Archive for July, 2011

Heather’s Travel Nursing Videos: Leaving a travel nursing assignment

Heather’s Travel Nursing Videos: Leaving a travel nursing assignment

In this edition of Heather’s Travel Nursing Videos Heather gives her advice on how to make a good impression and how to leave a travel nursing position. Also be sure to check out all her other great videos, her blog and follow her on Twitter: Nursing Adventures Nursing Experiences Twitter.com/honeynurse

Ask a Travel Nurse: What should I do when a long commute is part of my housing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What should I do when a long commute is part of my housing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I will be doing a travel assignment at Boston Children’s Hospital. Not being familiar with the area I am planning on taking housing offered by my company. However, the housing is in Waltham, Quincy, and/or Malden which I’m finding is a commute of an hour or greater. Just wondering if […]

Things to do before the summer ends and your next travel nursing job begins

Things to do before the summer ends and your next travel nursing job begins

Here we are with just a few days left in the month of July, your kids are getting restless (you probably are too) and you may be close to your wits end trying to find things to do to keep you and your family entertained. Fear not, for there are plenty of things to keep […]

By July 26, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing Checklist Item #25: Unpacking your stuff

Travel Nursing Checklist Item #25: Unpacking your stuff

After arriving at your travel nurse housing the best thing you can do (assuming you have given yourself enough time and don’t have to be at the hospital the next morning) is to take an afternoon or so and unpack and get settled in. You may be thinking “I’m only going to be there for […]

By July 22, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Guest Author: Maria Rainier – Deciding What Travel Nursing Benefits You Need

Guest Author: Maria Rainier – Deciding What Travel Nursing Benefits You Need

There are over 340 Travel Nursing Companies in the United States. Not all pay the same, and not all share the same benefits. Being that you are moving away from your home, there is much to consider when it comes to such a commitment. Salary Differences Before you weigh in the benefits that you wish […]

Find the right school for your children at your next travel nursing location

Find the right school for your children at your next travel nursing location

Being a travel nurse comes with plenty of perks and rewards and when traveling with the entire family it can be an even greater experience. There are not many careers out there that give you the freedom to bring along the whole gang and depending on your own situation, bringing your spouse and children along […]

By July 18, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Have you been dying to tell the world about your travel nurse recruiter?

Have you been dying to tell the world about your travel nurse recruiter?

It’s that time of year again. Time to nominate your favortie recruiter for Healthcare Traveler Magazine’s 2011 Recruiter of the Year Contest. Does yours have what it takes to win? If you are wondering what qualifies as a great recruiter these posts may help: Ask a Travel Nurse: What’s the most important attribute for a recruiter? […]

By July 15, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I deal with housing safety issues?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I deal with housing safety issues?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I was placed in a housing area where others and myself are concerned. What do these housing folks look at in regard to safety? This agency took offense to my concerns and did nothing. Is this the norm or do some agencies really place their people in good places? Do […]

Back to School for Traveling Nurses

Back to School for Traveling Nurses

It’s never too late to learn something new and with free continuing education courses for Registered Nurses, it’s pretty easy to keep yourself up-to-date on the latest in technology, patient care and so much more. There are many online CE organizations available for RN’s, many are free and others charge a minimal fee. Most importantly, […]

By July 11, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
The results are in! The super travel nurse recruiter is…

The results are in! The super travel nurse recruiter is…

Prophecy’s Healthcare Recruiter of the Month Contest is over and the winner was Chris Johnson of Medical Solutions. The voting was done via Facebook and the winner recieved a $100 Visa Gift Card. You can read more about the contest to see who is  the best travel nurse recuiter here. Hopefully they do this contest again so […]

By July 7, 2011 0 Comments Read More →