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5 Signs It’s Time to Leave Your Nursing Home Job

Posted by SRHH Staff on Nov 9, 2018 10:00:00 AM

If you feel like it’s time to leave your nursing job, you’re probably not the only one.

Turnover rates in long-term care range from 55-75 percent for nurses and aides, and all the way up to more than 100 percent for aides alone.

In other words, switching careers in this industry is fairly common.

There are two questions: Should you leave your current job at a nursing home? And, should you pursue a career in home health?

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7 Careers That Don't Require Traditional Hours

Posted by SRHH Staff on Oct 19, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Getting a new job doesn’t necessarily mean that a traditional 9-to-5 is in your future.

In fact, many jobs exist that don’t require traditional hours. This flexibility allows you to take care of your family, work a second job, or just set your own pace.

Here are seven career paths that offer a greater selection of times to work so that you can fulfill your wishes.

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The Benefits Of Working For Spoon River Home Health

Posted by SRHH Staff on Oct 5, 2018 10:00:00 AM

If you view caregiving as a calling, you are likely compassionate, patient, and have a desire to help others.

You are the type of person we’d like to have on our team as a home service worker or home health aide.

Home service workers provide the necessary daily activities for a person to stay in their home, such as cooking, cleaning, and basic personal cares.

Home health aides or CNAs, on the other hand, provide more skilled personal care under the supervision of a nurse on top of the duties a home service worker offers.

We’re looking to fill both type of roles, and here’s what we provide in return.

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Need Flexibility? Spoon River Home Health Works With Your Schedule

Posted by SRHH Staff on Sep 21, 2018 10:00:00 AM

It’s easy to find a job that you can work for, but what about a job that can work for you? It’s not hard to fall into the trap of working for a company or other employer where you don’t feel you fit, simply for the sake of a paycheck. It takes away from time with your family, and it can be physically or mentally exhausting.

That’s no way to live, and at Spoon River Home Health, we don’t want you to live that way either.

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Multiple Jobs or One Career? Tips for Deciding the Best Fit

Posted by SRHH Staff on Sep 7, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Sometimes it can be difficult to find the job or career that will be a lifelong partner to you. In some cases, it’s downright impossible. There are people all over the country, even the world, that have more than one job. It works for some people, and for others it does not.

Let’s consider some of the benefits of working multiple jobs, and then consider those of working one “career” position.

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4 Jobs You May Not Realize You’re Qualified For

Posted by SRHH Staff on Aug 17, 2018 10:00:00 AM

If your current career path feels like it’s gone stale, you may be thinking about other options.

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Going Back to School vs. On-The-Job-Training

Posted by SRHH Staff on Aug 3, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Making a career switch is a big step.

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10 Ideas To Make Money This Year

Posted by SRHH Staff on Jul 20, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Do you need an income boost? There are plenty of ways to make some extra money, and some of them are quick, easy. and even fun. Here are 10 ideas to make more money this year:

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4 Signs You're Unappreciated At Work

Posted by SRHH Staff on Jul 6, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Your job can have a major impact on your health, happiness, and well-being. If you work full time, you spend close to one-third of your week at your job. The way you spend that time will affect on your life, whether it’s positive or negative.

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Spoon River Home Health Provides Certification for Caregivers

Posted by SRHH Staff on Jun 22, 2018 10:00:00 AM

It can be daunting to embark on a new career. Maybe it’s time for you to consider more flexible work, or you hope to transition to a job that allows you to spend your days caring for others.

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