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Ask a Travel Nurse: In travel nursing, how do I know if I am being paid fairly?

Ask a Travel Nurse: In travel nursing, how do I know if I am being paid fairly?

| April 18, 2014 | 1 Comments

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: In travel nursing, how do I know if I am being paid fairly? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: I get a ton of emails asking this, but always feel a bit defensive of the profession of travel nursing when I respond. I suppose that is because I look back on a [...]

FOX’s Utopia Looking for Nurses

FOX’s Utopia Looking for Nurses

| April 14, 2014 | 1 Comments

Travel Nurses are always up for an adventure. That’s just one reason why I can’t imagine a better fit for FOX’s new reality series, Utopia, than a Travel Nurse. The concept of Fox’s Utopia is based around the question: “Can a perfect world be created?” It is based upon a hit Dutch television show by [...]

Travel Nurse Taxes

Travel Nurse Taxes

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The April 15 deadline for filing federal taxes is swiftly approaching. Travel Nurse taxes can seem a bit daunting especially if you are just starting out and it’s your first year mastering getting them filed. Here are some tips for handling your 2013 Travel Nurse taxes: Get an Extension If you are just now thinking [...]

How to Avoid Travel Nurse Stress

How to Avoid Travel Nurse Stress

| April 2, 2014 | 1 Comments

Nearly everybody faces on-the-job stress, but it can be especially rough on healthcare professionals. There are such high stakes to the outcome of a Travel Nurse’s work and performance that it is totally understandable to get stressed from time to time. But you can’t let stress get the better of you! Here are 5 tips [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How can a nursing student prepare to travel in the future?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How can a nursing student prepare to travel in the future?

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am going to college soon for nursing and I hope to become a Travel Nurse after a year of hospital experience. I have a few questions about how I can prepare: Is it easy to make friends with other nurses? What are some skills that will benefit me in [...]

How to Find a Travel Nurse Recruiter

How to Find a Travel Nurse Recruiter

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Finding a solid recruiter for your Travel Nursing career is absolutely essential to your success. This individual is your gateway to assignments and to the lifestyle and professional accomplishments you desire. Some agencies now offer recruiter pages, where you can search through their recruiters’ profiles that featuring personal and professional info. This can help you [...]

Tips for Getting Enough Sleep on Assignment

Tips for Getting Enough Sleep on Assignment

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Many Americans aren’t getting enough sleep, but for nurses it’s especially important. Studies show that sleep-deprived nurses are more likely to make errors or poor clinical decisions on the job — which can literally be a matter of life or death. According to a January 2014 article in the American Journal of Critical Care, nurses [...]

5 Ways Travel Nursing Improves Your Skills

5 Ways Travel Nursing Improves Your Skills

| March 19, 2014 | 1 Comments

Travel Nurses are a highly skilled bunch of healthcare professionals. They must hit the ground running at each new facility, so they must be fully clinically and professionally prepared. But, even though you arrive at an assignment with a sharp skill set, travel nursing will even help you hone your skills even more! Here are [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How should I handle housing on my first assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How should I handle housing on my first assignment?

| March 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I’m about to sign on for my first travel nurse assignment. Should I take the housing allowance and find my own place or should I take paid housing arrangements through the agency?       Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: On your first assignment, I strongly suggest taking the company provided [...]

4 Reasons You’ll Get Hooked on Travel Nursing

4 Reasons You’ll Get Hooked on Travel Nursing

| March 12, 2014 | 8 Comments

Calling all adventure addicts and adrenaline junkies! Travel Nursing provides a very inviting lifestyle and lots of professional opportunities. It’s so great that many nurses get hooked on travel nursing and never look back. Here are 4 reasons you’ll get hooked on Travel Nursing: Adventure Whether it’s trying out a popular new restaurant in Phoenix [...]