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Packing Tips for Travel Nurses

Packing Tips for Travel Nurses

The more jobs you work the easier it gets to determine the best travel nurse supplies to bring along to your destination. But even veterans sometimes wonder what to bring or question the contents of their luggage, and can benefit from some packing tips for travel nurses. There are the usual variables of travel, like [...]

4 Great Travel Nursing Books

4 Great Travel Nursing Books

The rain is sticking around here this weekend and it looks to be a great weekend to curl up with a good book. Whether you’re considering a career in travel nursing, just starting out, or already an accomplished veteran in the field, travel nursing books can be a great way to learn about the industry [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Travel nursing later in my career?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Travel nursing later in my career?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I have been at the same hospital for 25 years and I am now considering becoming a travel RN. I am interested to know if there are other nurses out there who have done this and any advice they may have. I’m apprehensive to say the least, but would like [...]

Travel Nurse Humor

Travel Nurse Humor

  It’s Monday. The least funny day of the week. Need a laugh? You know what they say “laughter is the best medicine,” and that goes for nurses as well as patients! We thought you might benefit from some travel nurse humor to kick off your week, so we rounded up five funny links related [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What about insurance and taxes?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What about insurance and taxes?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am currently looking into the possibility of taking my family on the road and doing some travel nursing. However, I have major reservations when it comes to finding health insurance and understanding the whole picture of taxes. We currently own our home, and I am not following what is [...]

Nurses Give Back with Bedtime Backpacks

Nurses Give Back with Bedtime Backpacks

Over the last few weeks, the state of Oklahoma has been torn apart by violent tornadoes that have flattened houses, destroyed schools, and crushed businesses, leaving families stranded, missing loved ones and in need of help to heal and move forward. Amidst all this tragedy is a nurse’s number one time to shine. Out of [...]

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Ask a Travel Nurse: Should I have a travel nursing contract checklist?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Should I have a travel nursing contract checklist?

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 [...]

Summer Survival for Travel Nurses

Summer Survival for Travel Nurses

Hope you all had a wonderful Memorial Day! The long May weekend capped by a Monday honoring service always signals the start of summer. Whether you have a great assignment lined up or you’re taking some time off, here are some quick tips for hot fun (and safety) in the summertime: Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate Make [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse Housing Expert: How do housing stipends work for travel nurses?

Ask a Travel Nurse Housing Expert: How do housing stipends work for travel nurses?

Ask a Travel Nurse Housing Expert Question: I don’t know if my agency is being honest or fair with me in terms of their housing costs. They list a property at one price in the contract but I found it on Craigslist at another price. I don’t completely trust my recruiter and so I don’t [...]

Travel Nurse Tech: 5 Great Apps for Travel Nurses

Travel Nurse Tech: 5 Great Apps for Travel Nurses

Sometimes it’s hard to remember life before there was “an app for that.” The handy-dandy world of smartphone and tablets applications is still relatively new, yet we’ve quickly become accustomed to relying on helpful apps to make our lives run smoother and better. A travel nurse can benefit from a variety of apps whether relating [...]