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Best Specialties for Travel Nursing

Best Specialties for Travel Nursing

Nurses in any specialty can find amazing opportunities as a Travel Nurse. But it is true that there are some that are considered the best specialties for Travel Nursing. This is usually due to simple supply and demand — which temporary positions facilities need to fill and how many Travel Nurses are available within that […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I transition from LPN to Travel RN?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I transition from LPN to Travel RN?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I’m an LPN transitioning to RN, and Travel Nursing has always been a dream of mine. My question is: How do I transition from LPN to Travel RN? Should I take on an ER RN position for experience before attempting to try Travel Nursing? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: The […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What are the qualifications for Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What are the qualifications for Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I want to try Travel Nursing because I am young, want to explore the U.S., and make higher wages, so I am considering going to nursing school next year at a community college and getting my RN. I currently have a Bachelors of Science in Medical Laboratory Science and am […]

How “Not” to Travel Nursing Videos

How “Not” to Travel Nursing Videos

If you’re just starting out as a Travel Nurse, there are a lot of ins and outs that you should learn to help you better succeed in the Travel Nursing industry. Travel Nursing is an amazing opportunity, but there are many variables and can be potential speed bumps if one is not properly prepared. But […]

Travel Nursing for New Graduates

Travel Nursing for New Graduates

You’ve just graduated, which means you are total rock star. Congrats! But if you’re interested in a Travel Nursing career, you will need to establish 1-2 years of recent hospital experience prior to your first contract. Experience is required because Travel Nurses often receive very brief, hospital-specific orientations and you are expected to be well-skilled […]

Travel Nursing Experience

Travel Nursing Experience

Travel Nursing is such an appealing career path that Travel Nursing Blogs often hears from nursing students — and even high school students! — who want to know how they can get started on the path towards their first assignment. First, of course, you must have the proper nursing school education, earn your RN degree, […]

4 Ways Nurses Can Advance Their Careers

4 Ways Nurses Can Advance Their Careers

  As Nurses Week 2014 draws to a close, Travel Nursing Blogs would like share some tips on how nurses can keep their skills sharp and continue their career momentum. Karlene Kerfoot, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, sent us these 4 ways nurses can advance their careers, in celebration of the Nurses Week 2014 theme: Transforming […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I work with more than one recruiter?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I work with more than one recruiter?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question:  In Travel Nursing, it seems like a great idea work with more than one recruiter — or is it? Can I work with one than one recruiter? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer:  Many seasoned travelers use multiple recruiters (often even three or four). The best way to approach this is […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Will a hospital coordinate schedules for nurses traveling in pairs?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Will a hospital coordinate schedules for nurses traveling in pairs?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: We are a husband and wife nurse team looking forward to starting our travel nursing careers upon the graduation of our second nurse daughter. One of us is ER and the other is Med Surg. My biggest concern is: Will the hospital will be willing to coordinate our schedules — […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How can a nursing student prepare to travel in the future?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How can a nursing student prepare to travel in the future?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am going to college soon for nursing and I hope to become a Travel Nurse after a year of hospital experience. I have a few questions about how I can prepare: Is it easy to make friends with other nurses? What are some skills that will benefit me in […]