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Specialty Nurses Carry Less Debt, Higher Salary than Some Doctors

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Aug 10, 2017 9:45:00 AM

Good news for nurses: Specialty nurses are earning more money than some doctors early in their careers, while also incurring less student loan debt.

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Topics: Healthcare, Nursing

HealthTrust Hero: Matthew Rickmon

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Aug 8, 2017 9:45:00 AM

Matthew Rickmon, RN is our next clinical HealthTrust Hero! Matthew began his career with HealthTrust in the StaRN program as a learner and now works for HCA’s LewisGale Regional Health System in Virginia. Most recently, he earned the distinction of “Rookie RN of the Year” in HCA’s Southwest Virginia market.

“The skills practiced in StaRN were quite beneficial, many of which were hands-on experiences that were not encountered too often in school/clinicals,” Matthew says. “I believe StaRN is a major contributor to the rate that I have been able to pick up on skills, knowledge, and overall confidence in the real world of nursing.”

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Topics: HealthTrust, Nursing, Employee Spotlight, HealthTrust Hero, Nurse Spotlight

Nurse Spotlight: Amanda Moss

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Jul 14, 2017 10:59:04 AM

Amanda Moss, MSN, RN is a regional education manager for our StaRN program. A registered nurse for more than a decade, Amanda is inspiring new nurses in our Las Vegas market.

StaRN is designed to bridge the skills gap between new and experienced nurses through specialized training. In her role, Amanda is responsible for mentoring and educating newly-licensed nurses through skills training, simulation instruction, and other hands-on activities to prepare the nurses to work in specialized hospital units.

“I love my job,” says Amanda, who began her StaRN career as a clinical instructor. “And I get to teach about my passion.”

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Topics: Healthcare, Nursing, StaRN, Employee Spotlight, Nurse Spotlight

StaRN Prepares Recent Grads for the Real World of Nursing

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Jul 11, 2017 9:48:53 AM

Our StaRN program educates thousands of newly-licensed nurses every year using specialized training that bridges the skills gap between new and experienced nurses. After graduating from StaRN, these nursing “rookies” put their hands-on training to the test at HCA facilities around the country.

“StaRN to me was really the perfect stepping stone from graduating school to stepping into the real world of nursing,” says Matthew Rickmon, HCA’s 2016 Rookie Nurse of the Year winner for the Southwest Virginia market. “It truly was that intermediate level that helped prepare me for what was to come.”

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Topics: Healthcare, Nursing, StaRN

Introducing the Clinical Connection Newsletter

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on May 22, 2017 10:25:55 AM

As a registered nurse for many years, Paula Phillips knows firsthand that nursing is not just a job. It has become part of her identity and will stay with her for a lifetime. 

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Topics: Healthcare, HealthTrust, Nursing

Celebrating Oncology Nurses & Critical Care Professionals

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on May 15, 2017 10:01:39 AM

In addition to week-long celebrations for nurses and hospital staff, May is also the time to celebrate Oncology Nursing Month and National Critical Care Awareness & Recognition Month!

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Topics: Healthcare, Nursing

Thank You for Being a HealthTrust Nurse

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on May 12, 2017 9:56:45 AM

As Nurses Week comes to a close, we would like to thank every nurse who is part of our HealthTrust family.

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Topics: Healthcare, Nursing, Nurses Week

In Celebration of Nurses Week…What I'd Tell My Younger Nurse Self

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on May 10, 2017 9:51:22 AM

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Topics: Healthcare, HealthTrust, Nursing, Nurses Week

Happy Nurses Week!

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on May 8, 2017 9:33:24 AM

Thanks for being amazing!

At HealthTrust Workforce Solutions we think nurses are truly amazing.

We see the strength, determination, compassion and selflessness you demonstrate each day as you care for your patients. We know you’ve walked endless miles of hospital halls and have impacted more lives than you know.

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Topics: Healthcare, Nursing, Nurses Week

Healthy Living Tips for Nurses

Posted by Paula Phillips, RN on May 5, 2017 10:03:43 AM

The life of being a nurse can be both rewarding and challenging and all in the same day.  We are honored to witness some of the happiest, as well as some of the saddest, times in a person’s life.  This in itself can have an impact on us: We are human, with amazing hearts full of love, compassion and empathy.  How we view these situations can shape our future both personally and professionally. 

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Topics: Healthcare, Nursing, Nursing Perspectives, Nurses Week

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