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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 →
March 2012 Scrubadoo Discount!

March 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 March 2012 it is 15% off all Collegiate logo scrubs at Scrubadoo.com! Sign up on the right to find out the code.  

By March 9, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nurses can Advance Their Education on Their Own Time

Travel Nurses can Advance Their Education on Their Own Time

With every new job on the road, travel nurses experience a different working environment. Even while constantly adapting, you can learn new things to further your career as a travel nurse. If you want to gain new clinical skills and make more money, you can use these new experiences to gain different techniques and knowledge. [...]

By March 9, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: Where Can I Find Travel Nurse Friends?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Where Can I Find Travel Nurse Friends?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David. I’m thinking about getting back into travel nursing after about 7-8 years. I really wish I had a travel buddy and was wondering if there are any sites to meet other travelers and chat? Thanks for any help! Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: Try the travel nursing forums at ultimatenurse.com [...]

Packing Your Belongings for a Travel Nurse Assignment, Part 2

Packing Your Belongings for a Travel Nurse Assignment, Part 2

In last week’s Packing Your Belongings Part 1 article,  we focused on packing your clothing and gave you an idea of how many articles of clothing to pack. No matter where your travel nursing assignment is these tips are helpful while packing and can give you a guideline to follow while trying to prioritize everything [...]

By March 5, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Maryland Licensure by Endorsement Goes Online

Maryland Licensure by Endorsement Goes Online

As most of you probably know, Maryland is a walk-thru state that will issue your temporary RN license in 48 hours or less. It is actually a very simple process, but the lack of information throws everything out of whack.  There is a newer way to finish the process, but still requires you to show [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do I Have to Accept a Contract Extension?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do I Have to Accept a Contract Extension?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David. I’m finishing up my first travel contract. I was offered an extension. However, I am unable to take the extension. I have not signed the new extension rider/contract. I have only emailed my recruiter working out the dates and pay for the extension, but I have yet to [...]

Taking Time For Yourself as a Travel Nurse

Taking Time For Yourself as a Travel Nurse

Keeping yourself in balance between work and life is very important because not only does it make your life less stressful, it also makes it more enjoyable. When you’re spending too much time in one area of your life at the expense of others your body can tell. It can result in unneeded stress and [...]

By February 27, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Packing Your Belongings for a Travel Nurse Assignment, Part 1

Packing Your Belongings for a Travel Nurse Assignment, Part 1

While traveling from city to city as a traveling nurse you have probably found it to be a hassle lugging all your things around and finding time to pack all your belongings. The key to packing efficiently is being able to minimize what you take and making optimal use of your space. To make life easier on [...]

By February 24, 2012 0 Comments Read More →