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Travel Nurse Hospital Experience

Travel Nurse Hospital Experience

How to get your foot (back) in the hospital door When a nurse is just getting into travel nursing, the recommendation for in-hospital experience is 1-2 years. But what if you’ve got lots of hospital experience but have been working out of the hospital for a couple years? Whether you’ve been doing home care, school […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Will Companies Treat Me Fairly?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Will Companies Treat Me Fairly?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question:   I am a new grad, licensed in Oct. 2012. I have RN OR experience and ACLS, EKG and CST certification. I contacted American Mobile and they told me to get back to them in October. I am interested in travel nursing but after reading the blogs, I’m a bit […]

Transitioning Between Travel Nurse Jobs

Transitioning Between Travel Nurse Jobs

Travel nurses are pros at being adaptable. But even they can use some tips when it comes to transitioning between travel nurse jobs. Here are a few ways you can make sure you have a smooth transition when switching jobs and locations. Do your research: Before you set out for your new job and location, […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How to Avoid Travel Nurse Stress?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How to Avoid Travel Nurse Stress?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question:   I am interested in travel nursing, but I’m a little worried about the stress that goes along with it and was wondering what I should do to get started. I am interested in working a few states away and am concerned about the housing part of it all. I […]

Travel Nurse Container Garden Tips

Travel Nurse Container Garden Tips

Gardening is one of the great joys of summer. It’s a fun hobby that pays off with cheap, vitamin-rich, fresh veggies. Just because you’re a travel nurse doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all this tasty fun. Container gardens are becoming more and more popular in urban areas and they are perfect for […]

Scrub Brands Breakdown

Scrub Brands Breakdown

Here at Scrubadoo, we realize there are SO many brands of scrubs to choose from that you are probably wondering if it even matters which one you buy. Well, there are some major differences. Many brands differ by sizes, prints, material, cuts, and fit. So here is a scrub brands breakdown of 5 popular varieties […]

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Ask a Travel Nurse: Is Travel Nursing Too Good to Be True?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Is Travel Nursing Too Good to Be True?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question:   I’ve been wanting to do travel nursing for many years now. With the kids now out of the house it just seems like the time to go for it. What are your thoughts in general about travel nursing, is it safe, and is it too good to be true? […]

Travel Nursing 101: A Solid Contract

Travel Nursing 101: A Solid Contract

Let’s talk about your assignment contract! This is the single most important document of your travel nurse assignment. It’s ironclad and often non-negotiable. You and your recruiter will discuss requested time off, overtime, etc. But, if you remember nothing else, remember that if it is not in your contract, it does not exist! In the […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What’s a good travel nurse hourly rate?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What’s a good travel nurse hourly rate?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question:   I am considering an assignment in NYC. Although housing will be provided, I think $21 per hour is low especially since I will be working nights. Should I take this assignment and what questions should I ask? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer:   Well, no one would be able […]

Best Travel Nurse Shoes

Best Travel Nurse Shoes

Walking a mile in a nurse’s shoes might feel rougher than the average mile, considering the long hours standing and running around required from the profession. Travel nurses especially need to be on their toes as they manage typical nursing demands along with getting to know a new environment — perhaps exploring your new neighborhood […]