Category Archives: Nurse Marketing

“What makes a nurse not only a good nurse, but a hero?”

Cindy Varra quote: "She is never afraid to ask.."

“What makes a nurse not only a good nurse but a hero?” That’s the key question Courtney Butler raised after we called for your nursing superhero stories. What would your answer be? We present two more examples here. Courtney knows who hers is: Cindy Varra, a Registered Nurse in Colorado. Kiuarna Summers wrote in to explain why Continue Reading

From pediatric nurse to businesswoman: Tranquilo Mat’s Melissa Gersin has advice for new parents and entrepreneurial nurses

Photo of Melissa Gersin: Nurse turned entrepreneur

Melissa Gersin was an EMT and a pediatrics nurse – not very different from any of you. Then she hit on the idea of designing the “Tranquilo Mat”, a baby soothing mat which emulates the sounds and movements of the womb. Now she is a successful businesswoman, who persuaded not just one, but three of Continue Reading

She was a Pediatric Nurse, tending to three crying infants — then the idea hit her. Now her Tranquilo mats are soothing babies everywhere, and you can win one!

Tranquilo Mat

Pediatric nurse Melissa Gersin was having a particularly stressful shift in the nursery. Three babies all needed soothing, but there wasn’t much equipment, so she used her hands, feet, voice and cellphone to tend to everything at the same time. She would hush one child in a bassinette, move the seat of a second baby Continue Reading

The sweetest thing: Tell us your story and win a box of donuts!

National Donut Day: What's the sweetest thing that ever happened to you as a nurse?

If you’ve been a nurse for long enough, you’ve seen it all. Things that made you laugh, cry and roll your eyes. And a couple of things no-one else would believe! But what’s the sweetest thing that ever happened to you as a nurse? We’d love to hear about it, and today is just the day Continue Reading

It’s Nurses Week! We’re throwing you a pizza party, and we got beats too

It’s Nurses Week once again! Millions of nurses across the country will be celebrated for their dedication and the immense role they play in creating a safer, healthier America. We want to say “thank you” too – and we’ll make it a double bill! First, we’ll give away a free lunch every day this week; more about that in Continue Reading

Pizza vs Pasta: The holy war to end all holy wars

The great pizza vs pasta war of 2017 started with an innocuous question. We had been planning NurseRecruiter.com’s usual nurse week pizza giveaways when I asked what seemed to be the obvious thing to ask: “Why not spaghetti? I mean, why pizza?” The others on our conference call were taken aback. In the ensuing silence Continue Reading

Who’s your nursing superhero? Share your story with us

Photo: RN Superhero t-shirt

If you’re a nurse, you’ll have had that one colleague. The one who just has this gift with patients, who they remember with a smile. The one you learned something from that changed the whole way you looked at your work. The one who makes you laugh, right when you need it most. If they hadn’t been there, how Continue Reading

Check out this amazing video from 1950 about the “hospital of the future”!

The hospital of the future, 1950 - video still

“Dream grounds for a dream hospital”: in this promo film from 1950 about a model Kaiser hospital, we see babies being slid through walls in “drawer-like bassinets”, suited husbands smoking endless cigarettes awaiting their wives’ childbirth, and hospital rooms with sliding doors that open up to a terrace with a swimming pool. Not to mention Continue Reading

Nurses top honesty and ethics ranking

Gallup: 80% rate honesty and trustworthiness of nurses highly

Public opinion polling agency Gallup reported that 80% of Americans rate the honesty and ethics of nurses as high or very high. It’s not the first time the poll found such high appreciation for nurses either; we’ve mentioned it before. In fact, “Americans have been asked to rate the honesty and ethics of various professions annually Continue Reading

2015 Nursing Jobs Photo Contest

Back by Popular Demand Our Nursing Jobs Photo Contest! Send us a photo at  contest@nurserecruiter.com for a chance to win $100! Calling All Nurses! Recently we at NursingJobs.us have been looking through stock photography to use for ours campaigns/ads however all we’ve continued to come across is the fake-looking models posing in halloween nurse costumes. Therefore we’ve brought back Continue Reading