West Texas A&M honoring 35 graduating nurses

by: Angel Oliva Posted: May 11, 2022  Updated: May 12, 2022  MARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — West Texas A&M University honored 35 graduating student nurses and one longtime nurse in WT’s Department of Nursing’s annual pinning ceremony on May 6. The ceremony recognized Mary Wendler, wife of WT President Walter V. Wendler, who served as a nurse for […]

Meet the nurses leading the charge.

500,000 people have signed a petition supporting nurses’ demands for safer working conditions. Meet the nurses leading the charge. 500,000 people signed a petition demanding better working conditions for nurses. The petition launched by Nurses Abby Donley and Blake Lynch is Change.org’s 4th largest in the last year. Donley and Lynch said the aim to […]

Nursing Jobs

Nursing Jobs Nurses are working in a fast-paced environment, providing care to sick patients, tending, reassuring family needs, following up and keeping up with the assigned duties with due diligence, keeping up with board requirements, and self-educating to evidence-based medicine. Besides their own personal or family life, they have high levels of stress while in […]

Healthcare At A Crossroads As Nursing Shortage Grows

TERRY LYNAM Nurses have never been in higher demand: In the midst of a worldwide pandemic, hospitals, nursing homes, home-care agencies, outpatient facilities and nursing schools are all scrambling for talent. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects an annual average of about 194,500 job openings for registered nurses over the next decade. Demand has gotten so high that in […]

Use Social Media to Engage with Your Peers and Community

Social media is a necessary professional resource these days. Social media is not only a great tool for networking, it’s also an excellent source for news and education. You can hear about new job openings on social media, and can stay up-to-date on the latest issues and trends affecting the medical industry. Maintaining an online […]

Ask Yourself: What Are My Health Career Goals?

Of course, goals help us stay on track towards the careers we want, but not all goals are created equal. Furthermore, goals that were highly appealing to you years ago may not be in your best interest anymore. If your goal is large and long-term (earning a Master’s degree, for example), you may need to […]

Choose a Healthcare Recruiter to Partner With

A recruiters job is to find you employment opportunities which fit your personal career goals. Working with a recruiter can be a big advantage. Reputable recruiters are totally confidential, which means that they will help you find new opportunities without endangering your current job situation. It can be very difficult to search for a new […]

Become a Member of a Professional Healthcare Association

Professional Healthcare Associations are great ways to stay informed about emerging trends and issues affecting your industry. There are many associations out there, and it’s best to join one specific to the role you perform at work. These associations are educational, motivating, and provide valuable networking opportunities. Professionals can be members of more than one […]

Make Sure Your Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV) is Up to Date

Regardless of how long you’ve been working in your current position, you’ll want to have a streamlined, up-to-date resume ready at all times. Opportunities present themselves at unexpected times, and an exciting new door may open for you when you least expect it. When it does, you’ll be ready to take advantage! Even the most […]