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Becoming a nurse: Meet Michaela Sareboune

Since we launched the NurseRecruiter.com Scholarship a few months ago, we have received hundreds of applications from some amazing and brilliant people who all share a passion for helping others and improving themselves and the world by becoming a nurse. It certainly wasn’t easy to select just one to be the next recipient of the Continue Reading

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at NurseRecruiter

The need for nurses doesn’t take a break for the holidays and we know many of you will be working on Thanksgiving Day. Whether you will be celebrating Thanksgiving with friends and family or at the hospital caring for patients with your coworkers, we at NurseRecruiter would like to take a moment to let you Continue Reading

ACA enrollment for 2018 starts today with a shorter period and less publicity so please spread the word and inform your patients!

This year, as healthcare has become increasingly political, the ACA enrollment period for 2018 has been cut in half and the budget to promote it has been cut by 90%. As healthcare workers on the front lines, making sure patients have access to healthcare is critical so please spread the word and inform your patients! Continue Reading

Heartbreaking: the nurse who died saving his wife’s life in the Las Vegas massacre

Sonny and Heather Melton

Our hearts go out to the families of all those who were murdered in the Las Vegas mass shooting last night. Journalists have reported that the first victim who was identified was a 29-year-old Registered Nurse from Big Sandy, TN, Sonny Melton, who died while protecting his wife from gunfire. Sonny and his wife, Heather Continue Reading

Puerto Rico is devastated. How can nurses help?

United for Puerto Rico - How can nurses help?

You’ve seen the horrifying pictures: Puerto Rico has been left devastated after Hurricane Maria. There’s no power on most of the island. Almost half the Puerto Ricans have no drinking water at home anymore. 3.4 million U.S. citizens live there – more than in Chicago. They suffer from a shortage of food and fuel. Puerto Continue Reading

Congress is back to trying to repeal Obamacare, and this newest bill could transform health care. It’s next week or never, so what do you need to know?

Will it pass the Kimmel test? “This guy, Bill Cassidy, just lied right to my face”. That was Jimmy Kimmel, last Tuesday night, addressing a monologue to his audience about health care policy. He was talking about a Congressman from Louisiana who, along with three other Republicans, is pushing a bill that would dismantle the Continue Reading

Mike Brown, one of your officers, Jeff Payne, roughed up a nurse for following hospital policy on drawing blood from unconscious patients. Why have you kept him on active duty?

This open letter was also sent to Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown at his public email address (askthechief@slcgov.com). Mike Brown, I am writing to you about the recent disturbing news that one of your SLCPD officers, Jeff Payne, arrested and roughed up a nurse for refusing to allow him to draw blood from Continue Reading

Find nurses: use the industry’s best nurse search engine

Finding and hiring nurses online is an incredibly competitive landscape and using general resources such as general-purpose job boards is the most competitive territory of them all, as everyone from huge systems and the niche job boards themselves are using the same resources for increasingly diminishing returns. General-purpose job boards are priced for general purposes, Continue Reading

“I am asking for your help to give a gift to a family truly in need”

Photo: Baby with Tranquilo Mat

Nancy Martin, RN, PHN, is a public health nurse home visitor in Santa Rosa, CA, who works with high risk families — and she asked us to help: The families I visit are all low income, with social and medical risk factors such as homelessness, drug addiction, serious medical problems, domestic violence and more. She wrote us because Continue Reading

When violence comes to the hospital

Video screencap: Donna Lee Peterkin, Registered Nurse at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center; she survived the shooting spree by Henry Bello

“This is supposed to be a place where we save and heal people,” Donna Lee Peterkin told a news conference this week. She is a registered nurse at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in New York City, and recounted what she did when Henry Bello went on his brutal shooting spree exactly one week ago. She was Continue Reading