Archive for October, 2010

Travel nursing with your family: Two parents and children

Travel nursing with your family: Two parents and children

In later posts we will look more closely at the challenges and benefits that travel nursing with children at different ages can present, but right now we will look at the general idea of being a a travel nursing family (where two parents travel with one or more children). First off, don’t worry about whether you will be […]

By October 29, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Scrubadoo’s News: Halloween Costume Competition!

Scrubadoo’s News: Halloween Costume Competition!

Think you have the scariest or most creative costume planned for this Halloween?  Put it to the test for your chance to win several great prizes!  Scrubadoo.com announces its first ever facebook Halloween costume competition.  Entry is simple, just go to Scrubadoo.com’s facebook page and post a picture of your costume on our wall.  How […]

By October 28, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nurse Housing – The “Real” costs and steps to set up temporary housing (Part 2)

Travel Nurse Housing – The “Real” costs and steps to set up temporary housing (Part 2)

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 October 27, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
The Horrors of Nursing: Halloween Tales

The Horrors of Nursing: Halloween Tales

Hallow’s eve is near and it’s during this time when it seems appropriate to share some ghastly tales with you. If you’re like me, it’s during this time that I like the thrill of a good scary movie or scary tale, as it’s a good adrenaline rush! I’m sure as a nurse, there’s no comparison to the rush you get for doing your jobs under so much pressure and under some frightful circumstances. Now couple that with where you’re working and the aura many of these places may have, especially at night.Now that’s spooky!

By October 25, 2010 1 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing Blogs Carnival – Edition October 22, 2010

Travel Nursing Blogs Carnival – Edition October 22, 2010

Welcome to the October 22, 2010 edition of Travel Nursing Blog Carnival. We didn’t have a ton of entries this time and the two we did get have a warnings and danger tone. Between bed bugs and drunk drivers this is not the most fun Travel Nursing Blog Carnival we have had, but both these articles offer […]

By October 22, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Scrubadoo’s News: 4 Quick Tips for Buying Nursing Scrubs Online

Scrubadoo’s News: 4 Quick Tips for Buying Nursing Scrubs Online

There is an endless selection of nursing uniforms out there these days, here are a few tips to keep in mind when you are making a purchase! Don’t try and match colors across brands! This one of the biggest reasons scrubs are returned. Someone will buy a Ceil Blue top from Cherokee to go with […]

By October 20, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Fall(ing) in Love with Travel Nursing Again

Fall(ing) in Love with Travel Nursing Again

There are many besides traveling nurses that escape the doldrums of fall and winter and head to more temperate locations like Arizona, Florida, California & of course Hawaii, these folks are known as “snowbirds.” Just like birds, they’ll head south for the winter and return home, once the coast is clear. So why not follow them, for wherever these people go, there’s definitely going to be a need for nurses like you.

By October 18, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing with your spouse or significant other

Travel Nursing with your spouse or significant other

Travel nursing with your spouse or significant other is probably the easiest of all the traveling with a family scenarios. You don’t have to worry about taking care of, educating or keeping kids out of trouble. The biggest challenges that I have seen out there is how to deal with your spouse or significant other’s […]

By October 15, 2010 2 Comments Read More →
Guest Author: Heather Green – Making a Good First Impression as a Travel Nurse

Guest Author: Heather Green – Making a Good First Impression as a Travel Nurse

It takes on average thirty seconds for an individual to make up his or her mind about someone new; a travel nurse, one whose occupation is by nature impermanent and flighty, thereby starts off in any new work environment disadvantaged. A travel nurse can must earn the respect and trust of not only her superiors and […]

By October 14, 2010 1 Comments Read More →
Using technology to help navigate your way to your next travel nurse assignment: Part II

Using technology to help navigate your way to your next travel nurse assignment: Part II

In my last post I wrote about the many advantages a travel nurse can have by purchasing a GPS system for their cars, and touched briefly on the usefulness of a having a smartphone as well. For anyone venturing across the country, or across town for that matter, will quickly discover how great having a “co-pilot” in a GPS system really is.

By October 11, 2010 0 Comments Read More →