Unhappy in your travel assignment? Here's what to do

Unhappy in your travel assignment? Here's what to do

Posted on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 in Travel Nurse Tips

It happens to many travel nurses—you go an assignment and find out it's not what you hoped it would be.

What nurses need to know about the Affordable Care Act

Posted on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 in Industry News

The Affordable Care Act comes in to sharper focus as 2014 grows closer. As a nurse, you know that things could change in a big way come Jan. 1 when more people start coming in for care.

Assignment burnout: Symptoms and prevention

Assignment burnout: Symptoms and prevention

Posted on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 in On the Job

Travel nursing is a demanding job and can be very stressful. Nurses often have to deal with long hours and a lot of work. Sometimes there are personnel shortages they have to deal with, along with pressures from doctors, patients and their families.

Six interview questions to be prepared for

Six interview questions to be prepared for

Posted on Monday, September 09, 2013 in Application & Interviews

How your interview goes can make —or break —getting the travel-nursing job you want. It is essential that you prepare for your interview and consider the questions that you may be asked.

The do's and don'ts of a travel nursing resume

The do's and don'ts of a travel nursing resume

Posted on Sunday, September 08, 2013 in Application & Interviews

If you're thinking of pursuing a travel nursing career, you're going to need a resume that focuses on traveling. You don't need to revamp your current RN resume/CV entirely, but it will need some tweaking.

Avoiding travel assignment fallouts

Posted on Monday, June 03, 2013 in On the Job

As a traveling nurse, you are constantly in unfamiliar situations and places where you have to get acquainted with new people and procedures. You are new among a group of people that has probably been together for some time and who know each other well.

How important is customer service in healthcare?

Posted on Monday, June 03, 2013 in Industry News

There's a lot of conventional wisdom being exchanged today regarding the importance of providing great customer service. For example, one customer service fact states that it takes just 30 seconds for customers to form an opinion about a company.

Taking it further: How nurses can grow from continued education

Taking it further: How nurses can grow from continued education

Posted on Monday, June 03, 2013 in Education & Career Advancement

If you are looking to increase your earning power as a nurse, enhance your career and add to your job satisfaction, continuing your education can help you get there. Getting certified in a particular area can help you earn more money, add to your professional reputation and improve the quality of care for your patients.

Which medical software programs should a traveling nurse be comfortable with?

Posted on Monday, June 03, 2013 in Industry News

These days, the electronic health record (EHR) has become the standard operating procedure at most healthcare organizations. There are a variety of different electronic platforms out there, and different facilities use different platforms, depending on their resources and their needs.

What documents and forms are required of travel nurses?

Posted on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 in Application & Interviews

It is critical for travel nurses to have a file of up-to-date documents and forms. Nurses have several forms they are required to send to their travel agency upon being recruited.

Health Providers Choice makes Inavero's 2013 Best of Staffing list

Health Providers Choice makes Inavero's 2013 Best of Staffing list

Posted on Tuesday, October 08, 2013 in Industry News

Health Providers Choice announced today it has been named to Inavero's 2013 Best of Staffing™ lists of award winners.

Interviewing for a travel nursing job? Six tips to help you prepare

Interviewing for a travel nursing job? Six tips to help you prepare

Posted on Monday, September 09, 2013 in Application & Interviews

Interviews for travel nursing jobs are very similar to interviews for other nursing positions, with one major exception—you'll more than likely interview with a travel staffing service recruiter rather than someone at a hospital.

Travel assignment portfolio: Do you need one?

Travel assignment portfolio: Do you need one?

Posted on Monday, September 09, 2013 in Application & Interviews

If you've worked as a travel nurse for at least one or two assignments and want to differentiate yourself from other traveling candidates, consider putting together an assignment portfolio.

Connecting with your community as a traveler

Connecting with your community as a traveler

Posted on Wednesday, September 04, 2013 in On the Job

As traveling healthcare professionals transition between assignments, they may feel a sense of loneliness and isolation at first. That's why it is important for both mental and physical health to make social connections at new assignments.

Cross-training advantages for a traveling nurse

Posted on Monday, June 03, 2013 in Education & Career Advancement

If you are a traveling nurse, you are probably someone who likes new experiences and someone who wants to learn and grow in your profession. There are a number of ways to do this, yet there's one way that is sometimes overlooked – cross training.

How to select a travel nursing provider as a nurse or healthcare facility

Posted on Monday, June 03, 2013 in Healthcare Facilities

If you are a hospital or a healthcare professional, how do you choose the best travel nursing provider? What should you look for?

The need for short-term healthcare personnel grows

Posted on Monday, June 03, 2013 in Industry News

As the increased population ages and the Affordable Care Act takes effect, there will be a greater need for healthcare professionals. But, even as the need grows, healthcare organizations will still have to maintain quality of care and control costs.

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