Posts tagged with 'nurse'
Winning Teams Solve Pandemic Problems in First Nurse HackathonRead the rest of this entry »
Five teams of nurses and technologists are winners for the innovative projects they entered in the first Nurse Hack 4 Health virtual hackathon.
Chosen out of 30 entries, the winning teams earned the highest scores for their solutions to challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic laid out in five categories ranging from “Acute Care Patient Monitoring” to “Resiliency & Self-Care.”
Sponsored by Microsoft, John & Johnson, dev up and …
Recognizing Nursing Assistants This Special WeekRead the rest of this entry »
This week – Nursing Assistants Week -- we at Green Key Resources want to extend a special thank you to the nation’s certified nursing assistants and recognize the vital work they do.
These are the professionals who do the day-to-day work of caring for patients too ill, too elderly or who are just in need of extra help as they recover.
Never before has so much been asked of the …
Nurses Find New Mission Running Testing SitesRead the rest of this entry »
Nurses sidelined by the coronavirus are finding a new mission staffing the drive-in testing facilities that are rapidly opening all over the country.
When governments ordered non-essential businesses to close to help limit the spread of COVID-19, doctors’ offices, ambulatory surgical centers and clinics were among them. Elective procedures such as cosmetic surgery, knee and hip replacements and cataract removal were cancelled.
Many of these RNs were redeployed providing in-patient …
Join Us In Honoring Nurses This Special WeekRead the rest of this entry »
More than ever, this is a time to recognize and honor the nurses of the world. Not only does National Nurses Week begin Wednesday, but in recognition of the bicentenary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the entire year has been designated as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife.
Her memory is being honored in a way that would make Florence Nightingale incredibly proud of the …
Staffing Firms Can Fill 100% of the Nation’s Essential JobsRead the rest of this entry »
An audit of the nation’s staffing agencies found them ready and able to provide workers for all of the “essential critical infrastructure” jobs listed by the Department of Homeland Security.
Conducted by the American Staffing Association, the audit analyzed 185 essential jobs identified by the government finding staffing agencies able to “source and deploy personnel to fill orders for 100%” of the positions. The list of essential jobs, published …
Virus Is Causing Surge In Healthcare HiringRead the rest of this entry »
As the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow, the demand for healthcare workers is surging.
A Glassdoor analysis well before the outbreak was declared a pandemic, said, "Dozens of job postings for health care workers, scientists and data specialists are popping up as organizations prepare for the outbreak."
More recently, the report's author Daniel Zhao told public media's Marketplace, "There is a wide mix of skills needed... [including] …
AI Could Be the Answer to Alarm FatigueRead the rest of this entry »
Patient monitoring technology has proven both a boon and, in some ways, a burden to medical science.
Automatic sensors can detect heart fluctuations, sounding an alarm that will bring staff running. Other sensors monitor respiration, brain activity, temperature and multiple other critical factors, alerting professionals when help is needed.
However, these monitors can be so sensitive they send alerts for even minor departures from preset norms. A busy surgical unit …
10 Of the Highest Paying Nursing JobsRead the rest of this entry »
Nursing has been on so many "great jobs" and "hardest to fill jobs" lists for so long that unless you're in the profession, it's easy to assume all nurses are pretty much the same.
Unless you're a healthcare insider, we tend to think of nurses as those men and women in medical offices who take our blood pressure, temperature and other essentials. Or we think of the professionals in scrubs …
Healthcare Dominates 'Best Jobs' ListRead the rest of this entry »
Did you miss the newest release of the annual list of "Best Healthcare Jobs" by U.S. News & World Report?
Coming out just after the start of the new year when so much other news made the headlines, the list of all the "Best Jobs," which includes healthcare, didn't make its usual splash. Too bad, because the U.S. News methodology makes it more than a popularity contest, taking …
Healthcare Outlook: Many Challenges, No Quick FixesRead the rest of this entry »
Already undergoing a challenging and sometimes painful changes, the global healthcare sector can expect more of the same in 2020 and for some time beyond. But these changes also present opportunities, says a 2020 outlook from Deloitte.
The drivers of the the sector's transformation are many: "A growing and aging population, rising prevalence of chronic diseases, infrastructure investments, technological advancement, evolving care models, higher labor costs amid worker shortages, …