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33 Holiday Movies Travel Nurses Will Love

33 Holiday Movies Travel Nurses Will Love

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Throughout much of the country, the cold of winter calls for bountiful blankets and copious covers, which tend to go great with movie marathons! And, during this festive time of year, what better fare to snuggle up with than a Holiday flick? Even if it’s still 70° and sunny in your location, here are 33 [...]

How Baby Boomers Will Impact the Nursing Shortage

How Baby Boomers Will Impact the Nursing Shortage

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Most folks know about the nursing shortage, which Travel Nursing helps to ease in part. The United States is in need of more nurses, nurse leaders, and nurse educators, in order to satisfy the healthcare needs of the population. While most people know that the Affordable Care Act has increased the demand on the healthcare [...]

Time’s Person of the Year are the Ebola Fighters

Time’s Person of the Year are the Ebola Fighters

| December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Time magazine’s latest “Person of the Year” is healthcare related, with the publication naming the Ebola Fighters for 2014. While Time’s Person of the Year are the Ebola Fighters, the profile focuses mostly on those in West Africa, which has been the real hot zone for the deadly, destructive disease. However, there are stories spanning [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Is my Travel Nursing contract OK?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Is my Travel Nursing contract OK?

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David! I’m getting ready to start my very first Travel Nursing assignment in a couple of weeks. I just got my contract today and I was wondering if you would mind taking a look at it and seeing if everything looks OK? I can email it to you if [...]

Tips for Taking Care of Tired Nurse Feet

Tips for Taking Care of Tired Nurse Feet

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Feet were built for moving, whether it be running from patient to patient or standing at bedsides administering care. But your job doesn’t ever seem to give your tired feet a break! At the end of the day, the constant pressure and use can mean that they are extremely sore and aching for reprieve. Because [...]

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 [...]