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Ask a Travel Nurse: Trouble getting an assignment without knowing Cerner?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Trouble getting an assignment without knowing Cerner?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am looking for my first travel assignment. I am wanting togo to the Phoenix area. I have experience with Meditech EMR system, but the recruiters are saying I will have trouble getting a position without knowing Cerner. Any advice on how I can get experience with this software? Ask [...]

Enjoying your Travel Nurse Assignment

Enjoying your Travel Nurse Assignment

Most people agree that traveling can be great fun. This is perhaps less true when you are traveling for work. However, travel nurses get to enjoy both sides of the spectrum: Having many wonderful adventures in locations they might not get a chance to travel in otherwise AND making a difference in others lives through [...]

Don’t Let Bed Bugs Ruin Your Next Travel Assignment

Don’t Let Bed Bugs Ruin Your Next Travel Assignment

There have been overwhelming amounts of beg bugs infestations in hotels and homes in the last few years, especially in larger cities. Traveling to new assignments regularly unfortunately increases your chances of encountering bed bugs and possibly bringing them home. But don’t fret! There are precautionary steps to take to make sure this doesn’t happen. [...]

By May 30, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: What Can I Expect From Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What Can I Expect From Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am considering going into travel nursing for money benefits/ travel experience. I was wondering how frequently you felt dumped upon by other nurses while working at an assignment? Also, how easy is it to get an assignment where you want it and on the unit you prefer? Do most [...]

How a Travel Nurse Deals with Cancer

How a Travel Nurse Deals with Cancer

Accepting an assignment as an oncology nurse can bring special challenges to a travel nurse. Nurses who care for cancer patients are often called upon to provide emotional support and encouragement in addition to regular nursing duties like monitoring physical conditions and administering medications. If you’re next travel assignment is as an oncology nurse, here [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do you handle personal prescription refills on the road?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do you handle personal prescription refills on the road?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: This is probably a ridiculous question, but how do most people handle prescription medication refills while they are on assignment and away from their usual pharmacy?! I will be traveling with my husband and take oral birth control, which I obviously don’t want to miss. I won’t be coming back home every month to [...]

The Nursing Shortage, a Myth?

The Nursing Shortage, a Myth?

We hear the term ‘nursing shortage’ quite frequently and how it is currently plaguing the healthcare sector. However, is there really a nurse shortage? Many nurses that are currently unemployed would definitely tell you no.  While it is true there are many nurses unemployed, it’s also true there is a nurse shortage. How can this [...]

By May 18, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
The Value of other Travel Nurses

The Value of other Travel Nurses

Whether you are starting out on your journey into travel nursing or a seasoned traveler, the best way to learn is from other travelers. They are the best source of information in a variety of areas. What travel nursing companies should I work with? Where should I go? What hospitals are the most traveler friendly? [...]

Make Your Next Travel Assignment Feel Like Home

Make Your Next Travel Assignment Feel Like Home

On all of your travel nursing assignments, you can expect your Travel Nursing Company to provide you with great housing that is always private and fully furnished. Although you can’t make permanent changes to your housing, there are plenty of ways to turn it into a living space that reflects your individuality. Here are just a [...]

By May 14, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Let’s Hear it For the Nurses, Happy Nurses Week!

Let’s Hear it For the Nurses, Happy Nurses Week!

As a nurse you provide many valuable contributions to society and it is time for your work to be celebrated, Happy Nurses Week. Hospitals and other facilities rely on your nursing expertise to ensure the care of patients 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. As a nurse you have devoted each day [...]

By May 11, 2012 0 Comments Read More →