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Ask a Travel Nurse: What are the best locations for travel nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What are the best locations for travel nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question:   I graduated from Mount Carmel College of Nursing in 2009 and have worked in Florida the past 3 years. I just did my first travel assignment in Minnesota and really enjoyed it. I wanted to know: What are the best cities/states to travel to? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: [...]

Happy Travel Nurses Day!

Happy Travel Nurses Day!

It’s finally here — the first annual Travel Nurses Day. Don’t you just love the excitement of a holiday celebration?! One day is hardly enough to say thank you for such awesome, day-to-day dedication — but it’s a start! Don’t forget to visit TravelNursesDay.com today where you can play Pictograms, Photo Observation, and Anagram Puzzle games [...]

By October 11, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nurses Anticipate “Scrubbing In” Premiere

Travel Nurses Anticipate “Scrubbing In” Premiere

Travel Nursing Blogs has been following the lead-up to the premiere of MTV’s new reality show which is centered on a group of travel nurses working in an Orange County, California hospital. (Click here to check out the trailer and here for more information on the show.) As we have followed the show, we’ve certainly [...]

By October 10, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

The month of pink has come again! And travel nurses, like so many other healthcare workers, have an added stake in the fight against breast cancer. All month long, people across the nation will take part in bake sales, 5k runs, and penny wars to raise funds and awareness of the number one health-related fear [...]

By October 7, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nurses Day Celebration Begins!

Travel Nurses Day Celebration Begins!

Travel Nurses Day is coming up next Friday, October 11, 2013. But the celebration has already begun over at TravelNursesDay.com. Medical Solutions, a pet friendly travel nurse staffing company, has launched this brand new holiday as a way to honor and celebrate hardworking Travel Nurses. Nurses Week is fun and all, but why not have [...]

Scrubbing In Trailer

Scrubbing In Trailer

The premiere of MTV’s travel nurse reality show, Scrubbing In, is fast approaching. The show, which will follow a group of travel nurses on contract in an Orange County, California hospital is set to premiere on Thursday, October 24. (To learn more about the cast and content expected from Scrubbing In, click here.) In a [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Should all my experience be in one specialty for travel nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Should all my experience be in one specialty for travel nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question:   I know it’s recommended for an aspiring travel nurse to accumulate two years of hospital experience in order to travel. Should those two years be in the same specialty or is it possible, for example, to have one year of med/surg/tele experience and then a year of ED experience [...]

Travel Nurses Day

Travel Nurses Day

There are a lot of wacky and very specific holidays in the world. For example, there’s Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day (February 11), World Sauntering Day (June 19), Lost Sock Memorial Day (May 9), and Lumpy Rug Day (May 3) — just to name a few choice day designations. So don’t you think it’s [...]

By September 25, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nurse Rights

Travel Nurse Rights

At Travel Nursing Blogs, we love hearing from readers and travel nurses. We recently received an email from a travel nurse that dealt with travel nurse rights, according to both the American Nurses Association and to herself. Travel nurse, Lacresha Hearn, RN, wrote: “I have noticed a trend in the healthcare community as it relates [...]

By September 23, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: How long can I expect to work as a travel nurse?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How long can I expect to work as a travel nurse?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question:   I am a second-career nurse — before nursing I was in airfreight sales. I am 63 years old I look younger than my years (or so I am told many times) I am in great shape physically I have been a travel nurse for three years and so far [...]