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Introducing Shift Comparison

NurseGrid Mobile’s most requested feature, Shift Comparison, is here! Instantly compare schedules with your friends and colleagues. Shift Comparison makes coordinating availability effortless - plan days off with your bestie or find a coworker to swap with in a single tap. 
Community Spotlight - June - Kati Kleber
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Community Spotlight – June 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.
Forensic Nursing
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Forensic Nursing: Is It Right for You?

If you’re interested in healthcare and the criminal justice system, you might be interested in forensic nursing. Forensic nurses observe, record and preserve evidence of wrongdoing that will eventually be used in court. As grueling as this work can be, it comes with many benefits including fighting for victims of abuse and earning a higher salary than most registered nurses. Take a moment to learn about forensic nursing and see if it’s the right career for you.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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
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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.
DaVita uses NurseGrid to improve staff satisfaction
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  • Case Studies |

How NurseGrid Helped DaVita Increase Staff Satisfaction

When DaVita was looking for a way to increase their staff satisfaction, they turned to NurseGrid to help create a better way for managers to fill shifts, receive opportunities, ensure coverage, and distribute schedules – all from their phone.
Ethics in Palliative Care
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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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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
nurse communication
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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.
Free White Paper – Nurse Recruitment & Retention: For Love or Money?
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White Paper: Nurse Recruitment & Retention

Over the next 15 years one million RNs will retire, creating an enormous experience gap in the nursing field. At the same time, there are not enough experienced teachers and slots available for hands-on clinical training for students.
Free White Paper – America's Nurses: Empowering a Silent Majority of Clinicians to Transform Healthcare
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White Paper: Nurse Empowerment

Exploring how empowering nurses—the largest cohort of bedside clinicians—can transform healthcare and provide return on investment for hospitals and facilities.
Free White Paper – The Nurse Engagement Imperative
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White Paper: Nurse Engagement

There are 3.1 million registered nurses practicing in the U.S.—three times the number of professionally active physicians. Despite this majority, policy decisions often lack nurse engagement, which can negatively affect patient outcomes, nursing staff turnover, and readmission rates. Learn more about how empowering nurses — and the steps needed to do so — can help your facility decrease nurse turnover, save money, and transform healthcare in our new white paper.
nurse scheduling
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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
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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.
nurse manager
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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.
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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.
Nurse Recruitment & Retention: For Love or Money?
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Infographic: Nurse Recruitment & Retention

Unsure what to do about high turnover rates and the impending nursing shortage? Learn about the financial rewards, incentives, and workplace environments that hospitals are implementing to recruit and retain talent.
Datasheet Preview
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Datasheet: Product Overview

Download our Product Overview now to learn how Manager works and understand the impact it will have on your department and staff.
engage your nurses
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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.
CFO
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Datasheet: CFO

Download and enjoy the NurseGrid Manager datasheet for CFOs.
CNO
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Datasheet: CNO

Download and enjoy the NurseGrid Manager datasheet for CNOs.
IT
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Datasheet: IT

Download and enjoy the free NurseGrid Manager datasheet for IT teams.
nursing advocacy
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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
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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.
resume tips
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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
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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.
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