Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Do you have a list of options that you make sure you spell out on a contract, sort of a guide or checklist to follow to make sure that all your needs, issues and concerns are spelled out within your contract? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: The things that you […]
Regardless of the shifts you work and whether Friday is your Friday or your Monday, let’s celebrate the day with a fun flashback that honors your true place in healthcare. Happy Friday, Travel Nursing Queens! Let’s do a quick Friday flashback to March 2009 when a quartet of ICU nurses from Seattle Children’s Hospital won […]
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, Do Travel Nurses choose and book their own hotel? Thanks! Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: From the wording of your question, I’m not sure if you are speaking of a travel assignment, strike work, or are perhaps just beginning to research Travel Nursing and learning how exactly it […]
There are sooo many reasons to get hooked on Travel Nursing. It’s an amazing opportunity for hard-working nurses to enjoy the many adventures and perks that come along with a career in this very exciting and in-demand industry — for example, traveling to wonderful new places (or returning to long-cherished ones!), avoiding hospital politics, building […]
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, I really want to check out your book. Where can I find a print copy of Travel Nurse’s Bible? Thank you! Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: Unless you want to pay some insane price that people on Amazon are charging, the only current way to get the book […]
Back in elementary school it was so easy to make new friends: “Hey, we’re on the same playground — let’s hang out!” But by adulthood, it’s often much trickier to meet and make friends, especially in new environments. But don’t fret, it’s easy to meet new people as a Travel Nurse! Here are a few […]
Ask a Travel Nurse: Can a company legally pay for my housing and also give me the approved GSA rate for per diem?
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, Can a company legally pay for my housing and also give me the approved GSA rate for per diem? Thank you! Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: I believe what you are talking about are two separate categories. There is a GSA rate for both per diem housing and […]
Ask a Travel Nurse: How can I find which Travel Nursing agency staffs hospitals in the locations I want to work?
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: First, I’m preparing for my first Travel Nursing assignment and I want to say that I really appreciated your book. It’s been a really huge help! Second, my wife and I would like to go to four specific locations and I would like to determine what agencies staff the hospitals […]
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi! I am possibly going to be starting a contract at a hospital that I’ve heard has cancelled contracts — including one of yours, from what I’ve read. Have you ever had your Travel Nursing contract cancelled? What happened? Thanks for sharing your experience! Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: The […]
Nurses in any specialty can find amazing opportunities as a Travel Nurse. But it is true that there are some that are considered the best specialties for Travel Nursing. This is usually due to simple supply and demand — which temporary positions facilities need to fill and how many Travel Nurses are available within that […]
Ask a Travel Nurse: What happens if my agency cannot find another Travel Nursing position in my desired area?
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am thinking about leaving the hospital I’m currently working at for Travel Nursing. However, my travel area is small because I have a family and do not wish to relocate. I’m concerned about taking a 13-week assignment and then being left without work if I don’t want to travel […]