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How to Succeed as a Nurse Manager

When you’re in charge of dozens of nurses and you’re responsible for just about everything that happens on the hospital floor, you need to stay on your toes if you want to be an effective nurse manager.

NurseGrid Community Spotlight - May 2019 - Brittney Wilson

Community Spotlight – May 2019

At NurseGrid, we believe in the power of community. To us, community means sharing experiences, offering support, and making connections. We created these monthly Spotlights for that reason – to showcase you, share your stories, and ensure your voice is heard.

Must-Have Items to Get You Through Your Next Shift

When you’re a nurse, you always have something to do or somewhere to be. With so many patients to care for, you never know when you might need to reach for some medical supplies or a little something to get you through the day. You might not have time to run back to your locker or the break room when the going gets tough, so make sure your bag is stocked with these nursing essentials.

Nurses Week 2019 Celebration

It's our favorite time of year here at NurseGrid, a whole week to celebrate YOU! We are constantly inspired by the dedication of all nurses going above and beyond . Your endless dedication to providing flawless care to patients is what sets you apart and changes lives.

Helpful Tips and Tricks for Successful Charting

Charting the condition and treatment of patients is a fundamental part of being a nurse. Use these tips to learn how to chart like a pro without endangering you or your patients.

Knowing the Difference Between a Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest

Patients and even healthcare providers have a bad habit of confusing a heart attack with cardiac arrest, two serious, if not fatal, heart conditions. But these two terms describe different medical conditions and each one requires a different approach to care.

Community Spotlight – April 2019

At NurseGrid, we believe in the power of community. To us, community means sharing experiences, offering support, and making connections. We created these monthly Spotlights for that reason – to showcase you, share your stories, and ensure your voice is heard.

Nurse Manager Bullying and What to Do About It

As a nurse manager, you are responsible for creating a professional workplace for you and your staff. In addition to supervising your employees, you need to make sure that they are keeping a professional demeanor during their time on the job.

NurseGrid 1 Million Downloads

1,000,000 Download Celebration

We at NurseGrid are proud to announce that our #1 Nurse App, NurseGrid Mobile, has officially hit 1,000,000 downloads! We want to take this moment to celebrate your support of NurseGrid and thank you for helping to make the NurseGrid community what it is today.

How to Mentor a First-Time Nurse

How to Mentor a First-Time Nurse

If you’re a seasoned nurse, you’ve probably dealt with your fair share of recent nursing school grads and new hires looking to find their way in the world of healthcare. If you’re tasked with helping a young nurse, you have to find a way to challenge them while still giving them the support they need to succeed.  Learn more about mentoring a recent nursing school grad.

Ethics in Palliative Care

Ethics in Palliative Care

If you’ve been assigned to care for a terminally-ill patient, you may have to contend with some difficult situations. Instead of doing everything you can to treat a patient, palliative care typically means relieving the patient’s symptoms and helping them feel as comfortable as possible towards the end of their life.

4 Tips for New Nurses and Students

4 Tips for New Nurses and Students

Are you a nursing student or starting fresh on your first nursing job? Checkout these 4 tips and tricks to help you our in your first few days as a nurse!

Community Spotlight – March 2019

Community Spotlight – March 2019

At NurseGrid, we believe in the power of community. To us, community means sharing experiences, offering support, and making connections. We created these monthly Spotlights for that reason – to showcase you, share your stories, and ensure your voice is heard.

2019 Nursing Insights

NurseGrid's 2019 Nursing Insights Study

NurseGrid’s 2019 U.S. Nursing Insights Study highlights several trends occurring in the nursing profession surrounding scheduling, staffing, and job satisfaction.

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Unique Nursing Jobs that Might be Right Up Your Alley

If you’re tired of working in the same hospital day after day, you might be interested in taking your career in a new direction. Take a look at some of the most unusual nursing jobs around the country.

Community Spotlight – February 2019

At NurseGrid, we believe in the power of community. To us, community means sharing experiences, offering support, and making connections. We created these monthly Spotlights for that reason – to showcase you, share your stories, and ensure your voice is heard.

patient care

Hospital Discharges: Is Sooner Always Better?

Deciding when to discharge a patient isn’t always a straightforward decision. While many healthcare providers will use precedent when figuring out the right time to discharge a patient, there are many variables at play

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Clinical Supervision: What Managers Need to Know

Nurses need professional support and training throughout their careers to make sure they can meet the demands of modern healthcare. That’s why it’s so important for healthcare facilities and nurse managers to invest in what’s known as clinical supervision.

nurse scheduling

How to Simplify the Scheduling Process

Every day presents new challenges as the number of patients rises and falls, but you can stay one step ahead of the game by incorporating some of these scheduling tips into your management routine.

