“They don’t teach you that in nursing school”: This PICU nurse knows how to tell a story, and it will put a smile on your face

Twitter story thread on pediatric nursing, part 8

We came across this story by accident. Meghan is a pediatric ICU nurse with a Twitter account, and all she wanted to do was to share her day with her friends and followers. It was a day like many nurses have, every day… but we’re not kidding if we say it genuinely made us tear up. Continue Reading

Meet Andrew Stone, an extraordinary nurse and a cult survivor

We recently announced that we have teamed up with the Safe Passage Foundation to expand the NurseRecruiter.com Scholarship program, and provide nursing scholarships to people who survived a childhood in cults that routinely violated their basic human rights. We would like to introduce you to one of those people: an extraordinary nurse who was born and raised in a religious cult known as The Continue Reading

NurseRecruiter.com teams up with Safe Passage Foundation to expand its scholarship program

Today, we are proud to announce that we have teamed up with Safe Passage Foundation to expand the NurseRecruiter.com Scholarship program.  NurseRecruiter has committed to funding a $1000/year scholarship grant for the Safe Passage Foundation Julia McNeil Memorial Scholarship program.   Around the world, there are high demand organizations, often referred to as “cults” by Continue Reading

San Diego nursing professor wins nurse photo contest

Congratulations to Eligio David Soliman, the latest winner of the NurseRecruiter.com photo contest! Eligio is an orthopedic nurse and a full-time professor in the BSN program at the National University School of Health and Human Services in San Diego, California. He is also enrolled in a nurse practitioner program. Eligio will be receiving a $100 Amazon Continue Reading

“I’ll be there when you need”: When surgeons sing!

When surgeons sing: a million people loved this video

Can music be medicine? “As health care providers, we often meet people at their greatest time of need,” wrote Dr. Elvis Francois in a Facebook post this week, “and sometimes the best gift you can give is a simple reminder that everything will be alright”. And what better way to be reminded than through song? Continue Reading

An Aussie ode to nurses: lofty words are not enough

Photo: Australian nurse in Canberra hospital

Halfway across the world, a nurse’s job looks much the same — and is just as important. So how great is it when an Australian former deputy premier writes an ode to nurses for one of the country’s main newspapers? Nurses deserve our thanks when they serve us, respect when they warn of looming shortages Continue Reading

A royal advocate for nurses

The Duchess of Cambridge, here with her husband Prince Harry: a champion for nurses?

To most Americans, the British royal family looks equal parts exotic, outmoded, glamorous and silly. Considering the royals don’t have much of a role in the country’s government, you might also be forgiven to wonder: what do these people do all day? Supporting nurses, it turns out! At least that’s what the Duchess of Cambridge Continue Reading

2018 Nurse Licensure Compact Changes: What You Need To Know

Big changes are coming to multistate nurse licenses. Here is what you need to know. If you are a travel nurse or have ever relocated to another state for a nursing job, you are probably familiar with the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) system. The Nurse Licensure Compact was launched in 1999 to help address the Continue Reading

New York passes “BSN in 10” law

Last month, the New York state legislature and Governor Andrew Cuomo approved legislation requiring registered nurses to attain a bachelor’s degree or higher in nursing within ten years of their initial licensure.  The legislation exempts registered nurses already licensed in New York as well as students already enrolled in or admitted to a nursing degree Continue Reading

Nurses: how to improve your salary in 2018

Nurses, 2018 is almost upon us. Here are some steps you can take to improve your salary in 2018! Update your resume and NurseRecruiter profile It is a great time to update your resume with any additions or changes from 2017.  Another year has passed so make sure your resume reflects that you have more experience and Continue Reading