Registered Nurse

Tips for Getting a Per Diem Nursing Job

Posted By:   Posted On: February 26th, 2020

If you’re a new nurse or looking to pick up some extra hours, you might consider per diem nursing jobs. Per diem nursing jobs can also be an excellent way to find out which facility is best for you if you’ve moved to a new city. Read on to learn more about what per diem [&hellip

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Now’s the Time to Get a Healthcare Job in Phoenix!

Posted By:   Posted On: October 22nd, 2018

If you are a healthcare worker in the Phoenix Metro Area and you’re thinking about getting a new job, we highly recommend beginning your job search now. The fall in Arizona is a hectic time of year for healthcare jobs because this is when our winter visitors are back for the season. This means that [&hellip

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OR Nurse Salary for Arizona and Top US States

Posted By:   Posted On: December 20th, 2017

An OR nurse salary in Phoenix, Arizona, is typically in the $40 – $45 an hour range. This works out to an average yearly salary range of $83,200 – $93,600. It should be noted that the rate we are stating here is based on our experience placing OR nurses in the Phoenix area.  According to [&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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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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