Wellness

Valentine’s Day for the Solo Travel Nurses

Valentine’s Day for the Solo Travel Nurses

Traveling solo on assignment can be sometimes lonely, especially on holidays. And more than ever on the “most romantic” day of the year, Valentine’s Day.  However, there’s no reason to stay home and sulk because you’re away from your loved ones. It is just a day like any other, after all. This year, why not […]

By February 13, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
How to Deal with Scrub Stains

How to Deal with Scrub Stains

So it’s one of those mornings and you drip coffee on your scrubs as you are walking into work.  Or maybe the afternoon starts out with your pen exploding in your pocket.  Or just maybe a messy splatter of [insert any number of bodily fluids here] makes its way onto your uniform.  No matter the […]

By February 4, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Staying Healthy and  Fit as a Travel Nurse

Staying Healthy and Fit as a Travel Nurse

Traveling for a living can quickly take a toll on your health if you aren’t careful, no matter what your profession. Even though the main focus of being a travel nurse is ensuring the care and health of others, it’s easy to quickly let your own health slip in favor of focusing on your patient’s. […]

By September 17, 2012 2 Comments Read More →
Keeping Healthy as a Travel Nurse

Keeping Healthy as a Travel Nurse

Working as a travel nurse undoubtedly changes your daily routine. With each new travel nursing job you are starting over in a new hospital with new people and a new environment. This makes you have to develop a new routine, which can make it hard for you to receive enough of your daily vitamins. We […]

Beauty Do’s and  Don’ts of a Travel Nurse While Flying

Beauty Do’s and Don’ts of a Travel Nurse While Flying

As frequent flyers, I’m sure most travel nurses are familiar with the negative effects of flying on your body. Bad circulation? Dehydration? No Fun.  But, not all may know that flying the friendly skies can take the biggest toll on your skin. Take the already stress of air travel paired with altitude and recycled air […]

By February 13, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Valentine’s Day for a Travel Nurse

Valentine’s Day for a Travel Nurse

February is the time of year when everyone starts trying to think of what in the world they are going to get their love for Valentine’s Day. As travel nurses or allied health professionals, a lot of you are away from the ones you love right now, making it seem more important than usual to […]

By February 6, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nurses Need Rubbing Too: Guide to Different Massages

Travel Nurses Need Rubbing Too: Guide to Different Massages

Long days and tense moments can all be part of your life as a Travel Nurse. As rewarding as the days are when you know you’ve made a difference in someone’s life, it doesn’t take away the stress, stiffness and sore muscles that can build up as a result. Nothing can help alleviate that tension […]

By January 9, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing Checklist Item #27: Getting a good night’s sleep

Travel Nursing Checklist Item #27: Getting a good night’s sleep

Whether you are on your first travel nursing assignment or twentieth there is nothing more important than getting a good night’s sleep before your first day. Actually you need great sleep before each shift too, but for this post we are just focusing on your first day of an assignment. Your first day at your travel nursing […]

By December 16, 2011 1 Comments Read More →
Guest Author: Jacelyn Thomas – Preparing for winter in a cold travel nurse assignment

Guest Author: Jacelyn Thomas – Preparing for winter in a cold travel nurse assignment

Travel nurses encounter a lot of variety in the cities where they work. Over the course of a few years a typical travel nurse will experience a wide array of foods, cultures, and people as they travel from city to city. If a travel nurse hails from a hometown with a fairly temperate climate, however, […]

Protect yourself and  become personal safety certified

Protect yourself and become personal safety certified

Being a travel nurse you are often in new, unfamiliar areas around people you might not always know. You can’t always control your surroundings but one thing you can control is your awareness in those surroundings. By being aware of the things going on around you can help keep you safe. It’s important to remember, […]

By October 25, 2011 1 Comments Read More →