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Wayne Gretzky once said “skate where the puck is going, not where it’s been” and, in the fast-evolving world of technology, this is sound advice that we have taken to heart as we launched the new NursingJobs.us job board. The new site uses a more modern interface that supports the mobiles and tablets that our Continue Reading

The new NursingJobs.us is here!

The New NursingJobs.us

We have overhauled our site to make it easier to use, not to mention to look a lot better, come check it out at NursingJobs.us! But we aren’t anywhere near done yet! We know that listening to you, our users, is how we can stay on top, and we are going to do all we Continue Reading

Christmas trees for nurses

"Christmas Tree for Nurses!" (imgur)

Did you know you can make a Christmas “tree” out of rubber gloves?  We here at NursingJobs.us didn’t know that either until we found this awesome photo of a “Christmas Tree for Nurses” on Reddit.  We promptly dispatched our research team to investigate this phenomenon and discovered plenty of nurses and others repurposing rubber gloves Continue Reading

Nurse Photo Contest: We have a winner

Annell Farris

Congratulations to Annell Farris, the latest winner of the ongoing Nurse Photo Contest! Farris graduated from the School of Nursing at John Hopkins University in 2008 when she was 59 years old and began her career as an operating room nurse. Annell will receive a $100 Amazon.com gift certificate. Send us your best photos for Continue Reading

Scrubbing In docu-series about travel nurses starts tonight

Fernando on Scrubbing In (Courtesy MTV Press)

Scrubbing In, a new MTV show documenting the assignments of nine Aya Healthcare travel nurses in two Orange County hospitals, will premiere tonight (October 24, 2013) at 10pm ET/PT. In a recent press release, Aya Healthcare noted that it’s hoping the show will inspire the next generation of nurses: The featured travel nurses represent a Continue Reading

Nurse Photo Contest – Calling all nurses!

Some of the awesome photos recently submitted to the NursingJobs.us Nurse Photo Contest

Send us a photo for a chance to win $100! As many of you nurses already know, it is not easy to find accurate portrayals of nurses. As we explained the in our last photo contest: Real portrayals of the nursing profession are few and far between and instead of settling for buying fake-looking models Continue Reading

Superheroes visit Texas Children’s Hospital

Gerber Abarca as "Spiderman" rehearses his poses while dangling off the building to begin scaling the hospital exteriors to wash windows and surprise patients at Texas Children's Hospital on Friday, July 19, 2013, in Houston.  PHOTO BY MAYRA BELTRAN

A group of superheroes, disguised as window washers, visited Texas Children’s Hospital on Friday.  Houston Chronicle photographer Mayra Beltran was on hand to capture the surprise and delight of the hospital’s patients.   The surprise visit is part of a growing trend of window washers donning superhero costumes at hospitals across the nation.    

The American Nurse

The American Nurse

In The American Nurse, photographer and award-winning filmmaker Carolyn Jones, through quiet photographs and deeply moving text, tells the personal stories of 75 nurses from across the U.S.–and in doing so gives voice to millions of women and men playing an important role every day in America’s healthcare system. One of the lucky winners of Continue Reading

Living and Working as a Nurse in Little Rock

Collage of Little Rock (Brandonrush)

The capital and the largest city in Arkansas, Little Rock is home to some of great Southern hospitals. Some of the best nursing jobs in Little Rock can be found at the Arkansas Children’s Hospital and St. Vincent Infirmary, which are all well-rated by  US News and World Report, and have high-ranking specialties. Many Little Continue Reading

Pediatric Oncology: Super formula to fight cancer

"Super formula" IV bag cover developed by JWT Brazil

Receiving chemotherapy is no fun for anyone and can be a particularly difficult experience for children. However, international ad agency JWT Brazil and film studio Warner Brothers recently teamed up with the A.C. Camargo Cancer Center in São Paulo, Brazil to develop a campaign, “Super forumula to fight cancer,” to make the experience a little Continue Reading