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Ask a Travel Nurse: How to Avoid Travel Nurse Stress?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How to Avoid Travel Nurse Stress?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question:   I am interested in travel nursing, but I’m a little worried about the stress that goes along with it and was wondering what I should do to get started. I am interested in working a few states away and am concerned about the housing part of it all. I [...]

Travel Nurse Container Garden Tips

Travel Nurse Container Garden Tips

Gardening is one of the great joys of summer. It’s a fun hobby that pays off with cheap, vitamin-rich, fresh veggies. Just because you’re a travel nurse doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all this tasty fun. Container gardens are becoming more and more popular in urban areas and they are perfect for [...]

Scrub Brands Breakdown

Scrub Brands Breakdown

Here at Scrubadoo, we realize there are SO many brands of scrubs to choose from that you are probably wondering if it even matters which one you buy. Well, there are some major differences. Many brands differ by sizes, prints, material, cuts, and fit. So here is a scrub brands breakdown of 5 popular varieties [...]

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Ask a Travel Nurse: Is Travel Nursing Too Good to Be True?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Is Travel Nursing Too Good to Be True?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question:   I’ve been wanting to do travel nursing for many years now. With the kids now out of the house it just seems like the time to go for it. What are your thoughts in general about travel nursing, is it safe, and is it too good to be true? [...]

Travel Nursing 101: A Solid Contract

Travel Nursing 101: A Solid Contract

Let’s talk about your assignment contract! This is the single most important document of your travel nurse assignment. It’s ironclad and often non-negotiable. You and your recruiter will discuss requested time off, overtime, etc. But, if you remember nothing else, remember that if it is not in your contract, it does not exist! In the [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What’s a good travel nurse hourly rate?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What’s a good travel nurse hourly rate?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question:   I am considering an assignment in NYC. Although housing will be provided, I think $21 per hour is low especially since I will be working nights. Should I take this assignment and what questions should I ask? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer:   Well, no one would be able [...]

Best Travel Nurse Shoes

Best Travel Nurse Shoes

Walking a mile in a nurse’s shoes might feel rougher than the average mile, considering the long hours standing and running around required from the profession. Travel nurses especially need to be on their toes as they manage typical nursing demands along with getting to know a new environment — perhaps exploring your new neighborhood [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How to protect my license while traveling?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How to protect my license while traveling?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question:   I have been asked to take a telemetry test with the help of a clinical manager. I am a med/surg nurse and am not tele certified. I will be responsible for the patient and it makes me a little nervous. How can they give the hospital test scores for [...]

Packing Tips for Travel Nurses

Packing Tips for Travel Nurses

The more jobs you work the easier it gets to determine the best travel nurse supplies to bring along to your destination. But even veterans sometimes wonder what to bring or question the contents of their luggage, and can benefit from some packing tips for travel nurses. There are the usual variables of travel, like [...]

4 Great Travel Nursing Books

4 Great Travel Nursing Books

The rain is sticking around here this weekend and it looks to be a great weekend to curl up with a good book. Whether you’re considering a career in travel nursing, just starting out, or already an accomplished veteran in the field, travel nursing books can be a great way to learn about the industry [...]