Posts by saratogamed

The July Effect: The Surprising Truth of an Old Superstition

If you’ve worked in healthcare for any amount of time, you’ve likely heard July whispered about as a time of chaos as freshly graduated doctors join the healthcare team at hospitals across the country. With no real way for patients to know if their hospital visit will be met with a seasoned doctor or one…

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Healthcare Jobs That Allow You To Work Outside of the Hospital

One of the greatest aspects of working in healthcare is the flexibility and limitless opportunities to change what you do! While most traditional healthcare jobs take place in a hospital or clinic, there are plenty of different and outside-the-box ways to use your training and skills, some of which don’t even require direct patient contact.…

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COVID Vaccine: Myths vs Facts

No matter what area of healthcare you work in these days, everyone wants to pick your brain on science’s hottest topic: the COVID-19 vaccine! This brilliant development has been in the works for many years, but unless you work in an infectious disease lab, these recent months are probably the first you’re hearing of it.…

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3 Ways to Market Yourself on the Job Hunt

One of the best things about working in healthcare is the massive variety of jobs available. You can work in hospitals, clinics, in the community and people’s homes, with many different patient populations, or not seeing patients at all. You can change your job completely without returning to school or earning a new degree. But…

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Flu Vaccine for Healthcare Workers

Flu Vaccine for Healthcare Workers Each year, from late fall to early spring, the healthcare industry is inundated with sick patients with cough, fever, headaches, body aches, chills, and many other miserable symptoms caused by the Influenza virus. Mild cases result in days off work or school to rest in bed, while more severe cases…

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Coping with Working on Holidays

Many places of employment enjoy a few days, if not weeks, of time off around major holidays. But for millions of healthcare workers across the country, the flow of patients and the need for care does not stop on these days and they are still needed to keep EDs, hospitals, and clinics running smoothly day in and day out.

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