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Keeping Healthy as a Travel Nurse

Keeping Healthy as a Travel Nurse

Working as a travel nurse undoubtedly changes your daily routine. With each new travel nursing job you are starting over in a new hospital with new people and a new environment. This makes you have to develop a new routine, which can make it hard for you to receive enough of your daily vitamins. We [...]

Travel Nursing with Pets is Getting Even Easier

Travel Nursing with Pets is Getting Even Easier

Pets aren’t just animals; they’re members of the family. It’s no surprise that more and more nurses are traveling with their pets, especially since travel nurse companies are becoming more lenient with housing arrangements. It was always rare to see someone traveling via plane with their furry companion, but now it’s becoming more of a normalcy. It [...]

By April 30, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I travel with my child?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I travel with my child?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David! I am on the fence of doing travel nursing. I have a son and an ex-husband who is  in the army sooo… he wants to move. My ex wants to move again. Ive been away from home for 6 years I love to travel, plus I have no [...]

By April 27, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing Checklist Item #29: How to love travel nursing orientation

Travel Nursing Checklist Item #29: How to love travel nursing orientation

Now that you have had a good night’s sleep and started your first day out right you should be full of energy and ready to start your first day. For travel nurses this means the beginning of orientation. Each hospital has a different orientation process and some may be longer than others, but there are some [...]

By April 25, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I know my housing will be clean, safe, and bug free?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I know my housing will be clean, safe, and bug free?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am not getting a housing stipend but I do pay my own housing on travel assignments. My travel company referenced me to their contacts in the area and I had a terrible experience in Hawaii – got there on Thanksgiving, nothing was open and no place to go, only [...]

Great Resource for Browsing and Posting Travel Nurse Housing

Great Resource for Browsing and Posting Travel Nurse Housing

Finding your own housing as a Travel Nurse can be a little difficult, especially if you’re not sure where to look. A great online site has been gaining in popularity since its inception in 2008. Airbnb is an online community marketplace to list, discover, and book housing accommodations all around the world with listings in [...]

By April 20, 2012 2 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: How much should I expect from a Travel Stipend?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How much should I expect from a Travel Stipend?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi Jill, I am looking at taking a travel assignment in Maui in August and am going to take the stipend, how much should I expect? If I needed a car would they also be able to provide this? Will they/ should cover round trip airfare as well?  Ask a [...]

Nurse T-shirt Design Contest

Nurse T-shirt Design Contest

If you’ve been a long-time nurse, I’m sure you have plenty of clever and funny ideas for nursing T-shirts. Why not give it shot? No pun intended. In honor of kicking off Nurses Week early, Medical Solutions is hosting its 3rd annual Nurses Week Humerus T-Shirt Design Contest. It seems worth the effort since there [...]

By April 17, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Simple Ways Be a Green Travel Nurse

Simple Ways Be a Green Travel Nurse

With earth nearly upon us, what better time to start making a difference. Global warming and the dangers facing the environment are in the news a lot these days and at times it can be a bit overwhelming, but if everyone works together it doesn’t have to be. There are small actions we can do [...]

By April 16, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
5 Top Nursing Jobs for the Adventurous Travelers

5 Top Nursing Jobs for the Adventurous Travelers

Nursing is rarely boring, no matter what the setting. On the other hand, some nursing jobs hold more adventure than the average person will get in a lifetime. The five nursing jobs below may scare you, or they may prompt you to clean up your resume – or complete your RN! Nursing for Doctors without [...]

By April 13, 2012 0 Comments Read More →