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 […]
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I have been traveling for 5 years and have always heard that the pay is really good. I haven’t found this to be true. My base pay has ranged from low $20 to low $30. Since I work PACU I have found it necessary to travel with larger companies like […]
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am going to be taking my first travel position and need some help understanding what they are quoting me. Originally they offered me $33.00 per hour and then when I received the contract it was quoted as $23.00 per hour (taxed) and $410.00 per week that would be untaxed. […]
It’s a new year and you know what that means don’t you? If you watch TV or read any daily newspaper you may notice the advertisements are geared towards tax preparation, and you’ll be seeing a lot of this until the tax deadline of April 18th. This time of year can be very stressful to many and may seem like quite the daunting task to a travel nurse who has worked in a number of different states and given so many various benefits, but this doesn’t have to be the case if you’re prepared.
2011 is upon us, so we thought it would be fun to take a look at expectations for the nursing industry in the New Year (fun and since we sell scrubs it affects our business!). We are talking salaries and jobs! The healthcare industry was one of the few that has actually continued to grow […]
We are officially in the month of November and you know what that means. Halloween decorations are taken down and are quickly replaced by Christmas extravagance. That’s right, the holiday season will be in full swing before you know it and as a traveling nurse this may be the last thing you want to worry about while away on assignment.
Travel nurses often put themselves into one of two camps; more money or more fun (caring for others is a given). Whether you are in travel nursing for the money or the experience of doing fun things while traveling you will find LivingSocial.com a useful website during your travel nursing assignments. Here’s how to get started: First, Sign up […]
I have posted a few times before on things you might be able to do should you be in the unfortunate situation of having a travel contract canceled. Although this situation is far from the norm (it has happened to me twice in over 15 years of travel), it can have some pretty dire consequences […]