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5 Ways Travel Nursing Improves Your Skills

5 Ways Travel Nursing Improves Your Skills

Travel Nurses are a highly skilled bunch of healthcare professionals. They must hit the ground running at each new facility, so they must be fully clinically and professionally prepared. But, even though you arrive at an assignment with a sharp skill set, travel nursing will even help you hone your skills even more! Here are [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How should I handle housing on my first assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How should I handle housing on my first assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I’m about to sign on for my first travel nurse assignment. Should I take the housing allowance and find my own place or should I take paid housing arrangements through the agency?       Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: On your first assignment, I strongly suggest taking the company provided [...]

4 Reasons You’ll Get Hooked on Travel Nursing

4 Reasons You’ll Get Hooked on Travel Nursing

Calling all adventure addicts and adrenaline junkies! Travel Nursing provides a very inviting lifestyle and lots of professional opportunities. It’s so great that many nurses get hooked on travel nursing and never look back. Here are 4 reasons you’ll get hooked on Travel Nursing: Adventure Whether it’s trying out a popular new restaurant in Phoenix [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How should I handle getting state licenses as a new Traveler?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How should I handle getting state licenses as a new Traveler?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am preparing to find my first travel job and have found that many of the jobs in the states we want to go request that you have your license in hand before applying. My recruiters have even suggested getting these state licenses (before I even know if I will [...]

Travel Nurse Bonuses

Travel Nurse Bonuses

A little sugar on top is never a bad thing. When it comes to Travel Nursing, there are many companies that offer bonuses to their Travelers for referrals, loyalty, completion, and more. Many nurses consider bonuses a benefit and finding the right agency for many nurses can be a lot about shopping what benefits they [...]

By February 28, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing Expectations

Travel Nursing Expectations

My first travel assignment was in Southern California about 30 minutes from the coast in Orange County. The apartment was beautiful. Orange County was beautiful. There was even a walking/biking trail behind our apartment complex that stretched for miles in either direction. It was nice to be able to take a walk or bike trip [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I handle Traveler cliques on assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I handle Traveler cliques on assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: How do you handle cliques during orientation for a travel assignment? I tend to make friends easily, but lately it’s been difficult and I’ve noticed a lot of cliques at new traveler orientation. Any advice? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: I’m actually not certain that I’ve ever run into the [...]

New Infographic on Jobs and the Nursing Shortage

New Infographic on Jobs and the Nursing Shortage

We hear a lot about the nursing shortage. It’s a real phenomenon that has gone in waves, changing along the way as outside factors make an impact on the industry. But why then, many nurses ask, is it still sometimes difficult to find a job? A new infographic from pet friendly Travel Nurse staffing company [...]

By February 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
How to Stop Travel Nurse Bullying

How to Stop Travel Nurse Bullying

Nurse bullying is a problem that affects many nurses, and Travel Nurse bullying can be an intensified issue considering Travel Nurses are injected into a workplace that is otherwise fully formed culturally. This can make it easy to paint a Traveler as an outsider which provides favorable conditions for nurse bullying. But, it doesn’t have [...]

By February 13, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Winter Car Tips for Travel Nurses

Winter Car Tips for Travel Nurses

With so many areas of the U.S. being hit hard this year with snowstorms and artic temps — and even more polar problems bearing down this week — we thought it was a good time to share a little checklist of winter car tips for Travel Nurses. Cold weather can exacerbate automobile issues, so it’s [...]

By February 13, 2014 2 Comments Read More →