Archive for October, 2011

Meeting new people on your next travel nursing assignment

Meeting new people on your next travel nursing assignment

At TravelNursingBlogs.com, we want you to feel connected and comfortable in your working environment and in your new or existing community. Being a travel nurse means you have the opportunity to meet new people and make new friends all over the United States. Making new friends is one of life’s richest pleasures and is a […]

By October 31, 2011 1 Comments Read More →
Guest Author: Helen Ziegler – So, You Call Yourself a Traveler …?

Guest Author: Helen Ziegler – So, You Call Yourself a Traveler …?

Everyone who reads the Travel Nursing Blogs knows full well what a travel nurse is … or do they? Sure they know that travelers work 13-week (or more or less) contracts at hospitals throughout the United States, meeting new people, seeing how things are managed in different hospitals, and exploring new towns, cities, and states. […]

By October 28, 2011 1 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: What should I take on a travel nursing assignment in Alaska?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What should I take on a travel nursing assignment in Alaska?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Getting ready for an assignment in Alaska. Oct to Dec. I would appreciate any advice as to what I should take with me in the way of clothing and supplies. Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: Alaska in December…hmm..I’m gonna have to advise against shorts. As for what exactly to take, […]

By October 26, 2011 1 Comments Read More →
Protect yourself and become personal safety certified

Protect yourself and become personal safety certified

Being a travel nurse you are often in new, unfamiliar areas around people you might not always know. You can’t always control your surroundings but one thing you can control is your awareness in those surroundings. By being aware of the things going on around you can help keep you safe. It’s important to remember, […]

By October 25, 2011 1 Comments Read More →
3 reasons not to start travel nursing

3 reasons not to start travel nursing

Travel nursing is a great opportunity for nurses looking for a change of pace. It offers more pay, better learning opportunities and don’t forget the chance to travel to new places for free. However, there are a few reasons a nurse should not think about travel nursing. Here they are: Taking a travel nursing position […]

By October 21, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: I don’t have recent experience, can I still be a travel nurse?

Ask a Travel Nurse: I don’t have recent experience, can I still be a travel nurse?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I have not worked as a nurse for the last year and a half, can I still work as a travel nurse? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: My thought would be no, but in this case my thought does not count. You would have to contact the travel companies directly, […]

Nursing your car back to health and preparing for winter

Nursing your car back to health and preparing for winter

Before you start off on any road trip it is good idea check your car to make sure it will make the trip to your new travel nursing assignment. When doing a job that requires you to travel across the United States, keeping your car in good condition is a good idea. You don’t want […]

By October 17, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
How to stay in touch with family and friends while on a Travel Nursing assignment

How to stay in touch with family and friends while on a Travel Nursing assignment

Embarking on your travel nursing assignment is an opportunity to travel and experience the country, but being away from loved ones, family and friends can be hard at times. To help you capture and share memorable moments whether across the state or across the country we have some easy solutions to keep your friends and […]

By October 14, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Guest Author: Elaine Hirsch – Most Interesting Places to do Travel Nursing

Guest Author: Elaine Hirsch – Most Interesting Places to do Travel Nursing

Travel nursing has rapidly developed over the last few years and is becoming increasingly appealing to nursing professionals, especially as a work option while earning an online doctorate. Along with excellent pay and fringe benefits, travel nursing also offers the opportunity to travel around the country as well as abroad. To work as a travel […]

By October 12, 2011 2 Comments Read More →
A few new travel nursing blogs to check out

A few new travel nursing blogs to check out

Here at Travel Nursing Blogs.com we are always looking for other travel nursing blogs and websites that we think would be of interest to our readers. Lately I’ve come across two new blogs chronicling the authors’ travel nursing career journeys. The RN in a RV This blog is about a nurse about to graduate with […]

By October 10, 2011 3 Comments Read More →