Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Do you have a list of options that you make sure you spell out on a contract, sort of a guide or checklist to follow to make sure that all your needs, issues and concerns are spelled out within your contract? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: The things that you [...]
Nurses know a lot of things. Oh, but I’m not talking about your vast clinical knowledge — I’m talking about things like the fact that nurses have bladders of steel, thrive on coffee, and form serious bonds with their colleagues. Here’s a fun, honest video featuring 25 truths all nurses know. Enjoy!
It’s Halloween time again, and that means scary movies, haunted houses, candy galore, and, of course, nurse costumes that look nothing like what actual nurses actually wear! In honor of the proliferation of sexy, sassy, flimsy Halloween nurse costumes, BuzzFeed decided to have some real nurses review Halloween nurse costumes. The group tries on several [...]
Nurses know handwashing and the importance of doing it properly and frequently much more than most folks. So, it’s no surprise that the staff from Royal Cornwall Hospital created this funny, yet super useful, vid “Let’s Wash!” to the catchy tune of “Uptown Funk.” This information may seem elementary, but it’s super important for lessening [...]
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hello, I am an RN and I want to start traveling. I’m highly concerned about housing, especially in cities that have higher cost of living. How do I know I’m getting a good housing deal in a safe neighborhood? Should I take the allotted housing allowance and find my own [...]
Here comes another dose of Friday Fun from Travel Nursing Blogs! This hilarious video from Huntsville Hospital Oncology starts off with some seriously hashtag obsessed RNs a la Jimmy Fallon’s famous hashtag bit, then segues into a great parody of “What Does the Fox Say?” You definitely want to check this one out! Enjoy!
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, I am interested in Alaska Travel Nursing but have heard good and bad things about the small towns not liking outsiders. Just wondering if you have had experience in Barrow, Sitka, or Nome? I really like small towns but don’t want to be uncomfortable. Thanks for the input! [...]
Today is YOUR day, Travel Nurses. Happy Travel Nurses Day 2015! Pet-friendly Travel Nursing company Medical Solutions created this holiday in 2013 as a way to celebrate and honor the many hard-working, adventurous Travelers out there. There were contests, games, and quizzes with more than $2,000 worth of prizes up for grabs at TravelNursesDay.com this [...]
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I was curious about obtaining a compact license from South Carolina. I was told by my recruiter that because I am staying in South Carolina for six months that I can somehow use the South Carolina address to obtain my compact license while keeping my permanent address in Pennsylvania which [...]
Happy Friday, Travel Nurses! One thing that’s making me “happy” today is this hilarious parody of Pharrell’s smash hit “Happy.” It was created by a staff of RNs for their Christmas party, but nurses everywhere will definitely identify with what it’s like to be a busy RN. Check it out — and don’t forget to [...]
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, What should I do about a termination dispute with my Travel Nursing company? I have been a NICU nurse for 35 years and recently started an assignment in Texas. While on assignment I was asked to work in PICU, a specialty I do not feel qualified for. When [...]