Is the NNP Role in Jeopardy?

Back in 2011, the ACGME cut back the duty hours of the residents and that had a major impact on the coverage they provided to NICUs across the country. Now, starting next month (July of 2013) we look to be facing an even deeper shortage of resident coverage in the [...]

3 Tips for Interviewing a Passive Candidate

While most hiring managers would love their perfect candidate to be an active job seeker, it's usually not the case. “I am looking for a new job and I want to work for you”. This is essentially the position of the active candidate. In a perfect world, your perfect candidate [...]

What is an APRN?

It is with great honor and respect I introduce to you our guest presenter for this month – Dr. Suzanne Staebler. Suzanne has a bio which is almost unrivaled. In addition to being widely published, a prominent invited lecturer, and having held numerous roles on NANN & NANNP Leadership Committees [...]

How to Attract the Best Nursing Staff, and Get Them to Stay

Most healthcare organizations promote the ideal that their "people are their #1 asset", yet some experience higher turnover than they’d like, or find that it’s a struggle to attract the caliber of candidates that would add the most value to their facility. This begs the question: How do you attract [...]

6 Ways Hiring a Locum Tenens NNP Can Help Your Facility

Although many hospitals have long since discovered the benefits of locum tenens and are taking advantage of them, far too many aren’t fully educated about their options in hiring for these positions. If your NNP team is stressed and overworked, or you’re paying too much in overtime and still falling [...]