Nurses just play cards, they said. Nurses will speak up when insulted, they found out. We’ll send you a free deck this Nurses Day to help make the point!

#NursesDontPlayCards

“I understand making sure that we have rest breaks and things like that. But … I would submit to you that those nurses probably do get breaks! They probably play cards for a considerable amount of the day!” State Senator Maureen Walsh That’s how it all started, with these remarks by a state legislator in Continue Reading

Nurses are NOT Superheroes…

To celebrate Nurses Week we made this video  to say nurses are… NOT superheroes. That’s right. We know the line: you’ll see it in all the cringy marketing stuff this Nurses Week. But it’s trite when nursing is real, and nurses deserve something better! If you like it, please share it with your friends and Continue Reading

Nurse video contest: Become the next face of NurseRecruiter and win $1,000!

No More Fake Nurse Stock Photos or Models Posing as Nurses!

Did you hear about our nurse photo contests? Well, we are upping our game and now announce our very first video contest! We are looking for a nurse to become the face of NurseRecruiter, and you can win no less than $1,000 if we select your submission! If you’ve been following us, you know we Continue Reading

From sea to shining sea, will nurses get the eNLC? This month, good news from Indiana and Alabama!

Alabama House pleases nurses, passing eNLC bill

The Nurse Licensure Compact has been making life for nurses easier since it was first launched in 1999, saving nurses who want to take up a job in another state the hassle of going through the process of obtaining a separate license. It’s a godsend especially for travel nurses, for whom applying for multiple licenses Continue Reading

“The insane difference a good nurse makes”: for the patient, it’s often the little things that count. Just ask Kate!

Kate Bowler final tweet to nurses: So in case you don't hear it enough, you are the most important people I meet. I am so grateful for what you do. Thank you for being human.

We know it. Your colleagues know it. The doctors know it. You studied for years to be a nurse. You have an intricate grasp of treatments and symptoms. You know how to juggle key responsibilities during long shifts without flagging. As Mike Ginsberg, M.D., put it in a beautiful post that went viral: But in Continue Reading

These nurses won $250 in our photo contest. Will you be next?

Last month, we asked you for your help after our designer sent us a new NurseRecruiter ad that was almost perfect, but was missing something very important: a photo of a real nurse… Fortunately, you came through and we received so many awesome nurse photos, it was really hard to pick just one entry to Continue Reading

All in a day’s work: The nurses who helped fight the floods

Photo: Destroyed by floods: collapse of Nebraska's Spencer Dam

When the Spencer Dam in Nebraska collapsed in the wake of the “Bomb Cyclone,” an 11-foot wave gushed through the breach, threatening downstream Boyd county and its hospital, which were already struggling to cope with perilously rising waters. One of the nurses wrote us to recount how they braved the challenge.

What travel nurses need to know about taxes

As the April 15th tax filing deadline approaches, many of you will have started preparing your tax returns, or compiling records for your tax preparer. But if you are a travel nurse or another type of healthcare traveler, there are a number of tax issues and recent tax law changes that affect you. So what Continue Reading

This nurse went well beyond the call of duty

Video stil: Terry Slinde meets his kidney donor, nurse Anna Boelman

When Terry Slinde walked into Iowa Methodist Medical Center one Tuesday morning last month to meet the person who had donated a kidney to him, he didn’t know what to expect. All he knew was how grateful he was to the person who’d helped him live. Imagine his surprise when he came face-to-face with his donor, Anna Boelman. Continue Reading

Celebrate Valentine’s Day like a nurse with these very special cookies!

Photo: Easy Nurse Cookies

Don’t fake it, bake it! If that special someone in your life has a sweet tooth, there’s still time today to tell them “I love you” in a special nurse-themed way. Everyone likes cookies, and these look just amazing! Have a heart! Try these ECG cookies We discovered this recipe a few years ago at Erica’s Continue Reading