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Travel Nurses and Patient Care

Travel Nurses and Patient Care

Travel Nurses exist not just so you can build an awesome career and have great adventures throughout the country (although these sure are amazing perks!). Travel Nursing helps facilities provide better patient care and obtain better patient results, all the while taking some of the burden off of their perm nurses. But even with the [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I switch specialties while Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I switch specialties while Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I have been an ICU nurse at a small hospital for almost four years now and I’m very interested in Travel Nursing. If I were to travel, would I only be able to take ICU positions? Or could I possibly get OR, PACU, or Cath lab job with no previous [...]

Insta Travel Instagram Contest for Travel Nurses

Insta Travel Instagram Contest for Travel Nurses

Trivia Question: Who are three great photographers? Answer: Ansel Adams, Annie Leibowitz, and … YOU! Many Travel Nurses are major shutterbugs. And who can blame them? With all that time spent in new, exciting locations you are bound to see all kinds of picture-worthy sights. A new contest hosted by pet friendly Travel Nurse agency, [...]

Katie Couric Celebrates Nurses

Katie Couric Celebrates Nurses

Whatever time zone you’re currently in, you should definitely tune in to today’s “Katie” on ABC, as host Katie Couric celebrates nurses, with a show themed “Celebrating Nurses.” “Katie” is a topical daytime talk show hosted by award-winning journalist and television personality Katie Couric. According to the show’s website, on July 16th, “Katie salutes nurses [...]

The Future of Nursing

The Future of Nursing

The fine folks at The Nursing Bible recently shared an infographic with us that is titled, “Nowhere But Up: The Future of Nursing.” We thought that our Travel Nursing Blogs readers would be very interested in checking it out, so we are sharing it here. Travel Nursing is an industry intricately linked with the nursing [...]

Summer Reading for Travel Nurses

Summer Reading for Travel Nurses

Of course you’ll make great friends on assignment, and maybe you even brought your pet along, but aside from them, a good book can be a Travel Nurse’s best friend on assignment. Whether you go old school or rock the e-reader, there’s nothing better than digging your feet into the sand while you dig into [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What’s the normal range for Travel Nurse salary?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What’s the normal range for Travel Nurse salary?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am a junior in high school and want to learn more about becoming a Travel Nurse. Can you tell me what the normal range for Travel Nurse salary would be? Thank you so much! Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: I’m sorry, but I am not able to give you a [...]

Travel Nursing for New Graduates

Travel Nursing for New Graduates

You’ve just graduated, which means you are total rock star. Congrats! But if you’re interested in a Travel Nursing career, you will need to establish 1-2 years of recent hospital experience prior to your first contract. Experience is required because Travel Nurses often receive very brief, hospital-specific orientations and you are expected to be well-skilled [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How can I learn more about specific Travel Nurse Agencies?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How can I learn more about specific Travel Nurse Agencies?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: How can I learn more about specific Travel Nurse Agencies? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: I always encourage people to go about investigating companies in several ways. First, always check them out on the travel forums and see what other travelers may have to say about them. But, you should [...]

Nurses and Natural Disasters

Nurses and Natural Disasters

Nurses do what they do because they want to help people. But there is an added dimension when a natural disaster hits the area you also reside in — whether you are on assignment in a new location or it is your hometown. Whatever the cause — tornado, flood, hurricane, wild fire, tsunami, etc. — [...]