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Nurses Review Halloween Nurse Costumes

Nurses Review Halloween Nurse Costumes

It’s Halloween time again, and that means scary movies, haunted houses, candy galore, and, of course, nurse costumes that look nothing like what actual nurses actually wear! In honor of the proliferation of sexy, sassy, flimsy Halloween nurse costumes, BuzzFeed decided to have some real nurses review Halloween nurse costumes. The group tries on several […]

By October 28, 2015 1 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: Are Travel Nurses paid more than perm staff?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Are Travel Nurses paid more than perm staff?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, I am interested in Travel Nursing, but have a few questions about pay. How do they determine your pay and can you negotiate salary? Are Travel Nurses paid more than perm staff and other nurses who do not travel? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: Pay is determined as […]

Nurses Know Handwashing

Nurses Know Handwashing

Nurses know handwashing and the importance of doing it properly and frequently much more than most folks. So, it’s no surprise that the staff from Royal Cornwall Hospital created this funny, yet super useful, vid “Let’s Wash!” to the catchy tune of “Uptown Funk.” This information may seem elementary, but it’s super important for lessening […]

By October 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I know I’m getting a good housing deal in a safe neighborhood?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I know I’m getting a good housing deal in a safe neighborhood?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hello, I am an RN and I want to start traveling. I’m highly concerned about housing, especially in cities that have higher cost of living. How do I know I’m getting a good housing deal in a safe neighborhood? Should I take the allotted housing allowance and find my own […]

Hashtag Nurses: What Does the Doc Say?

Hashtag Nurses: What Does the Doc Say?

Here comes another dose of Friday Fun from Travel Nursing Blogs! This hilarious video from Huntsville Hospital Oncology starts off with some seriously hashtag obsessed RNs a la Jimmy Fallon’s famous hashtag bit, then segues into a great parody of “What Does the Fox Say?” You definitely want to check this one out! Enjoy! 🙂

By October 16, 2015 1 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: What can you tell me about Alaska Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What can you tell me about Alaska Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, I am interested in Alaska Travel Nursing but have heard good and bad things about the small towns not liking outsiders. Just wondering if you have had experience in Barrow, Sitka, or Nome? I really like small towns but don’t want to be uncomfortable. Thanks for the input! […]

Happy Travel Nurses Day 2015!

Happy Travel Nurses Day 2015!

Today is YOUR day, Travel Nurses. Happy Travel Nurses Day 2015! Pet-friendly Travel Nursing company Medical Solutions created this holiday in 2013 as a way to celebrate and honor the many hard-working, adventurous Travelers out there. There were contests, games, and quizzes with more than $2,000 worth of prizes up for grabs at TravelNursesDay.com this […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I get a compact license?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I get a compact license?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I was curious about obtaining a compact license from South Carolina.  I was told by my recruiter that because I am staying in South Carolina for six months that I can somehow use the South Carolina address to obtain my compact license while keeping my permanent address in Pennsylvania which […]

Busy: A Nursing Parody of Pharrell’s “Happy”

Busy: A Nursing Parody of Pharrell’s “Happy”

Happy Friday, Travel Nurses! One thing that’s making me “happy” today is this hilarious parody of Pharrell’s smash hit “Happy.” It was created by a staff of RNs for their Christmas party, but nurses everywhere will definitely identify with what it’s like to be a busy RN. Check it out — and don’t forget to […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What should I do about a termination dispute with my Travel Nursing company?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What should I do about a termination dispute with my Travel Nursing company?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, What should I do about a termination dispute with my Travel Nursing company? I have been a NICU nurse for 35 years and recently started an assignment in Texas. While on assignment I was asked to work in PICU, a specialty I do not feel qualified for. When […]