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Do Travel Nurses Make a Lot of Money?

Do Travel Nurses Make a Lot of Money?

Although most nurses get hired on staff full time, there are the other kinds of nurses who are hired on a contract basis across the country and world.  These are the travel nurses, and a question often asked of them is do they make more money than regular nurses?  The short answer is yes. Because [...]

Scrubadoo’s News: The Scrub Brand Break Down – Part 1

Scrubadoo’s News: The Scrub Brand Break Down – Part 1

It seems like there are an endless variety of scrub brands to choose from these days.  At Scrubadoo it seems like we are contacted on a weekly basis we are contacted by new vendors with new brands that they want us to carry on our site.  It is tough for us to keep track of [...]

By January 12, 2012 2 Comments Read More →
Travel Nurses Need Rubbing Too: Guide to Different Massages

Travel Nurses Need Rubbing Too: Guide to Different Massages

Long days and tense moments can all be part of your life as a Travel Nurse. As rewarding as the days are when you know you’ve made a difference in someone’s life, it doesn’t take away the stress, stiffness and sore muscles that can build up as a result. Nothing can help alleviate that tension [...]

By January 9, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
Guest Author: Carly Anderson – How to combine studying with travel nursing

Guest Author: Carly Anderson – How to combine studying with travel nursing

Chances are the compelling reasons that caused you to choose travel nursing are also the things that will aid you in pursuing your BSN degree. In addition to lucrative pay, all-expense-paid housing and the opportunity to visit new places, companies that specialize in placing nurses in programs often have study incentives that will assist you [...]

Guest Author: Sam Omulligan – Professionalism and the Travel Nurse

Guest Author: Sam Omulligan – Professionalism and the Travel Nurse

If you are thinking about joining ranks with the over 25, 000 travel nurses in the United States who travel to exciting destinations while earning a solid income, consider the fact that your professional reputation will follow you from place to place. Agencies that recommend and place nurses keep records and share information with potential [...]

Communication is key as a Traveling Nurse.

Communication is key as a Traveling Nurse.

In many fields communication skills are highly valued and sought after. In healthcare, this is especially true. As a travel nurse or a travel allied healthcare professional, your ability to communicate effectively is critical to your success. Patient safety and quality care often hinges on the strength of the team’s communication abilities. In fact, The [...]

By January 3, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: Have you ever heard of a flying travel nurse?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Have you ever heard of a flying travel nurse?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi, I am a new nurse, and one of the major draws for me was the travel-nursing career path. I also have a pilot’s license, so I’m curious if this could work to my advantage at some point. I could take per diem jobs week-to-week in different regions (Chicago one [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Where is the best place for me to look for travel nursing jobs?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Where is the best place for me to look for travel nursing jobs?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Where is the best place for me to look for travel jobs? The job boards seem to be a bit dried up. What other resources are out there? Bob Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: I suppose my first question is where exactly are you looking for jobs and why are you [...]

By December 27, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nursing Housing Expert: How do I find furnished housing online?

Ask a Travel Nursing Housing Expert: How do I find furnished housing online?

Ask a Travel Nursing Housing Expert Question: This is my first time traveling. I love my hospital. I LOVE my neighbors and the area I live in. When I went on-line I could not find an apartment that was furnished, that would accept 2 small dogs. Any suggestions on finding housing on-line? Ask a Travel Nursing Housing [...]

By December 23, 2011 4 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: How can I know I am choosing the right travel nursing company?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How can I know I am choosing the right travel nursing company?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hello David, I am looking into travel nursing soon, like in march 2012. I have 2 years oncology/hospice and 3 years med-surg. I have talked to two places, one being Aya healthcare and the other Cross Country. My friend works for Cross Country and has given the okay. This morning [...]