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Why Washington State is Perfect for Travel Nursing
Washington State is one of the most beautiful and diverse states in the country, with something to offer everyone who visits. From the stunning Pacific coastline to the majestic mountains in the east, this state is full of natural beauty. Washington is also home to major metropolitan areas like Seattle and Tacoma, as well as charming small towns that are worth exploring.
By Supplemental Health Care May 18, 2022
SHC Spotlight: Nurses Dealing With Compassion Fatigue Have Options
Nurses face many challenges on the job and deal with stress caused by a number of factors. Burnout and compassion fatigue existed long before the pandemic but have been exacerbated by the events of the past few years.
By Supplemental Health Care May 10, 2022
Addressing Workplace Violence and Abuse Against Nurses
Workplace violence against nurses is an under-reported issue that has a devastating impact on the healthcare industry. Studies show that workplace violence in healthcare dramatically impacts the overall quality of care and care outcomes. Further, the American Nurses Association (ANA) states that nurse abuse contributes to adverse psychological conditions and a significant reduction in nurses’ job satisfaction and organizational commitment.
By Supplemental Health Care May 5, 2022
Working Tourist: Seeing the Whole Picture
After spending 38 years as a nurse, it is not a stretch to think that Linda Fletcher could teach a master class on what it takes to be a great nurse. Her career has spanned most care settings, including hospitals, doctors’ offices, hospice, and home health care. A year ago, Linda and her husband decided they wanted to spend more time traveling, so naturally, she launched a new phase in her career and began travel nursing.
By Supplemental Health Care Apr 27, 2022
Why You Should Consider Travel Nursing in Missouri
The "Show Me" State is a great place for travel nurses! Not only is Missouri centrally located, making it easy to explore other states, but it is also home to a variety of tourist attractions, such as the Gateway Arch in St. Louis and the Kansas City Zoo. From bustling cities to the beautiful Ozarks, Missouri is a diverse and exciting state. No matter what you are passionate about, Missouri has a lot to offer on your travel nursing assignment.
By Supplemental Health Care Apr 14, 2022
The Best Shoe Brands for Healthcare Workers
Healthcare workers put their bodies, especially their feet through a lot. Spending long hours on their feet dealing with spills and other messes, it's important for them to have shoes that can handle the demands of the job. So, what are the best shoe brands for healthcare workers, and why are good shoes important?
By Supplemental Health Care Mar 30, 2022
How to Become a School Nurse
The pandemic has had a lasting impact on school nurses who were faced with new responsibilities while navigating the pandemic to keep student populations protected. As schools continue to navigate ever-changing guidance for a safe return to school, nurses are more important than ever before.
By Supplemental Health Care Mar 16, 2022
Choose Georgia for Your Next Travel Nursing Assignment
Maybe you are getting a little tired of the cold and thinking about a warmer destination for your next travel nursing destination. Take your adventures to Georgia where the weather is nice all year round and there are plenty of things to do on a 13-week contract.
By Supplemental Health Care Mar 2, 2022
Working Tourist: Travel Nursing Together
Travel nursing as a couple can pose its own unique set of challenges but getting to travel the country and work with your partner can be extremely rewarding. Molly and Nick Rivers have been working as registered nurses for over three years now and just started their travel nursing careers together over the last year.
By Katie Dashiell Feb 23, 2022
How to Prioritize Your Health with Operation Happy Nurse
Focusing on mental health and wellness has become more vital than ever with the toll the pandemic has taken on everyone working in healthcare – especially nurses. Supplemental Health Care is proud to partner with Operation Happy Nurse to support nurses' wellbeing this year.
By Supplemental Health Care Feb 14, 2022
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