Travel Nurse Paperwork

Everything travel nurses need to know about travel nursing paperwork, compliance, and documentation.

California Nursing License Audit

Shocking Results From California Nursing License Audit

If you applied for a new California RN license or a license by endorsement anytime since October, 2013, then you most likely experienced major delays. Officials at the California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN) blamed a newly instituted system called BreEZe for causing bottlenecks in their process. Things got so bad that the California State Assembly authorized an audit of the new process the results of which were released on February 12, 2015. In this blog post, we’ll cover the results of the audit, provide some insight on how things are currently functioning as of February 15, 2015, and offer some recommendations for those seeking to obtain their California RN license by endorsement. Read more

What Travel Nurses Should Know About Agency Applicant Tracking Systems

Completing travel nursing company online applications and skills checklists are status-quo steps in the application process for travel nursing candidates. Many candidates maybe unaware that these online features are often components of elaborate Applicant Tracking Systems (ATSs). In this blog post, we’ll offer some insight into agency ATSs so that travel nurses have a better understanding of what’s going on behind the scenes. We’ll also offer some strategies for avoiding this cumbersome process. Read more

Travel Nursing Resume Length

Due to the short term nature of travel nursing jobs, travel nurses change jobs frequently. Meanwhile, travel nurses are told that their resumes must include all pertinent details for each assignment they have completed. So travel nurses often wonder how it’s possible to keep their travel nursing resumes within the one to two page limit recommended by conventional wisdom. In this blog post, we’ll discuss why you don’t need to be concerned with the length of your travel nursing resume. In doing so, we’ll provide some insight on the use of Applicant Tracking Systems in the travel healthcare industry. Read more

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Sample Travel Nursing Resume – Free Template

Below is a sample Travel Nursing Resume created on BluePipes.com. This is a free service for BluePipes members who are able to download their profiles as a PDF resume and send it to travel nursing agencies at their convenience. And, unlike other resume builders and career related websites, you’ll be pleased to know that BluePipes will never sell your personal contact information to third parties.

What’s more, the BluePipes profile can also be rendered as a Travel Nursing Job Application. Members also have access to over 100 comprehensive Travel Nursing Skills Checklists that can be downloaded with their Resume and/or Job Application. Together, these documents give travel nursing agencies everything they need to initiate the submission process for travel nursing jobs. It’s all free for members and will save you countless hours of paperwork! Read more

Sample Travel Nursing Skills Checklist – Free

Below is a sample Travel Nursing Skills Checklist created with BluePipes. This is a free service for BluePipes members and there are over 100 comprehensive skills checklists available. Members are able to download their Skills Checklists in PDF and send them to travel nursing agencies at  their convenience. What’s more, the BluePipes profile can can also be rendered as a Travel Nursing Job Application and/or Travel Nursing Resume which can be downloaded together with the member’s Skills Checklists. Together, these documents give travel nursing agencies everything they need to initiate the submission process for travel nursing jobs. It’s all free for members and will save you countless hours of paperwork! Read more

Sample Travel Nursing Job Application

Below is a sample Travel Nursing Job Application created with BluePipes. This is a free service for BluePipes members. BluePipes members are able to download their profiles as a PDF Job Application and send it to travel nursing agencies at  their convenience, saving them hours on redundant paperwork. What’s more, the BluePipes profile can can also be rendered as a Travel Nursing Resume. Members also have access to over 100 comprehensive Travel Nursing Skills Checklists that can also be downloaded with their Resume and/or Job Application. Together, these documents give travel nursing agencies everything they need to initiate the submission process for travel nursing jobs. It’s all free for members! Read more

Major Delays for California RN Licenses

The California Board of Registered Nursing’s licensing process is currently a disaster; there is no better way to put it. The problems appear to have begun in October 2013 with the roll-out of BreEZe, a new online system for licensing and enforcement. The botched roll-out of this new system is causing lengthy delays for all those attempting to secure a California RN license including new grads and license by endorsement candidates.

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