Archive for August, 2008

What's on the travel nursing company menu?

What's on the travel nursing company menu?

Over at Nurse.com I came across a very good list of the do’s and don’ts of deciding on a travel nursing company. They talk to a wide range of experts, from travel nurses to recruiters to hospital hiring managers to bring you a very comprehensive list of advice for new travel nurses to consider. There […]

By August 29, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Make a great first impression during your travel nursing assignment

Make a great first impression during your travel nursing assignment

Over at RealityRN.com is a great article about making a good first impression as a nurse. Although it is aimed at new nurses entering the nursing workforce, it has a lot of good advice for travel nurses who are confronted with the challenge of making a good first impression on every assignment. Some of the […]

By August 29, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Finding a fare that's fair.

Finding a fare that's fair.

Where does the time go? It seems like summer had only just begun and now Labor day is upon us! The kids are back in school, the leaves will begin to turn, soon we’ll be breaking out the sweaters and before you know it we’ll be in full swing with the holidays! I can’t believe […]

By August 25, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Which hospital should you work at as a travel nurse?

Which hospital should you work at as a travel nurse?

One important factor in deciding which travel nursing assignment to take is the quality of the hospital you will be working in. A website I recently came across, Nursyz.com, allows you, as a nurse, to rate hospitals you work at for other nurses to read. This site could be a huge help when you are deciding […]

By August 22, 2008 1 Comments Read More →
New travel nursing blog for new travel nurses

New travel nursing blog for new travel nurses

Here is a great new travel nursing blog I came across this morning. It is a blog by a first time travel nurse that tries to make sense of all the information out there that can hit new or just interested travel nurses. It is written by a male nurse who is trying to travel […]

By August 22, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
It's not easy being green.

It's not easy being green.

I’m sure you are all well aware that the of latest trend these days, “going green” and everyone seems to be jumping on the bandwagon, from automakers to your local businesses. Hopefully it’s not just a fad and that the public actually realizes that they can make a difference, whether it be by the smallest […]

By August 18, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Dust off the archives

Dust off the archives

If you are new to this blog, you may not realize that it has been around for two years and there are a lot of older posts here that are still very relevant to any nurse interested in a travel nursing career. Just an example of some of the cool posts you can find in […]

By August 15, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
RN to BSN: Degrees of Seperation

RN to BSN: Degrees of Seperation

Okay, you’re a Registered Nurse and a traveling nurse at that. You’ve pretty much hit the proverbial ceiling as far as advancement is concerned and you’re looking for a change. You’ve done all you can and there just seems to be nowhere else to go with the degree you hold. Maybe you’re comfortable with where […]

By August 11, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Don't forget to check out the August Life on the go for even more great travel nursing advice

Don't forget to check out the August Life on the go for even more great travel nursing advice

This month we give you some advice about becoming a nationwide resident and look at how national memberships can make your life as a travel nurse easier. Don’t forget to take our new Life on the go poll.

By August 8, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Travel nursing checklist item #13: Completing a skills checklist

Travel nursing checklist item #13: Completing a skills checklist

At this point you will start the process of working with your recruiter to find your travel nursing job. This is a process that can vary depending on the company. At some companies your recruiter will also be the one who contacts the hospitals trying to find you a job. At other travel nurse companies […]

By August 8, 2008 0 Comments Read More →