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This post is not about Gaza (but it is about you)

Last month, labor and delivery nurse Hesen Jabr was given the Sebastian Brun Compassionate Care Award by her employer, NYU Langone Health. It is bestowed every year to “a nurse who exemplifies what it means to provide compassionate care to patients and their families” when they lose their baby during pregnancy or childbirth. Jabr, who […]

When nurses strike — again! What can you expect when you go on strike? Or take a strike nursing job?

It’s the largest health care strike in U.S. history! Now that 75 thousand healthcare workers at Kaiser Permanente are on strike at hospitals and clinics across California, Colorado, Oregon and Washington, it’s time to re-up our post about strikes and nurses! But this time, we’ll get straight to the practical info. What can you expect […]

What’s the best travel nursing destination in Pennsylvania, and why is it Pittsburgh?

Now that Pennsylvania has opened its doors to registered nurses with a multistate license, it’s suddenly a lot more attractive as a travel nursing destination. But where should you go looking first? We’re going to tell you about the best city for travel nurses in Pennsylvania! There are two things that matter most here. First, […]

“It’s just crazy — every nurse takes the NCLEX, we should be able to work anywhere in the US and not pay extra”

Nurses sound off about the states which still refuse to join the NLC — but there’s good news from Pennsylvania! “Imagine the challenge of driving across state lines if you were required to obtain a [driving] license from every state in which you were going to drive.” It wouldn’t make any sense, right? It would […]

“I now work in the same jail where I once sat in a booking cell”: the inspiring story of a successful correctional nurse

It’s true, correctional nursing suffers from something of an unfair stigma. But we talked with a corrections nurse who made a passionate case for the importance of the work — and has some reassuring words to spare! We got to know Brittany through our nurse photo contests, and soon realized she had valuable experience to […]

More states have joined the NLC — now it’s time for the big holdouts to get on board!

The train keeps on rolling: month after month, year after year, more and more states are joining the Nurse Licensure Compact!  Progress seems unstoppable. An impressive roster of NLC laws has been enacted and implemented in recent years. No fewer than 36 states have now fully implemented the Compact. Since our last eNLC post, Ohio, […]