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Ask a Travel Nurse: What type of degree do I need to be a Travel Nurse?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What type of degree do I need to be a Travel Nurse?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I really want to go to school to become an RN and eventually a Travel Nurse. But, financially, college is going to be hard for me to afford. What type of degree do I need to be a Travel Nurse? Two year or four year? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: [...]

4 Ways Nurses Can Advance Their Careers

4 Ways Nurses Can Advance Their Careers

  As Nurses Week 2014 draws to a close, Travel Nursing Blogs would like share some tips on how nurses can keep their skills sharp and continue their career momentum. Karlene Kerfoot, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, sent us these 4 ways nurses can advance their careers, in celebration of the Nurses Week 2014 theme: Transforming [...]

A Day in the Life of a Nurse

A Day in the Life of a Nurse

One cool thing about Nurses Week is that it brings recognition to all of the awesome, hard work that Nurses do around the clock. An average person might not think much about the importance of Nurses on a daily basis, but whenever we or someone we love needs a Nurse, the power, importance, and sacrifice [...]

How is Your Travel Nurse Company Celebrating Nurses Week 2014?

How is Your Travel Nurse Company Celebrating Nurses Week 2014?

  Hospitals often do something to celebrate Nurses Week in celebration of their Nurse staff, and hopefully you got in on some of that this week — and/or will through next Monday, May 12, when Nurses Week 2014 draws to a close. But as Travel Nurses it’s also nice to be recognized by your Travel [...]

Happy Nurses Week 2014!

Happy Nurses Week 2014!

It’s that magical time that only comes once a year … it’s Nurses Week! Nurses Week is celebrated annually, May 6-12, ending on Florence Nightingale’s birthday. It is a chance for everyone to honor and celebrate all of the hard-working, self-sacrificing Nurses out there. Nursing is not an easy job, but despite the emotional, physical, [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I work with more than one recruiter?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I work with more than one recruiter?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question:  In Travel Nursing, it seems like a great idea work with more than one recruiter — or is it? Can I work with one than one recruiter? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer:  Many seasoned travelers use multiple recruiters (often even three or four). The best way to approach this is [...]

Aloha, Travel Nurses

Aloha, Travel Nurses

Many Travel Nurses feel the allure of taking an assignment in Hawaii. The opportunity to live and work however temporarily in paradise is a perfect example of why Travel Nursing is such an exciting, rewarding career path. Just think of all the island adventures up for grabs! Boating, surfing, sightseeing — oh my! Travel Nursing [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Will a hospital coordinate schedules for nurses traveling in pairs?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Will a hospital coordinate schedules for nurses traveling in pairs?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: We are a husband and wife nurse team looking forward to starting our travel nursing careers upon the graduation of our second nurse daughter. One of us is ER and the other is Med Surg. My biggest concern is: Will the hospital will be willing to coordinate our schedules — [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: In travel nursing, how do I know if I am being paid fairly?

Ask a Travel Nurse: In travel nursing, how do I know if I am being paid fairly?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: In travel nursing, how do I know if I am being paid fairly? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: I get a ton of emails asking this, but always feel a bit defensive of the profession of travel nursing when I respond. I suppose that is because I look back on a [...]

FOX’s Utopia Looking for Nurses

FOX’s Utopia Looking for Nurses

Travel Nurses are always up for an adventure. That’s just one reason why I can’t imagine a better fit for FOX’s new reality series, Utopia, than a Travel Nurse. The concept of Fox’s Utopia is based around the question: “Can a perfect world be created?” It is based upon a hit Dutch television show by [...]