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Datasheet: Product Overview

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DaVita uses NurseGrid to improve staff satisfaction
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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.
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.
CFO
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Datasheet: CFO

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CNO
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Datasheet: CNO

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IT
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Datasheet: IT

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7 Tips for Nurse Managers to Boost Staff Satisfaction
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7 Ways Nurse Managers Can Boost Staff Satisfaction

The positive effects of increased staff satisfaction in nursing units are well researched. These 7 tips will help you to increase your staff’s satisfaction, making the rest of your goals much easier to achieve.
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Struggling to Cover Staffing Holes? There Are Free Tools

When I worked in a hospital department, we would regularly receive emails from management pleading with us to pick up extra shifts. It always struck me as a clunky, inefficient way to solicit staff to take on open shifts. Outside of NurseGrid’s innovative open-shift platform, there were no solutions for those who weren’t NurseGrid Manager customers – until now.
NurseGrid Manager
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NurseGrid Manager Mobile App Is Now Available to Everyone

NurseGrid has placed the power of staff management in your hands. Literally. NurseGrid Manager is our newest mobile app that enables nurse managers to: adapt to census changes quickly, approve shift swaps and giveaways on the go, and more. The best feature? It is completely free.
America's-nurses-transform-healthcare
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Let's Hand over the Bullhorn to America’s Nurses

To better empower nurses to become the leaders that our increasingly complex healthcare system needs, hospital facilities must invest in nurse education, mentorship, and professional development, technology innovation, communication, and mutual respect.
Nurses Using NurseGrid App
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Find Your Next Job Using NurseGrid – an Update

When we launched NurseGrid Jobs, the platform contained only a handful of available jobs for users to apply to. We ramped that up to about 200 in the first few months, and today we are excited to announce there are over 9,000 jobs on the platform!
A Nurse's Story: 3 Things That Helped Me through Burnout
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A Nurse's Story: 3 Things That Helped Me through Burnout

Burnout is one of worst things that can happen to you as a nurse. Blood, guts, and gore — these things don’t phase us. But, burnout? It’s that one thing that can make you take off your scrubs and never want to wear them again.
The Magic Nursing Ratio
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The Magic Nursing Ratio

What is the ideal nurse-patient ratio? What are the errors that begin to occur when staffing breeches that magic number?
NurseGrid Blog
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Finding Your Niche in Nursing

Niche: a comfortable or suitable position in life, or in employment. I think that besides being my calling and passion, nursing has become my niche in life. And, lucky enough, I I’ve found my niche within nursing. Here's how you can too.
nursegird-app-contest
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Win a Party for Your Department!

To show our appreciation for nurses, and in an effort to get nurses’ feedback to make our product even better, we are offering a fully catered party to one lucky hospital department!
NurseGrid Blog
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Nurses Are Raving about the #1 Nurse App in the Nation

Creating and keeping track of a work schedule as a nurse is daunting and antiquated. A group of nurses in Portland, Oregon, were so fed up with outdated scheduling technology that they set out to make a change. Their creation: NurseGrid.
National Nurses Week
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Happy National Nurses Week

Happy National Nurses Week! This week and every week, we're proud to support nurses and the entire nursing profession.
Android NurseGrid Release Calendar
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A Big Update for NurseGrid on Android

We’ve focused new team resources on redesigning our Android experience to be smoother, faster, and more user friendly. Today marks the initial release of our new experience and an ongoing investment into the NurseGrid app for Android.
Male Nurse in Scrubs
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Hidden Nurse Anxiety

Anxiety can significantly impact many nurses’ work environments. Personally speaking, nothing has shaped my career as a nurse more than anxiety derived from negative nursing experiences.
two nurses in supply room
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You Might Find Your Next Job on NurseGrid

We wanted to create something for our users that took the pain out of the job search and application process. So over the past couple months we’ve been working on a feature we’re excited to announce: NurseGrid Jobs.
Three Nurses Leaving a Hospital
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Nursing and the Negative Brain: How to Control It

The trauma nurses experience extends beyond PTSD to a condition called vicarious trauma, the end result of the constant compassion fatigue they experience at work. The good news is that there are things nurses can do to outwit their negative brains, boost their happy hormones, relieve stress, and cope better.
smiling nurses
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How to Be a Great Nurse Leader

