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Posts Tagged ‘Nurse Practitioner’

Working with Recruiters as an Advanced Practice Clinician

Working with Recruiters as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Working with a recruiter can either be an obstacle or an asset. Not only are there different types of recruiters, but their experience and methods run the gamut. This article will help to educate the clinician reader about the basics of healthcare job recruiting and the role good recruiters can play in a job search. A good match between provider and recruiter can lead to a more productive and profitable relationship for both.

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So You Want to Switch Specialties? Here’s What You Should Know

Changing Specialty as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner

Regardless of their initial choice, many PAs, and NPs, to the extent of their training, choose to take advantage of the lateral mobility offered them and work in a different area of medicine. Those who have experience in primary care have the benefit of exposure to many types of medicine and a solid foundation to build upon. Transitioning from a specialty to general medicine, on the other hand, is a bit more difficult but can be done.

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Top Ten Highest Paying Nurse Practitioner Specialties

Top Ten Highest Paying Nurse Practitioner Specialties

The role of the Nurse Practitioner (NP) is ubiquitous in the field of medicine. Wherever one finds a physician in a clinical setting, a nurse practitioner (with training and little oversight) may also be found. While salaries for these advanced practice nurses will vary from region to region in the U.S., there are also some salary differences based on area of specialty.

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These are the Fastest Growing Healthcare Careers

The Healthcare Industry is Exploding and These are it's Fastest Growing Careers

Working in healthcare is a noble and rewarding career, but knowing which occupation offers you the best chance for a job is also rewarding.

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Hot Nursing Career: Gerontological Nurse Practitioner

Career Analysis: Geriatric Nurse Practitioner

Gerontological nurse practitioner job opportunities remain strong. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for all types of nurse practitioners is growing much faster than average rate. Growth is expected to rise by 31% over the […]

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Healthcare Needs a Smooth Integration of Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers

Physician and Advanced Practitioner Integration

Our current system of healthcare delivery needs to change if it is to accommodate the influx of millions of newly insured patients and a looming physician shortage of massive proportions. There are about 1 million physicians currently practicing in the […]

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Nurse Practitioner & Physician Assistant Career Analysis

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - female

How the Primary Care Physician Shortage is Boosting Nurse Practitioner and Physician’s Assistant Demand This year marks the 50th anniversary of the launch of the Nurse Practitioner and Physician’s Assistant professions. Fittingly, opportunities for nurse practitioners and physician assistants have […]

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NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program Application Cycle Now Open

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If you have student debt and are working with an underserved population, the 2015 NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program might be exactly what you are looking for. You might qualify for the opportunity to erase thousands of dollars of debt […]

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Advanced Practice Nursing Career Analysis

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Who comprises the definition of an Advanced Practice Nurse? Registered nurses with a minimum of a Master of Science degree with a clinical focus in one of four categories can function as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN). The APRN […]

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The Job Doctor Mailbag – Major Metro Hospitalist Jobs for New Grads & More

Job doctor: hospitalist job search, Physician Assistant's lack of experience affecting job search, employers slow to respond to application

Hospitalist Job Search for New Grad in Major Metro Matt, a physician on Google + writes: The search for my first post residency hospitalist position has brought up a few questions/concerns that I was hoping you may be able to offer […]

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