Archive for December, 2010

Travel Nurses: Turn Your New Year’s Resolutions Into Reality

Travel Nurses: Turn Your New Year’s Resolutions Into Reality

Each and every year as December draws to a close, many of us usually make some sort of New Year’s resolution. It’s pretty easy to spout out the things you’d like to see change in your life, but much more difficult to actually attain them. Year after year we tell ourselves we’re going to do this or stop doing that and after many unsuccessful tries, we may just stop making any sort of resolution all together.

By December 27, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing with young children. It is possible.

Travel Nursing with young children. It is possible.

Here you will find advice and resources for travel nurses who are thinking about trying a travel nursing assignment with young children.

By December 23, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: What companies do international travel nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What companies do international travel nursing?

Question:I am looking for a travel company that does international travel nursing in Surgery besides O’Grady. Looking to go New Zealand, Ireland and/or England. Thank you for your time. Answer: When I have responded to others looking for UK assignments, I am usually doing the exact same thing as they are: typing “international travel nursing” […]

Guest Author: Heather Green – Quick, Easy, Healthy Meals for Travel Nurses

Guest Author: Heather Green – Quick, Easy, Healthy Meals for Travel Nurses

After a long day’s work, the last thing anyone wants to do is put on an apron and stand around the kitchen for three hours.  Quick, easy, healthy meals are quick only in the actual process of preparing the food, but planning ahead to make these meals possible throughout the week doesn’t have to be […]

By December 20, 2010 1 Comments Read More →
Guest Author: Joy Paley – Stay Connected While On The Road: 6 Sites for Travel RNs

Guest Author: Joy Paley – Stay Connected While On The Road: 6 Sites for Travel RNs

Travel nursing is an exciting career choice for nurses that want to help new patient populations while also experiencing new cities. Being on the road does have one potential downside, however—that longing for the family and friends that make home special. In today’s wired world, it’s easier than ever to stay connected and to put that homesickness […]

By December 17, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: Should I be able to negotiate my wages with my recruiter?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Should I be able to negotiate my wages with my recruiter?

Question: Hi, I am currently a first time traveling nurse. I am at a hospital where there are a few ex traveling nurses and a few current traveling nurses. Both of these groups say that I am being walked all over with my wages. Is it true that traveling nurses should be able to negotiate […]

Travel Nurse Housing – The “Real” costs and steps to set up temporary housing (Part 7)

Travel Nurse Housing – The “Real” costs and steps to set up temporary housing (Part 7)

As a travelling nurse or medical professional one of your most important things to do each time you move is find a temporary apartment or home.  With more than 66 steps involved in setting up a temporary furnished apartment, why would anyone want to take on this challenge as often as those of you in […]

By December 13, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Congrats to all the super travel nurses who were Travelers of the Year!

Congrats to all the super travel nurses who were Travelers of the Year!

Just wanted to say congratulations and thanks for being a travel nurse to all those nurses whose travel nursing company voted them as a Traveler of the Year in Healthcare Traveler magazine. That is a huge honor and you really are super. Congrats Super Travel Nurses!

By December 10, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
New year + New recruiter = New Travel Nursing Career

New year + New recruiter = New Travel Nursing Career

Healthcare Traveler magazine recently released its December edition which annually has its list of Recruiters of the Year (and Travelers of the Year). And with January approaching and the typical New Year’s resolutions articles beginning to make an appearance I started thinking that for some travel nurses one good resolution could be to find a […]

By December 10, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nurse Housing – The “Real” costs and steps to set up temporary housing (Part 6)

Travel Nurse Housing – The “Real” costs and steps to set up temporary housing (Part 6)

As a traveling nurse or medical professional one of your most important things to do each time you move is find a temporary apartment or home. With more than 66 steps involved in setting up a temporary furnished apartment, why would anyone want to take on this challenge as often as those of you in […]

By December 8, 2010 0 Comments Read More →