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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 →
The Scoop on the 2012 Traveler’s Conference

The Scoop on the 2012 Traveler’s Conference

Do you have your ticket for the 2012 Traveler’s Conference? Whether you’re a healthcare professional thinking about traveling or already a road veteran, this year’s conference is not to be missed. Especially when it’s in such an exciting location…. Las Vegas! Rebecca Herdlein, the conference organizer, graciously let us interview her on all the details [...]

By August 3, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: Should I take the company’s insurance, or buy my own?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Should I take the company’s insurance, or buy my own?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I have emailed you before and I appreciate the information received. I am really hoping to do travel nursing in November and I am terrified. There are so many companies and so many different reviews on each company, that it is hard to know good from bad. Anyway, the question [...]

How Driving to Your Assignments May Earn You a Free Trip to Tokyo

How Driving to Your Assignments May Earn You a Free Trip to Tokyo

Signing up for an airline credit card is the quickest way to build a large mileage account but it might seem unnecessary, especially if you aren’t regularly flying to assignments. However, if you could accumulate an immense amount of points and miles from your regular expenses even if you drive to your contracts, would you [...]