Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Nurse: Career Guide

Posted By:   Posted On: January 23rd, 2020

Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Nurses are one of many Registered Nurses that work in the medical field. These special RNs take care of patients who have gone under anesthesia, providing postoperative care and checking their vitals to ensure they wake up safely. Also called Recovery Room Nurses, or Perianesthesia Nurses, PACU Nurses are generally the first person [&hellip


How to Get Started Working as an Operating Room Nurse

Posted By:   Posted On: December 12th, 2019

When it comes to providing quality care to patients before, during, and after surgery, Operating Room (OR) Nurses have their time to shine. Often called Perioperative Nurses, these individuals are in charge of patients that are scheduled for surgery, and also act as an intermediary for the patient’s family during operation. Because OR Nurses are [&hellip


Working as a Surgery Scheduler: Benefits and How to Start

Posted By:   Posted On: November 18th, 2019

There are a lot of roles when surgery is involved: from Surgeon to Anesthesiologist and even Surgical Tech. However, one position that often goes overlooked is the Surgery Scheduler. Surgery Schedulers play a vital role in the communication surrounding the surgery for the patients and doctors. It’s the Surgery Schedulers (or Coordinators) that make the [&hellip


The Most In-Demand Healthcare Jobs for the Fall

Posted By:   Posted On: October 21st, 2019

If you’re looking for a medical position for the Fall, now is the best time to do so. At Desert Medical Careers, we have connections with hundreds of medical facilities within Phoenix, Arizona, and the surrounding areas. We have placed more than 17,000 individuals in healthcare jobs within the past 20 years. One thing we [&hellip


Winter Visitors Bring More Medical Job Opportunities

Posted By:   Posted On: September 25th, 2019

Fall in Phoenix, Arizona brings cooler weather, colorful leaves, and holiday festivities. It’s also the time when winter visitors start to come back and enjoy AZ. Many people come to vacation during this season, especially Snowbirds (or Winter Visitors) who tend to stay a bit longer. If you are considering a job in the healthcare [&hellip


Working as a Medical Front Office Temp: Benefits and How to Start

Posted By:   Posted On: August 21st, 2019

As a Medical Front Office Temp employee, you have numerous benefits available to you in addition to the usual financial compensation. These 1- to 3-month medical positions can serve as the building blocks to an impressive resume that can lead to working at your dream practice or securing a full-time career.   During your contract, you’ll [&hellip


Surgical Tech Interview Prep Guide with Questions

Posted By:   Posted On: July 22nd, 2019

So, you’ve just passed your certification exam to be a Surgical Tech. What’s the next step? After being certified as a Surgical Technician, it’s time to prepare yourself to land your first position! It’s one thing to have the knowledge for the job, but being able to promote your strengths and skills in the interview [&hellip


Pros of Per Diem Nursing

Posted By:   Posted On: June 26th, 2019

Healthcare facilities and medical practices sometimes search for nurses who are available to work on a per diem basis. These supplemental employees ensure that medical facilities can continue operating efficiently in times when their teams require assistance. For example, in cases where departments have a decrease in staffing or a facility sees an unexpected rise [&hellip


The Benefits of Temp Work During The Summer

Posted By:   Posted On: May 30th, 2019

While the summertime is usually hyped up for vacations and tropical excursions, it’s also the perfect time to increase your work experience or try a new career.   Temporary job assignments increase during the summer months and are perfect for those needing a fresh start in their medical career, or a flexible shift structure that [&hellip


Medical Billing and Coding Salary and Job Outlook in AZ

Posted By:   Posted On: April 30th, 2019

Having an efficient revenue cycle is needed for a seamless process for capturing, securing, and maintaining finances from patient services. Without a healthy revenue cycle, medical facilities will run into issues paying their bills and staff. In short, medical facilities are always looking for highly qualified individuals to place on their revenue cycle management team [&hellip