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

Why being a nurse is different everyday

Posted on July 29, 2014 by in Nurse Stories

If you want routine, nursing is not for you.

Every day that you step on that floor or into the building, your shift has the potential to blow your mind and be something far more than you expected.

For some … Read the rest

The 10 types of nursing jobs

Posted on July 24, 2014 by in Nurse Stories

If you could describe your job in a few words, what would they be? Here’s a list of ten ‘types’ of jobs. Five are negative words.

Five are positive words (people like to complain on the internet, but believe it … Read the rest

A day in the typical shift of a nurse

Posted on July 22, 2014 by in Nurse Stories

No day in a nurse’s life is actually typical, but they do follow a certain routine that anyone can follow.

However, you have to be prepared for the changes, the emergencies, and the craziness that can make up a nursing … Read the rest

5 ways to cope with stress at work

Posted on July 18, 2014 by in Nurse Stories

Meds to pass. IVs to hang. Patient care to deliver. Vitals to take. Charting to do. Meetings to attend…all in a nurse’s stressful day.

During these challenging times, some hospitals are hiring fewer nurses, so current staff work longer and … Read the rest