The Pulse January 2019

The Pulse – January 2019

We’re here to celebrate the work you do, recognize your pain points, and build solutions to make your life as a nurse better. Our monthly roundup’s highlight the comments, feedback, and voices from our community of over 500,000 nurses using NurseGrid.

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Transitioning from Bedside Nurse to Nurse Manager

If you’re a registered bedside nurse that’s looking to transition into nurse management, you’ll have to supplement your education and professional experience. Learn how you can take your career to the next level and become a nurse manager.

Community Spotlight – January 2019

With over 500,000 nurses using our platforms, we know the importance of building a community. To us, community means sharing experiences, offering support, and making connections. We created these monthly Spotlights for that reason – to showcase you, share your stories, and ensure your voice is heard.

engage your nurses

How to Keep Nurses Engaged and Motivated on the Job

Nurse engagement is the measure of a nurse’s commitment to their job, their employer, and the nursing profession as a whole. On-the-job engagement plays a vital role in delivering quality patient-centered care. If nurses lack engagement, the quality of care the patient receives is likely to suffer.

travel nursing

4 Reasons Why Nurses Turn to Travel Nursing

Since the late 1970s, medical facilities have responded to nursing shortages by hiring temporary workers to fill crisis needs. Today, temporary nursing positions are filled by thousands of professional travel nurses that travel across the USA filling crisis needs.

The Pulse – December 2018

We love engaging with our nurse community, now totaling over half a million! We’re here to celebrate the work you do, recognize your pain points, and build solutions to make your life as a nurse better.

managing nurse overtime

Tips for Managing Your Staff's Overtime

As a manager, you need to have a reliable, accurate way of managing your staff’s overtime to make sure patient care and your employees don’t suffer as a result. Use these tips to manage nurse overtime, so you can keep your employees healthy and satisfied with their work.

history of nursing

How Nursing Has Evolved Over the Last 150 Years

The nursing profession continues to evolve as members of the healthcare community analyze and spearhead opportunities for improvement. By looking back on how the nursing industry has changed, we can make better sense of how the industry will continue to evolve going forward.

nursing around the world

Nursing Around the World: Similarities and Differences

Changes in geography and economic development, religious differences, and changes to the overall healthcare system can affect the way a nurse does their job. From education and accreditation to the environment in which care is administered, the nursing industry varies widely across the globe. Learn more about global similarities and differences in nursing.

nursing advocacy

How Nurses Can Advance Their Profession and Patient Care Through Advocacy

Nurses have had to advocate for themselves, their peers, and their patients since the profession's creation back in the 1800s. As federal healthcare laws continue to change and evolve, nurses are often the ones carrying out various healthcare policies, as they treat their patients on a daily basis.

November Pulse

The Pulse – November 2018

We love engaging with our nurse community, now totaling over half a million! We’re here to celebrate the work you do, recognize your pain points, and build solutions to make your life as a nurse better.

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Debunking 4 Common Nurse Résumé Myths

Résumés: the one thing that every nurse needs but very few like to write. If writing or updating your résumé has held you back from applying for a new job opportunity, you are not alone! Here are four nurse résumé myths and changes you can make today.

The Challenges and Rewards of Patient-Centered Care

The Challenges and Rewards of Patient-Centered Care

Patient-centered care or PCC is a term that’s used to describe care in which the patient’s needs come first. It may sound pretty straightforward or generic, but in reality, creating a uniform definition of patient-centered care is one of the biggest obstacles to implementing these procedures.

5 Tips to Take Your Schedule from Paper to Digital

5 Tips to Take Your Schedule from Paper to Digital

Staff scheduling in healthcare has continued to be stuck in the dark ages. The decision to switch from pen, paper, and Excel to online doesn’t have to feel like a big leap. Here are a few simple considerations for you to factor in as you look to move from scheduling on trees to scheduling on pixels.

The Pulse – October 2018

The Pulse – October 2018

We love engaging with our nurse community, now totaling over half a million! We’re here to celebrate the work you do, recognize your pain points, and build solutions to make your life as a nurse better.

How to Recruit the Best Nurses

How to Recruit the Best Nurses

The country’s demand for healthcare providers shows no signs of slowing down. But this peak demand is making it difficult for nurse managers to find the help they need on the floor. Learn how nurse managers can find and hire the best nurses around.

The Benefits of Interprofessional Care Collaboration

The Benefits of Interprofessional Care Collaboration

While interprofessional care collaboration and peer review have long been the backbone of the healthcare industry, some care providers can fall out of step with their colleagues as they get set in their ways. But doctors and nurses should remember to reach out to those around them for advice and support to make sure they’re using the best treatment methods available.

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