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 […]
When it comes time to leave for your travel nursing job there can be a lot to remember to do. This list should help you from drowning in post-it-Notes. Mark the date on your calendar and work backwards to check off the things you are going to need to take care of before you leave. This […]
Hooray! You have the travel nursing job, now what do you do? Well, first things first, you are going to need to know your start date, which you should get with the first day instructions your travel nursing company provides you. Once you know that you can start your planning. After that, you need to ask […]
So now you are discouraged, you have gone through all the work of working with your recruiter to get you an interview for the travel nursing job you want, you had a great interview and hit it off with the nurse manager interviewing you and you know you are qualified for the job, but you […]
At this stage in the travel nursing process you should hopefully be hearing one way or the other about the hospital’s decision to hire you. Sometimes the hiring manager will offer you on the job right on the phone, though that is more rare. Most often what will happen is that the hospital hiring or nurse manager will get back in touch with their contact at your travel nursing company who will let them know that they are interested in offering you the travel nursing job.
The next step in the Ultimate Travel Nursing Checklist that you will be aware of is the travel nurse interview. Between being submitted and interviewed may be a bit of waiting for you. But at the hospital and the travel nursing company a bit more is going on.
Every travel nursing company’s process is a little different, but for the most part the next step in the Ultimate Travel Nursing Checklist is being submitted by your recruiter. There is not a lot of for you as a travel nurse to do at this point. By this stage if you followed all of the guidelines […]
At this point in the travel nursing process you will be asked to submit a travel nursing resume. Some travel nursing companies will write your resume for you; either based on the information you supply on a resume you have already written or you list on your application. A good resume is very important for […]
At this point you will start the process of working with your recruiter to find your travel nursing job. This is a process that can vary depending on the company. At some companies your recruiter will also be the one who contacts the hospitals trying to find you a job. At other travel nurse companies […]
In the last section of the Ultimate Travel Nursing Checklist I talked about what makes a great travel nurse Recruiter, now I am going to give you some tips to help you find a one. For starters ask around. Being referred to a good Recruiter by a travel nurse who believes in them is by […]
Once you have submitted your application online you can literally sit back and wait for a recruiter to call you. Thanks to the nursing shortage, qualified nurses looking to travel are in high demand. That’s why I’m going to break this post up, for now I will just cover what makes a good recruiter and […]