Category Archives: Nursing News

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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 job board. The new site uses a more modern interface that supports the mobiles and tablets that our Continue Reading

The new is here!

The New

We have overhauled our site to make it easier to use, not to mention to look a lot better, come check it out at! 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 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 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

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

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

Giving nurses a break: Presenteeism and Patient Safety

Nurse at Mennonite Christian Hospital in Hualien works with IV in arm. June 18, 2013

Have you ever worked a shift when you had a minor cough or the sniffles? What about with an IV line in your arm? As incredible as it may seem, as recently reported by the China Post, some nurses at understaffed hospitals in Taiwan have been photographed engaging in extreme acts of presenteeism (working while sick). Continue Reading

Nurses Week 2013 Pizza Parties

Huntsville Hospital Pizza Party

We hope you enjoyed celebrating Nurses Week as much as we did! decided, at the very last minute, to give away pizza to nurses and their coworkers in 14 cities across the United States to celebrate Nurses Week 2013. As a struggling startup with only 5 full-time employees we are no huge corporation with Continue Reading