Finding the best travel nursing companies to work with is important given the central role companies play in a travel nurse’s career. Unfortunately, determining which companies are worthy of being considered “The Best” is much more complicated than it sounds. So in this article, we’ll simplify your search with our list of the best travel nursing companies of 2017 based on aggregated ratings from across the web. Read more
Securing adequate housing is one of the biggest challenges involved with travel nursing contracts. The typical contract duration and the financial constraints of the bill-rate make it difficult to secure housing that is desirable, safe and affordable in many markets. Of course, there are tons of services out there from Craigslist to corporate housing services, but none of them are necessarily designed to handle the unique challenges of travel nursing. So in this article, we’ll take a close look at a company that is making great strides at resolving these unique challenges, FurnishedFinder.com. Read more
BluePipes is a healthcare professional network. We provide healthcare professionals with powerful career management tools including a resume builder, skills checklists, document management tools and much more. We provide healthcare employers with both free and premium services. In this article, we’ll take a quick look at our premium Recruitment Subscriptions for employers. Read more
As a professional networking service, BluePipes provides employers, including healthcare staffing agencies, with many free services for marketing and engaging with potential candidates. “Company Pages” are one such free feature. Given that BluePipes has over 10,000 members with hundreds joining every month, it’s a definitely worth it to spend some time making your company page look pretty. We’ll cover how to do that in this article. Read more
As a travel nurse, you are always on the go. It is hard to find spare time to relax when you work 13 hour days. Work is demanding and the last thing you want to do when you come home is to stress out about what to eat. Don’t worry though, we have some life hacks that will help free up your time, while also keeping your body healthy. Fueling your body with healthy foods and nutrients will keep you sharp and alert. Here are 7 great recipes that all take less than 25 minutes to prep and can be used as lunches to take to work. Start your Spring fresh and clean! Read more
There are a plethora of decisions when it comes to nursing school—some of them manifest before you even show up to class and many of them come after graduation.
Before you start nursing school, you need to decide which undergraduate pathway will lead you to the take the standardized National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX)-RN, and how you will pay for that degree. After graduation though, there’s still time to obtain reimbursement if the decisions you made prior to starting nursing school weren’t the most favorable to your bank account. We’ve outlined how you can obtain scholarships for nursing school before you start, and reimbursement for school related debt while you’re working as a registered nurse. The good thing is that you have plenty of financial support as an RN from private organizations to the government, and beyond. Read more
Travel nurses face a unique set of circumstances when it comes to things like employment conditions and working with travel nursing companies. Therefore, when they want to get the lowdown on such things, they’re best served by relying on feedback from other travel nurses. As a result, a host of websites provide rating and review features dedicated to travel nurses. In this article, we’ll take a look at 6 travel nurse rating websites you should know about. Read more