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2017 Grads, Meet the Midlevels for the Medically Underserved Experience

We are so excited over here at MidlevelU headquarters about the success of Midlevels for the Medically Underserved. The inaugural year of our residency-like program for nurse practitioners is off to a strong start. We have nurse practitioner new grads, and even a few experienced NPs, jetting off to locations across the country to interview with prospective sites. Some have even finalized commitments to work with populations in areas of medical need for the 2016-2017 MMU class. 

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Nurse Practitioner Job Blast: Psychiatric Jobs Coast to Coast!

One thing I've learned in my years practicing as a nurse practitioner is that the company you choose to work for really matters. Yes, patient care takes on a similar form in clinics and hospitals across the country. But, coworkers and company culture are the main drivers of the nurse practitioner work experience. For psychiatric nurse practitioners, one company is making a name for itself as the best place to work. 

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6 Reasons Employers Should Hire New Grad Nurse Practitioners

Many employers understandably shy away from hiring new grad nurse practitioners. The amount of teaching a fresh NP may need seems intimidating. Or, the employer may have had a negative experience with hiring new grads in the past. Regardless of the reason for the hesitation, employers may want to reconsider their position. 

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Nurse Practitioner Job Blast: Spring Fever

It's finally starting to feel like spring outside. The lone tulip plant in my garden that survived the winter has bloomed (apparently the rest of the row wasn't feeling so hearty), late sun sets lend themselves to evening outdoor activities, and temperatures outdoors are refreshing. Spring is about new beginnings, so if you're in the market for a new nurse practitioner job, now is a good time to think about making the transition. To get started, check out these opportunities. 

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Nurse Practitioner Job Blast: Get Your Search On

Are you trying to get motivated to start your job search? Finding new nurse practitioner employment can be a daunting task. The search for the perfect opportunity may be lengthy, escaping your current job for an hour here or there to interview undetected is logistically difficult, and onboarding with a new company is simply a drag. Procrastinate no more!

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Nurse Practitioner Job Blast: Specialty Blend

The holiday season has been over for nearly a month now. My home, however still contains traces of Christmas and the New Year. Most notably, my pantry is cluttered with left over packaged treats and beverage mixes like specialty cinnamon coffee and over-priced hot cocoa. While the OCD part of me would like to clear all reminder of last month's festivities for the sake of organization, I am still quite enjoying taste testing my variety of specialty coffee blends. 

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A New Kind of Residency for Nurse Practitioners

The service-learning experience of a lifetime

For me, the most frustrating thing about life as a new graduate nurse practitioner was my first year of practice. My initial months working post-graduation were fraught with stress and worry. I felt that I was performing poorly at work due to my inexperience. While my nurse practitioner program prepared me for practice, real-life clinical scenarios proved much more challenging than anticipated. 

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Nurse Practitioner Job Blast: Acute Care Spotlight

The job search scene can be difficult for acute care nurse practitioners. By nature of having a career focused on caring for critically ill patients, most employers are looking for specialty specific nurse practitioner experience. Breaking into a new role or finding a job as an inexperienced NP be a daunting task. To help your efforts, in this week's job blast we're featuring all things acute care. FNPs don't despair - some of these positions are open to your application, too. 

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The Harsh Truth About Applying for NP Jobs Online

Online applications can seem like quite an ordeal in your nurse practitioner job search. Each hospital seems to have its own system for receiving applications. You may be forced to enter your contact details, education information and work experience repeatedly although you have already painstakingly organized and listed such information on your nurse practitioner CV. The end result of such frustrations? Too often, NPs rush through online job applications making detrimental errors. 

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Landing a Job With a Major Healthcare System: Upcoming Webinar!

The New Year is nearly here (are you ready?!) and naturally it's time to make a few changes. Here at MidlevelU, we're onboard with implementing a few new features for nurse practitioners and physician assistants in 2016. One of the changes I'm most excited about? Live MidlevelU webinars! 

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Nurse Practitioner Job Blast: Baby, It's Cold Outside!

December is here and a winter chill is officially in the air. Waking up in the morning, even at a reasonable hour, occurs in darkness and dreary rain has left me scouring my closet for winter boots. 29 weeks until summer...not that I'm counting. While I may not be one who enjoys snow, ice, and short winter days, for some nurse practitioners winter weather is just their speed. 

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Nurse Practitioner Job Blast: Southwestern Style

How was your weekend? I hope you find yourself pleasantly stuffed with Halloween treats and well rested as a result of setting your clock back for daylight savings. Monday morning is certainly looking up. With December NP and PA program graduations impending, not to mention less than two months left for experienced NPs and PAs to check off that New Year's resolution of finding a new job, there's no better time than the present to start your job search. This week at MidlevelU, were going southwestern style featuring jobs in Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma and beyond. 

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