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 [...]
Here comes another dose of Friday Fun from Travel Nursing Blogs! This hilarious video from Huntsville Hospital Oncology starts off with some seriously hashtag obsessed RNs a la Jimmy Fallon’s famous hashtag bit, then segues into a great parody of “What Does the Fox Say?” You definitely want to check this one out! Enjoy!
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, I am interested in Alaska Travel Nursing but have heard good and bad things about the small towns not liking outsiders. Just wondering if you have had experience in Barrow, Sitka, or Nome? I really like small towns but don’t want to be uncomfortable. Thanks for the input! [...]
Today is YOUR day, Travel Nurses. Happy Travel Nurses Day 2015! Pet-friendly Travel Nursing company Medical Solutions created this holiday in 2013 as a way to celebrate and honor the many hard-working, adventurous Travelers out there. There were contests, games, and quizzes with more than $2,000 worth of prizes up for grabs at TravelNursesDay.com this [...]
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I was curious about obtaining a compact license from South Carolina. I was told by my recruiter that because I am staying in South Carolina for six months that I can somehow use the South Carolina address to obtain my compact license while keeping my permanent address in Pennsylvania which [...]
Happy Friday, Travel Nurses! One thing that’s making me “happy” today is this hilarious parody of Pharrell’s smash hit “Happy.” It was created by a staff of RNs for their Christmas party, but nurses everywhere will definitely identify with what it’s like to be a busy RN. Check it out — and don’t forget to [...]
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, What should I do about a termination dispute with my Travel Nursing company? I have been a NICU nurse for 35 years and recently started an assignment in Texas. While on assignment I was asked to work in PICU, a specialty I do not feel qualified for. When [...]
2015 has been flying by, but in good news, that means it’s almost Travel Nurses Day! Save the date: Travel Nurses Day 2015 is Friday, October 9th! For the third annual celebration of this unique day that celebrates traveling nurses everywhere, you can once again celebrate with games, quizzes, contests, and more, all for the [...]
Leave it to an awesome nurse to make the biggest splash in the pageant, even as second runner-up for the Miss America crown. Miss Colorado, Nurse Kelley Johnson, has been in the news lately for her touching and inspirational monologue about her talent in nursing as well as the controversy that developed when her speech [...]
Ask a Travel Nurse: Should first-time Travel Nurses let the company handle housing or arrange their own?
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, I am taking my first Travel Nursing assignment and looking at housing. Should first-time Travel Nurses let the company handle housing or arrange their own? Thank you! Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: In 20 years of Travel Nursing, I have always let the travel company book my housing. [...]
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, I am still in high school, but am interested in becoming a Travel Nurse. I am unsure what classes I should take now that would help me later and I also have no idea what colleges to consider — or if I should go to a two-year school [...]