cues that indicate what your manager REALLY thinks about you? Here’s your guide!

What makes a good nurse leader?

What makes a good nurse leader?

“I believe a good leader is defined by what they are NOT. What they are NOT doing. What qualities they do NOT possess.” Do you agree?

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5 tricky hospital situations resolved

To succeed in the workplace, you need more than mad clinical skills. You need excellent interpersonal skills as well. What would you do if a colleague dissed you at work?

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5 nursing stereotypes debunked

Our society is FILLED with preconceived notions about nurses and nursing. Which of these outdated and inaccurate depictions is the silliest?

What are nurses thankful for?

What are nurses thankful for?

Tough times can bring us closer to the blessings in our lives. Here, 10 nurses and nurses-to-be say an online grace.