How to Support Your Staff During Times of Change — It’s More Than Just Free Donuts

  Change ought to be a four-letter word with symbo!s and ast*risks next to it because it conjures up worries and fears faster than a quiet evening on a full moon. Supporting your staff through these times require a delicate balance of determination and love. Kindness and strength. Fortitude and [...]

How to Support Your Staff During Times of Change — It’s More Than Just Free Donuts2019-03-19T20:54:34+00:00

Effective Methods for Dealing with Nurse Management Stress

Nursing managers know stress. The nursing management role is not only emotionally draining, but it also consists of incredibly long hours, demanding patients and overwhelming staff needs. The combination of these stressors can overwhelm anyone without proper self-care and support. In 1960, a study revealed that nurse managers suffered from [...]

Effective Methods for Dealing with Nurse Management Stress2019-03-15T16:42:49+00:00

Why are NNP Job Openings so Hard to Fill?

That one NNP opening. You know the one I’m talking about — the one you just can’t seem to fill. The one you lose sleep over. Yeah, that one. The NNP role is a crucial one, which is why you’ll find it harder to fill than most other health care [...]

Why are NNP Job Openings so Hard to Fill?2019-03-15T16:42:50+00:00

Hidden Reasons for the NNP Shortage, and Why You Should Take Action Now

If you’re having a difficult time recruiting exceptional NNPs, there’s a good reason. For the last several years, community hospitals have suffered a national shortage of qualified NNPs.  At the same time, research predicts that, by 2022, the demand for qualified NNPs will grow by 33% — higher than average [...]

Hidden Reasons for the NNP Shortage, and Why You Should Take Action Now2019-03-15T16:42:50+00:00

How to Retain Your Top NNP Talent

As a healthcare professional, you know that qualified neonatal nurses are in short supply. If you recruit NNPs, you may also know that the demand for these exceptional practitioners is predicted to grow by 33% over the next few years. Finding and hiring qualified NNPs is a daunting task. Once you [...]

How to Retain Your Top NNP Talent2019-03-15T16:42:51+00:00

Strategies for Avoiding an Impulsive NICU Hire

Neonatal nurse practitioners work on the very front lines of family and patient care. It’s so important to hire NNPs who are the best fit for your facility and dedicated to providing quality care. Match the needs of your facility When you find a candidate who graduated from a prestigious [...]

Strategies for Avoiding an Impulsive NICU Hire2019-03-15T16:42:51+00:00

Recruiter Fees: Making the Choice Between Contingency or Retainer

After gaining a deeper understanding of retained vs. contingency search fees, how do you determine which one fits your unique needs? From my point of view, it depends on the level of service and attention you seek from your executive recruiter. When contingency is better If you only have one [...]

Recruiter Fees: Making the Choice Between Contingency or Retainer2019-03-15T16:42:51+00:00

Is Working with a Recruiter Worth it? It Depends.

Ever wonder if it’s worth the cost to hire a professional recruiter for your healthcare staffing needs? It’s a very legitimate question. And the honest answer is: “Most often, yes. But it depends.” No matter how you slice it, hiring professional healthcare workers is an expensive endeavor, and even more [...]

Is Working with a Recruiter Worth it? It Depends.2019-03-15T16:42:51+00:00

Things You Wished You Knew About Managing Millennials in the NICU

Disclaimer: The content of this post is based on commonly accepted generational stereotypes and may or may not apply to individuals in your NICU. If you manage a team of neonatal nurses, chances are you’ve got a few millennials in the bunch. Technically speaking, what is a millennial? Today’s millennials [...]

Things You Wished You Knew About Managing Millennials in the NICU2019-03-15T16:42:52+00:00

Neonatal Telemedicine: The Next Big Thing?

When it comes to having a baby, every parent wants the same thing: a smooth birth and a healthy child. Some families, however, live in remote areas without access to neonatal intensive care units (NICU): If the birth proves difficult or the infant is in distress, parents are rendered helpless [...]

Neonatal Telemedicine: The Next Big Thing?2019-03-15T16:42:52+00:00