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Baltimore Harbor Skyline Career-Boosting Resources for Baltimore Area Nurses 05/29/20 Free Education and Networking Opportunities Nurses in the Baltimore Area Signing on to a Nursing career is also signing on to a journey of lifelong learning. After completing the training, practicing the trade by working in the field, and the ongoin... Young boy practicing CDC handwashing techniques A Nurses Perspective on Protecting Their Homefront 04/30/20 The truth is everyone already knows how to wash their hands and clean their house, right? The thing is, as a nurse who washes her hands up to a hundred times a day, I can say that everybody does NOT know. Because we see sickness at its worst every da... Hospital patient holding hand of family member How to Approach Difficult Conversations with Patients 03/19/20 One nurse’s advice on preparing for those difficult conversations with patients and/or family members. In my twenty years of healthcare, I have navigated my way through many difficult conversations – and not always with grace. Early in my career... Nurse exercising in off time to combat stress Here are 3 Quick Ways for Nurses to Relieve Stress 03/06/20 What is the secret to lowering stress for nurses? Stress is not uncommon in the nursing industry. How do we cope? How do we go back in for our next assigned shift?  ... Nurse completing resume template at home 5 Tips for Building the Best Nursing Resume 02/21/20 Put Your Best Foot Forward Don’t panic! It’s time to begin building your resume to land the perfect job for your nursing career. ... Nurse studying for certification Should You Get Certified? 12/06/19 How obtaining specialty certifications can improve your bottom line It can be so hard to get motivated to study for certification! Here’s a little inspiration if you’re on the fence or procrastinating. ... Nurses talking with positive attitude, Flexwise Health The Power of a Positive Attitude in the Workplace 10/22/19 Can One Nurse with a Positive Attitude Make a Difference? Most of us have been faced with a less than ideal work environment due to conflicts among colleagues. This is one nurse’s story about determining to become part of the solution rather than ... Flexwise Nurse reflecting on her job as a bedside nurse Why I Love Working as a Bedside Nurse 10/15/19 Bedside Nursing as a Legitimate Career Choice for RN’s We have all listened to that jaded nurse exclaiming how they wish they had gone into a different field. But, disregarding that nurse's bad day, I am here to stand up for the profession of beds... Flexwise Nurse making the most of her time off after her 12-hr shifts Making the 12-Hour Shift Work for You 08/21/19 What are the benefits of 12-hour vs. 8-hour shifts? Yes, twelve hours sounds like a lot. But to me, a PRN employee, it is one of the major benefits of working in my field. The conversation in my patients’ room usually goes something like this... ... Athletic woman stepping up at a physical challenge, Flexwise Health Stepping Up to a New Career Challenge 08/11/19 Taking Charge of Your Career – Embracing Opportunities to Challenge Yourself The roles we find ourselves fulfilling in our career may not actually be the ones we set out for. Sometimes, these roles are thrust upon us, or a need is presented to us.... Hanglider representing floating between nursing unites, Flexwise Health Floating – the Ups and Downs 07/18/19 Understanding the Benefits and Risks of Floating Between Units The disadvantages of floating to a new unit are obvious and we have all felt it – the feeling of inadequacy when a patient asks a question that you don’t know or the frustration of s... Nurse dealing with burnout, Flexwise Health offers solutions A Healthy Take on Nurse Burnout 09/14/18 Stress Management in the Nursing Profession What is Burnout and what does it look like? If you are anything like me, you don't want to admit that maybe, just maybe, you are burning out. We have all witnessed the obvious form of burnout from nurses ... Flexwise nurse treating ER patient Is Nursing in Your Blood? 09/04/18 Getting to the Heart of the Nursing Profession... Shift one out of two and my alarm sounds at 4:45 a.m. It’s time to start the morning pep talk. “Alright, you can do this. It is time to get up and out of bed. ” As tempting as it is to hit th... Lightbulb representing Flexwise Health difference A Smarter Way to Work PRN 08/28/18 The Flexwise Approach to Health Care Staffing It’s true — there are a lot of startups that are entering into the per diem nursing market right now. And it’s no wonder why that’s happening. Understaffing at facilities has led to nurses’ st... Need side income? Flexwise Health can help Side Income is Yours for the Asking 08/13/18 Ways to Earn Side Income as an RN If you’re looking for ways to earn some additional money — and let’s be honest, who isn’t? — as an RN, you have a wide variety of opportunities available to you. Finding your ideal side job really depends ... Puzzle piece representing Flexwise Nurses fitting into team Connecting with a New Team 07/16/18 Connecting with Full-time Staff as a Per Diem Nurse It’s your first day on your new Per Diem assignment... You’re excited about the new opportunity and to experience life at a new facility; you may not be quite as excited about once again being...