At least four nurses won this week – and so did Stephanie!

They saw the ferocious battles that engulfed Washington, DC. They witnessed the tense stand-offs over healthcare policy. And they decided that, as nurses, they had something to say and should just run themselves. We found at least nine nurses who ran for office in the midterm elections this week, and at least five were waging Continue Reading

At least one nurse is making a splash in these midterm elections. How many more are running?

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Up in Illinois, a Registered Nurse is making a splash in the midterm election campaign: 31-year-old challenger Lauren Underwood has a surprise 6-point polling lead in the state’s 14th Congressional district and “is now better known and better liked than the incumbent”. Nobody knows how the election will end in reality tomorrow night, but that’s Continue Reading

Ten reasons for nurses to vote this November

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Have you voted already? Are you planning to vote? On this blog we’re not in the habit of telling you what to do. You’re smart, you know what is right for you – and we know you’re already dealing with enough people who feel they know what you ought to do. We tend to just Continue Reading

Your nurse blogs: The ultimate list of blogs by and for nurses!

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Tired of charting, but want to keep reading? We believe we have created the definitive list of blogs by and for nurses. If it’s worth reading, it should be listed on this page! There is something for everyone. Whether you want to laugh, learn, commiserate, organise, or just stay up to date: you will find it Continue Reading

Nurse, vote! Help us get out the nurse vote this November

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Donald Trump is not running. Neither is Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama. But even if your heart might not skip a happy or fearful beat when you think of Kevin McCarthy or Steny Hoyer, the upcoming midterm elections are going to be as important as any you can think of! What’s important for the country Continue Reading

Meet NurseSwag giveaway winner Samantha

Photo: Samatha, RN

Do you ever worry whether you’re doing this whole nursing thing right, or whether you came to nursing the “proper” way? Here on our blog we love to share the stories that nurses tell us about their jobs, and how they found their way there. Not just because each story can be an example for others, but also Continue Reading

NurseRecruiter to provide up to $1 million per year in free services for nonprofit organizations to recruit nurses

Two years ago, we launched the new NurseRecruiter job board, one of the best online platforms for recruiting nurses in the United States. Nurse recruiters can use our service to post jobs, create saved search agents to get real-time leads on matching nurses seeking employment and search our vast database of hundreds of thousands of Continue Reading

Does getting there the hard way make for the best nurses?

Photo: The story of Faye Lewis, from KFC to RN:

You might have heard already about Faye Lewis. The first job Faye did was serving fried chicken at KFC. She worked her way up to manager, even as she raised her son AJ and enrolled in college. Got a job as a Housekeeper at an Assisted Living Facility. Completed her CNA training. Went on to Continue Reading

Extraordinary Nurses: Meet Rachelle Roggiero

Rachelle Roggiero is the latest winner of of our weekly NurseSwag giveaway. Rachelle is a registered nurse who works for an ambulance district covering an area of 400 square miles. She also works as a volunteer firefighter. I have been a registered nurse for 8 short years. I’ve known I wanted to get into the Continue Reading

Let’s do Nurses Week every week! We supercharged our photo contests so we can send out far more gifts, and these are the first new winners

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If there’s one thing that makes us happy here at NurseRecruiter.com, it’s sending gifts to nurses like you to express our appreciation for all the work you do. It’s a little silly and we’re a modest company, but it’s just what makes us tick! Last Nurses Week alone, we sent out free pizza to 14 Continue Reading