Archive for May, 2010

Travel nursing company reviews – now easier than ever!

Travel nursing company reviews – now easier than ever!

There are a lot of good travel nursing agency review sites out there, which provide great information on everything from the benefits a company provides to its customer service, but if you are just getting started looking at a travel nursing career, they may offer a little too much information. That’s why we started our own super simple travel nursing […]

By May 27, 2010 3 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I keep a good rep with my company if I break a contract?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I keep a good rep with my company if I break a contract?

Recently I seem to be getting a lot of emails concerning breaking a contract. While it is not something I encourage, there are things that are beyond our control that might require such a drastic move. However, if done properly, you can minimize any costs and ill feelings from your travel company. The first thing […]

The Envelope please…

The Envelope please…

And the winner is… The day has finally come and we’re proud to announce the three winners in the ‘Give It a Shot! Nurses Week T-shirt Challenge!’ The contest has concluded as of last Monday but we were unable to decide on the winning designs until Wednesday due to an unforeseen illness, which was welcomed by the judges due to high number (138) of entries! This extra time gave them a better look at all the designs and they were able to choose wisely. Read all about the contest at Fibers.com and see the top three entries, all of which have explanations of why the design was chosen as the winner.

By May 24, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Travel nursing with pets – Adjusting to the housing

Travel nursing with pets – Adjusting to the housing

You already know how tough it can be for yourself to adjust to new surroundings on each travel nursing assignment in a new city, have you ever thought abut what your dog or cat go through. And if they are uprooting a couple times a year it may be magnified. Pets can be stressed by […]

By May 21, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: What specialty should I choose if I want to be a traveler someday?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What specialty should I choose if I want to be a traveler someday?

A recent email asked what specialty someone should choose when entering into nursing if they are later considering a career as a traveler. Obviously, you would want to find a specialty in demand. However, going forward the next ten years, you might be hard pressed to find a specialty that is NOT in demand. Here’s […]

Scrubadoo’s News: Scrub Care – How to make your scrubs last longer!

Scrubadoo’s News: Scrub Care – How to make your scrubs last longer!

“They aren’t that dirty…” wrong!  There is NO wearing scrubs two days in-a-row without washing.  Scrubs get worn and they get dirty, it is a fact of life.  The average set of scrubs goes through more wear & tear and washes in their lifetime than almost any other piece of clothing.  To make them last […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What is it like working at a hospital on strike?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What is it like working at a hospital on strike?

Last week we looked at the process involved with taking an assignment at a facility during a strike. This week we’ll conclude with a look at how things operate during an assignment at a striking facility. When you are working a strike, you should anticipate working just about every day. Occasionally, if you make it […]

Travel Nurse pay – how much more can you make?

Travel Nurse pay – how much more can you make?

The age old question about travel nursing is how much more can a traveling nurse make versus being a permanent staff nurse where they live? It’s pretty well known that a travel nurse will take home more pay than that of a staff nurse, and that’s just including salary.

By May 10, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing Checklist Item #19: Planning your journey to your travel nursing job

Travel Nursing Checklist Item #19: Planning your journey to your travel nursing job

Hooray! You have the travel nursing job, now what do you do? Well, first things first, you are going to need to know your start date, which you should get with the first day instructions your travel nursing company provides you. Once you know that you can start your planning. After that, you need to ask […]

By May 7, 2010 2 Comments Read More →
Happy Nurses Week!

Happy Nurses Week!

We at Travel Nursing Blogs.com just wanted to thank you for all you do. You’re the greatest. Thanks.

By May 6, 2010 0 Comments Read More →