Archive for September, 2010

Travel Nurse Housing – The “Real” costs and steps to set up temporary housing (Part 1)

Travel Nurse Housing – The “Real” costs and steps to set up temporary housing (Part 1)

As a travelling nurse or medical professional you are away from home quite often and usually for long periods of time. If you move to a new location every thirteen weeks or even a just a couple of times per year you know that there are many steps and costs involved in securing clean, safe, […]

By September 29, 2010 1 Comments Read More →
Using technology to help navigate your way to your next assignment

Using technology to help navigate your way to your next assignment

As a travel nurse, I can see what a blessing a smartphone like the iPhone can be. It has so many applications to help you around your new surroundings. Besides smartphones with their many applications, a GPS or Global Positioning System is the perfect tool for those who travel a lot.

By September 27, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing Blogs Carnival – Edition September 24, 2010

Travel Nursing Blogs Carnival – Edition September 24, 2010

Welcome to the September 24, 2010 edition of the Travel Nursing Blog Carnival. This is our second edition so I am glad to see we had more entries. If you have ever considered getting your PhD in Nursing check out this post by Susan at Online PhD in Nursing, called 10 Surprising Celebrities With PhDs for some unexpected inspiration. […]

By September 24, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nurses: The Heart and Sole of Healthcare

Travel Nurses: The Heart and Sole of Healthcare

Being a nurse can be tough on your feet, with the long hours of standing and running around. There’s nothing worse than being on your feet all day and wearing uncomfortable shoes, this can only make the days seem longer than they really are. As a travel nurse or nurse in general, the number one thing to remember is that you want to be as comfortable as possible to be able to make it through the long and arduous days and it all begins with your feet.

By September 20, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nurse Housing – What should I expect in turnkey temporary housing?

Travel Nurse Housing – What should I expect in turnkey temporary housing?

Traveling nurses can encounter some unusual housing situations while moving from city to city. There are a myriad of different ideas when it comes to furnished housing as there are no set regulations or standards such as hotels have. This can leave one very uncertain as to what they are getting when searching for a […]

By September 17, 2010 1 Comments Read More →
Scrubadoo’s News: What Nursing Shoe is Right for You?

Scrubadoo’s News: What Nursing Shoe is Right for You?

It is an unquestionable truth that most nurses are on their feet all day and an uncomfortable pair of shoes can make the time crawl by. Finding the perfect pair of shoes seems like it should be a simple task, however with the seemingly endless variety to choose from, ever changing requirements from hospitals & […]

By September 16, 2010 2 Comments Read More →
Guest Author: Heather Green – 7 Must Do’s for Travel Nursing with Dogs

Guest Author: Heather Green – 7 Must Do’s for Travel Nursing with Dogs

Traveling with Fifi doesn’t have to be a nightmare in the making. With a few simple steps and common sense on your side, you may end up taking your best furry friend everywhere! If you know where you are traveling, seek out pet-friendly restaurants and shops in case you need to cool off and get a […]

By September 15, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nurses With a Thirst for Caring, This Is for You

Travel Nurses With a Thirst for Caring, This Is for You

Over 1 billion people worldwide, that’s 1 in 6, are without access to clean water. Today, 4000 children will die from water related illnesses, that equates to over 1 million children each year, while 50% of the hospital beds on Earth are occupied by people with preventable waterborne diseases. These are just a few of the startling facts surrounding the fact that many around the world lack clean water.

By September 14, 2010 1 Comments Read More →
Who makes a good travel nurse?

Who makes a good travel nurse?

Have you ever thought about becoming a travel nurse or just testing the waters with that first assignment, but wondered if you would make a good travel nurse? If so then here are some questions you can ask yourself to determine if travel nursing and you would be a good match. Am I adaptable enough to […]

By September 10, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Guest Author: Heather Green – Travel Nursing and the 3 P’s of Cat Transportation

Guest Author: Heather Green – Travel Nursing and the 3 P’s of Cat Transportation

Cat owners are the first to admit that felines can be finicky. It’s lovable sometimes, but if you’re trying to convince your kitty to make your life easier by cooperating with travel plans, you could be in for a nightmarish trip. Fortunately, you can relax because that doesn’t have to be the case, especially when […]

By September 8, 2010 0 Comments Read More →