Why Teach Charge Nurses About Financial Success Indicators?

Nursing executives generally agree that financial indicators of hospital success and reimbursement are often not understood by bedside nurses. That’s understandable, given that nurses join the profession because they care about people, not about finances. But not…

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Nurse Conflict Resolution Strategies

When Charge Nurses are surveyed, it is no surprise that they state that dealing with conflict on the nursing unit is one of the most challenging aspects of being in charge. It’s unavoidable; it’s uncomfortable…

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Nursing Assistive Staff: 7 Tips to Maximize Results

There is an art to properly delegating the use of nursing Assistive Staff (Unlicensed Assistive Personnel), your healthcare workers who assist in patient care activity under the delegation of  a nurse. Nurses need to be…

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The Nurse Bullying Phenomenon

The nursing profession ranks very high in honesty and ethics when Americans are polled. In a 2016 Gallup poll, "Nursing" was the #1 most trusted profession in U.S. culture, even scoring higher than doctors, teachers,…

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Millennial Nurse Retention Strategies

While nursing shortages and nurse attrition are expensive, healthcare organizations must find ways to attract and retain good, young nurse candidates and groom some of them to fill future leadership roles. We know that high-quality…

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Why Are Many Young Nurses Not Applying For Manager Roles?

When about half a million RN’s retire in the next decade, there will be more than just a void in important clinical care positions. These departures will also deplete many of the large pool of U.S. Nurse…

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9 Leadership Barriers That Charge Nurses Face

In a busy and stressful hospital environment, the role of the Charge Nurse as your frontline leader is very important. Not only are Charge Nurses responsible for providing the same quality care as other nurses, they are…

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