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: Hi David, I am very interested in Travel Nursing. My kids are out of the house, so I am ready to try something new and take my first assignment as a Traveler. That said, I am concerned about being able to get my next contract after this first one without [...]
You don’t need an expert to tell you why — you already feel it in your bones: Travel is good for you! However, experts do agree with what you know in your heart to be true. Here’s what they and common sense have got to say about how and why traveling makes for a great [...]
Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I know I will earn enough pay Travel Nursing to cover my expenses on the road and back home?
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, I am just starting to consider Travel Nursing jobs and have many questions! My bottom line is making sure my actual cash pay will be enough to cover my travel expenses as well as my current expenses. How do I know I will earn enough pay Travel Nursing [...]
Regardless of the shifts you work and whether Friday is your Friday or your Monday, let’s celebrate the day with a fun flashback that honors your true place in healthcare. Happy Friday, Travel Nursing Queens! Let’s do a quick Friday flashback to March 2009 when a quartet of ICU nurses from Seattle Children’s Hospital won [...]
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, Do Travel Nurses choose and book their own hotel? Thanks! Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: From the wording of your question, I’m not sure if you are speaking of a travel assignment, strike work, or are perhaps just beginning to research Travel Nursing and learning how exactly it [...]
There are sooo many reasons to get hooked on Travel Nursing. It’s an amazing opportunity for hard-working nurses to enjoy the many adventures and perks that come along with a career in this very exciting and in-demand industry — for example, traveling to wonderful new places (or returning to long-cherished ones!), avoiding hospital politics, building [...]
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, I really want to check out your book. Where can I find a print copy of Travel Nurse’s Bible? Thank you! Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: Unless you want to pay some insane price that people on Amazon are charging, the only current way to get the book [...]
Back in elementary school it was so easy to make new friends: “Hey, we’re on the same playground — let’s hang out!” But by adulthood, it’s often much trickier to meet and make friends, especially in new environments. But don’t fret, it’s easy to meet new people as a Travel Nurse! Here are a few [...]
Ask a Travel Nurse: Can a company legally pay for my housing and also give me the approved GSA rate for per diem?
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, Can a company legally pay for my housing and also give me the approved GSA rate for per diem? Thank you! Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: I believe what you are talking about are two separate categories. There is a GSA rate for both per diem housing and [...]
Ask a Travel Nurse: How can I find which Travel Nursing agency staffs hospitals in the locations I want to work?
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: First, I’m preparing for my first Travel Nursing assignment and I want to say that I really appreciated your book. It’s been a really huge help! Second, my wife and I would like to go to four specific locations and I would like to determine what agencies staff the hospitals [...]