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Welcome to the ShiftMed blog where we discuss everything nursing, from professional insights to healthcare holidays to helpful hints for working with us.

Next-Day Nursing Pay: No-one Else Has It

Next-Day Nursing Pay: No-one Else Has It

There is a staff shortage in many hospitals, assisted living facilities, rehab centers, and skilled nursing facilities. Many nurses and certified nursing assistants (CNAs) have been hesitant to work due to the pandemic. Those that are working are juggling many tasks as hospitals double down on shifts and assignments for staff. It has been reported that in ICUs, many nurses have to focus on three patients instead of the standard two.

Caregiver Scheduling: Ensuring Consistent Care

If your task is caregiver scheduling, you know how vital scheduling consistency can help the residents of your long-term care (LTC) facility avoid feeling overwhelmed, confused, or unhappy.  

Nurse Staffing in the Era of COVID-19

Nurse scheduling and nurse staffing are complex jobs. And they are becoming increasingly overwhelming for staffing companies and managers, directors, and schedulers at critical care facilities and long-term care facilities.  

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