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 […]
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I’d like to take an assignment in Houston, preferably in psych, but I understand psych positions are often limited so my next choice is med/surg. I have a choice in hospitals to pick from, but I was wanting to know which hospital would be the best and what other nurses […]
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 […]
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, I’m thinking taking an assignment in the Sunshine State. What are some Travel Nurse friendly facilities in Florida? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: Hey there, it’s really hard to answer your question in that: Florida is a really large state (there could be hundreds of facilities that welcome […]
Last month Travel Nursing Blogs did a post about Alexandra Robbins’ new book The Nurses. Now Robbins is in the news again with an excellent op-ed in the New York Times that explains why we need more nurses. She begins by sharing a story from a nurse she followed for a year for the book […]
New, awesome info to help you chart your career course as a Travel Nurse has recently emerged: Travel Nursing Central rankings for 2015, which include the Top Travel Nursing Companies for 2015 and the Top 10 Travel Nurse Hospitals for 2015. Both of the lists are based entirely off of Traveler ratings at TravelNursingCentral.com. Both […]
Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I’m thinking about becoming a Travel Nurse next year, and I will be taking my husband and two children with me, so I’m looking for a place that treats their Travelers well and might have potential for assignment extensions. Can you tell me: What are the best hospitals nationwide? Ask […]
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 […]
I had an email from a reader asking if, “things were getting any better?” in regard to the way the economy has affected travel nursing. The past year has certainly seen a shift in the way hospitals operate and this has had a big impact on the travel nursing profession.
If you are just starting your exploration into a travel nursing career one of the smartest and easiest things you can do is make a simple pros and cons list. A pros and cons list is one of the most efficient ways to start the decision making process and is something you should make for yourself as […]
Ask a Travel Nurse: What happens to travel nurses when hospital decides to stop working with their travel nursing agency?
In keeping up with the travel industry, this week I wanted to write about a recent experience of mine in my travels. I had worked for the same travel company off and on for a about six or seven years now. Aside from the occasional hiccup (they didn’t have a contract in an area that […]