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Build Your Nursing Skills with the Vent Academy

Samuel Little Blog, News, Nursing

At American Critical Care Services, we staff high tech adult and pediatric patients in our home health division. We do have a Vent Academy where we train nurses to take care of patients that have a trach and that are on a vent. Be Prepared in an Emergency If you have experience with trach patients and you just need a …

5 Valuable Tips for Writing a Strong Nursing Resume

Samuel Little Blog, Nursing, nursing careers

The average number of resumes an HR Generalist reads to fill an open nursing position is 97. Usually, only 4% of applicants land an interview. You need your nursing resume to stand out! Here are five tips for making your nursing resume strong, interesting, and unique. Lead with Your Most Valuable Qualifications. Offer a narrative statement of your most compelling …

5 Professional Goals for Nurses

Samuel Little Blog, Nursing, nursing careers

Nurses in the current work climate must be consistently looking for ways to remain competitive and abreast of new procedures and expectations in their field. Nurses work in a variety of settings from hospitals, surgery centers, doctor’s offices, schools, and even large companies, and they all share common goals and objectives. In an effort to be competitive and deliver exceptional …

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New Benefits for Home Health Nurses

Samuel Little Blog, News, Nursing, nursing careers

ACCS is pleased to inform you that there are new benefits exclusively for full-time Home Health nurses. All home health nurses who consistently work 36 to 40 hours per week (full-time status) and are at the regular rate of $18 per hour for LPNs and $20 per hour for RNs will be eligible for new benefits. Specifics are as follows: 4-hours of Paid Time Off will …

6 Tips for Choosing the Right Nursing Career for You and Your Family

Samuel Little Blog, Nursing, nursing careers

When you have a family, there are extra things to consider when choosing a career path. This is especially true when you are a nurse. Nursing is a demanding career and can sometimes overtake priorities. How can you choose the best nursing career for you and your family? 1. Decide What Benefit is Most Important for Your Family. First, you …

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5 Ways to Take Your Nursing Skills to the Next Level

Samuel Little Blog, Nursing, nursing careers

You love nursing. You worked hard for your degree, and you have been successful in your chosen career path. Now what? Nurses make up the largest part of the healthcare workforce. Within the profession, there is plenty of room for advancement and the ability to take your nursing skills to the next level. 1. Get Your Advanced Degree. Getting an …

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Finding a Registered Nurse Career That Balances Work and Family

Samuel Little Blog, Nursing, nursing careers

As all working parents know, balancing work and family can be a precarious act. This can become even more challenging when you have a demanding job like nursing. While nursing can be a difficult and time-consuming job, one of the benefits is the variety of positions, specialties, and work locations it offers. There is a way to have a successful …

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Five Nursing Opportunities You Should Consider

Samuel Little Blog, Nursing, nursing careers

  Nursing is a wide and varied profession full of different specialties and career opportunities. If you are already a successful nurse and are looking to branch out or advance your career, these are five nursing opportunities you should consider. 1. Nurse Practitioner Maybe you’ve thought about becoming a nurse practitioner but never seriously considered it. Now’s the time to …