Archive for October, 2008

Don't Leave Fido Behind

Don't Leave Fido Behind

Don’t leave home without your family and pets. Take them along with you on your travel nursing assignment. This way you can have a little piece of home with you.

By October 29, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
All the ingredients to a great interview

All the ingredients to a great interview

As a travel nurse, there needs to be an interview done over the phone most of the time. This is what happens when you are in a field that requires you to travel to different destinations across the country.

By October 27, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Where do you really make more?

Where do you really make more?

As a travel nurse you will have a lot of opportunities to make more money and live in a wide variety of locations, but just a quick word of caution. When you first hear the compensation packages for one area over another you may fall in love with the higher sounding per hourly travel nursing […]

By October 24, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Complimentary Drinks???

Complimentary Drinks???

I have now made it safely back to the Omaha area from my trip home, and I have learned a little bit more about the airline industry.

By October 23, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Treating travelers the right way

Treating travelers the right way

I recently came across an article that discussed the success that Glendive Medical Center, a health system in Eastern Montana, was having with travelers.

By October 23, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Be social, be mobile.

Be social, be mobile.

In today’s day and age there are quite a number of ways to connect with people you know in an instant and yes, there are still the old fashioned ways of doing things too. The hand written letter has been replaced by email, the telephone is now in your pocket as opposed to being on […]

By October 20, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Slowing Economy Boosts Travel Nursing: Part Deux

Slowing Economy Boosts Travel Nursing: Part Deux

As a traveling nurse or traveling allied health professional going from city to city and state to state you have probably have heard or are seeing firsthand all the major corporations and banks declaring bankruptcy, thousands of people losing jobs to layoffs and many other economic detriments. Now is not the time to be thinking […]

By October 13, 2008 2 Comments Read More →
Health Care Blogging and the Blog World Expo

Health Care Blogging and the Blog World Expo

I recently was fortunate enough to attend Blog World Expo 2008, the world’s largest blogging and new media conference. Part of my agenda was to meet with other health care bloggers like Kim from Emergiblog, and Dr. Val Jones from GetBetterHealth, to discuss the possibility of putting together a track dedicated to health care bloggers at next year’s conference.

By October 13, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
The most important guide for travel nurses ever??

The most important guide for travel nurses ever??

There is nothing worse than being in a new city and realizing you are going to have to use a public restroom. One minute you are happily watching the local street performers and the next you are looking for relief. Uncertainty and fear strikes as you wonder, is the restroom… clean, safe, close, etc.? Well now help […]

By October 10, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Amazing travel nursing stories

Amazing travel nursing stories

Today I put the finishing touches on submitting information to Healthcare Traveler magazine for the Medical Solutions nominee for Traveler of the Year.

By October 7, 2008 0 Comments Read More →