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Listening to Music While Driving to Your Travel Nurse Assignment

Listening to Music While Driving to Your Travel Nurse Assignment

Driving to your assignment can get boring easily listening to the radio or the small amount of MP3s you own. Even if your iPod is full of music, it still can seem monotonous listening to the same library of music. Luckily in the progressive nature of technology, there are new ways to get your music [...]

By March 30, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: Are There any Travel Nursing Forums for the Gay Population?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Are There any Travel Nursing Forums for the Gay Population?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Are there any travel nursing forums for the gay population? Are partners generally allowed to live in the provided housing too? Any help would be appreciated. Thank you. Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: Hi. Searching specifically for forums for gay travel nurses might be too focused a subject. If you are [...]

Travel Nurse Hobbies for the Road, Part 2

Travel Nurse Hobbies for the Road, Part 2

Last week we began a two-part series on some fun hobbies you can take with you on your travel nursing assignments. This week we conclude the series by discussing three more hobbies that are perfect for your life on the go as a travel nurse.  See part 1 here.  Backpacking/Hiking Many travel nursing assignments will [...]

By March 26, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
ObamaCare: Solution or Problem to Travel Nurses?

ObamaCare: Solution or Problem to Travel Nurses?

The nature of healthcare in the United States will be a major issue in the 2012 Presidential election. Our current President Barack Obama and a majority of the Senate favor new options for health insurance. Critics of this administration in Washington DC and the media, often refer to this as “Obama Care.” Meanwhile, a shortage [...]

By March 23, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Things to do in Travel Nursing – The Cherry Blossom Festival

Things to do in Travel Nursing – The Cherry Blossom Festival

This time of year is special for travelers near Washington, DC as it provides a great opportunity to experience the Cherry Blossom Festival. Years ago the Japanese donated thousands of trees and they were all planted around the National Mall, Tidal Basin, and even the Potomac River. Over the years it has become popular and [...]

Travel Nursing Checklist Item #28: Starting the first day of the job off right

Travel Nursing Checklist Item #28: Starting the first day of the job off right

So you’ve had a good night’s sleep and the first day of your new travel nursing job is finally here. Tips for starting off a travel nursing job The first day of a travel assignment can definitely be stressful but it doesn’t have to be. It just takes preparation. You know you are a great nurse, but [...]

By March 21, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
Travel Nurse Hobbies for the Road, Part 1

Travel Nurse Hobbies for the Road, Part 1

Travel nursing jobs let you see the world and experience new things, but occasionally you may still find yourself with some downtime to fill. A good hobby can add a new dimension of enjoyment and learning to your travel nursing assignments. Here is a two-part blog series of great hobbies that may inspire you while on the [...]

By March 19, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Car Activities for Kids While Traveling to a New Nursing Assignment

Car Activities for Kids While Traveling to a New Nursing Assignment

Many times road tripping with children to a new travel nurse assignment can be stressful. Don’t look at it like that. Think of it as a chance to spend quality time with your kids. After all, how often do you get to do that? Road-trips can take a long time and wear on anyone’s nerves; but when [...]

By March 16, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: How Do I Get my Agency to Change my Housing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How Do I Get my Agency to Change my Housing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I recently signed a contract for an assignment in the boonies (appalachain mountains), the housing that they placed me in (from reviews I’m reading) is a $65 a night motel with an attached bar; I’m reading reviews about prostitutes and drugs and honestly I’m scared. How do I get my [...]

Spring Cleaning For a Travel Nurse’s Vehicle

Spring Cleaning For a Travel Nurse’s Vehicle

With spring right around the corner starting March 20th, we all begin to feel the spring cleaning itch. With your busy life as a travel nurse it is a good possibility you are not living at your own home, so why not focus the spring cleaning on your vehicle? With it going all over with [...]

By March 12, 2012 0 Comments Read More →