Archive for November, 2011

Guest Author: Mariana Ashley – 4 Ways Travel RNs Can Ace Their Phone Interviews

Guest Author: Mariana Ashley – 4 Ways Travel RNs Can Ace Their Phone Interviews

Professional interviews can be one of the most nerve-racking experiences in any individual’s life. We, as a society, have trouble talking about ourselves to others in this way, so being forced to discuss all of your best qualities in an interview can feel very uncomfortable and be very difficult. Not only do we have to […]

By November 30, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: Do you forward your mail to a new address on each assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do you forward your mail to a new address on each assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Do you forward your mail to a new address each time you take on a new assignment? Would it be wiser to maintain a PO Box in one location or have it delivered to a trustworthy friend/family member and have him/her mail it in bulk periodically to your current location? […]

Guest Author: Ashleigh Lincoln – Smartphone language app for travel nurses

Guest Author: Ashleigh Lincoln – Smartphone language app for travel nurses

At some point in our careers, most of us have experienced the anxiety and frustration that comes with being unable to communicate with someone we are caring for. Nurses encounter language barriers with patients and their families no matter where they work, but travel nurses find themselves in tricky communications situations even more frequently. Those […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I find housing in California?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I find housing in California?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am approaching my first traveling assignment in Bakersfield,Ca,@San Joaquin Hospital. Anything fully furnished, near the hospital, studio or one bedroom you can recommend to me? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: Hello and welcome to the world of being an independent traveler! I assume you have chosen to take the housing […]

A Holiday for One: How to Celebrate the Holiday Season by Yourself

A Holiday for One: How to Celebrate the Holiday Season by Yourself

As you are off working on your travel nursing assignment, there are many things you can do to enjoy this holiday season and keep in touch with family and friends. The possibilities are only limited by your imagination. You can start your own tradition by going to church, cooking a holiday dinner, volunteering your time […]

By November 21, 2011 6 Comments Read More →
Interview with PanTravelers President, Phil Light, RN

Interview with PanTravelers President, Phil Light, RN

When was PanTravelers founded? It had its beginnings as a discussion by a group of healthcare travelers in July of 2005. Our official opening date was rather appropriately on May Day 2007, the international worker’s day.  In August 2008 the IRS granted us the designation of a tax-exempt non-profit organization. What is your role in […]

By November 18, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I know which travel nurse agency to use?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I know which travel nurse agency to use?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hello David. I am a staff oncology RN in CA with 3 years experience. I have never done travel nursing. I would love to go to Alaska as a travel nurse next year. I am thinking may-aug., but I can do colder months if the jobs are better. How do […]

A Guide To Travel Nursing Jobs (Infographic)

A Guide To Travel Nursing Jobs (Infographic)

“A Guide To Travel Nursing Jobs” presents data obtained from a nationwide base of travel nurses including motivational factors in choosing a Travel Nurse career, age demographics, benefits information, and social media usage. Here are a few other things to help you while navigating your career as a Travel Nurse… Check out these useful Travel […]

By November 14, 2011 1 Comments Read More →
A fun new travel nursing blog: Beauty and Bandaids

A fun new travel nursing blog: Beauty and Bandaids

Here at Travel Nursing Blogs.com we were just notified of a new travel nursing blog and wanted to share it with you. With a very catchy and memorable name Beauty and Bandaids is a great new blog written by a new travel nurse. She writes about, you guessed it, her experiences as she makes the transition to […]

By November 11, 2011 2 Comments Read More →
Guest Author: Alvina Lopez – Make the most of free time while travel nursing

Guest Author: Alvina Lopez – Make the most of free time while travel nursing

Perhaps chief among the perks of working as a traveling nurse is the opportunity to explore new and exciting US cities. As a traveling nurse, you enjoy a constant mobility that most 9-5ers stuck in their day jobs can only dream of. What’s more, the small period of time that most travel nurses reside in […]

By November 10, 2011 0 Comments Read More →