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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 →
Staying Healthy and Fit as a Travel Nurse

Staying Healthy and Fit as a Travel Nurse

Traveling for a living can quickly take a toll on your health if you aren’t careful, no matter what your profession. Even though the main focus of being a travel nurse is ensuring the care and health of others, it’s easy to quickly let your own health slip in favor of focusing on your patient’s. [...]

By September 17, 2012 2 Comments Read More →
Where to Find Travel Nursing Company Reviews

Where to Find Travel Nursing Company Reviews

In today’s world,  we rely heavily on reviews. From restaurants to makeup, we want to know what the best is before we try it ourselves. Thus, it’s only natural that we would shop around for the best travel nursing agency reviews. But where do you look? Yelp probably isn’t the best place to find reviews [...]

By September 12, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: What is a non-taxed travel stipend?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What is a non-taxed travel stipend?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am very new to travel nursing. Recruiters keep telling me about a stipend for housing that is not taxed. I don’t understand that really, and how easy is it to get housing for 13 weeks at a time? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: The IRS code classifies certain workers [...]

By September 10, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
I Love Travel Nursing Because_______.

I Love Travel Nursing Because_______.

Many nurses love traveling and believe it is a very rewarding career.  But why do you love it? If you could tell a new or aspiring travel nurse in one sentence why you love travel nursing, what would it be? We are giving away 5 tickets to the Traveler’s Conference in Vegas for the best [...]

By September 7, 2012 3 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing Football Scavenger Hunt

Travel Nursing Football Scavenger Hunt

Medical Solutions is kicking off football season right. They are hosting a ‘Find the Football” Scavenger Hunt on their website starting today through next Tuesday. There are 15 hidden footballs on their site. For each football that you find, your name is entered once into the drawing for the prizes of a $200 and $50 [...]

By September 5, 2012 0 Comments Read More →