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Dreaming of Travel Nursing? Part 2 – DON

By | Feb 22, 2016|Clinical Leadership, Leadership, Nursing, Travel Nursing|

Are you a DON with long-term care experience? Do you have experience troubleshooting at both large and small facilities? Do you have experience with Survey Management? Do you have a proven track record in performance management and leadership? If so, you are a highly desirable candidate for a travel nursing opportunity! Experience in multiple roles [...]

Dreaming of Travel Nursing? Part 1 – RN

By | Feb 8, 2016|Clinical Leadership, Leadership, Nursing, Travel Nursing|

Are you an RN with long-term care experience? Are you a registered nurse with geriatric care experience? Do you have experience with memory care, wound care and/or dementia?Do you have a proven track record in performance management and leadership? If so, you are a highly desirable candidate for our travel nursing opportunities! Experience in multiple [...]

Nursing Home Staffing Levels are Back in the Spotlight

By | Jul 21, 2015|Nursing|

Last year, the Center for Public Integrity published a report about widespread discrepancies in staffing levels reported by nursing homes. The topic has resurfaced following a number of high-profile announcements by legislators and local government officials: • A new law signed by Washington state governor Jay Inslee will require nursing homes to have enough staff [...]

5 Helpful Apps for Long-Term Care Nurses

By | May 5, 2015|Nursing|

By Deborah White, MBA Republished from The Care Connection with permission from AANAC. One of the biggest benefits of today’s ever-expanding mobile technology is having instant access to seemingly limitless tools, information, and resources right at your fingertips. This is true, too, for nurses working in long-term care facilities. While there are many nursing apps [...]

Medicaid Nursing Facility Shortfall Hits $6.7 Billion in 2014

By | Apr 13, 2015|Nursing|

By AHCA/NCAL Republished with permission from AHCA/NCAL Notes Newsletter. The Medicaid payment deficit to the nation’s nursing facilities is estimated to have reached $6.7 billion in 2014, according to the annual Medicaid shortfall report commissioned by AHCA from Eljay and Hansen Hunter & Co. “On average, Medicaid reimbursed nursing center providers only 89.7 percent of [...]

CMS to Expand MDS 3.0 Focused Surveys for Nursing Homes Pilot

By | Mar 26, 2015|Nursing|

By Evvie Munley Republished with permission from LeadingAge.org — 360 Healthcare Staffing is a LeadingAge Business Associate The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced its plan to expand its MDS 3.0 Focus Survey Pilot that was conducted in 5 states in June-July 2014. The expanded focused surveys will include a sample of nursing [...]

Keys to a Great Nursing Home Administrator Resume

By | Mar 18, 2015|Nursing|

Everyone knows the saying, “Your first impression is the last impression.” It is a statement that runs true in regards to a resume. The job market in the post acute, long-term care arena for licensed administrators is especially competitive. The first introduction to an employer is your resume; make a positive impression. It is your [...]

Nurse Assessment Coordinator Study Report Released

By | Mar 16, 2015|Nursing|

By Holly Harmon Republished with permission from the AHCA blog Long-Term Leader The American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC) has released the summary report of its 2015 Nurse Assessment Coordinator Study. With this periodic field study to nurses working in long-term care, AANAC strives to understand the issues affecting their job duties, performance, satisfaction, [...]

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