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Ask a Travel Nurse Housing Expert: How do housing stipends work for travel nurses?

Ask a Travel Nurse Housing Expert: How do housing stipends work for travel nurses?

Ask a Travel Nurse Housing Expert Question: I don’t know if my agency is being honest or fair with me in terms of their housing costs. They list a property at one price in the contract but I found it on Craigslist at another price. I don’t completely trust my recruiter and so I don’t [...]

Travel Nurse Tech: 5 Great Apps for Travel Nurses

Travel Nurse Tech: 5 Great Apps for Travel Nurses

Sometimes it’s hard to remember life before there was “an app for that.” The handy-dandy world of smartphone and tablets applications is still relatively new, yet we’ve quickly become accustomed to relying on helpful apps to make our lives run smoother and better. A travel nurse can benefit from a variety of apps whether relating [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How To Prepare for Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How To Prepare for Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I’ve been an ER nurse for 3 years and I’m thinking about taking my first travel nursing position. What specific things would you recommend when looking for an ageny/recruiter? Anything specific I should do as I prepare to travel? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: In regard to what to do [...]

Choosing the Right Hospital For You

Choosing the Right Hospital For You

Last week we celebrated all of you fabulous nurses during Nurses Week and now National Hospitals Week, May 13-18, is here. Of course, nurses are such a major part of a hospital’s fabric that the effect of one on the other is very strong. An effective and caring nursing staff can make all the difference [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Travel jobs in Saudi Arabia?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Travel jobs in Saudi Arabia?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I’m thinking of taking a travel job in Saudi Arabia. Has anyone been there on assignment? Any tips? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: I have not been overseas, but perhaps some of our readers have. However, your question should also be posted on the travel nursing forums where I am [...]

Nurses Week Freebies!

Nurses Week Freebies!

Nurses Week 2013 is upon us, and we aren’t the only ones excited to show appreciation for all of you talented, hardworking nurses. Happy nurses week, and thank you for all that you do! Your commitment to quality patient care is truly appreciated year-round, but this week is your week, and we found a few [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Best unit experience before travel nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Best unit experience before travel nursing?

Ask a Travel Question: I am a Student Nurse that is soon to graduate and is currently applying for jobs in the hospital. I know that I want to get my first year of experience and then start traveling. I have read that you recommend a person to work in a unit that interests them, [...]

Scrubadoo Wants to Hear Your Travel Nurse Story!

Scrubadoo Wants to Hear Your Travel Nurse Story!

Do you have an inspirational, charming, or just plain funny story about your career as a travel nurse?  We want to hear it!  Here, at Scrubadoo.com, we realize that all of you have incredible experiences that we think deserve a moment in the spotlight so we want to give you a chance to be at [...]

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Ask a Travel Nurse: First Time Traveler, Am I Ready?

Ask a Travel Nurse: First Time Traveler, Am I Ready?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am interested in becoming a first time traveler and will have a little over 18 months experience when I am looking to start. I have been working on a neurology/neurosurgery floor and am interested in traveling in this specialty; however, it doesn’t seem like this is a popular choice. [...]

What if My Travel Nursing Contract is Cancelled?

What if My Travel Nursing Contract is Cancelled?

So you’re all set to hit the road for your next travel nursing job, when out of the blue, the contract is cancelled. This is a fairly rare occurrence for an individual traveler, but unfortunately it does happen. If it happens to you don’t let it get you down and try not to take it [...]