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Travel Nurse does funny segment on “Tonight Show”

Travel Nurse does funny segment on “Tonight Show”

Travel Nurse, Fran Robinson, RN and her husband were pleasantly surprised when a certain late night talk show host showed up at their door.  Jay Leno and his crew were filming a segment on the American Music Awards and asked the couple if they’d like to participate in the skit. Fran is currently on assignment at Kaiser [...]

By November 26, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: Do I still have the option of provided housing or a housing stipend?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do I still have the option of provided housing or a housing stipend?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Do most travel agencies still allow you the option of taking an apt/duplex/etc., or the housing subsidy allowed by the IRS? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: Hey Randy. All of the companies I work with offer either company provided housing or a housing stipend. Whether or not the housing or stipend [...]

Top Travel-Friendly Facilities for Nurses

Top Travel-Friendly Facilities for Nurses

Are you scared of taking an assignment in a hospital that isn’t travel friendly? No facility intentionally sets out to have an anti-travel nurse atmosphere, it’s the result of them not proactively building a positive traveler culture and showing their perm staff how important travelers are to their hospital. However, there are just as many travel-friendly hospitals as there are [...]

By November 20, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Is it Hard to Get Your First Assignment as a Travel Nurse?

Is it Hard to Get Your First Assignment as a Travel Nurse?

Many first time travelers think having “traveler” experience is important to getting the assignments they want. But, how do you get experience if you can’t find an assignment? Sounds like a Catch 22. Although you’re not new to the nursing world and have had a few years of clinical experience, many hospitals in coveted locations [...]

By November 14, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
ObamaCare a Positive for Nursing?

ObamaCare a Positive for Nursing?

The day after President Obama was reelected, publicly traded healthcare industry stocks soared. Many view this as an indication that the healthcare reform “The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act“ or simply “ObamaCare” is overall a positive for the industry helping expand revenues for hospitals. The reelection of the president ensures the progression of ObamaCare and [...]

By November 12, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
Independent Contractor as a Travel Nurse?

Independent Contractor as a Travel Nurse?

The most stressful decision new travelers face when choosing a career in travel nursing is finding the right staffing agency. But is it really necessary to work with an agency? Why not cut out the middle man and become an independent nurse contractor? It seems that if independent contracting was the way to go, every [...]

By November 7, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing November 2012 Scrubadoo Discount!

Travel Nursing November 2012 Scrubadoo Discount!

When you subscribe for the weekly Travel Nursing Blogs email you also get a secret discount code from Scrubadoo each month. For November 2012, get free shipping on any order at Scrubadoo.com! Sign up on the right to find out the code.  

By November 2, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
The Nurses of Hurricane Sandy

The Nurses of Hurricane Sandy

With the end of hurricane Sandy in sight, and the destruction surfacing from underneath the floodwaters, I thought I would take a moment to mention an incredible story that also emerged from the rubble. As a token of gratitude to all the nurses who stayed to help and a salute to all the rescue workers [...]

By November 2, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Hurricanes and Travel Nursing

Hurricanes and Travel Nursing

Travel nurses can face unique challenges based on specific locations where they are working. For example, the recent hurricane Sandy that stormed the East Coast. When you are faced with an unfamiliar situation like this, what should you do? Should you break your contract and retreat home? Or should you wait out the storm and [...]

By October 31, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nurse Company Hosting Halloween Photo Contest

Travel Nurse Company Hosting Halloween Photo Contest

Think your costume takes the cake this year? Medical Solutions wants to see your most adorable, cute and scary costumes for this year’s Halloween Photo Contest. Enter a photo of your costume, your kids’ or even your pets’ photo for a chance to win a $200 Gift Card to Amazon.com. The contest runs from October [...]

By October 26, 2012 0 Comments Read More →