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7 Reasons Moms Love Working at Shawnee Mission Health

on Mar 28, 2018 10:30:00 AM By | Raimonda King | 0 Comments | working moms work-life balance shawnee mission health
Year after year, more babies are born at AdventHealth Shawnee Mission than anywhere else in the Kansas City area. Throughout Johnson County, AH Shawnee Mission is known as a wonderful place to become a mom. But did you know that AH Shawnee Mission is also a great place to work as a mom? Here are seven reasons why.
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Making the Grade: 4 Things You Should Know About How Nursing Pay Rates are Set

on Mar 22, 2018 6:11:11 PM By | Dan Mealo | 0 Comments | nursing pay compensation
From day to day, you have developed a keen sense for what things should cost. When it’s something small that you purchase regularly, like a gallon of unleaded or your favorite quick lunch at a corner restaurant, you have a really good idea just how much the price should be. If it’s a big purchase, perhaps a car or a house, you likely do some research on how prices are set so that you’ll know that you’re getting a fair deal when you find the one you want.
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6 Strategies to Become a Better On-the-Job Learner

on Mar 20, 2018 4:33:20 PM By | Hap Aziz | 1 Comment | professional development learning career tips
More than ever, achieving success in your career requires the ability to learn new skills. Today’s jobs are often very technology dependent, and employers expect you to master tools and techniques that you’ve had little, if any, previous experience with. Are you up to the challenge? If so, these six strategies can help you become a better on-the-job learner. They aren’t necessarily difficult, but they do take consistent practice to lead to success. 
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9 Ways to Provide Spiritual Care to Your Patients & Their Families

on Mar 16, 2018 2:11:04 PM By | Farzad Nourian | 0 Comments | prayer mission spiritual care whole person care healthcare as ministry
At AdventHealth, we are committed to providing whole person care to patients and their families. That means going above and beyond to care not just for their physical needs, but for their emotional and spiritual needs as well. The good news is that you don’t have to be a chaplain or have a theology degree to do this. It can be as easy as saying a quick prayer or offering a comforting touch.
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How to Evaluate Employer Benefits Packages: Time Off (Part 4)

on Mar 14, 2018 4:41:48 PM By | Brian Mitchell | 1 Comment | benefits time off PDO paid days off paid time off
Everyone loves daydreaming about a trip to Hawaii or taking some time off to spend with their family. To make those dreams a reality though, you first have to understand the different types of time off benefits that employers offer and how to manage your vacation account balance well. 
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How to Answer the 20 Most Common Interview Questions

on Mar 8, 2018 11:49:59 AM By | Steven Mostyn | 1 Comment | job search interview
No matter the industry, employers repeatedly ask candidates the same questions. If you understand the true meaning of these questions and prepare great answers ahead of time, you will increase your chances of landing a role. Below are the 20 most commonly asked questions during interviews and tips on how to answer them.
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How to Evaluate Employer Benefits Packages: Retirement (Part 3)

on Mar 6, 2018 5:14:14 PM By | Brian Mitchell | 6 Comments | benefits retirement
I get it. You are young and a long way from retirement, but in the greater scheme of things this is probably your most important benefit. At the end of your working career, the single largest asset you have should be your retirement savings.
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5 Things Every Graduate Nurse Should Do in Their Job Search

on Mar 1, 2018 9:28:29 AM By | Steven Mostyn | 0 Comments | nurse residency job search
If you ask a nurse which job was the hardest for them to get, they would most likely answer, the first job. This is because in many cases, you need experience to get a job. The other issue many graduate nurses have is that they are never taught in college how to look for a job. Finding a job as a new grad does not have to be frustrating. All you need to do is learn basic job search fundamentals. Here are a few from my new book, Job Search: Fundamentals of Effective Job Hunting, Resumes, and Interviews, to help you get started.
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How to Evaluate Employer Benefits Packages: Medical (Part 2)

on Feb 27, 2018 2:26:47 PM By | Brian Mitchell | 10 Comments | benefits health insurance
Last week I shared what I consider the Big 5 Benefits and how you can get started evaluating different packages. In this post we’ll take a deeper dive into what to look for when comparing medical benefits, but first it’s important to understand some basic plan terminology and how health insurance works.
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4 Ways to Improve Your Communication Skills as a New Nurse

on Feb 22, 2018 9:29:04 AM By | Chris Reeves | 0 Comments | nurse residency
Starting your first nursing job after college is an exciting time. It’s when all your late-night studying starts to pay off and you begin to feel the satisfaction of making a difference in patients’ lives. But it’s also when you can run into challenges that you never expected to face. What I’ve learned in three years of working with nurse residents is that most of the time, these challenges have more to do with communication skills than clinical ones. Whether you’re having trouble connecting with patients, adjusting to the pace of work, or getting along with your team members, here are some tips to help.
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