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Happiest States in the U.S.

Happiest States in the U.S.

In addition to being an excellent location to take a Travel Nursing assignment, folks in Alaska led the nation in well-being in 2014. That’s according to the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index. (And we all know Gallup knows its stuff — having conducted an Honesty and Ethics poll, which named nursing the most honest, ethical profession for [...]

By February 23, 2015 1 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: What’s a fair hourly pay rate for Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What’s a fair hourly pay rate for Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: What’s a fair hourly pay rate for Travel Nursing? For example, I used to work for $38 per hour. Now I want to travel, and an agency quoted me $20 per hour for Miami. Am I getting ripped off with that pay rate? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: If you [...]

Future Travel Nurse!

Future Travel Nurse!

There are a lot of cool things about Morgan Russell, the 15-year-old who sold the most Girl Scout cookies last year in South Texas. She loves sailing, plays the oboe, and, our favorite — she dreams of becoming a Travel Nurse! The future Travel Nurse set her goal of selling 2,000 boxes of Girl Scout [...]

By February 18, 2015 1 Comments Read More →
Win a Littmann Stethoscope, in honor of American Heart Month!

Win a Littmann Stethoscope, in honor of American Heart Month!

Since you are a nurse, you probably already know that Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States, responsible for 1 in 4 deaths every year. To promote awareness during American Heart Month, Tafford Uniforms is offering the chance to win a Littmann Stethoscope, in honor of [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Does Travel Nursing in Hawaii pay well?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Does Travel Nursing in Hawaii pay well?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: My co-worker and I have decided to break free from our local hospital and try a Travel Nurse contract. Even though it is expensive, we thought Hawaii would be a nice destination. My question is, does Travel Nursing in Hawaii pay well? How do we make this work so that [...]

50 States of Fast Food Ranked

50 States of Fast Food Ranked

OK, so we all know that (most) fast food isn’t the healthiest option, but especially when you’re on the road traveling to your next Travel Nursing assignment, it can be a helpful option. And, as you drive through state after state you might notice the signs begin to change … Whataburger gives way to Wendy’s [...]

By February 6, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: When should I sign my next Travel Nursing contract?

Ask a Travel Nurse: When should I sign my next Travel Nursing contract?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hello, I’m a fairly new Travel Nurse and have a lot of questions. Mainly right now I’m wondering: When should I sign my next Travel Nursing contract? My contract date is coming to a close and I’ve been offered a few jobs that are just OK. If I hold out [...]

Get Organized in 2015!

Get Organized in 2015!

After all of the holiday hustle and bustle has retreated and you settle back down into a more normal routine, it’s common to take a closer look at your life and surroundings. After the guests have all left, the gift wrap’s been cleaned up, and the gravy boat is stowed away for another year, you [...]

2015 Super Bowl Alternatives

2015 Super Bowl Alternatives

So you don’t want to watch the Super Bowl. Hey, that’s OK! It may be all you’re hearing about this week, but that doesn’t mean it’s your only option, as there are plenty of 2015 Super Bowl alternatives. You work hard as a Travel Nurse, and you deserve to enjoy your downtime. Whether Deflategate’s got [...]

By January 29, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Nursing Memes on Facebook

Nursing Memes on Facebook

While looking for a little Friday afternoon fun, I stumbled across a page with awesome nursing memes on Facebook. The page’s info describes it as “A page for nursing memes, nursing student memes, and funny nursing pictures in general.” It’s also partially crowdsourced and interactive, inviting everyone to “Post yours on the wall and we’ll [...]

By January 23, 2015 1 Comments Read More →