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Nurse Nation on MTV

Nurse Nation on MTV

Update, 9.4.13: Nurse Nation has  been re-titled Scrubbing In and will premiere Oct. 24. Click here for our latest post on the show.  A new reality show, Nurse Nation, on MTV, will turn the cameras on travel nurses! According to MTV, “Nurse Nation is a new docu-series that follows nine twenty-something travel nurses all assigned to [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I work part time as a travel nurse?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I work part time as a travel nurse?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question:   I would prefer to work about 3 days a week, with about 24-36 total hours per week. Can I negotiate a travel nurse contract to work less than full time? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer:    You can always ask, but I do not know of any company that [...]

5 Don’ts for Wearing Scrubs

5 Don’ts for Wearing Scrubs

Even when you’re wearing scrubs, you want to look neat and professional at work. You may never have thought about it, but scrubs have many of the same concerns that other clothing can cause. Here are 5 fashion faux pas to avoid and how you can test for them before you! Unwanted Undies: You NEVER [...]

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Traveler’s Conference 2013

Traveler’s Conference 2013

Updated 8.30.13 If you ever wanted to get together with fellow travelers and hobnob with industry experts, the Traveler’s Conference 2013 is a great option for you. The sixth annual Traveler’s Conference will take place October 28-29, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. This conference allows healthcare travel professionals the chance to gather and network amongst [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What About Health Insurance for Travel Nurses?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What About Health Insurance for Travel Nurses?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question:   I am currently a med/surg nurse and am thinking about exploring the option of travel nursing. My biggest concern is health benefits for my family. Do travel agencies offer that, and is it comparable to what I would get working in a facility? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer:   [...]

4 Travel Nurse Road Trip Tips

4 Travel Nurse Road Trip Tips

Whether you’re on the road going from one assignment to the next or you’ve hopped in the car for a little summer road trip adventure on the side, you’ll want to check out these 4 travel nurse road trip tips. Drive safe — and smart! Plot your course. Whether you are using an old-school paper [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How Can I Manage My Schedule on the Road?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How Can I Manage My Schedule on the Road?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question:   I am going on my first assignment soon and I have some scheduling concerns — doctor appointments that I’ll need to make and events I might like to attend. How does a travel nurse do this and still work? As well as trying to meet someone special while on [...]

Travel Nurse Hospital Experience

Travel Nurse Hospital Experience

How to get your foot (back) in the hospital door When a nurse is just getting into travel nursing, the recommendation for in-hospital experience is 1-2 years. But what if you’ve got lots of hospital experience but have been working out of the hospital for a couple years? Whether you’ve been doing home care, school [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Will Companies Treat Me Fairly?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Will Companies Treat Me Fairly?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question:   I am a new grad, licensed in Oct. 2012. I have RN OR experience and ACLS, EKG and CST certification. I contacted American Mobile and they told me to get back to them in October. I am interested in travel nursing but after reading the blogs, I’m a bit [...]

Transitioning Between Travel Nurse Jobs

Transitioning Between Travel Nurse Jobs

Travel nurses are pros at being adaptable. But even they can use some tips when it comes to transitioning between travel nurse jobs. Here are a few ways you can make sure you have a smooth transition when switching jobs and locations. Do your research: Before you set out for your new job and location, [...]