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Travel Nursing Checklist Item #20: Getting ready to leave for your travel nursing job

Travel Nursing Checklist Item #20: Getting ready to leave for your travel nursing job

When it comes time to leave for your travel nursing job there can be a lot to remember to do. This list should help you from drowning in post-it-Notes. Mark the date on your calendar and work backwards to check off the things you are going to need to take care of before you leave. This […]

By July 16, 2010 1 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing Checklist Item #19: Planning your journey to your travel nursing job

Travel Nursing Checklist Item #19: Planning your journey to your travel nursing job

Hooray! You have the travel nursing job, now what do you do? Well, first things first, you are going to need to know your start date, which you should get with the first day instructions your travel nursing company provides you. Once you know that you can start your planning. After that, you need to ask […]

By May 7, 2010 2 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing Checklist Item #18: Not getting the travel nursing job, now what?

Travel Nursing Checklist Item #18: Not getting the travel nursing job, now what?

So now you are discouraged, you have gone through all the work of working with your recruiter to get you an interview for the travel nursing job you want, you had a great interview and hit it off with the nurse manager interviewing you and you know you are qualified for the job, but you […]

By April 16, 2010 2 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing Checklist Item #17: Accepting the travel nursing job

Travel Nursing Checklist Item #17: Accepting the travel nursing job

At this stage in the travel nursing process you should hopefully be hearing one way or the other about the hospital’s decision to hire you. Sometimes the hiring manager will offer you on the job right on the phone, though that is more rare. Most often what will happen is that the hospital hiring or nurse manager will get back in touch with their contact at your travel nursing company who will let them know that they are interested in offering you the travel nursing job.

By November 6, 2009 3 Comments Read More →
Travel nursing checklist item #16 – The travel nursing job interview

Travel nursing checklist item #16 – The travel nursing job interview

The next step in the Ultimate Travel Nursing Checklist that you will be aware of is the travel nurse interview. Between being submitted and interviewed may be a bit of waiting for you. But at the hospital and the travel nursing company a bit more is going on.

By August 20, 2009 0 Comments Read More →
Travel nursing checklist item #15 – Being submitted to a hospital

Travel nursing checklist item #15 – Being submitted to a hospital

Every travel nursing company’s process is a little different, but for the most part the next step in the Ultimate Travel Nursing Checklist is being submitted by your recruiter. There is not a lot of for you as a travel nurse to do at this point. By this stage if you followed all of the guidelines […]

By June 5, 2009 2 Comments Read More →
Travel nursing checklist item #14 – Knockout resumes hospitals love

Travel nursing checklist item #14 – Knockout resumes hospitals love

At this point in the travel nursing process you will be asked to submit a travel nursing resume. Some travel nursing companies will write your resume for you; either based on the information you supply on a resume you have already written or you list on your application. A good resume is very important for […]

By February 13, 2009 7 Comments Read More →
Travel nursing checklist item #13: Completing a skills checklist

Travel nursing checklist item #13: Completing a skills checklist

At this point you will start the process of working with your recruiter to find your travel nursing job. This is a process that can vary depending on the company. At some companies your recruiter will also be the one who contacts the hospitals trying to find you a job. At other travel nurse companies […]

By August 8, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing Checklist Item #12: Interviewing your recruiter

Travel Nursing Checklist Item #12: Interviewing your recruiter

In the last section of the Ultimate Travel Nursing Checklist I talked about what makes a great travel nurse Recruiter, now I am going to give you some tips to help you find a one. For starters ask around. Being referred to a good Recruiter by a travel nurse who believes in them is by […]

By June 23, 2008 6 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing Checklist Item #11: What makes a good recruiter?

Travel Nursing Checklist Item #11: What makes a good recruiter?

Once you have submitted your application online you can literally sit back and wait for a recruiter to call you. Thanks to the nursing shortage, qualified nurses looking to travel are in high demand . That’s why I’m going to break this post up, for now I will just cover what makes a good recruiter […]

By May 21, 2008 0 Comments Read More →