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.

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What Is A Travel Nurse? Definition and Description

A travel nurse is a nurse who gets by hired healthcare staffing companies to work temporary contracts for hospitals and other healthcare providers at different locations around the country away from the nurse’s legal tax-home. That’s the simple answer. However, there is much more to it than this. In this article, we’ll provide a comprehensive look at what a travel nurse is so you can approach this career option with confidence. Read more

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Travel Nursing With Pets – The Ultimate Guide

One of the first questions many aspiring travel nurses ask is, “Can I bring my pets?” The simple answer is, YES! Of course, this is a huge relief. Pets offer support and companionship that can make travel nursing a more enjoyable experience. However, pets also add a dynamic rife with challenges. In this article, we’ll cover everything you need to know about travel nursing with pets so you can approach it with confidence. Read more

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5 Easy Ways to Decompress from the Stress of Travel Nursing

There’s no denying that travel nurses work hard. And, with the added pressure of adapting to new environments, family, and social life on top of taking care of all your patients, it’s natural to get a little stressed every now and then. But, in order to be your very best, it’s important to not let the stress take control of your mind and body.

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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