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Best Dog Festivals for Travel Nurses

Best Dog Festivals for Travel Nurses

When you’re a travel nurse constantly on the move, the company of a travel companion is priceless. For many, that companion just so happens to have four-legs and a tail. As you and your pup crisscross the country during or between assignments, drop in on these best dog festivals for travel nurses and their pups [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How much will my housing stipend be?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How much will my housing stipend be?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: If you would rather find your own housing than have the agency arrange it for you, what should you expect for compensation for housing? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer:    Unfortunately, neither I, nor anyone else, can answer this question for you. The reason being is because your housing subsidy can [...]

Finding a Great Travel Nurse Recruiter

Finding a Great Travel Nurse Recruiter

Travel nurse recruiters act as an agent and really important advocate for their nurses. Because of the nature of the industry — where job placement is so connected to your lifestyle — a good recruiter is also ideally a friend. Finding a great travel nurse recruiter is key to your success as a recruiter. So [...]

5 Reasons Travel Nurses Rock

5 Reasons Travel Nurses Rock

Travel nursing is certainly an amazing industry to work in, but it takes amazing people to fit the bill and stand up to the challenges of the job. Most travel nurses have always had these qualities to a certain extent, but they tend to become even stronger through traveling. There are definitely way more than [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How does travel nurse pay compare to perm?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How does travel nurse pay compare to perm?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question:   This is my first time applying for travel nurse positions and I have two questions: 1.  I have 16 years experience and have been offered pay equal to that of new grad nurse by some companies. Is the pay lower for travel nursing? 2.  How difficult is it to [...]

Healthy Snacks for Travel Nurses

Healthy Snacks for Travel Nurses

Whether you’re on the road traveling to your next assignment or trying to take care of yourself while on the job, it’s really important for travel nurses to have healthy snacks to keep them satisfied. Planning snacks ahead can help you make better choices when hunger happens, so drop the processed vending machine junk and [...]

Nurse Nation on MTV

Nurse Nation on MTV

Update, 9.4.13: Nurse Nation has  been re-titled Scrubbing In and will premiere Oct. 24. Click here for our latest post on the show.  A new reality show, Nurse Nation, on MTV, will turn the cameras on travel nurses! According to MTV, “Nurse Nation is a new docu-series that follows nine twenty-something travel nurses all assigned to [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I work part time as a travel nurse?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I work part time as a travel nurse?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question:   I would prefer to work about 3 days a week, with about 24-36 total hours per week. Can I negotiate a travel nurse contract to work less than full time? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer:    You can always ask, but I do not know of any company that [...]

5 Don’ts for Wearing Scrubs

5 Don’ts for Wearing Scrubs

Even when you’re wearing scrubs, you want to look neat and professional at work. You may never have thought about it, but scrubs have many of the same concerns that other clothing can cause. Here are 5 fashion faux pas to avoid and how you can test for them before you! Unwanted Undies: You NEVER [...]

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Traveler’s Conference 2013

Traveler’s Conference 2013

Updated 8.30.13 If you ever wanted to get together with fellow travelers and hobnob with industry experts, the Traveler’s Conference 2013 is a great option for you. The sixth annual Traveler’s Conference will take place October 28-29, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. This conference allows healthcare travel professionals the chance to gather and network amongst [...]