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Meet New People as a Travel Nurse

Meet New People as a Travel Nurse

Back in elementary school it was so easy to make new friends: “Hey, we’re on the same playground — let’s hang out!” But by adulthood, it’s often much trickier to meet and make friends, especially in new environments. But don’t fret, it’s easy to meet new people as a Travel Nurse! Here are a few [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can a company legally pay for my housing and also give me the approved GSA rate for per diem?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can a company legally pay for my housing and also give me the approved GSA rate for per diem?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, Can a company legally pay for my housing and also give me the approved GSA rate for per diem? Thank you! Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: I believe what you are talking about are two separate categories. There is a GSA rate for both per diem housing and [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How can I find which Travel Nursing agency staffs hospitals in the locations I want to work?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How can I find which Travel Nursing agency staffs hospitals in the locations I want to work?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: First, I’m preparing for my first Travel Nursing assignment and I want to say that I really appreciated your book. It’s been a really huge help! Second, my wife and I would like to go to four specific locations and I would like to determine what agencies staff the hospitals [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Have you ever had your Travel Nursing contract cancelled?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Have you ever had your Travel Nursing contract cancelled?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi! I am possibly going to be starting a contract at a hospital that I’ve heard has cancelled contracts — including one of yours, from what I’ve read. Have you ever had your Travel Nursing contract cancelled? What happened? Thanks for sharing your experience! Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: The [...]

Best Specialties for Travel Nursing

Best Specialties for Travel Nursing

Nurses in any specialty can find amazing opportunities as a Travel Nurse. But it is true that there are some that are considered the best specialties for Travel Nursing. This is usually due to simple supply and demand — which temporary positions facilities need to fill and how many Travel Nurses are available within that [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What happens if my agency cannot find another Travel Nursing position in my desired area?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What happens if my agency cannot find another Travel Nursing position in my desired area?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am thinking about leaving the hospital I’m currently working at for Travel Nursing. However, my travel area is small because I have a family and do not wish to relocate. I’m concerned about taking a 13-week assignment and then being left without work if I don’t want to travel [...]

Doctor Z Dogg MD Tries to Be a Nurse

Doctor Z Dogg MD Tries to Be a Nurse

For any nurse who’s every felt underappreciated, Z Dogg MD will see you now! Dr. Zubin Damania, AKA Z Dogg MD, is a legit doctor and former Stanford hospitalist who collaborated with Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh to create Turntable Health in Las Vegas. As for his Z Dogg MD persona, you can just consider him the [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What are some Travel Nurse friendly facilities in Florida?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What are some Travel Nurse friendly facilities in Florida?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, I’m thinking taking an assignment in the Sunshine State. What are some Travel Nurse friendly facilities in Florida? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: Hey there, it’s really hard to answer your question in that: Florida is a really large state (there could be hundreds of facilities that welcome [...]

Top Nursing Blogs for 2015

Top Nursing Blogs for 2015

There are so many voices online that sometimes it can be hard to cut through all of the clutter to find the answers you need from websites you can trust. At Travel Nursing Blogs, we work really hard to give readers like you what they need — whether that’s answers to burning Travel Nursing questions, [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Is a camping trailer an option for Travel Nurse housing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Is a camping trailer an option for Travel Nurse housing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi there! I’m looking into Travel Nursing in the next year. I’ve always traveled with my family with a pull-behind camping trailer, so I’m wondering: Is a camping trailer an option for Travel Nurse housing? This way, I wouldn’t have to continuously pack and move a bunch of things. Thanks [...]