Removing hurdles to a more effective recruitment and hiring process
By Iman Abuzeid, M.D.
There is a crisis in the U.S. healthcare system, one that puts patient lives at risk and threatens financial viability for hospitals across the country. It doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon. The problem is a shortage of registered nurses (RNs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) with nearly 200,000 vacant positions at any given time.(1)
What’s it like to have a nursing job in California? Forget everything you think you know -- here are the highlights of being a nurse in the Golden State.
Pediatric Nurses provide preventative and acute care in numerous settings to babies, children, adolescents, and teens. Physical assessment, development and implementation of nursing care plans, and evaluation of the patient’s response are all functions of the Pediatric Nurse. Pediatric Nurse Practitioners can perform all of these functions, but they hold broader responsibility for the total management of care for their pediatric patients. Here are four paths for expanding your horizons as a Pediatric Nurse, increasing your sense of fulfillment and personal prosperity.