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7 Reasons You Should be Using the NurseGrid App to Manage Your Schedule

7 Reasons You Should Use NurseGrid to Manage Your Schedule

For years, hospitals have used outdated schedule distribution processes, making it hard for nurses to effectively balance their work and life. Here’s how the nurses, designers, and engineers behind NurseGrid modernized processes to healthcare scheduling and staffing.

Healing and Humor

Healing and Humor

If we do not address the heart, help to support the spirit and coping elements of the patient, we may ‘heal’ a short term medical problem but have ignored the patients emotional resolve to have long term success.

It's Okay to Say I Don't Know

It's OK to Say 'I Don't Know'

Nurses are the most trusted profession on the planet. But, one challenge that nurses sometimes face is the ability to acknowledge they need help or information before they can complete a task or provide care.

How to Teach and Learn Soft Skills

How to Teach and Learn Soft Skills

One growing concern in the healthcare industry is a desire to help nurses find ways to connect with their patients more. When nurses connect with their patients more, the level of care rises and patients feel as if they are truly valued.

Happy Nurses' Week

Nurses Week Celebration & Giveaway!

Nurses care for so much more than the just the primary dx, they tend to anxiety, fears, and sometimes anger(!) of all those in the room. That is why we take a whole week to celebrate nurses. And that is why we have a few ways to enter to win some awesome prizes this week.

Nurse Rules from 1900

A List of Nurse Rules from the Early 1900s

Medical technology has improved considerably over the last 100 years, and so has the relationship between a nurse and their patient. Take a look at some of the more surprising nurse rules from the early 1900s.

Nurses Week 2018

Nurses Week 2018 – Enter to Win!

This year, we are honoring the ANA’s theme, of Inspire, Influence, and Innovate. We want to hear how you are inspiring your industry, influencing a colleague, or innovating in your field.

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Let's Hand over the Bullhorn to America’s Nurses

Nurses rank as the most trusted profession in healthcare, according to public opinion polls. Because of this, along with their proximity to patients, they are well positioned to help facilities both adapt to the massive changes afoot in healthcare and drive transformation in the industry.

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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!

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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.

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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!

Android NurseGrid Release Calendar

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.

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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.

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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.

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Why Does a Tech Company Have a VP of Nursing?

When I started out in nursing, I knew little of what it took to be a nurse outside of assessments and patient care. In today’s world, it isn’t enough to just be a good clinical nurse. Like it or not, technology has become a part of our society and therefore a part of our industry.

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When Best Practices Become Too Much of a Good Thing

What do you feel when you hear the words “best practice”? It probably depends where you sit. For those in the C-suite, a best practice may seem like a no-brainer. If something works well in one area, why not multiply its effects by mandating its use elsewhere?

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Responding to 'The View'

NurseGrid team member Zach Smith, RN provides a thoughtful response to recent comments made by hosts of The View about nurses.

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NurseGrid Now Available on Android!

NurseGrid is pleased to announce the release of our new native Android application. The launch of the Android app ensures easy access to NurseGrid for all nurses across the country. The Android application contains all the features of the popular iOS application.

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[VIDEO] The Worst Roommate Ever

Ruining TV shows? No decency for non-nurses? In a world of ubiquitously worst roommates, nurses have lived with and have been the bane of roommate existence.

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