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What Does a Physician Assistant Do?

Posted By:   Posted On: December 17th, 2015

Desert Medical Careers works closely with Arizona Physician Assistants to help them find the best jobs possible. Because we work so closely with Physician Assistants and facilities that hire them, we are aware of many details about this lucrative healthcare career that many aren’t. So we thought we would answer the question we commonly hear [&hellip

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Pros and Cons of PRN Nursing Positions

Posted By:   Posted On: November 17th, 2015

PRN (or temporary) nursing positions are common in many healthcare settings. In addition to PRN, they are often referred to as per diem, or “nursing pool” positions. These positions exist in order to keep health care facilities such as doctors’ offices, hospitals, and clinics operating even when staff goes on sick leave, quits, or when [&hellip

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Five Ways to Celebrate Medical Assistants Recognition Week

Posted By:   Posted On: October 15th, 2015

The third full week of October is Medical Assistants Recognition Week throughout the nation, and in honor of this tradition we thought we’d share five ways to celebrate Medical Assistants Recognition Week (MARweek) with your medical assistants for all they do to keep your health care practice and patients happy and cared for.   Provide [&hellip

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ICD-10 – Are You Ready?

Posted By:   Posted On: September 21st, 2015

ICD-10 goes into effect for all HIPPA-covered entities as of October 1, 2015. The ICD-10 system replaces the ICD-9 code set which was developed in the 1970s. The ICD-9 system is being replaced because: ICD-9 has become outdated and not as robust as needed by our modern-day healthcare system, thus resulting in inaccurate codes being [&hellip

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How to Dress for a Nursing Interview

Posted By:   Posted On: August 18th, 2015

Once you secure an interview for a nursing job, you need to be sure that you give the right impression upon first glance when arriving at the interview. Everyone, including those at the front desk, will be drawing opinions about you based on the message you send, and this begins before you get an opportunity [&hellip

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5 Tips to Get Your Nursing Resume Read by an Applicant Tracking System

Posted By:   Posted On: July 22nd, 2015

Earlier this year, we shared tips on what should go into a successful nursing resume and in that article we mentioned that you are writing your nursing resume for applicant tracking systems as much as you are writing for humans. This article focuses on providing tips to optimize your resume so the applicant tracking systems [&hellip

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Becoming a Second Career Nurse

Posted By:   Posted On: June 17th, 2015

More now than ever, the nursing industry is seeing many people starting later in life as a second career nurse. Reasons why nursing is becoming such a popular second career are Nursing offers more job stability than many other careers. There has been an ever-growing need for nurses and this need is expected to continue [&hellip

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Nursing Profession Trends

Posted By:   Posted On: May 15th, 2015

At Desert Medical Careers we work daily with nurses to help them find the best placement for their particular set of skills. The nursing profession is an ever-evolving industry, so we also make a point of staying aware of changes in the nursing industry to better educate and connect our candidates and employers. Here’s a [&hellip

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Registered Nurse Health Coaches, Holistic Healthcare

Posted By:   Posted On: April 14th, 2015

Wellness Nurse Coaches perform many of the same duties that registered nurses do, but they focus their practice on the wellbeing of their patients, which is why they are frequently called a Registered Nurse Health Coach. Wellness Nurses work to improve the health and wellbeing of their patients using a holistic approach. An RN Health [&hellip

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New Grad Nursing Jobs Advice

Posted By:   Posted On: March 12th, 2015

It is safe to say that a new grad in any field will face challenges in finding their first job. In nursing, this is especially true because nursing means caring for humans; the stakes are high and without a track record there is a lot to prove in order to gain the trust of a [&hellip

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