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Car Essentials Checklist for Your Travel Nursing Road Trip

Car Essentials Checklist for Your Travel Nursing Road Trip

If you’ve decided to road trip to your spring assignment, you’ll want to make sure you are prepared in case of any car emergencies.  There are a few “must haves” that you should always have with you, especially if you’re traveling alone. Car Emergency Essentials: Flashlight. Vital for after-dark roadside repairs, emergency signaling, map reading or (if [...]

By March 19, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: Best way to ship items?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Best way to ship items?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: What is the best way to ship items? I’m guessing it is expensive because you have to bring dishes, clothes, linen’s, etc. Also do you have any recommendations for shipping a car?   Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: I actually just wrote to someone the other day on how shipping [...]

Earn Free Travel Nursing CEUs via Twitter

Earn Free Travel Nursing CEUs via Twitter

The Gypsy Nurse is holding a “tweet chat” via Twitter where travel nurses can earn free CEUs. Yep, you heard me right, free CEUs!! Sign on to your Twitter account every 3rd Sunday of the month from 8-9pm. Simply ask your travel nurse questions and follow them with hashtag #tgnchat. This month’s topic is Building [...]

By March 11, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: What should I do about my unresponsive recruiter?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What should I do about my unresponsive recruiter?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Since I have signed my contract, I’ve tried multiple times to contact my recruiter, with no success. I’ve tried calling emailing and texting personal cell. She did this last time I signed for nearly a week, with no response up to 2 days before my start date. She said her [...]

By March 6, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
TNB has a New Look!

TNB has a New Look!

You may have noticed our blog looks a little different.  We decided it was time for a fresh look and a better format to help you get around the site with more ease. While our look is different, our content is not! Travel Nursing Blogs is still filled with over 2000 pages of travel nursing [...]

By March 5, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
The Trip Home for the Traveling Nurse; Steps For Making a Smoother Transition

The Trip Home for the Traveling Nurse; Steps For Making a Smoother Transition

Spending time away from your loved ones can be difficult at best.  But for the life of a travel nurse, traveling comes with the territory.  With assignments that can last anywhere from a few months to a year, the periodic comings and goings are just another facet of the job.  Yet, for the novice travel [...]

By March 4, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
Team Scrubs Bring March Madness to Work

Team Scrubs Bring March Madness to Work

March Madness is almost upon us and everyone is excited to support their team.  Even at the office our neighbors and friends show team spirit with their Duke jerseys and Michigan neckties.  Thanks to collegiate team scrubs those of us who wear scrubs to work don’t need to feel left out!  Doctors and nurses across [...]

By March 1, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
From Day Shift Nurse to Night on the Town Makeup

From Day Shift Nurse to Night on the Town Makeup

Often times you must go straight from your shift to a social event without going home to shower or freshen up.  Ahhh, the life of a nurse. Well not to fret, there are some tricks to looking night-ready without having to take your current make-up off and without globbing a bunch more on. So take [...]

By February 27, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Hospitals Nurses Love

Hospitals Nurses Love

Travel nurses usually have a good idea where they want their assignments to be located geographically; however, many don’t think about researching specific facilities. Did you know some hospitals are more travel-friendly than others? To top that- some have free yoga classes, massages and fun cultures. Where are these places you ask? Here is a list [...]

By February 20, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nurse Housing Resources

Travel Nurse Housing Resources

Choosing between agency housing and taking the stipend can be a huge decision. While taking agency housing seems the easiest, it does have its disadvantages. You really have no control over apartment location; there will be a short move in date (usually 2 days before assignment) and also a short notice of location. Taking the [...]

By February 19, 2013 2 Comments Read More →