Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Do you have a list of options that you make sure you spell out on a contract, sort of a guide or checklist to follow to make sure that all your needs, issues and concerns are spelled out within your contract? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: The things that you […]
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In my last post about nursing burnout, I gave some tips to regain control over your life which can help you manage stress. These can work to prevent burnout for those who are starting to feel the effects. But what if you are already in the midst of burnout and need help to recover from it?
Last week I wrote about recognizing the signs of burnout. Now I’d like to give you some tools and tips for beating burnout. I’m going to address this in two parts: Prevention and Recovery. Today we’ll deal with ways to prevent burnout.
We’ve been doing some research lately about burnout and how it affects nurses. Many nurses today have been working harder and taking extra shifts for vairous reasons but mainly due to the economy. While all this hard work and overtime can help a family stay afloat, one cannot keep up that pace forever. It’s this pace that unfortunately can lead to burnout.
Recently, Jeff added this post about the importance of your resume, Travel nursing checklist item #14 – Knockout resumes hospitals love. There is a lot of great information there about what you need to have on your travel nursing resume. But it got me thinking about those nurses who may want some help from a professional to write their resume.
What’s your mission? I was recently reading this article “How to converse with travel nurse recruiters” at TravelRNgab.com and it reminded me somewhat of an older post from Beth at PixelRN.com where she talked about nurses having a Mission Statement.
So you’re coming up on the end of your travel nursing assignment in Minneapolis, MN and your starting to plan your route to get to your next assignment in San Diego, CA. Wouldn’t it be great if there was an easy way to get directions, calculate the distance of your drive, how long it will take to drive, and how much fuel will cost for your trip?
I want to share a link to a nice blog from a couple that is travel nursing together and blogging about the challenges and the rewards of their experience. Their blog site is called Adventures in travel nursing.
I recently came across an article that discussed the success that Glendive Medical Center, a health system in Eastern Montana, was having with travelers.