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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 →
Nurse Pranked By Ellen and Bruno Mars

Nurse Pranked By Ellen and Bruno Mars

As a nurse, you see plenty of strange things and people along the way. To put it diplomatically, a great variety of people can walk into your unit on any given day! Among the even weirder is the hidden camera prank patient scenario recently put on by Ellen DeGeneres and Bruno Mars. An unsuspecting nurse [...]

By February 12, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Traveling With Pets: Year of the Horse Edition

Traveling With Pets: Year of the Horse Edition

For a lot of Travel Nurses, it is super important that they are able to bring their pets with them on the road. The majority of Travelers have a beloved dog or cat without whom the adventure of Travel Nursing just wouldn’t be complete. But other Travelers have less common pets in tow. We’ve heard [...]

By February 7, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: Do you get car rental expenses or do you have to use public transport?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do you get car rental expenses or do you have to use public transport?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: During an assignment, do you get car rental expenses or do you have to use public transport? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: If you plan to travel for any extended period of time, I do recommend purchasing a reliable auto or truck and driving to the assignments yourself. I do [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do you disconnect from home yet maintain relationships while travel nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do you disconnect from home yet maintain relationships while travel nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am an RN working in Toronto, Canada. Travelling has always been one of my interests, however I am too attached to my home in Toronto and everything I have become familiar with. How did you learn how to disconnect but maintain relationships along the way while traveling? Ask a [...]

5 Healthy On-The-Go Breakfasts for Travel Nurses

5 Healthy On-The-Go Breakfasts for Travel Nurses

Depending upon your shift, breakfast can be served at a variety of times. But whether morning, noon, or night, breakfast is still the most important meal of the day. As a Traveler and a Nurse, you are always on the go; but that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice healthiness. Here are 5 Healthy On-The-Go [...]

By January 27, 2014 0 Comments Read More →