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Ask a Travel Nurse: Will a BSN help me secure continuous work as a travel nurse?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Will a BSN help me secure continuous work as a travel nurse?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question:   As a travel nurse, is it fairly easy to work full time continuously without long breaks in assignments? I have an Associate’s Degree in Nursing but am willing to work on a Bachelor’s degree. Do you think a BSN could help me secure more continuous work? Ask a Travel [...]

Summertime Blues: Cute Blue Scrubs for Travel Nurses

Summertime Blues: Cute Blue Scrubs for Travel Nurses

Well, summertime is almost over, but it doesn’t mean you have to start wearing black! One of the most popular scrubs colors is blue — ciel blue, navy blue, royal blue, galaxy blue …  You name the blue and you can probably find some scrubs to match. In fact, there are some great off-the-beaten-path blues that [...]

By September 10, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Scrubbing In Premieres October 24 on MTV

Scrubbing In Premieres October 24 on MTV

Update! MTV’s travel nurse reality show has gone from the working title Nurse Nation to its official title, Scrubbing In. (Click here to check out the trailer!) MTV is billing the new show as a “docu-series,” and has announced that Scrubbing In premieres October 24 on MTV, at 9 p.m. Central. A couple other things [...]

By September 4, 2013 17 Comments Read More →
Strike Staffing for Travel Nurses

Strike Staffing for Travel Nurses

Healthcare industry strikes are a bit different than when other industries strike, considering that sick patients cannot wait out a job action and the stakes are people’s health. These patients need care when they need it, and not receiving it can literally mean life or death. Nurse strike staffing is crucial to helping them! Nurses [...]

By September 3, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
“Show Us Your Scrubs” Contest

“Show Us Your Scrubs” Contest

As a travel nurse, you spend A LOT of time in your scrubs. A good pair of scrubs can be like a faithful friend on the job, and most nurses do have their favorites. Maybe you’d like to show them off outside the unit? The “Show Us Your Scrubs” Instagram contest asks you to do [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Will I be reimbursed for transportation on assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Will I be reimbursed for transportation on assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question:   If you have your own car do you generally receive compensation for transportation while under contract? If you don’t bring your car with you is a transportation stipend given? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer:   Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but transportation while you are on assignment is [...]

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 [...]