Tips to Promote Work-Life Balance Among Your Nurses

The demands of nursing place a considerable strain upon nurses, often resulting in burnout. Nurses must multitask and communicate with patients, coworkers, and other healthcare professionals. It is easy for a nurse to be frustrated and bogged down with pressure. Contributing factors include: Understaffing Lack of cooperation Miscommunication Incompetent management No breaks or downtime Work-life…

bored commute

When you work a job for an extended amount of time, it’s easy to fall into a routine. Get up, drive to work, do what’s required, drive home, unwind, and gear up for the next day of work. If you aren’t careful, the hum-drum of it all goes into overdrive and you wind up in…

The office I work in is small: there’s a receptionist, two nurses, and a doctor. That’s it! It’s the four of us who keep the clinic going on a daily basis. We each embody different jobs so that everything runs smoothly. Our receptionist does a multitude of tasks that include answering phone calls, scheduling appointments,…

I began working in a new specialty recently: rheumatology and infusion. Of all the other specialty areas that I have been in, this is truly the most unfamiliar. I feel like a sponge trying to soak up information at every turn but ultimately being too full of moisture to possibly absorb more by 3:00 pm…