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Travel Nursing Blogs : Best Articles of 2012

Travel Nursing Blogs : Best Articles of 2012

2012 was a great year for travel nursing! Thanks to all our readers who enjoy the site; we promise we’ll continue to produce the best and most information content for you throughout 2013. By popular demand, we’d like to take you back to the most popular and read articles on TNB for 2012.  1. Ask a [...]

By January 3, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
A Typical Day of a Traveling Nurse

A Typical Day of a Traveling Nurse

Curious about the average day of a travel nurse? If you are a perm nurse already, it’s not really a whole lot different. The biggest difference is the first few days of orientation and acclimating yourself to new surroundings and staff. Take a look at our first day as a travel nurse article for more [...]

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Nursing Memes

Nursing Memes

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By December 31, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
2013 Resolution: Become a Travel Nurse

2013 Resolution: Become a Travel Nurse

It’s the last day of 2012. Like many nurses, you might have spent all of 2012 deciding if you should leave your perm job to become an adventurous travel RN. Does it pay enough? Will I have job security? Are there enough assignments to go round? While these are all common questions, I can assure [...]

By December 31, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
How to Beat the Winter Blues as a Traveling Nurse

How to Beat the Winter Blues as a Traveling Nurse

No doubt, the fairer seasons have retreated, leaving many of us standing under leafless trees, gazing upon gloomier skies and ho-humming our way through the shorter amounts of daylight. All of which combined, can create a slight case of the winter doldrums. Throw in being a traveling nurse on assignment in an unfamiliar location and [...]

By December 28, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Quick, but Comprehensive Checklist for the Traveling Nurse

Quick, but Comprehensive Checklist for the Traveling Nurse

The realm of the traveling nurse is an ongoing adventure. You could spend a couple months in a rural, impoverished village in Nigeria then a couple months scrubbing in at the Cleveland Clinic (we all have dreams, and crazier things have happened). Regardless of your assignment, you should spend ample time preparing for your next [...]

By December 19, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Recruiter and Traveler of the Year Announced

Recruiter and Traveler of the Year Announced

Healthcare Traveler held it’s annual Recruiter of the Year and Traveler of the Year awards this past fall. They’ve released the names of the winners in the December issue of their magazine and also on their website. To see all winners, visit their Recruiter of the Year and Traveler of the Year pages.

By December 18, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: Questions about Travel Nursing

Ask a Travel Nurse: Questions about Travel Nursing

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am 26 yr old, employed on in the U of Utah Burn trauma ICU, I have been an RN for 2.5 years and my contract is coming to a close in the spring of 2013…I have been reading a lot on traveling and plan on starting when my contract [...]

Study Calls Travel Nurses “Lifesavers”

Study Calls Travel Nurses “Lifesavers”

Good news for travelers, a new study was released yesterday by the University of Pennsylvania School Of Nursing. It reassures that the hiring of travel nurses ease shortages that could produce higher patient mortality rates for hospitals, calling them “lifesavers.” “Our study showed these nurses could be lifesavers. Hiring temporary nurses can alleviate shortages that [...]

By December 12, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: Do I need more than a bachelor’s degree?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do I need more than a bachelor’s degree?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Does becoming a travel nurse require education beyond a bachelor’s degree? If not, would it be a good idea to go beyond a bachelor’s degree? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: Travel nursing does not require anything further than your RN license and a couple years of experience. You don’t really [...]