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From janitor to graduate nurse to better physician performance, plus more nursing stories ripped from the Headlines

This week’s blog post is from our continuing series of nursing industry news pieces we’ve effectively “ripped from headlines”, a la Law & Order. Have a glance at our series of Nursing Ripped fr...

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Targetting Zero CAUTIs

The article on the American Nurse Today website is a great example of how Quality Improvement can work in action to empower nurses and improve patient outcomes. By using a urinary catheter insertio...

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How to handle questions about your weaknesses at a nursing interview

“What would you say your weaknesses are?”It's a tough question to answer, isn't it? No one wants to admit they are weak, and certainly not in a nursing job interview. The default feeling in this si...

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F1 grads: Committed to the well-being of the elderly?

For F1 and OPT students weighing out their next options beyond studying in the US, a stocktake of your skills and what you want to do in your career is essential. For nursing students wishing to re...

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Questions To Ask In a US Nursing Interview

The day has come for your big interview; you’ve secured the right visa and certifications, made it through the initial stages, and now you’re face-to-face with your potential new employer.As a savv...

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Nursing Agency Job Interview Questions

You’ve just graduated and you’re looking for your first role as an RN in the US. All of your paperwork is in place and you’ve spotted the ideal job; now all you’ve got to do is nail the interview! ...

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National Mental Health Month May 2019

May 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of national mental health month in the United States. For the last 70 years, Mental Health America has spent the month of May raising awareness, through the medi...

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It’s a Celebration Week: USA Jobs and Nursing Sector Trends

This week’s blog post is from our continuing series of nursing industry news pieces we’ve “ripped from headlines”, a la Law & Order. Have a read of our most recent instalment here.In the intern...

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Nursing Home Nurse Jobs in the USA

Out of all occupations across the US, registered nurses (RNs) represent a career path that is expected to see the most significant new job openings by 2026. According to the US Bureau of Labor Stat...

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Placing nurses in the USA: How do we measure up?

This April, the Conexus Medstaff team were in sunny San Diego for the AONE 2019: Inspiring Leaders annual meeting. This annual gathering featured a full agenda of educational courses, social events...

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Playing Cards, #Maycations and Family: Four storylines rocking the US nursing industry

In its heyday, the timeless US television show Law & Order would occasionally preview an upcoming episode with an attention-grabbing statement, “Ripped from the headlines.” Cynics might argue i...

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Nurses: are you US ready? Preparing to work in America

There’s a lot of up-front work to do when it comes to pursuing a nursing career in the US. This ranges from gaining the right qualifications in line with the country’s standards, obtaining theory a...

How will you know what the right recruitment agency for your career needs look like?
Picking the right agency for you

Starting a new job is a big step but starting a new job in a new country as an international registered nurse is a bigger step. That’s why it’s important to make sure that you are working alongside...

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Caribbean Nurses: Fulfill Your Dream of a U.S. Nursing Job

Are you a registered nurse in the Caribbean looking for an adventure and a nursing career in the U.S.? A nursing opportunity that gives you different responsibilities, challenges and advancements? ...

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Why Iowa should be on your Bucket List

With new opportunities for international registered nurses and international US graduates in Iowa, the team at Conexus thought it sensible to explore why. In this post, we’ve put together some ...

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Supporting African Nurses

You may have seen on our Facebook page that we had to sever ties with our partner in Kenya. This is something that we never like to do as we always make sure that the companies that we work with ar...

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Direct Hire: The Myths

We’ve seen a lot of “facts” floating around on social media about direct staffing vs staffing agency recently. So we thought it's time for us to put the record straight and get serious on the subje...

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Importance of Continuing Education for American Nurses

Continuing education is crucial to the nursing profession for not only your safety but the safety of your patients. It is your duty to take part in continuing education units so that you can remain...

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Falling in love with rural USA

There’s always something about rural USA that makes us fall in love with the nation more. Could it be the small town lifestyle with its big lack of stressful traffic jams or the quality of life rur...

What will you find moving to the US to work in healthcare The real question is, what WON'T you find!
Living in the USA

There are so many fantastic aspects to living in the United States of America. We are sure that when you make the move to the US as an international registered nurse you will be rewarded with a lif...