Entries by Kyle Schmidt

Finding Travel Nursing Companies – Agency Recruitment Practices

We’ve discussed the many methods travel nursing agencies utilize to obtain the contact information of healthcare professionals. Once they have the information, it goes in to a data base where it is put to use by the agency’s recruiters. The recruiter’s primary focus is to find candidates, determine their qualifications, sell them on travel nursing jobs they’re qualified […]

Finding Travel Nursing Companies – Or Letting Them Find You

Travel nursing companies spend a lot of resources and utilize many methods trying to find travel nurses. I assure you that at least a couple of these methods will blow your mind. They engage in advertising campaigns and attend conferences and job fairs. They utilize all facets of internet media including job boards, social networking, targeted […]

Finding Travel Nursing Companies – Blogs, Message Boards, Word of Mouth

With literally hundreds if not thousands of travel nursing companies in business, determining which companies you’re going to work with can be daunting. In addition, there are so many different ways to find them. In this post we’re going to discuss the benefits and limitations of relying on blogs, message boards, and word of mouth […]

Finding a Travel Nursing Company – Beware The Broadcast Service!

With literally hundreds if not thousands of travel nursing companies in business, determining which companies you’re going to work with as a travel nurse or travel healthcare professional of any kind can be daunting. In addition, there are so many different ways to find them. In this post we’re going to discuss one of those ways which I like […]

Travel Nursing Companies – Their relationships with hospitals matter, Part 1

It’s useful for travel nurses to be informed about hospital-agency relationships. Remember, a travel nursing company can only work with a hospital if it has a contract to do so. These contracts exist under several different arrangements. Each arrangement results in different outcomes for the hospital, the agency, and the travel nurse. There are essentially […]