Travel Nursing Job Tips and Information

Everything travel nurses need to know about travel nursing jobs, including how to find them and what to expect while working them.

Best Travel Nurse Locations for the Outdoors

The Top Locations for the Outdoor Enthusiast Travel Nurse

As nurses, we are driven by our passions. We became nurses because we are passionate about helping others. As travel nurses, we love the thrill of a new adventure! Selecting a location that allows us to be a nurse and explore outside the hospital is what makes each nursing journey so special.   Read more

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How The New eNLC Will Affect Travel Nurses

If you haven’t heard yet, the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) is saying “out with the old and in with the new” to compact state licensure as we know it by introducing the enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC).

A compact state license allows nurses to work in other compact states fluidly with one multi-state license. To qualify, nurses must have a permanent address in a NLC state (with a driver’s license to prove it). This is especially important for travel nurses, who regularly hop from state to state for new assignments. Read more

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The Best Way to Build Your Resume as a Traveling Medical Professional

Resumes are one of those things even the smartest, most skilled, and talented applicants dread. The reason? Because it’s tedious and time-consuming work. There’s mountains of advice for professionals on building the “right” resume. The problem? Common misconceptions lead us to believe there’s an almighty answer or format, when really, there isn’t. Resumes can be tailored specifically to the career you’re seeking, down to the length, tone, material and even the formatting. Read more

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6 Crucial Tips for Travel Nurses Jumping from Day-Shift to Night-Shift

If you have worked in a healthcare facility or hospital, chances are you know about working the night shift. Typically, this means starting around 11 pm and working until 7 am. While shifts vary from place to place, working overnight can test your ability to be alert and prepared. Researchers have discovered a sleep disorder, Shift Work Disorder, that is actually linked to switching from day shifts to nights. Read more

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A Year in the Life of the Festival Loving Travel Nurse

“A Year in the Life …” is inspired by travel nurses who plan their assignments around their passions.

I confess… I am a festival junkie. (My parents were hippies and went to the original Woodstock, so I blame them) There is no better way to experience the greatness of a new city than to immerse yourself into the culture. I find the most perfect way to do this is by hitting up as many local festivals on my travels as I can. As Siddharth Katragadda said, “The greatness of a culture can be found in its festivals.”  Read more

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The Pros and Cons of Travel Nursing

It’s important to know the pros and cons of travel nursing before making the leap into this challenging yet rewarding career. As a result, you’ll find tons of articles on the topic. The pros are well publicized. However, some of the most commonly cited pros are specious. Moreover, many of the most important cons remain unpublished. In this article, we’ll provide a comprehensive overview of the pros and cons of travel nursing so you can approach this career choice with confidence. Read more

Travel Nursing Job Market 2017

What You Ought To Know About the Travel Nursing Job Market in 2017

The travel nursing job market was on fire in 2015 and 2016. In fact, it got so hot that we published a list of tips and things to know about hot travel nursing job markets. However, in early 2017 we began to see travel nurses and recruiters discussing a slow down in the travel nursing job market on various social media channels . In this article, we’ll take a look at the current travel nursing job market from several different angles so you can plan accordingly. Read more