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Tips to Build Comradery With Your New Clinical Team

on Sep 18, 2019 11:43:18 AM By | Karenna Thatcher, MSN, RN, CHSE | 2 Comments | nursing career tips nurse residency Nurses
It’s hard to build trust as the new nurse joining an established team. Whether you are a new hire or an experienced professional switching into another specialty, you’ll have to do just that. Building trust between all team members in a department is essential to enhance job satisfaction and patient safety (as cited in Moore, 2016). These straightforward tips can help you build comradery with your new team.
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How to Survive Your First Year as a Nurse

You did it! You survived nursing school, you studied relentlessly to pass the NCLEX, you excelled during your interview and tomorrow is your first day as a nurse! What do you do? How are you feeling? What should you be feeling? No need to fret, we’ve got you covered. In this blog, we’ll share with you some of our tips to help you survive your first year as a nurse.
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How to Write a Nursing Resume

on Apr 25, 2019 11:42:03 AM By | Ariane Hernandez | 3 Comments | nursing nurse residency BSN education healthcare Resume graduate
Whether you’re a nurse who’s just graduated from college or an experienced RN looking for a new job, you know how important it is to make your resume stand out. Yet, it can be difficult to summarize your experiences on a single sheet of paper, or know how to best describe yourself in words. To help, we’ve gathered some of the most impressive nursing resumes we’ve received and combined them to create these examples, complete with tips on what to include and what to leave out.
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Why AdventHealth is One of the Top Places to Work in Healthcare

on May 14, 2018 10:59:00 AM By | Douglas Mvududu | 0 Comments | nursing nurse residency benefits international
For the third year in a row, AdventHealth has earned a spot on Becker’s list of “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare.” If you’re familiar with Becker’s Hospital Review, then you know this recognition is given annually to healthcare organizations that promote workplace diversity, employee engagement, and professional growth. But you may wonder exactly what we do in these three areas at AdventHealth that sets us apart from so many other companies.
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How I Went from a Nurse Resident to a Nurse Manager in Three Years

on Apr 13, 2018 3:16:02 PM By | Marnie Harris | 1 Comment | nurse residency
Three years ago, I completed the Nurse Residency Program at AdventHealth Fish Memorial, and I’ve been blessed since then to achieve some of my career goals by becoming a nurse manager. Here’s how I did it and how you can too.
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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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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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An ED Director's Career Advice for Graduate Nurses

on Feb 9, 2018 3:21:25 PM By | Rainey Turlington | 2 Comments | nursing nurse residency
John Lazarus knows what it’s like to be a graduate nurse in the emergency department because that’s where he started his career 25 years ago. “I absolutely loved every second of it,” he says of his early ED experience. “I loved the adrenaline, and I loved taking care of people at a very vulnerable state in their life and making an impact.”
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