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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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Nurse Practitioner Job Blast: Road Trip Style

I don't know about you, but I love an adventure. After my recent trip to Europe, I've got the travel itch and can't wait for my next getaway. From Seattle to NYC or camping locally in Tennessee, I don't care where I go, but getting an another adventure on the calendar is in order. So, in the spirit of travel, I thought with today's nurse practitioner job blast we could take a road trip of sorts. From West Coast to East Coast and everything in between, we've got job openings for nurse practitioners and physician assistants across the country. Which opportunity is right for you?

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NP Job Search Logistics: States Where Licensing Matters

I’ve talked before about how state scope of practice laws can affect your nurse practitioner job search. In a similar way, the method by which states issue nurse practitioner licensing also affects your candidacy for a position. Already licensed as an NP and looking to continue practicing in the same state? You’re in the clear. Stop reading now. Your license to practice won’t be an issue. Relocating or a recent grad? Read on.

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Nurse Practitioner Job Blast: Showing New Grads Some Love

New grad nurse practitioners and physician assistants often get the shaft when it comes to job searches. Job postings advertise for experienced providers and getting a resume past HR gatekeepers seems nearly impossible at times. Fortunately, there are clinics and hospitals out there who recognize the value recently graduated nurse practitioners and physician assistants have to offer. Today, we're featuring job postings that show new grads some love. Are you or someone you know a match for any of these opportunities?

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Avoid Awkwardness: Finding a Nurse Practitioner Job When You Already Have One

The awkwardness of looking for a nurse practitioner job when you already have one is undeniable. Juggling a full patient load along with top secret calls and interviews creates a logistical nightmare. Making sure the coworker you mistakenly told that you're planning to leave a your current position doesn't leak the secret is stressful. Not to mention, you have mixed feelings about your departure, anyway. Securing a new nurse practitioner position while holding another must be approached with intentionality.

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Nurse Practitioner Job Blast: Shocking Loan Repayment Opportunities

If you're looking for a nurse practitioner job, thinking through more than just salary is a must. Benefits can add up to make a substantial compensation package sweetening your next job offer. The most lucrative of these potential add-ons? NHSC student loan repayment. Nurse practitioners looking to work in medically underserved areas may be eligible to receive tens of thousands of dollars each year towards paying down school debts. Check out these qualifying opportunities. 

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5 Things You Need to Know About a Hospital Before Your Interview

You've picked up your slacks, blazer, or pencil skirt from the dry cleaner's. You've printed your resume off on paper that costs more per sheet than a greeting card. And, you've planned out exactly how long it will take you to arrive at your destination allowing few extra minutes for traffic. Yes, you're ready for your job interview. Most nurse practitioners have been on plenty of interviews and are familiar with these steps. But, there is one aspect of job interview prep NPs often miss-researching a prospective employer. 

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