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Hospital Staffing Model – Are You Using the Right One?

What is a Hospital Staffing Model?

Research has shown that a nurse’s schedule can directly impact patient care and health. A nurse who is stressed because of low staff levels and overworked due to poor scheduling makes more errors and can become burnt out (Heiser, 2016). With so much at stake, it can be difficult for hospitals and nurse managers to create a suitable schedule based on the needs of the patients. Read more

7 Reasons Why You Should Be A Nurse In Massachusetts

7 Reasons You Should Be A Nurse In Massachusetts

 

Massachusetts is known for its colonial history, the birthplace of the American Revolution, and thick Boston accents. What you may not know about the Eastern state is that it’s a great place for nurses.  In the United States, Massachusetts is tenth in employment numbers with about 79,500 nurses, however, they are ranked third in the country for salary!

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Nurse Burnout – What Nurses are Actually Feeling:

Burnout in nursing is no joke.

You became a nurse because you wanted to take care of people, make them better, and help them return to normal life. You are on your feet for 8-12 hours a day and there is never enough time (our resources for that matter) to take care of your patients the way you would like to take care of them. Over time you forget why you became a nurse. Read more