You may have heard (several months ago) of various retailers offering discounts for nurses. Doing their best to thank nurses and other frontline workers for all their hard work and dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic. You may also know that as the pandemic has started to become more and more manageable – many of
Freebies & Discounts for Nurses
There isn’t a job on the planet that’s 100% “stress-free.” For those of us who don’t work in health care – you’ll often hear the joke: “at least nobody died” or “it’s not brain surgery”. That’s because the daily decisions most of us make at work have exactly zero impact on whether someone lives or dies. For registered nurses: The exact opposite is true.
The Heartbreaking Toll Covid has Taken on Healthcare Providers Now that we have entered our second year of the Covid-19 pandemic in the Midwest, we want to do something we’ve never done before: which is to acknowledge the heart-breaking toll this virus has taken on the world as a whole, but especially the medical community
A year and a half into the Covid-19 pandemic, and with the new Delta variant on the scene, many of our travelers have asked what to expect in the coming months? What specialties will be in high demand? Do we expect a flu outbreak this year? And of course – what geographic locations do we expect to see an increase in demand for travel nurses?
COVID Surge in Missouri As of today’s date – Missouri currently leads the nation with the highest rate of new COVID-19 infections. It’s being reported that this is a result of Missouri’s low vaccination rate (as low as 24% in rural areas) and the onset of the new COVID-19 Delta variant taking an increased
There’s no denying that since the pandemic hit early last year, honoring our nation’s nurses is profoundly more significant than it ever has been before, which makes this year’s National Nursing Week, that much more important. Be it a national health emergency or just routing daily care, we here at Next Move Inc. recognize nurses’ vital contributions and the impact they have on the health and well-being of our communities.
Travel Nursing in 2021 is going to look a bit different than it has in years past. Here we talk about all the changes that are occurring in the travel nursing industry: the influx we’re seeing of more staff nurses moving into travel nursing jobs, a new 3-month open enrollment period for health coverage and
Have you heard about local travel nursing contracts? Chances are if you’re an RN you’ve (at bare minimum) considered travel nursing and chances are even though the high salaries may have seemed tempting – you just couldn’t imagine leaving home for 13-weeks at time. Perhaps you have familial responsibilities such as young children or aging
As a travel nurse agency, you may think it a bit odd that we’re encouraging you to take a vacation – but as a nurse first, and nurse powered* agency, we are acutely aware of the negative effects of working one contract after another and never reaping the benefits of taking a vacation. *Next Move
Nurse burnout is a real and growing problem within the U.S. healthcare system due in part to long hours, increased responsibilities and low pay. We’ve all heard the statistics that RNs are leaving the profession at an alarming rate largely due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent ramifications of that, resulting in increased