Travel Nurse Tips

What About My Mail? Managing a Physical Mailbox While You’re Away

What About My Mail? Managing a Physical Mailbox While You’re Away

Posted on Thursday, November 29, 2018 in Travel Nurse Tips

Life as a travel nurse means planning far ahead into the future. And while you might take care of the bigger things in life, it’s often the smaller things that fall through the cracks and cause major headaches. Case in point: forgetting to handle your mail.
Self-Care Tips: Staying Fit and Healthy on Assignment

Self-Care Tips: Staying Fit and Healthy on Assignment

Posted on Thursday, June 07, 2018 in Travel Nurse Tips

When you take a travel nursing assignment, it’s easy to trick yourself into thinking you’re on a working vacation. As caretakers, it’s important nurses ensure their own health and well-being isn’t compromised by stressful work situations. Learn some tips for maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle on the road.

Top 5 Summer Destinations for Travel Nurses

Posted on Friday, June 09, 2017 in Travel Nurse Tips

Looking for a summer assignment? With a world of possibilities waiting for you, read about why these locations are ideal for travel nurses. Get ready for something new this summer when you read about these ideal locations for travel nursing assignments.

3 Important Details to Consider When Choosing Your Assignment

3 Important Details to Consider When Choosing Your Assignment

Posted on Sunday, May 22, 2016 in Travel Nurse Tips

Whew! So you've finally been officially hired, you've finished the paperwork, and you're ready to make the big decision about where you're going to take your first assignment. You're excited — and you're nervous. Which option should you choose?

Flu season: Seven ways travel nurses can prepare

Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 in Travel Nurse Tips

Flu season is upon us! For healthcare professionals, such as travel nurses, it's important to stay as healthy as possible during the fall and winter months. You may find yourself surrounded by patients who have come down with the flu, and your good health will allow you to provide them with high-quality care.

Should nurses be using LinkedIn?

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

Is having a LinkedIn presence necessary to get a job?

Keep Cost of Living in Mind as You Travel to New Locations

Keep Cost of Living in Mind as You Travel to New Locations

Posted on Thursday, November 29, 2018 in Travel Nurse Tips

Cost of living varies greatly across the United States. For travel nurses, price discrepancies between expenses such as rent and groceries can be shocking. Don’t let sticker shock fool you: As the cost of goods goes up in different areas, so will your stipend.
Preparing for the Next Global Pandemic

Preparing for the Next Global Pandemic

Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 in Travel Nurse Tips

It’s not a matter of if — but when — the next pandemic will strike. Despite that dire warning, few countries are prepared to handle such an event. Is your health facility prepared? Are you?
How Can You Keep Your Data Safe from Hackers?

How Can You Keep Your Data Safe from Hackers?

Posted on Monday, April 24, 2017 in Travel Nurse Tips

Like all professionals, nurses are susceptible to identity theft, but traveling nurses face even more vulnerabilities. Here are some tips to make sure your identity remains safe.

"There's an App for That!" - Top Apps for Travel Nurses

Posted on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 in Travel Nurse Tips

As a travel nurse, you're probably busy. Devices such as smartphones or tablets provide busy nurses access to important information, often in the form of applications or “apps”. Apps provide quick…

Packing and preparing for your travel nursing assignment

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

When you accept a position in travel nursing, you'll want to be prepared for all situations. This includes packing important documents and paperwork, as well as the right clothing, electronics, housewares and anything else you'll need during your stay.

Connecting with fellow travel nurses on social media

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

Connecting with other travel nurses can be quick and easy. By using social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, you can chat with other nursing professionals for information, advice or job opportunities, or just to socialize. Remember to follow social media rules to maintain the professionalism of your online interactions.

Voting as a Travel Nurse: How to Legally Cast Your Ballot

Voting as a Travel Nurse: How to Legally Cast Your Ballot

Posted on Thursday, November 29, 2018 in Travel Nurse Tips

Midterm elections are coming up fast. If you’re on assignment far away from your polling state, it’s still important to cast your ballot. Here’s everything you need to know about online voter registration and absentee ballots, so you can do your civic duty and vote this November!

On Assignment? Make Your Housing More Like Home

Posted on Thursday, June 15, 2017 in Travel Nurse Tips, Healthy Living

Travel nursing can be a rewarding career that combines your passion for caring, an ability to travel, and a flexible schedule. But how do you stay grounded when you're away from home? Here are some tips to help you feel at home — no matter where you are.
3 Common-Sense Ways to Protect Your Nursing License

3 Common-Sense Ways to Protect Your Nursing License

Posted on Wednesday, February 08, 2017 in Travel Nurse Tips

Most nurses have stressful jobs, especially those who work in hospital settings. They push through tough situations day after day, work long hours, and often deal with patients who are at their worst.

Effective Ways to Help Nurses Cope With Stress

Posted on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 in Travel Nurse Tips

Healthcare can be stressful. Factors including large caseloads, busy days, difficult patients and co-worker conflicts can add to the stress. It's true that a little stress can be good, helping nurses to pick up steam and gain motivation.

Finding the recruitment agency that works for you as a travel nurse

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

What are your career goals? The right recruitment agency can help you achieve them. As a travel nurse, you can advance your career by working with a recruitment agency that provides you with the job opportunities and education you're looking for. You can find a best-fit recruitment agency in just a few steps.

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.