InterOpNurse gets a men...

Careers in Health recently compiled a list of the Best Nursing Blogs online, and InterOpNurse made the list! You can find their site linked here:http://www.careersinhealth.net/careers-in-health-nursing-resources. Careers in Health compiled this list to help student nurses find out what...
The Nursing Process and Project Management

The Nursing Process and...

     Life is a series of projects.  Because all projects have a beginning and an eventual end, the process one undertakes through this cycle dictates it success or failure.  Interesting enough, a close look at the principles suggested in project management, one...
Medical Internship Program (Los Angeles Area Only)

Medical Internship Prog...

Interested in the medical field?  Apply to join the UCLA Medical Center Care Extenders Medical Internship Program today. The Care Extender Program provides opportunities for volunteers to experience health care from a clinical perspective through...
8 Common Myths About the Nursing Field

8 Common Myths About th...

By Guest Contributor: Masters in Healthcare   Blame it on Hollywood: thanks to an endless stream of TV series and movies set in hospitals, most of us probably have the wrong idea about what nurses do and just how important they are to the medical field. They’re...

Pink Glove Dance...

Working in Healthcare is a stressful occupation.  Not to mention the changing climate of healthcare as we focus and try and reform and ensure quality for the safety of our patients.  After a long day at work, it was nice to stumble upon this video – Providence St....

Nurses You Can Follow a...

I am pleased to announce that InterOpNurse made it on the LVN to RN website.  Thank you to LVN to RN for the special mention.  Here is an excerpt: Specialty Nurses You Can Follow and Learn From on Twitter   These Twitter feeds come from nurses who work in a...

From Accountability to ...

A list serve post by Bob Pyke Jr., RN, NP propelled me to write about this and parrallel it to my experience in software implementation.  In his post Bob mentioned the following: Do you have employees who “rent” their jobs? You know the ones: They do competent...

In The News 02/26/2009...

Great Nursing Informatics News! President Obama has named Mary Wakefield, R.N., PhD, as administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration. An agency of the Department of Health and Human Services, HRSA delivers health care to the uninsured and underinsured through the...
Ask the HIT Nurse

Ask the HIT Nurse...

I want to try a new column here.  This will be an evolution of a previous column, “InterOpNurse Thoughts” that started but never really took off.  I am calling my new column “Ask the HIT Nurse.”  This is for a lack of a better slogan for this column,...

6 Ways to Recruit Nurse...

By InterOpNurse guest contributor:   Heather Johnson The internet has extended its tentacles all over the nursing industry.  While information technology is one of the best ways nurses’ jobs are made easier, the internet has made it possible for hiring managers to...

In The News 07/08/2008...

Best Careers for 2008 32% of RNs Say They Shouldn’t Be Driving After Work   Thought everyone might be interested in this article from the Congressional Budget Office on the Evidence on the costs and benefits of health information technology. It might help with those...

Nagging via text messag...

Doctors in Cincinnati are experimenting with text messaging to get tweens and teens to take their medications for chronic illnesses, such as diabetes, kidney disease and asthma. “It’s a time of so much change in these kids’ lives,” says Dr. Marva Moxey-Mims, of the...

Bill would foster growt...

A federal legislator has a filed a bill designed to encourage active-duty military nurses and those retiring from military service to become nurse educators. The legislation, modeled after a Defense Department program helping military personnel move into education, offers varied...

10 Great Careers You...

Found this great article on 10 great careers you probably have never hear of.  Article states: “Technology, demographic shifts, new legislation, and consumer preference changes have effectively eliminated many jobs. (Met any dodo trainers lately? Or FORTRAN pros, for that matter?)...

Nurse CIO...

It is truly great to see how nurses are making an impact in many sectors of today’s multi-faceted industry.  There is a great article in Healthcare Informatics that highlights another area where in organizations see the value of having a nurse in a certain position.  This position...

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