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Ask a Travel Nurse: Do clinics offer Travel Nursing jobs?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do clinics offer Travel Nursing jobs?

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I work in clinics (started in family medicine then went to endoscopy procedures) and have always presumed this meant I couldn’t become a Travel Nurse. But recently, an agency saw my resume posted on a job board and contacted me for a travel clinic position! On the other hand, most [...]

Funny Nursing Videos

Funny Nursing Videos

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, Travel Nursing Blogs wanted to say a big THANKS to all of the hard-working, amazing Travelers and Nurses out there! As a token of our thanks, here are three funny nursing videos we hope will entertain you. Happy Holidays! Ice Ice Baby Parody (Nurse, Nurse, Help Me) This parody of [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How can I get affordable health insurance while Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How can I get affordable health insurance while Travel Nursing?

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: The agency that I’m planning to start a contract with in January offers health insurance, but it’s expensive. How can I get affordable health insurance while Travel Nursing? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: When it comes to insurance, this is an area where all companies are definitely NOT alike. Some [...]

Giving Thanks to Nurses

Giving Thanks to Nurses

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I thought it would be fun to revisit one of the coolest ways I’ve seen a site go about giving thanks to nurses. In celebration of the 10th anniversary of Johnson & Johnson’s Campaign for Nursing’s Future, they created their Portrait of Thanks Mosaic. It’s a mosaic of upwards [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I get better pay on Travel Nursing assignments?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I get better pay on Travel Nursing assignments?

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I’ve been a nurse for 10 years and am very strongly considering switching to Travel Nursing. I currently work as a float nurse throughout a 1000-bed Missouri hospital specializing in NICU/Peds/PICU. I make $31 per hour, and do OK because I work premium shifts about once a week bringing my [...]

’Tis the Season for Holiday Scrubs!

’Tis the Season for Holiday Scrubs!

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

The hustle and bustle of the Holiday season is fast approaching and it’s a good time to start getting in to the spirit both at home and at work. That’s right: ’Tis the season for Holiday scrubs! For those yet to get in the Holiday groove, Tafford Uniforms is here to help you look and [...]

Hospital Safety and Violence Against Nurses

Hospital Safety and Violence Against Nurses

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The issues of hospital safety and violence against nurses were in the news this week, on the heels of a frightening attack on several nurses at St. John’s Hospital in Minneapolis. Charles Logan, a 68-year-old patient at St. John’s, removed a metal bar from the side of his hospital bed and used it as a [...]

The Brittany Maynard Story

The Brittany Maynard Story

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The debate surrounding the right-to-die movement has been reignited in recent weeks, due to the Brittany Maynard story. Maynard, a death with dignity advocate, died Saturday, November 1st, at age 29. In spring 2014, Maynard was told she had terminal brain cancer and about six months to live. Shortly after, she elected to relocate with [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse Housing Expert: How do I go about listing housing for Travel Nurses?

Ask a Travel Nurse Housing Expert: How do I go about listing housing for Travel Nurses?

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ask a Travel Nurse Housing Expert Question: I have a property that would be perfect for a Travel Nurse! But I am unsure how to best get the word out about it. How do I go about listing housing for Travel Nurses? Ask a Travel Nurse Housing Expert Answer: I would recommend that you get [...]

Halloween Costumes Travel Nurses Can Wear to Work

Halloween Costumes Travel Nurses Can Wear to Work

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

We’re in the home stretch leading up to Halloween. With that comes the usual array of annoying, stereotypical nurse costumes, and other such eyesores — including this year’s ultimate abomination: the sexy Ebola nurse costume. Yuck! If you’re working on the big day, do you have your costume planned? If not, there’s still time to [...]