Archive for November, 2008

There's travel nursing and then there's traveling nurse!

There's travel nursing and then there's traveling nurse!

I’m sure most of you reading this blog are well aware of the many great benefits you can reap as a travel nurse. Often times you can pick and choose the locations you want to work in and for how long. You can usually make more money than your typical permanent nursing job and you […]

By November 24, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Choosing the right car for your travel nursing job

Choosing the right car for your travel nursing job

I know gas prices are on the decline, but that doesn’t mean you should ignore gas mileage when it is time to choose your next car, especially with the economy looking like it does. Travel nurses can put a lot of miles on a car so you want to make sure you get one that […]

By November 23, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Travel nursing pay day. How important is it for you?

Travel nursing pay day. How important is it for you?

Over at travelrngab.com Gary Cox wrote a great post about travel nursing pay and what he believes is a healthy approach for travel nurses to take when it comes to looking at the pay component of the travel nursing benefits package. In a nutshell, don’t sacrifice your life to chase the pay. It is a great […]

By November 18, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Find Your Travel Nursing Oasis

Find Your Travel Nursing Oasis

You have now decided to experience a new environment and culture. However, You don’t know where to go, or know much about many states other than the one you live in. There are a few questions you can ask yourself to help figure out where and what type of place you want to experience. 1. […]

By November 17, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
It's just me…

It's just me…

My name is Jaylee, I work in “Housing” at Medical Solutions.  This is by far the best job I’ve ever had, so far.  The people I work with are so much fun and easy going it’s feels like you’re working with your family.  You don’t hear of very many people say that they like coming to […]

By November 13, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing Off the Beaten Path

Travel Nursing Off the Beaten Path

One of the obvious benefits of being a traveling nurse is right there in the title. Traveling. There aren’t many careers in life you could pursue that could take you from a major metropolis like Los Angeles, CA to the rural setting of Wahoo, NE. That’s the beauty of choosing to be a traveling nurse […]

By November 10, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Free Yourself, Become a Travel Nurse

Free Yourself, Become a Travel Nurse

When you work a regular nursing job through a hospital there are some pros of staying in the same place. For starters you will always be in your comfort level in your home surroundings. By staying at the same job for a long period of time, you meet more people at your job and know […]

By November 10, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Get around in a big city. Zippity du da!

Get around in a big city. Zippity du da!

If you are working at a new travel nursing assignment in a larger city, like New York or Chicago, but decided not to take your car along, now you can get a rental for just the afternoon. If you have never heard of Zipcar before I suggest checking it out. It is definitlely a great alternative […]

By November 6, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Be the Apple of Hospitals' Eye

Be the Apple of Hospitals' Eye

Even though there is a nursing shortage, hospitals aren’t just going to take any nurse that comes around. They are looking for certain characteristics in each nurse they interview. When being interviewed over the phone, always remember to be yourself and be honest about your experience and skills. Hospitals are looking for a travel nurse […]

By November 5, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Caristhenics:  Exercises to do while traveling by car.

Caristhenics: Exercises to do while traveling by car.

Whether you’re a traveling nurse on your way to your next assignment, or just on a road trip, here are a few tips to keep that blood circulating while driving in the car for so long. I for one don’t have that big of problem with keeping loose while driving for extended period of times, […]

By November 3, 2008 20 Comments Read More →