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Travel nursing checklist item #7: Comparing travel nurisng benefits

Travel nursing checklist item #7: Comparing travel nurisng benefits

The next things you want to look at are travel nursing benefits. Different companies offer different benefits but there are some basic benefits, besides compensation, you should look for. These include: Furnished Housing 401(K) Health Insurance Travel Reimbursement Licensure Reimbursement Direct Deposit However, many companies offer a much broader range of benefits including: Referral bonus […]

By December 12, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
Travelers and Recruiters of the year

Travelers and Recruiters of the year

Healthcare Traveler just came out with its 2007 Traveler and Recruiter of the Year Awards. These awards are a great way fo recruiters and travel nurses to reward each other for all their hard work. Congratulations everyone.

By December 5, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
The December Life on the go is up – great info for travel nurses

The December Life on the go is up – great info for travel nurses

This month the Life on the go is looking at some great ways to decorate on a budget for the holidays.

By December 4, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
Travel nursing checklist item #6: Working with your recruiter

Travel nursing checklist item #6: Working with your recruiter

The next thing you want to look at is what kind of relationship do you want with you recruiter. Many travel nurse agencies are split up based on regions or states, so if you decide to move to another location after your first assignment is over that is outside of your recruiters region then you […]

By December 3, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
We have launched our new Allied Health Division

We have launched our new Allied Health Division

Here is the link to our Press Release about the allied health shortage and explanation of why we have created a dediated travel Allied Division. We have always placed techs, but now we will have Recruiters and Client Managers who specialize in it. 

By November 28, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
Travel nursing checklist item #5 – Examining company provided housing

Travel nursing checklist item #5 – Examining company provided housing

Time to think about housing. Not all travel nursing companies offer private housing, so make sure you find out early on in the travel nursing process. What you want is fully furnished and paid and private housing. After a long day at the hospital the last thing you want to deal with is a roommate […]

By November 21, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
Travel nursing checklist item #4: Determining who you are traveling with

Travel nursing checklist item #4: Determining who you are traveling with

Determine who you want to travel with. Do you want to take your spouse or significant other? Are your kids coming with you? Do you want to travel with another nurse? What about pets?  Each of these options present their own challenges and questions that I will look at further down the list.

By November 13, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
Travel nursing checklist item #3: Determine your ideal assignment length

Travel nursing checklist item #3: Determine your ideal assignment length

Figure out how long you want to work on a travel nursing assignment. Most travel nursing jobs last 13 weeks, but this is not necessarily always the case. Some assignments can be either shorter or longer depending on the hospital’s needs, so make sure you know if you are willing to be away from home that […]

By November 8, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
The November Life on the go is up – great info for travel nurses

The November Life on the go is up – great info for travel nurses

This month we offer some advice for keeping in touch with family, friends and loved ones while you are on a travel nursing assignment.

By November 1, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

If you like scary ghost stories or have any of your own from your nursing experience check out this discussion thread on AllNurses.com. Do you have any of your own?  

By October 31, 2007 0 Comments Read More →