Being a great nurse leader isn’t something you do; it’s something you are. And effective management style has a big impact on nurse retention. As a nurse and a leader one must be hardworking, compassionate, organized, and in control, leading by example and not just with words.
NurseGrid Blog
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Nurses and Preventable Readmissions

Readmissions are stressful for both patients and staff, not to mention costly for facilities. Studies show that improving communication between caregiver and patient has the biggest impact on reducing these return visits, which puts nurses in a uniquely powerful position.
NurseGrid Blog
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We Need More Nurses in Healthcare Leadership Positions

There’s an archaic stereotype that looms over the leadership hierarchy of the healthcare industry. That is, that physicians are the leaders, the delegators, the most knowledgeable in the field of medicine. And nurses are the helpers, taking direction from the doctor in charge.
NurseGrid Blog
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The Key to Technology Adoption on Hospital Departments

There’s a dichotomy within hospitals in which the medicine they’re practicing is cutting edge, but the technology they’re providing their staff is anything but. From the hospital’s perspective, there is a rationale behind this.
Nursing staff scheduling technology
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Introducing Schedule Upload for NurseGrid Manager

Whether your schedule lives in your hospital's current scheduling technology or on a spreadsheet, our new Schedule Upload feature was developed to help managers get their department schedule online and in the hands of nurses in seconds.
millennial nurses nursing shortage
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Mind the Gap: Preparing Gen Y to Take Over

An increasing number of millennial nurses are set to fill the shoes of those seasoned nurses, and that’s a heavy load to carry for those on the front lines and the nurse leaders preparing them to take the reins.
Tired Nurse Leaning against the Wall
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The Benefits of Taking a Break

For many of us outside nursing, taking a break in the workday—to grab a bite, go for a walk, or catch up with a coworker—is a practiced habit. It’s something we take for granted. Not so for nurses.
popular calendar app
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Filling the Void and Feeling the Love

After moving from the bedside to the desk-side 7 months ago, I was blown away by the amount of simple, powerful technology businesses have at their disposal. Nursing has been left behind, but NurseGrid is changing that.
NurseGrid Blog
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When Nurse Staffing Becomes a Matter of Life and Death

Earlier this year, Johns Hopkins Medicine released a study that made many people think twice about their fates when being admitted to a hospital for care. In it, researchers suggested medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States.
NurseGrid App: Shift and Event Reminders Are Here
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Shift & Event Reminders Are Here

A month ago we introduced the Personal event type and new work shift types to NurseGrid Mobile to help you stay organized and on top of all that you do. Now we’re excited to announce shift and event reminders to help you take back your schedule—and your time.
NurseGrid Nurse Calendar App
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Go Ahead, Make Plans with NurseGrid

A lot of you have expressed interest in NurseGrid offering you more flexible ways to schedule personal events that impact your professional life. This week we’ve released an update to NurseGrid Mobile that offers you more flexibility and choice in event types.
NurseGrid Blog
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5 Reasons to Throw a Nurse Engagement Party

Congratulations, you’re engaged! You feel connected, supported, appreciated, and heard—happy to put your energy into a relationship that promises positive returns. Shouldn’t that be how nurses feel at work? So often, though, they say they feel the opposite.
Nurse caring for patient
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Caretaking Goes Both Ways: Expanding the Triple Aim

Despite its noble intentions, the Triple Aim of healthcare may be causing more pain than intended, at least according to a study in the Annals of Family Medicine. And it’s no surprise that nurses and nurse managers are feeling the sting too.
NurseGrid staffing and scheduling in nursing management
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Nurse Managers: Caught in the Middle

As healthcare continues to evolve, nowhere is the push and pull situation—the need to improve care quality and patient satisfaction on one hand and reduce costs on the other—more acute than in nursing. And nurse managers find themselves right in the middle.
NurseGrid nursing schedule app dashboard
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Introducing Department Schedules and Real-Time Dashboard

Today we’re excited to announce two powerful new features for NurseGrid Manager. We’re now surfacing more actionable team and department updates and streamlining schedule distribution and communication--and we think everybody will be pretty happy about it.
NurseGrid nursing schedule app
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Introducing a More Social NurseGrid

At NurseGrid, we want to help you take back time so you can focus on what really matters at work and in life. Nurses are pretty social people; it’s part of what makes them interested and successful in a career focused on delivering excellent care to their patients.
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