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Are You Suffering From Shift Work Sleep Disorder?

By AHS | December 14, 2017

No matter how old you are, what occupation you hold, or where you live in the world we can all agree that sleep is an essential to functioning properly on a day-to-day basis.

That being said, getting a full amount of sleep can be hard due to the constant and rigorous schedules nurses must endure. This is especially true for those who work swing shifts, rotating shifts or night shifts. Losing the minimal amount of sleep can cause changes in a person’s mood, energy level, and ability to handle stress.

SWSD is a common disorder amongst nurses. It is known as a circadian sleep disorder, which affects the body’s circadian rhythm and the function of the body clock that regulates time periods for sleep.


By AHS | December 13, 2017

We have an immediate opening for a Dialysis, PCT in Sun City Center, Florida

This is a wonderful place to live! The weather maintains a comfortable temperature 365 days a year and there is always something to do around town. Compared to the rest of the country, this area is the perfect mix of urban and rural so there is a neighbor


By AHS | December 13, 2017

We have an immediate opening for a Chronic Dialysis RN in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

The great outdoors are easily accessible in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania's capital. Bikers and runners take in the scenery of the Susquehanna River on the trails of Riverfront Park, which also hosts many of the metro area's annual festivals and events. Residents also enjoy hiking the famous Appalachian Trail or camping and mountain biking in the many ne


By AHS | December 06, 2017

We have an immediate opening for a Hemodialysis, RN in Pheonix, Arizona! 

Nicknamed the "Valley of the Sun," the Greater Phoenix area sees more sunshine than any other metro area in the country. That in and of itself is enough to entice people to lay down roots, but Arizona's capital also features a desirable combination of a thriving job market, a relatively low cost of living and plenty of ways to enjoy the nice weather.

Phoenix is the best place to get a sampling of all the state has to offer. Its downtown area may be characterized by sleek, ultramodern o

Making the Most of Working on Christmas!

By AHS | November 30, 2017

One of the sad facts of nursing life is that you have to work holidays. Most facilities have you work every other holiday, but that can mean that you are on the floor for Christmas. Some nurses don't mind working holidays because patients need them. However, some nurses resent having to work holidays because it takes away from their time with family. Both are valid points, but going into nursing, most people know they are going to have to work days that they would rather not.

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Unfortunately, some family members may not understand your duty to work holidays. This is especially true of children, but spouses and extended family may not understand either. The trick to navigating Chris




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