Archive for April, 2008

Good story about the travel nursing career

Good story about the travel nursing career

Over at Payscale.com is a very honest and thorough description about what travel nursing is like, plus a look at the educational and experience requirements and potential travel nursing pay. They interview Amy Robbins one of the leading nurse bloggers and she does a great job. If you get a chance it is worth reading.

By April 30, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Cool travel nurse story

Cool travel nurse story

Here is a cool story about a nurse who carried the Olympic torch, which despite all the controversy this year, is something that I think is still a pretty important honor.

By April 29, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Avoid bad traffic

Avoid bad traffic

Sure, sites like GoogleMaps and MapQuest can give you maps, directions, distance and estimated time, but what you don’t get, is how long it is actually going to take you to get where you’re going. Things like traffic and road construction can affect your drive time. And when you are in a new city on […]

By April 27, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
New Contributor to TravelNursingBlogs.com

New Contributor to TravelNursingBlogs.com

Hello! My name is Bret Nellor. I am a Marketing Specialist with Medical Solutions and will be contributing to this blog regularly. I have been in the marketing field for the past 11 years but I am fairly new to the travel nursing industry. I do not have a nursing background, but I think I […]

By April 23, 2008 2 Comments Read More →
Here is a great resource for nurses on the go

Here is a great resource for nurses on the go

It’s called The Nursing Show and it is made for busy nurses, which translates perfectly to travel nurses’ lifestyles. It offers news, commentary, assessment and treatment tips, and medication information in easy to download podcasts that you can take with you on our travel nursing assignment. It is a great way to stay current on new techniques, […]

By April 20, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Stressed?

Stressed?

After a long stressful day I was thinking about ways to reprioritize and manage my own time, but eventually I started thinking about all the stress that nurses deal with each day. Which made me wonder about what are some ways that nurses can balance the stress and demands on time that comes with dealing […]

By April 16, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
The April Life on the go is up – great info for travel nurses

The April Life on the go is up – great info for travel nurses

In this month’s Life on the go we continue our advice to help you pack more efficiently on your next travel nursing assignment.

By April 8, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Is Travel Nursing a Stable Career Option?

Is Travel Nursing a Stable Career Option?

I saw this question asked on the NurseZone Blog: Ask the Expert, and thought it was a great one. Shalon Weddington’s response is excellent, and she offers some really good advice, such as maintaining a good reputation as a nurse, making sure you are with a company big enough to get you the travel nursing assignment you […]

By April 6, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing Links page update is coming soon

Travel Nursing Links page update is coming soon

I’m planning on really updating and organizing the Travel Nursing Links page in the next couple of weeks, so if there are any you think should be added leave me a comment telling me what the link is and why you think it should be added.

By April 6, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
NurseAuction.com looks to capitalize on nursing shortage

NurseAuction.com looks to capitalize on nursing shortage

In an intriuging way to address the nursing shortage a new site called NurseAuction.com has launched. It is an interesting concept where the site, which is free, allows nurses to bid on shifts and shift owners to bid on nurses in a “stock exchange” like market. I commented on this on a post at PixelRN.comif you want to read it, but […]

By April 4, 2008 0 Comments Read More →