Nursing News – Nurse Recruiter

How can we stop the violence?

Stop the violence against nurses! In our deep-dive blog post we tried to answer all the questions: What is driving this epidemic of workplace violence against healthcare workers? How did it get this bad? What have employers done — and why is it not helping? How have nurses tried to take the lead instead, and […]

Stop the violence against nurses!

That sinking feeling. “Not again.” Parents know it all too well, nowadays, when yet another school shooting hits the news. But now nurses increasingly do as well. Last week, 30-year-old Nestor Hernandez, who was already on parole for an eight-year aggravated robbery sentence, opened fire in the maternity ward of Methodist Dallas Medical Center in […]

Nurses in Minnesota are on Day 3 of a massive strike — a sign of things to come?

15,000 nurses are on strike for the third day running in Minnesota, and it’s not just about money. For five months, contract negotiations covering nurses in over a dozen hospital systems in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area and Duluth went nowhere, so the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) decided to go on strike. It’s not just any […]

Gifts and donations: this Nurses Week, we asked you!

Just like last year, we sent gifts to nurses across the country this Nurses Week. We sent out a bunch of different t-shirts, pretty flower badge reels, hip packs to keep your nursing supplies in, gift boxes of giant body cell plushies, designation badges, and even cash gifts to no fewer than 38 winners. And […]

These nurses are pulling no punches

The New York Times published a video editorial which spells out the truth about what’s going wrong — terribly wrong — in nursing. And it pulls no punches! We Know the Real Cause of the Crisis in Our Hospitals. It’s Greed. Yes, “America’s nurses are overworked, burned out, and quitting in droves.” Yes, Covid-19 care […]

Welcome to the new NurseRecruiter!

You may have noticed that NurseRecruiter.com looks a little different today. We’ve been working very hard to bring you the very best version of NurseRecruiter yet! We’d debated trying out a worse new NurseRecruiter but the cowards who wanted a better version won the vote, so here it is. How is it better? Well we […]

Are nurse employers getting it wrong?

“They’re hiring new nurses for big $$, but their experienced nurses who run the units, save their asses in staffing gaps, and keep patients alive are leaving.” It’s a blunt way to put it, but Twitter user MomRobe is not wrong. Nurse employers are piling on the bonuses for new hires, as we told you […]