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Ask a Travel Nurse: How can a new staffing agency get it right for Travel Nurses?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How can a new staffing agency get it right for Travel Nurses?

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I have opened a medical and allied healthcare specialist contract placement firm and want to make sure my travel section is offering the most attractive pay and service package for our candidates. How would you set up a new staffing agency for Travelers if you could, from scratch, and do [...]

Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

With catchy slogans like “Save the Ta-Tas” and “Fight like a Girl,” the reason to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month each October is all about knowledge as power. While there are many ways that people can promote, fundraise for, and celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it all comes down to one thing: Early detection. The [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I choose a Travel Nurse agency?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I choose a Travel Nurse agency?

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I’ve done a couple Travel Nursing assignments, and have loved the traveling and experiences! My question concerns getting the best pay and benefits from a Travel Nurse agency. My very first Travel Nurse assignment was about seven years ago in California, and I remember making so much more money than [...]

Jimmy Kimmel Sonogram Prank

Jimmy Kimmel Sonogram Prank

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel scrubbed in last week to play a little prank on his famously curmudgeonly Aunt Chippy. L&D nurses especially may get a kick out of this — considering the super-odd fetal behavior, I doubt this is a baby any of you’d like to see delivered in your unit! Aunt Chippy has occasion [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Should I take agency housing or find my own in Hawaii?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Should I take agency housing or find my own in Hawaii?

| October 8, 2014 | 2 Comments

Ask a Travel Nurse Question:  I’ve been traveling for two years now and have always found my own housing, but coming up in January I’m planning to take the plunge and head to Hawaii, so I was thinking I’d like to eliminate some stress and just have my agency handle my housing for this assignment. [...]

Happy Travel Nurses Day 2014!

Happy Travel Nurses Day 2014!

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you’re like me, you embrace any festive reason to celebrate. And this Friday, October 10th, there’s a really good occasion: Travel Nurses Day 2014! Medical Solutions, a pet-friendly Travel Nurse staffing company, introduced Travel Nurses Day in 2013, in order to set aside a day specifically to honor and celebrate Travel Nurses and the [...]

Travel Nurse Safety

Travel Nurse Safety

| October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Luckily, headlines earlier this week reporting Travel Nurse Andria C. Terrell missing were followed quickly with updates that she had been found safe and in no need of assistance whatsoever. Terrell is from Georgia and on assignment in Eugene, Oregon. She was traveling to check out Crater Lake when her family reported her missing because [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I know if I’m ready to try Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I know if I’m ready to try Travel Nursing?

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I’ve worked as an RN going on four years — one year on medical-surgical and now going on my third year in ED. In the last two years I’ve really considered Travel Nursing, but fear of the unknown and wondering if I’m ready is holding me back. How do I [...]

13 Ways to Keep your Scrubs Looking Great

13 Ways to Keep your Scrubs Looking Great

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hi there, it’s Natasha from Tafford. We are so excited that the guys at Travel Nursing Blogs asked us for some advice about keeping scrubs looking great! If you haven’t heard of Tafford, we’ve been selling scrubs since 1986 and are known for the first retailers for selling holiday print scrubs. So you might say [...]

Help Inspire Future Nurses!

Help Inspire Future Nurses!

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

I recently got the awesome opportunity to see Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey speak — he was hilarious, inspiring, and informative. One of the coolest things he said had to do with helping people that come behind you in your profession. Spacey’s own mentor, the famous Jack Lemmon, told him: “If you have done well, it’s [...]