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A new year, a new travel nursing company

A new year, a new travel nursing company

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to find a new travel nursing company?

Well, one of the best ways to find a good travel nursing company is through referrals from other travel nurses. A referral lets you get the inside scoop, beyond what their website says or what their recruiters tell you. Because face it a company’s website is not going to tell you if they are always late with your paycheck or if they will forget to call you for weeks at a time while you are on a travel nursing job.

Nurses Respond to Call of Help in Haiti

Nurses Respond to Call of Help in Haiti

It truly is astounding to witness the quick and great response to the tragic events that took place in Haiti last week. The American Red Cross alone has received over $24 million in donations through their text “Haiti” campaign. Here at Travel Nursing Blogs, we noticed a significant increase in readership over the last 7-10 days and one of the key factors in this is that nurses around the world are looking for information on how they can help…

By January 20, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: How can I help in Haiti?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How can I help in Haiti?

Last week I mentioned that this week we would be discussing how to get around while on a travel assignment. However, I wanted to postpone that discussion for another week due to a question that I received a few days ago in regard to Haiti. A traveler contacted and asked if I knew of any […]

Nurses Association Coordinating Emergency Mission to Haiti

Nurses Association Coordinating Emergency Mission to Haiti

It’s a beautiful thing to see the world come together in times of crisis and need, just as we are witnessing with the earthquake ravished country of Haiti. Many countries, organizations and individuals from across the globe are lending a h and , one way or another and the people of the United States are no exception.

By January 14, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: How should I plan to get around during my travel nursing job?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How should I plan to get around during my travel nursing job?

I have always wanted to travel to New York and it is still on my “to do” list. However, when you travel to any big city such as New York or San Francisco, special consideration must be given to the transportation you will use while on assignment.

Being a traveler takes some adjustment.

Being a traveler takes some adjustment.

As a traveling nurse you already have much to adjust to. Perhaps you’re moving from east to west so you have the differing time zones which can put your sleep schedule all out of whack. Then there’s the new hours in which you’ll be working, maybe going from day to night shift and there’s also the possibility of you taking on a different role. The list is vast when it comes to making the adjustments for travel nurses. The most important of these changes is within the traveling nurse themselves.

By January 11, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
The state of travel nursing in 2010

The state of travel nursing in 2010

Well it is a new year and the travel nursing industry is a little older and maybe a little wiser. So what is a travel nursing going to look like in 2010?

Well first let’s take a look back at 2009. 2009 was an interesting year for travel nurses and travel nursing companies to say the least.

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I get everything done before I leave for my travel nursing job?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I get everything done before I leave for my travel nursing job?

Last week we talked about preparing for the start of a new assignment. Despite swearing that I would never follow in my mother’s footsteps of being a “list” person, I must say that a good “to-do” list can be very helpful in keeping track of all the things that need to be accomplished when embarking on a travel assignment.