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Travel Nursing with a Baby

Travel Nursing with a Baby

Many people ask the question, “Is it possible to travel with a baby?” Yes. Almost anything is possible if you put your mind to it. The real question is, “Will I enjoy traveling with a baby?” My hope is that by listing some of the challenges my wife, Stasha, and I have faced, you’ll have [...]

By January 17, 2014 6 Comments Read More →
Avoid Travel Nurse Burnout

Avoid Travel Nurse Burnout

The travel nursing industry greatly eases burnout among perm staff while also filling gaps in patient care created by an ongoing nursing shortage. But what happens when Travel Nurses themselves face burnout? Here are a few tips you can use in order to avoid travel nurse burnout and remain sharp and happy on the road: [...]

By January 15, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: Do Travel Nurses need liability insurance?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do Travel Nurses need liability insurance?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I was wondering if you think liability insurance is a must for Travel Nurses? And, if so, do you have some recommendations? Thank you! Ask a Travel Nurse Answer:   I’m sorry to say that I cannot recommend a good liability coverage company as I am a nurse who does not [...]

Will there be a “Scrubbing In” Season 2?

Will there be a “Scrubbing In” Season 2?

The fate of MTV’s travel nurse reality show “Scrubbing In” appears to be up in the air. Rumors of cancellation swirled towards the end of the show’s run, but all 10 episodes were aired. “I’ve traveled before, many times, and this was like no other assignment,” said Fernando in the season one finale, which aired [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What expenses are tax-deductible when travel nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What expenses are tax-deductible when travel nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I traveled with an agency for six months this past year. I worked for an hourly wage and did not get extra for mileage, meals, or housing. I do have a tax home and traveled 90 miles to the job and had an apartment there where I stayed three nights [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I travel with small children?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I travel with small children?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question:   Would accepting a travel nursing assignment be different for someone with two small children? Are accommodations provided for people traveling with a family? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer:   While travel nursing is certainly easier when you are single or unencumbered, there are many nurses who travel with a [...]

Nurses Parody “All I Want for Christmas”

Nurses Parody “All I Want for Christmas”

There may be a new contender for the UK’s Christmas number one single … The fine folks at London’s Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals have put together this darling takeoff of Mariah Carey’s modern Christmas classic “All I Want for Christmas is You.” Check out the video below. Their version, titled “I Don’t Want a [...]

By December 23, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nurse Finds Love with Boston Bombing Victim

Travel Nurse Finds Love with Boston Bombing Victim

After James Costello was injured in the tragic Boston Marathon bombings, he wondered what good could come from such a senseless tragedy. But for Costello, being in the wrong place at the wrong time ended up putting him in the right place at the right time. Speaking on the December 20th Today show, he said [...]

By December 20, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Travelers and Recruiters of the Year Announced for 2013

Travelers and Recruiters of the Year Announced for 2013

Healthcare Traveler magazine has announced the winners for its annual listing of Travelers and Recruiters of the Year. The publication recognizes outstanding recruiters in the field of healthcare travel as well as outstanding Travelers — including quite a few Travel Nurses! For 2013, 48 Travelers were chosen as winners. According to the magazine, these individuals [...]

By December 20, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nurse Insurance

Travel Nurse Insurance

As a travel nurse, getting and maintaining health insurance can be a bit trickier than it is for perm staff. But maintaining coverage for you and your family is super important! With the upcoming implementation of the Affordable Care Act there is a lot of uncertainty surrounding health insurance for everybody. Let’s take a look [...]

By December 13, 2013 0 Comments Read More →