Archive for January, 2012

Meeting New People as a Travel Nurse

Meeting New People 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. 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. Take some time and […]

By January 30, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: Are Consistent Contracts Possible for Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Are Consistent Contracts Possible for Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am an experienced OR Nurse (over 35 years) and also an experienced Traveling Nurse. I have been permanent for the last three years and I am considering traveling again. I would like to know how the travel nurse industry is holding up (in our current economic situation) in terms […]

Cooking Solo as a Traveling Nurse

Cooking Solo as a Traveling Nurse

You’ve just finished the first week at your new location as a travel nurse. You’re starting to get acquainted with your surroundings, new schedule and just getting used to the new routine. To make life a little easier during your transition you probably went out to eat or just grabbed something quick on the way […]

By January 23, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
The Decision to Become Travelers

The Decision to Become Travelers

Nursing, unlike other professions, makes it easy to jump in the water. I believe that once your circumstances and curiosity becomes greater than your fear of the unknown, you will begin looking for a contract. We did and do not regret the decision. 2012 will be a big year for us. We have started a […]

By January 20, 2012 3 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: Where can I learn which hospitals are travel nurse friendly?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Where can I learn which hospitals are travel nurse friendly?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hello. Thank you for your time. I’m a long time travel nurse, but have been lucky in that the places I’ve been, I’ve stayed and extended, then came back home for a while, and went back out, that sort of thing. I’m with a new company and the hospitals I’ve […]

Do Travel Nurses Make a Lot of Money?

Do Travel Nurses Make a Lot of Money?

Although most nurses get hired on staff full time, there are the other kinds of nurses who are hired on a contract basis across the country and world.  These are the travel nurses, and a question often asked of them is do they make more money than regular nurses?  The short answer is yes. Because […]

Scrubadoo’s News: The Scrub Brand Break Down – Part 1

Scrubadoo’s News: The Scrub Brand Break Down – Part 1

It seems like there are an endless variety of scrub brands to choose from these days.  At Scrubadoo it seems like we are contacted on a weekly basis we are contacted by new vendors with new brands that they want us to carry on our site.  It is tough for us to keep track of […]

By January 12, 2012 2 Comments Read More →
Travel Nurses Need Rubbing Too: Guide to Different Massages

Travel Nurses Need Rubbing Too: Guide to Different Massages

Long days and tense moments can all be part of your life as a Travel Nurse. As rewarding as the days are when you know you’ve made a difference in someone’s life, it doesn’t take away the stress, stiffness and sore muscles that can build up as a result. Nothing can help alleviate that tension […]

By January 9, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
Guest Author: Carly Anderson – How to combine studying with travel nursing

Guest Author: Carly Anderson – How to combine studying with travel nursing

Chances are the compelling reasons that caused you to choose travel nursing are also the things that will aid you in pursuing your BSN degree. In addition to lucrative pay, all-expense-paid housing and the opportunity to visit new places, companies that specialize in placing nurses in programs often have study incentives that will assist you […]

Guest Author: Sam Omulligan – Professionalism and the Travel Nurse

Guest Author: Sam Omulligan – Professionalism and the Travel Nurse

If you are thinking about joining ranks with the over 25, 000 travel nurses in the United States who travel to exciting destinations while earning a solid income, consider the fact that your professional reputation will follow you from place to place. Agencies that recommend and place nurses keep records and share information with potential […]