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Poor Diet Of Shift Workers An “Occupational Health Hazard”

…, whose easy access to junk food compared to healthier options just makes it harder to keep to a good diet. Shift work is common in both the developed and the developing world. About 15 to 20% of workers in Europe and the US work shifts, many of them in the health care industry. As the world moves more toward the 24/7 pattern of “open all hours”, shift work will become even more common than this, and if the data from studies cited in…

Nurses’ Long Work Hours, Scheduling Can Increase Patient Mortality

…as opposed to eight-hour shifts, a trend begun during nursing shortages nationwide in the 1980s. “Although many nurses like these schedules because of the compressed nature of the workweek, the long schedule?as well as shift work in general?lead to sleep deprivation,” says Trinkoff. “Alertness and vigilance required for providing good nursing care depend upon having an adequate duration of quality sleep and rest,” says…

A Career What Do You Get Out Of It?

…g. 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 with your days off rotating. Therefore, working weekend is definitely part of the equation, so think of your social life. Some…

Occupational Health Nursing

…prevention and management of harm, injuries and even illnesses at work. Occupational health nurses often find direct employment of companies, acting to provide emergency health needs as well as consultations to employees at work. They can also find work in government agencies tasked to monitor and ensure safety policies and occupational health hazard measures are strictly followed by the companies. Occupational nurses are usually registered…

Nurses… we need you Down Under

…with qualifications equivalent to an Australian diploma level qualification (two years full-time study) or higher may be eligible for a permanent visa. Under this scheme, nurses will be sponsored by an Australian employer to work and live in regional Australia. Working in Australia Skills Assessments/Registration To work in Australia you must first have your qualifications assessed by the relevant authority and obtain registration with one of…

More Filipino Nurses Now Opting To Work in UK Than US

…e 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 Administration (POEA), on the other hand, showed that less than 300 registered Filipino nurses went to the…

C-CUBED Job Openings

…Great enterpersonal and customer service skills – Willingness to work graveyard shift TEAM LEADERS – Preferably graduates of Nursing or from any Life Sciences – Excellent communication skills nad willing to work night shifts – Good grasp of medical terminologies – Supervisory and administrative experience a must – Has people management and customer service skills – Analytical and keen on details –…

RN Opportunities – Highland Hosp USA

…Experienced full time, part time and per diem positions – D/E or D/N 8-hour shifts – Straight evening 12-hour shifts available Surgical Unit: * Registered Nurse – Full time, part time positions – Day/Night or Straight Night Progressive Care: Cardiopulmonary * Nurses – strong organizational skills – desire to work in a dynamic environment. * Evening Charge Nurse (M-F) – Full time requires 2-4 years of…

Occupational Health Nurse

…rkplace 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 eliminate any potential risk that could in turn make workers susceptible to harm and accidents. As such, the…

17% Of Cancer Nurses Unintentionally Exposed To Chemotherapy

…a future risk of blood cancers. Friese collaborated in this study with the U-M School of Nursing’s Occupational Health Nursing Program, which focuses on training nurses to promote injury prevention and protect against work-related injuries and environmental hazards on the job. By combining this practical occupational health perspective with the expertise of quality and safety researchers, the team hopes to better understand what happens…

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…

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)

…the time left to complete the examination. Take the time you need to answer each question but try not to spend too much time on any one question. 4. The night before – Don’t stay up late for last minute cramming on the night before your exam. Instead get a good night’s sleep. Try to clear your mind and relax. Relaxation Techniques: 1. Be confident – Don’t let the testing procedure overwhelm you. Remember, the majority of…

Raffles Hospital Job Openings

…a recognized nursing qualification with at least 7 years’ experience in an acute hospital. A post-basic qualification is required. Interested candidates, please email CVs to: rmg_hr@rafflesmedical.com. 2. Staff Nurses Shift Duty – 24 Hour Emergency / Family Medicine Centre / Operating Theatre Office Hours – GP Clinics, Raffles Surgery Centre, Raffles HealthScreeners Candidates will render the appropriate nursing care in the…

Peach Nursing

…er a fully integrated approach to �Care in the Community�. Their starting point is that we believe all clients deserve the very best approach to care. Peach Nursing provides the following services: Live-in service Daily Care Night Care Sleep-in service Hands on nursing care day/night/live-in At Peach Nursing we can provide a variety of care/nursing support services. Clients are assessed at home to determine individual needs. An assessment…

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

…and its significant impact on health. This course generally follow the WHO-ICD-SEAMEO module. 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…

HCWH and the Philippine Mercury Watch Countdown to 2010

…ernational coalition of hospitals and health care systems, medical professionals, community groups, health-affected constituencies, labor unions, environmental and environmental health organizations and religious groups that works to implement ecologically sound and healthy alternatives to health care practices that pollute the environment and contribute to disease. The following is the Mercury Watch Countdown Support Statement that can be found…