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Ask a Travel Nurse: How can I financially survive a start date delay?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How can I financially survive a start date delay?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi, My start date was just pushed back two weeks and this has messed up my financial situation. Any advice on a company that can get me quick per-diem shifts to supplement these two weeks? I’m in Petaluma, CA and looking for any company that may be able to help […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What are the top 10 things to know when choosing an agency?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What are the top 10 things to know when choosing an agency?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, I have a few questions. First, what are the top 10 things I need to know when choosing a Travel Nurse agency? Which agencies provide top-notch pay and excellent service? Also, what are the top 10 hospitals and locations for Travel Nursing? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: Hello, […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How can I buy David’s book, Travel Nurse’s Bible?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How can I buy David’s book, Travel Nurse’s Bible?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, How can I buy your book, Travel Nurse’s Bible? It seems on Amazon it is only available through a Kindle. I need some good advice for Travel Nursing! Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Thank you for the question. My apologies, but my book is out of print. It […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How long is a Travel Nurse at each location?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How long is a Travel Nurse at each location?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hello, I’ve been a nurse for several years and am thinking about doing Travel Nursing. What I want to know is: How long is a Travel Nurse at each location? I kind of want to do Travel Nursing to explore places to live permanently and I also love traveling. Also, […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: I’m a Canadian nurse — how do I get started Travel Nursing in the United States?

Ask a Travel Nurse: I’m a Canadian nurse — how do I get started Travel Nursing in the United States?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hello! I’m looking for some advice on Travel Nursing. I work as a nurse in Canada — RN, Labor & Delivery. Can you point me in the right direction to get started Travel Nursing in the United States? I know I will have to pass the American exam (NCLEX), which […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How can companies keep Travelers happy?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How can companies keep Travelers happy?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David! After reading multiple blog posts of yours, I have a few questions pertaining to recruiters and staffing companies. I work at a smaller, fairly new staffing company and I wanted to inquire about how we can retain our nurses and make them feel valued. In your view, how […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Is my base pay high enough?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Is my base pay high enough?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I’m a med surg nurse with almost two years’ experience. The place I want to go is around Los Angeles and I just got recruited by one of the largest travel companies. My recruiter said there are lots of jobs and gave me quotes with really good money at first. […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do Travel Nurses maintain health insurance if working with multiple companies?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do Travel Nurses maintain health insurance if working with multiple companies?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am just starting my research into Travel Nursing. How do Travel Nurses maintain health insurance if working with multiple companies? Do companies require a certain amount of completed or signed contracts to get insurance? Not sure how it works. Thanks for your help! Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: Health […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Who do you suggest for Travel Nurse tax preparation?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Who do you suggest for Travel Nurse tax preparation?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I’m trying to find a trustworthy, reliable tax company that knows how to do taxes for Travel Nurses. Who do you suggest for Travel Nurse tax preparation? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: That’s actually an easy one! Head over to TravelTax.com and you can download one of their workbooks to […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can you help me find housing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can you help me find housing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi! I’ve been looking for housing in Colorado Springs, Colorado. I want safe, lovely, and affordable. This is my first assignment. Can you help me find housing? Thank you! Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: While we, or I guess I should say I, am not someone to find housing for […]