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 You Ought To Know About Travel Nursing During The Holidays

Signing a travel nursing contract in September or October will typically cover the holiday season. As a result, travel nurses need to start considering the holidays a little earlier than most. There are so many potential issues to consider that things get a little overwhelming. In this blog post, we’ll provide some tips and insight to help travel nurses get the most out of their holiday contracts and have a wonderful holiday season. Read more

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14 Loose Ends To Consider Before Leaving For A Travel Nursing Job

There are thousands of things racing through your head when you’re about to leave home for a travel nursing job. You’re most likely going to be gone for at least 13 weeks, so this isn’t an ordinary vacation. In addition to packing, planning the road trip, and making sure you have everything lined up for your assignment, you also need to make sure that you have all the loose ends tied off at home. So here are 14 loose ends to consider before leaving for a travel nursing assignment. Read more

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45 Tips and Tools for Travel Nursing Road Trips

Road trips are a big part of travel nursing. When I was recruiting, it seemed like almost every traveler I worked with got to their assignment by driving their own car, traveling as little as 100 miles to as much as 3,100 miles. While it’s true that road trips are typically fun, they can also be risky, stressful and grueling. So, here are 45 tips and tools to help make your travel nursing road trips safe and enjoyable. Read more

22 Packing Tips And Tools For Travel Nurses

Travel nurses are faced with a unique situation when it comes to packing for their travel nursing jobs. Sure, you’re traveling, but you’ll most likely be there for 3 months and you’ll most likely be living in an apartment, house, or extended stay hotel. As a result, you’re sort of in limbo between traveler and permanent resident. The comforts of home would be ideal, but packing everything you own each time you move is unrealistic. So, here are 22 tips to help travel nurses pack for their assignments. Read more

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Top 10 Myths and Fibs In Travel Nursing

On the surface, travel nursing is basic. Nurses take temporary assignments with hospitals all over the country. However, dig just a little deeper and travel nursing is actually quite complex. The pay packages are different, the employment process is different, the tax issues are different and so on. As a result, there are tons of different explanations and justifications which can result in misinterpretations. So in this blog post, we’ll take a look at 10 of the most common myths and fibs in travel nursing. Read more

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13 Things To Know About Using Facebook For Travel Nursing

Facebook has become a fairly popular venue for travel nurses and recruiters to socialize and exchange industry related information. Of course, recruiters are always looking to recruit new candidates as well. Given that this is a relatively new use of Facebook for the industry, we thought it would be useful to discuss 13 things to know about using Facebook for travel nursing. Read more

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6 Things To Know About The Hot Travel Nursing Job Market

Quarterly revenues for the biggest healthcare staffing companies, like AMN Healthcare, are back to where they were in 2006 and 2007 when the market was at its peak. This is a strong indication that the travel nursing job market is hot. This is great news for travel nurses! However, there are at least 6 things to consider in order to maximize your potential in the hot travel nursing job market. Read more