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Ask a Travel Nurse: Experienced nurse ready for a change, any advice?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Experienced nurse ready for a change, any advice?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I’m 52 and thinking of doing travel nursing, especially in Colorado. What advice do you have? I’m nervous but interested because I am ready for change. I’ve been an ED nurse for 12 years. Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: I actually have tons of advice. So much so, that it [...]

Healthcare Traveler Magazine’s Traveler and Recruiter of the Year!

Healthcare Traveler Magazine’s Traveler and Recruiter of the Year!

Do you think your recruiter is amazing and does everything to keep your best interest in mind? OR Is one of your travelers a dream to work with and a phenomenal employee? If you answered yes, maybe you should consider nominating them for Recruiter or Traveler of the Year. Healthcare Traveler is hosting its 11th annual recognition of [...]

By August 22, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
8 Qualifying Traits to Become a Great Travel Nurse, Part 2

8 Qualifying Traits to Become a Great Travel Nurse, Part 2

What does it take to become a great travel nurse? In part one of this post, we explored 4 traits to become a great travel nurse, here are 4 more. A great travel nurse… …can communicate effectively Every nurse, but especially a travel nurse must be able to communicate clearly with patients, their families and doctors. [...]

8 Qualifying Traits to Become a Great Travel Nurse, Part 1

8 Qualifying Traits to Become a Great Travel Nurse, Part 1

Nursing is a demanding field; there is no doubt about it. However, it can also be a very rewarding one, providing you have what it takes to handle the long hours, difficult patients and often stressful conditions. Travel nursing offers a few advantages such as greater job flexibility, a wider range of learning opportunities and [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Will my nursing experience be enough to travel?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Will my nursing experience be enough to travel?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I love your site. Thanks for your time reading this. I think your knowledge will help my family immensely. I’m a future spouse of a travel nurse in training. She is in school with 2 semesters left to get her RN and today she just got her LVN. The LVN [...]

August and September 2012 Scrubadoo Discount!

August and September 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 August and September 2012 get 10% off all collegiate scrubs at Scrubadoo.com! Sign up on the right to find out the code.  

By August 14, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
New Travel Nurse Shares Her Journey Via Video

New Travel Nurse Shares Her Journey Via Video

Have you been thinking about taking that exciting career lunge into travel nursing, but aren’t completely convinced it’s the best decision? Wouldn’t it be nice to have a ‘behind the scenes’ look at travel nursing before you commit? Well, perhaps you can. This travel nurse has decided to document her first assignment via video blog. Watch [...]

By August 13, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse:What are my legal rights and why do I have to pay travel expenses?

Ask a Travel Nurse:What are my legal rights and why do I have to pay travel expenses?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I’m in need of some much needed guidance. I would’ve been starting my third travel assignment with On Assignment in Lafayette, LA on a Med/Surg unit. I proceeded to my location from Pittsburgh, PA a 20 hours, three day journey. Paid for my LA license and checked into Extended Stay. [...]

Getting Sick on Your Travel Nurse Assignment

Getting Sick on Your Travel Nurse Assignment

Getting sick when you are a nurse is almost inevitable at some point. Caring for ill patients is the nature of the job, and while there are things you can do to decrease your chances, acquiring the occasional bug still happens. So what’s the protocol for a nurse when you are sick? If you are [...]

By August 8, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Keeping up with Travel Nurse CEUs While on Assignment

Keeping up with Travel Nurse CEUs While on Assignment

As an RN or APRN, you know how difficult it can be to stay on top of Continuing Education Unit (CEU) requirements for maintaining certification and licensure while juggling your personal and professional life at home. The challenge of keeping up on these requirements while navigating unfamiliar territory can make even the most adventurous and [...]

By August 6, 2012 0 Comments Read More →