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Cancelled Travel Nurse Contract? Don’t Panic!

Cancelled Travel Nurse Contract? Don’t Panic!

Whether it was a complaint from a patient or coworker, the hospital thought you were a bad fit or perhaps you just got sick – cancelled contracts do happen.  It’s normal to think your travel nurse career is over, but fear not, even veteran travelers have a contract cancelled occasionally.         When [...]

By October 8, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: Is my Travel RN salary offer fair, or should I keep looking?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Is my Travel RN salary offer fair, or should I keep looking?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: David, thank-you for taking time to answer my question. I live in Texas and am looking at a travel position also in Texas. I work in a small OB dept as a nursery nurse, with experience in NICU. I’m looking at a position in San Antonio in a 16 bed [...]

Packing Light: Choose which scrubs to take on your travel nurse assignment

Packing Light: Choose which scrubs to take on your travel nurse assignment

Although I am not a travel nurse, I have traveled a lot over the past few years- living in Europe last year and traveling around the globe from there.  The one thing I learned throughout my travels was how to pack light.  I was always tempted to stuff every bit of clothing I owned into a suitcase, [...]

By October 3, 2012 Read More →
The Advantages and Disadvantages of Travel Nursing

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Travel Nursing

Not sure if travel nursing is the right move for you in your career as a nurse? There is definitely a benefit to weighing the advantages and disadvantages before you plunge into a travel career and quit your perm nurse position. Here are a few: Advantages The main advantage,  and reason why most nurses decide [...]

By October 1, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing October 2012 Scrubadoo Discount!

Travel Nursing October 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 October 2012, get a $10 gift certificate to Scrubadoo.com! Sign up on the right to find out the code.  

By October 1, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Retirement Plans for Travel Nurses

Retirement Plans for Travel Nurses

401K Plans are a type of retirement savings account offered by many travel nursing agencies. There are 4 key factors the travel nurse must consider when determining if a 401K plan is beneficial for them. First, the travel nurse must consider the “defined contribution” being offered by the travel nursing agency. 401K Plans allow both [...]

By September 28, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: Can an LVN be a Travel Nurse?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can an LVN be a Travel Nurse?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi Mr. Morrisson. I am currently in nursing school pursuing my LVN. I just have one more semester and am continuing to look at all the different opportunities the nursing profession has to offer. My question to you is: Can an LVN be a travel nurse? I appreciate your time. [...]

Why Travel Nurses Should Consider Getting a Master’s Degree in Nursing

Why Travel Nurses Should Consider Getting a Master’s Degree in Nursing

It is true, travel nursing is a rewarding and exciting career in the heath care fraternity. With the global shortage of nurses, the skills of travel nurses are required virtually everywhere. If you are a travel nurse, you have plenty of opportunities and choices to make, especially when it comes to when, how, and where [...]

By September 24, 2012 2 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: Where do I start to begin travel nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Where do I start to begin travel nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David! I am about to be a new RN… fresh out of school by April. I’ve been working as a UNE in a hospital and have various clinical experience. I’m just wondering how to get involved in international travel nursing. Which companies are reputable and which should be avoided? [...]

Why YOU Love Travel Nursing

Why YOU Love Travel Nursing

A few weeks ago, we asked our readers to tell us why they love travel nursing. Here is what they said: I love Travel Nursing because of the Freedom to explore these wonderful and beautiful United States. I have seen and experienced more during my travel nursing career than I ever could have imagined.  - [...]

By September 19, 2012 0 Comments Read More →