Tips for Landing a Nurse Practitioner Job in Your 20's

Ahhh...I can still remember those carefree weekends I experienced upon graduating from my nurse practitioner program. More drinking. Less studying. Falling in love. Outdoor concerts. Dive bars. Breaking into apartment pools. I was also fortunate to land my first NP position at the age of 23. While I was certainly qualified for the job, my extracurricular activities and appearance weren't so professional. 

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Travel Medicine Resources for Nurse Practitioners

I returned from a two week jaunt to India this past weekend. My husband had business there and I tagged along for a little sightseeing as well as to meet with MidlevelU's hard working programmers (I'm probably the least techie website operator on the planet). Last year our trip to Jaipur under similar circumstances went without any major hitches. We arrive home fat from consuming copious amounts of garlic naan and relatively well rested. So, this time around I approached the adventure with a pretty relaxed attitude. 

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5 Questions to Ask Before Relocating for a Nurse Practitioner Job

"I love packing!" said no one-ever. The logistics of a move for a new nurse practitioner position can be difficult to plan and execute. Helping you overcome the inconvenience, however is the excitement of a fresh start. You may be ready to launch a nationwide job search with the anticipation of finding an exciting new opportunity. Or, perhaps the pull of an adventure is luring you across the country. Before you load the kids in the station wagon, here are a few questions to ask yourself before relocating for an NP position. 

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Makeup Hacks for Exhausted Nurse Practitioner Students

Study. Clinicals. Cram for exams. Eat. Study. Sleep. Write a painfully long theory paper. Work. Study. Eat. Study. Sleep. So goes the life of a nurse practitioner student. As the time to the semester's end winds down, the number of papers to write, projects to complete, exams to take, and clinical hours to endure winds up. Chances are if you're a nurse practitioner student your tank's running on empty these days and you're waking up tired in the morning. I've been there. 

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5 Things to Know Before Accepting a 1099 NP Position

I've held various positions, both as a W-2 employee and a 1099 independent contractor throughout my years as a nurse practitioner. My PRN side jobs have been accompanied by employment agreements as a contracted worker while my more permanent nurse practitioner positions have been held on W-2 status. 

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