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What to Look for When Hiring a Great Nurse Manager

Having well-trained nurse managers on staff is particularly important to maintaining clinical excellence, as their role directly impacts RN staff retention and satisfaction.

June 20, 2019

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Choosing an International Nurse Staffing Agency: The Definitive Guide for 2019

For more than 70 years, foreign-educated healthcare professionals have served the U.S. healthcare system. They come here legally to help overcome worker shortages and accept positions in geographic locations and clinical settings that are more difficult to fill with American-born workers.

June 06, 2019

Solutions to the Nursing Shortage for Chief Nursing Officers in 2019

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Solutions to the Nursing Shortage for Chief Nursing Officers in 2019

“What are the most effective strategies you have implemented in your facilities for alleviating the nurse shortage?” said Shari Dingle Costantini, Founder and CEO of Avant Healthcare Professionals. Even though the severity of the nurse shortage varies from state to state, the chief nursing officers and nurse executives came up with the top nine solutions to alleviate nurse staffing shortages in any facility.

January 28, 2019

Top Concerns Chief Nursing Officers Face in 2019

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Top Concerns Chief Nursing Officers Face in 2019

“What issues of your job stress you out the most?” Nurse leaders at Avant's Annual CNO Roundtable share their top concerns for 2019.

January 08, 2019

Accelerating and Embracing Inclusion in Your Organization

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Accelerating and Embracing Inclusion in Your Organization

“Having a diverse workforce is necessary, but it’s not enough,” said John Townsley, VP of Human Resources at Avant Healthcare Professionals. “Without thoughtful, deliberate discussion and action to cultivate an inclusive environment, all the resources spent on recruiting and training a diverse workforce are wasted. As a result, the employees, recruited and hired, will leave.”

November 14, 2018

Avant Healthcare Professionals Hosts Junior Achievement Students from Oak Ridge High School

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Avant Healthcare Professionals Hosts Junior Achievement Students

Sixteen students from the Junior Achievement (JA) Academy at Oak Ridge High school visited the Avant Healthcare Professionals corporate office on October 30, 2018.

November 13, 2018

How a Hospital Executive Avoids Burnout

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How a Hospital Executive Avoids Burnout

"How do you go day to day with the pressures from your staff, parent company and your CEO without burning yourself out? How do you care for yourself?" These are the questions that were keeping Adam Kless, MSN, RN, NEA-BC up at night.

October 22, 2018

The bedside nurse’s role in population health management

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The bedside nurse’s role in population health management

As more organizations focus on population health initiatives, healthcare workers adjust their practice to fit those needs. The role of the bedside nurse continues to shift beyond acute care.

September 18, 2018

Four Reasons a Nurse will Stay with an Organization

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Four Reasons a Nurse will Stay with an Organization

Nurse managers can play an integral part in keeping nurses at the organization. Jennifer David, Associate VP of Client Relations at Avant Healthcare Professionals, said that over her 43-year career in nursing she noticed four factors that will keep a nurse at an organization long term.

August 22, 2018

Addressing the Opioid Crisis and the Emotional Impact It Has on Nurses

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Addressing the Opioid Crisis and the Emotional Impact It Has on Nurses

Committing to addressing the crisis is a crucial first step. However, only addressing the patient-use side is not a holistic approach to the problem.

July 30, 2018

Outpatient Centers Impact on Hospital Nurse Staffing

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Outpatient Centers Impact on Hospital Nurse Staffing

“We are losing nurses to outpatient roles – it’s depleting our supply of bedside registered nurses,” a chief nursing officer (CNO) from Virginia said.

July 23, 2018

Making time to listen to your staff to improve retention

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Making time to listen to your staff to improve retention

Nurses are worn out and burnt out. According to a recent study by CareerBuilder, 70 percent of U.S. nurses claim that daily demands and stressful situations have them feeling burnt out in their current job.

October 10, 2017

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