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Most Interesting Nursing Jobs

          Nursing is an exciting profession. If it wasn’t, there wouldn’t be so many TV programs which take place in a hospital, right? From Doogie Howser, M.D. to Scrubs, the medical profession has provided fodder for entertainment for decades.           Okay, so you can’t always trust what you see on the flat screen… but nursing […]

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Wages Increase in 2011 for Health Care Professionals

What?!? In an economy of layoffs and budget cuts, health care professionals are getting a pay increase??? Yep, you read it right. According to an article in www.fabulousnurse.com, there are several charts detailing the projected wages for  healthcare professionals in the upcoming 2011 year. Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants all provide basic patient care, such as feeding, […]

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Online Meditation Tool for Nurses Debuts From Industry Magazine and Website

Nursing professionals like Santa Clara Licensed Vocational Nurses have a new and unique way to address the stress associated with their workplace—the animated online meditation tool “Meditation in Minutes.” Available from Scrubs, the first lifestyle website and magazine for nurses, the interactive resource is designed for busy nurses, including Sacramento LVNs and other dedicated personnel, […]

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Experts Predict Future of Registered Nursing Will Include Evolving Skill Set and Broader Work Environment

As opportunities in the nursing field are evolving, so too are the skills and work environments associated with the field, says an article published September 12 on the online industry portal Nurse.com. In her front-page feature, Nurse.com staff writer Cathryn Domrose details some of the notable shifts predicted for Registered Nurses (RNs) and the nursing […]

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California Extending Interest-Free Loans to Hospitals and Clinics Affected by State Budget Stalemate

According to a September 2 story by the Associated Press, the California State Treasurer’s Office is offering $9 million in interest-free loans to rural hospitals and community clinics impacted by the legislature’s failure to approve a state budget. Loans are available for up to $750,000 for those rural facilities experiencing financial hardship due to delayed […]

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National Urgent Care Franchise Set to Open Six Clinics in Sacramento

During the next 18 months, the Maryland-based franchise company Doctors Express is set to open six urgent care clinics in the Sacramento area, reveals Sacramento Business Journal reporter Kathy Robertson. In her August 27 article, Robertson describes says the proposed clinics will offer a “convenient, less-expensive alternative to local emergency rooms,” particularly for patients who […]