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Advice for Homesick Travel Nurses

Advice for Homesick Travel Nurses

Being a travel nurse keeps things interesting. You get to travel to new, exciting places on a regular basis. You get to network with other hospital professionals all over the place, and you get to learn a lot from all the different hospitals you serve. Unfortunately, being a travel nurse also probably means that you’re [...]

By December 3, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing: Roadside Treasures

Travel Nursing: Roadside Treasures

Driving to your next assignment? Why not leave a few days early and make it into a vacation. There’s gazillions of things to see on the road between your current location and the next, you just may not know about them.  Who hasn’t always wanted to see the world’s largest ball of string or largest [...]

Top Holiday Shopping Sites for Travel Nurses

Top Holiday Shopping Sites for Travel Nurses

On assignment and need to shop for the holidays? Save yourself some time. Shop online! This wonderful technology not only saves you time, but money. You don’t have to wait in line, waste gas or go to the post office. And if you’re in a new city, fighting the local shoppers might be the opposite [...]

By November 28, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
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 →