Archive for August, 2011

Ask a Travel Nurse: What should I do if I am stuck in an awful assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What should I do if I am stuck in an awful assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: About a month ago I started my first travel assignment. The assignment was a home health position. Everything was going great. I liked the people and my recruiter has to be one of the best on the planet. Then the census dropped real low and not even the permanent nurses […]

By August 31, 2011 1 Comments Read More →
The “Real” costs/steps in setting up own temporary furnished apartment (part 13)

The “Real” costs/steps in setting up own temporary furnished apartment (part 13)

For those who have been following this series about the real costs of setting up your own furnished apartment, you know by now that it could really become a serious time constraint issue as well as cost prohibitive to do all these things on your own, especially if you have to repeat the process every […]

By August 29, 2011 1 Comments Read More →
And the new Travel Nursing Blogs.com logo is…

And the new Travel Nursing Blogs.com logo is…

…this one. Thanks to everyone who voted. It wasn’t even close with this one receiving 68% of the votes. We are excited to start using our new logo, which really shows off the freedom of travel nursing, so keep an eye out for it on the site next week.    

By August 26, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: Can travelers work close enough to home to be back on days off?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can travelers work close enough to home to be back on days off?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Is it possible to do travel nursing close enough to home so that I can come back on my days off? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: Yes, that is possible. To take full advantage of any tax breaks that you could receive, you will want to take an assignment that is […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Is it realistic to think that I can be a travel nurse with a family?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Is it realistic to think that I can be a travel nurse with a family?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Is it realistic to think that I can be a travel nurse with a family? I have a husband that works a full time job and three small children. Would it be worth my while to take this on? I love the thought of travel but hate the thought of […]

Vote for your favorite new Travel Nursing Blogs.com logo!

Vote for your favorite new Travel Nursing Blogs.com logo!

It’s been a good run with our current Travel Nursing Blogs.com logo, but we decided it is time to give it a make over. And we need your help. Click here to go vote for your favorite new logo choice. Here is a preview of the options:  

By August 19, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Guest Author: Patricia Walling – Moving Out Cleaning Tips for Travel Nurses

Guest Author: Patricia Walling – Moving Out Cleaning Tips for Travel Nurses

Travel nursing is a stressful job, especially considering one has to pick themselves up and relocate repeatedly each time an assignment is completed. While those in medical coding or other health care professions may not consider how much time travel nurses spend picking up all of their belongings, packing away personal stuff and arranging to […]

Meeting New People Is What It’s All About as a Travel Nurse

Meeting New People Is What It’s All About as a Travel Nurse

Being a travel nurse means you have the opportunity to meet new people and make new friends all over the United States, from coast to coast. Making new friends is one of life’s richest pleasures and is a fun and easy way to interact with others while at your workplace or during your free time. […]

By August 15, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Guest Author: Jessica Bosari – Traveling Tips for a Travel Nurse

Guest Author: Jessica Bosari – Traveling Tips for a Travel Nurse

The majority of travelling nurse jobs range between 6-13 weeks. Depending on what type of assignments you are looking to take and the length of each will be factors in what you may wish to bring with you. A key factor is to ensure you bring just a little touch of home with you to […]

Scrubadoo’s News: The Jacket & Coat Post

Scrubadoo’s News: The Jacket & Coat Post

Much like scrubs there are a wide variety of jackets, lab coats, and warm ups available these days. With so many choices how do you decide what will work for you??? Within this sea of options there are different styles, features, and a plethora of other options. We are constantly receiving comments, questions and other […]

By August 10, 2011 0 Comments Read More →