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  Just as there are differences in the duties expected of-and allowed-between LPNs (Licensed Practical Nurses) and RNs (Registered Nurses), so are there differences in the available jobs. When working with a job board you will see the jobs seem to be more heavily weighted toward those nurses with RN status. LPNs and RNs perform… Read more »

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    Recent graduates of nursing programs strive for jobs that appeal to them the most. Whether the available shifts appeal, the money is good, it’s close to home, excellent benefits, or any number of reasons, nurses are looking for the best nursing jobs available. The search can be frustrating if you aren’t sure where… Read more »

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Demographic shifts in the U. S are a determining factor in the 5 growing areas in healthcare. Expanding populations, particularly senior citizens, create a need for certain medical personnel that can be difficult to keep pace with, even as these areas of healthcare grow and develop into specific specialties.  For those who are just entering… Read more »

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When you work with an agency organization is the key to your success. Shiftboard provides you the opportunity to stay on top of things by allowing you access to your schedule, putting you in control of your hours, and helping you stay up-to-date on any changes that my come up. The shiftboard advantage puts you… Read more »

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Gaining experience as a nurse can be especially difficult for those who are new to their career. You apply for your dream job only to be told you lack the experience they need for the position. But, how are you to go about gaining experience when you can’t get a foot in the door? This… Read more »

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As a nurse there are so many opportunities to grow your career through temping. In fact, as you gain exposure to different scenarios and ways of practicing patient care, administrative duties, and working with different people, you not only broaden your nursing knowledge, you open your mind. An open mind and a caring heart, combined… Read more »

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  The roles of nurse leaders are changing and developing as these wise and seasoned pros are expanding their responsibilities to both fellow professionals and patients. Nurse leaders are those individuals in nursing careers who are naturally take-charge people and those to whom the rest of the staff turn with questions and concerns. Though not… Read more »

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Temps are making a huge impact on the home health care industry in many positive ways. Home health is decidedly the fastest growing industry, bar none, in the U.S. and the demand for qualified clinicians is difficult for many home health care agencies to meet. With changes occurring in healthcare, and an aging population that’s… Read more »