Checklist

Ask a Travel Nurse: Should I have a travel nursing contract checklist?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Should I have a travel nursing contract checklist?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Do you have a list of options that you make sure you spell out on a contract, sort of a guide or checklist to follow to make sure that all your needs, issues and concerns are spelled out within your contract? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: The things that you […]

Travel Nursing Checklist Item #29: How to love travel nursing orientation

Travel Nursing Checklist Item #29: How to love travel nursing orientation

Now that you have had a good night’s sleep and started your first day out right you should be full of energy and ready to start your first day. For travel nurses this means the beginning of orientation. Each hospital has a different orientation process and some may be longer than others, but there are some […]

By April 25, 2012 2 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing Checklist Item #28: Starting the first day of the job off right

Travel Nursing Checklist Item #28: Starting the first day of the job off right

So you’ve had a good night’s sleep and the first day of your new travel nursing job is finally here. Tips for starting off a travel nursing job The first day of a travel assignment can definitely be stressful but it doesn’t have to be. It just takes preparation. You know you are a great nurse, but […]

By March 21, 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 →
Travel Nursing Checklist Item #26: Finding the hospital

Travel Nursing Checklist Item #26: Finding the hospital

At this point your stuff is all unpacked and it’s been a long drive. You are tempted to crawl into bed and sleep until you are supposed to be at the hospital. Don’t. The first thing you need to do now is find where the hospital is. The experience you have on any of the travel nursing […]

By September 30, 2011 1 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing Checklist Item #25: Unpacking your stuff

Travel Nursing Checklist Item #25: Unpacking your stuff

After arriving at your travel nurse housing the best thing you can do (assuming you have given yourself enough time and don’t have to be at the hospital the next morning) is to take an afternoon or so and unpack and get settled in. You may be thinking “I’m only going to be there for […]

By July 22, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing Checklist Item #24: Arriving at your housing

Travel Nursing Checklist Item #24: Arriving at your housing

Now that you have arrived at your housing you may find yourself in a hurry to move in and go explore your new city and get ready for your assignment.  But first there are a few things you need to take care of. If you are working with a good travel nursing company, you should have […]

By March 18, 2011 2 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing Checklist Item #23: Preparing yourself for the drive

Travel Nursing Checklist Item #23: Preparing yourself for the drive

Just like we said in the last segment of the Travel Nursing Checklist, preparing to arrive at your assignment is crucial to your success as a travel nurse because being late to your assignment is not a good way to make a good impression on your new manager. The last post talked about preparing your […]

By January 14, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing Checklist Item #22: Preparing your car for the drive

Travel Nursing Checklist Item #22: Preparing your car for the drive

By this point in the travel nursing process you are getting so close to actually working your first assignment. Now you just have to make sure you and your car are prepared to make the drive. You may be wondering why this small part of the process is getting its own section in the Travel […]

By December 3, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing Checklist Item #21: Squeezing your stuff into your car

Travel Nursing Checklist Item #21: Squeezing your stuff into your car

OK. You have made all the arrangements you need to hand le before you leave and taken care of all the items in Travel Nursing Checklist Item #20: Getting ready to leave for your travel nursing job. Now you are ready for the fun activity of packing your belongings into your car that you are […]

By September 1, 2010 1 Comments Read More →