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A Career What Do You Get Out Of It?

…elping the public, the armed services, the emergency services. It may turn out that you would like a combination of more than one thing. For instance travelling and meeting people as a holiday representative. Next sub heading is: – HOURS. Think of what hours you would like to work, do you prefer working nine to five, office hours. Would you prefer to work a shift pattern. However, bear in mind that this shift pattern covers all seven days w…

Occupational Health Nursing

…pational nurses are usually registered nurses or experienced nurses with additional training. The implementation of occupational health nursing varies in approach and perspective.  Most are involved in the identification and determination of occupational hazards and act as agents to ensure companies strictly adhere to the occupational health laws established by the government. This type of work involves close collaboration with supervisors and th…

Poor Diet Of Shift Workers An “Occupational Health Hazard”

…han this, and if the data from studies cited in their editorial are to be taken at face value, then this pattern of work has the “potential to accelerate the progression of the global epidemic of obesity and diabetes,” write the PLoS editors. They refer to “compelling evidence” in a paper by An Pan and others published in PLoS Medicine earlier this year that found strong links between rotating night shift work and risk of…

Nurses’ Long Work Hours, Scheduling Can Increase Patient Mortality

…rom 71 acute care hospitals in two representative states (Illinois and North Carolina) with the survey responses of 633 randomly selected nurses who worked in these hospitals. Their findings are published in “Nurses’ Work Schedule Characteristics, Nurse Staffing, and Patient Mortality,” in the January/February issue of the journal Nursing Research. Most U.S. hospitals use 12-hour nursing shifts exclusively, as opposed to eight-h…

Nurses… we need you Down Under

…kilometres and is linked by over 10,000 beaches, more than any other country in the world. More than 85 per cent of Australians live within 50 kilometres of the coast, making it an integral part of our laid-back lifestyle. Nursing – Visas, Immigration and You Nurses are currently in high demand in Australia. There are excellent career opportunities with permanent and temporary work available in Australia. Most visa applications for nurses receive…

More Filipino Nurses Now Opting To Work in UK Than US

…ters. Citing data from the UK Borders and Immigration Agency, recruitment leaders yesterday said that the number of Filipino nurses deployed to UK in the past three years has already surpassed those deployed to the US in the same period. From 2007 to 2009, an annual average of 7,000 Filipino nurses flew to UK under a study and work program that allowed them to study and work there at the same time. Data from the Philippine Overseas Employment Ad…

C-CUBED Job Openings

…D’s International MEDICAL INSURANCE program is HIRING IMMEDIATELY QA ANALYSTS – Preferably graduates of Nursing or from any Life Sciences – Experience in HMOs and / or insurance an advantage – Analytical and keen on details – Good grasp of medical terminologies – Excellent communication skills and willing to work night shifts SHIFT MANAGER – Preferably Nursing graduate. Other life-science courses also con…

RN Opportunities – Highland Hosp USA

…ll time position available – Requires 3- 5 yrs med/surg experience Per Diem positions available Acute Care of the Elderly Unit * Registered Nurse ASPN III (BSN) – Full and part time day/evening rotations and night positions available General Medical Unit * Registered Nurse ASPN III and ASPN IV – Full time and part time positions available (Will have some off shift responsibilities) * Swat Nurse W7 – Part time work 7 pm …

Occupational Health Nurse

…njuries and illness at work or in an occupational setting. The occupational nurse is particularly concerned with workplace health and safety. Aside from the typical nurse job of overseeing the health of the employees, the occupational nurse evaluates the health status of individual personnel in relation to the nature and demands of their work job as well as the hazards or risk that comes with it. The nurse utilizes his knowledge to avert if not e…

17% Of Cancer Nurses Unintentionally Exposed To Chemotherapy

…ed fewer exposures. Also, practices in which two or more nurses were required to verify chemotherapy orders part of the suggested guidelines had fewer exposures. “This research shows that paying attention to the workload, the health of an organization, and the quality of working conditions pays off. It’s not just about job satisfaction it’s likely to lower the risk of these occupational hazards,” Friese says. Unlike needle…

2010 Rachell Allen Image Model Search Finals Night

Inviting everyone to the Finals Night of the 2010 Rachell Allen Image Model Search happening on the 8th of April 2010, 7:00PM at A. Venue Mall, Makati Avenue, Makati City. Rachell Allen Image Model Search is an annual model search conducted by Rachell Allen Reviewers USA. It is an effort to recognize individual nurses who can uphold Professor Rachell Allen’s mission of spreading Nursing Excellence across the Philippines. Don’t forg…

County Nursing

County Nursing offers a wide variety of work placements in lots of different areas giving you the flexibility to choose where and when you want to work. They can offer various shift patterns including, days, nights, weekends and twilights. As a member of County Nursing Ltd you can expect, * Access to a wide variety of free training courses, * Support by a professional team of experienced office staff and qualified nurse managers, * A variety of…

q Shift Travel Nurses

q Shift Travel Nurses has grown from supplying per diem staffing in Colorado to establishing a nationwide travel nurse operation over the past 13 years. q Shift Travel Nurses name is significant to who they are. q represents their brand and core foundations through the value they deliver. q is derived from the Latin meaning […]

Study and Test Taking Skill Tips for November 2009 Nurse Licensure Exams (NLE)

…reduce test-anxiety is through constant exposure. Practice makes perfect! 2.Create flashcards – Keep track of the concepts and definitions you find most difficult and make a flashcard for each one. Keep the flashcards with you during the day. You never know when you’ll have a couple of minutes between classes or on a work break to give yourself a quick quiz. 3. Mnemonic Devices – Use mnemonic devices to assist your memory in rec…

Raffles Hospital Job Openings

Company: Raffles Hospital 1. Nursing Officers / Clinic Coordinators Shift Duty – 24 Hour Emergency Office Hours – Raffles Surgery Centre / Raffles Healthscreeners You will be responsible for maintaining a high level of operational efficiency as well as quality care and service standards. You will review and improve work processes to create integrated and seamless service for our patients. You should have a recognized nursing qualific…

Peach Nursing

…ge and care tailor made to meet individual needs in order that people can stay in their own home when either ill of imfermed. Peach Nursing’s ethos is all about giving people choices and the ability for them to decide what they want so that they can stay supported at home rather than be moved to a Nursing or Residential Home. At Peach Nursing they combine a wealth of knowledge in the Caring industry to deliver a fully integrated approach to…

6th Course on Food Safety by the UP-College of Public Health

….  The participants are expected to benefit from the short course by equipping them with concepts and principles of food safety: the hazards in food and drink, it etiology, health and nutrition implications, prevention and control measures.  More importantly, this course will provide them knowledge of the various food safety systems which they can apply in their respective institutions. The registration fee is Php 6,500 for on-site participants. …

HCWH and the Philippine Mercury Watch Countdown to 2010

…oses it is harmful to the kidney and the nervous, digestive, respiratory and immune systems. Whereas, The danger of mercury is innumerable and countries around the world are moving towards a mercury-free society. Whereas, The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) formulated a Mercury Program designed to raise awareness of the global environmental hazards of mercury after its Governing Council concluded that there is sufficient evidence of sig…