How to keep your sanity as a nurse

Posted on September 2, 2014 by in Nurse Stories

Sanity as a nurse is a downright necessity.

Nurses like to joke about keeping their sanity, but it is really something that needs to be attended to if you’re going to be happy as a nurse.

Of course, we are … Read the rest

9 unusual places to find work as a nurse

Posted on August 25, 2014 by in Nurse Stories

Sometimes it isn’t easy to get a nursing job in the traditional venues, and this means that you have to get creative with your job hunting.

Whether you live in a saturated area or just don’t like the idea of … Read the rest

15 signs a nurse is having a good shift

Posted on August 21, 2014 by in Nurse Stories

Here are some signs you’re probably having a pretty good day at work! Let us know in the comments how YOU tell you’re having a great day!

1. You Walk In And Everyone’s Sitting At Computers Finishing their Documentation. They … Read the rest

Compassion before judgement

Posted on August 20, 2014 by in Nurse Stories

While I was in nursing school I woke up in excruciating pain. My heart was pounding and I couldn’t move.

I felt like my abdomen would explode. All I could think to myself was “I can’t miss class” and I had … Read the rest

6 places to find nursing jobs

Posted on August 19, 2014 by in Nurse Stories

Now that you have your resume prepared, you have to know where to send it.

With the advent of the internet, that is easier now than ever.

In some ways, though, it is also harder.

So many people are out … Read the rest

The rewards of being a nurse

Posted on August 13, 2014 by in Nurse Stories

I would like to prelude this by saying that I haven’t been having any difficulties or anything at work, but rather that this is my reflections on the demands and rewards of being a nurse.

I have been a nurse … Read the rest

How to construct a nurse resume

Posted on August 12, 2014 by in Nurse Stories

Once you’ve graduated from nursing school, you will have to try to find a job. Part of the job hunting process is creating a resume that reflects your new education and experience.

Resume writing can be hard for some nurses … Read the rest

9 things nurses love to hear

Posted on August 7, 2014 by in Nurse Stories

What do you love to hear at work? I couldn’t think of many sounds we like to hear – most sounds we hear are some sort of electronic beeping, or not generally thought of as pleasant sounds to hear.

But … Read the rest

The ins and outs to finding your first nursing job

Posted on August 5, 2014 by in Job Stories, Nurse Stories

Graduating nursing school and passing boards are not the end of the story.

If you want to work as a nurse, you’re going to have to go through the job hunting process.

Although nursing jobs are expected to grow in … Read the rest

Today I’m proud to be a nurse

Posted on July 29, 2014 by in Nurse Stories

Tonight I was reminded why I became a nurse.

Most days I leave work asking myself “why did I want to be a nurse?”

Most shifts are filled with getting the residents their meds on time, charting, being pulled in … Read the rest