Travel Nursing and COVID-19 | Your Questions Answered
Jun03

Travel Nursing and COVID-19 | Your Questions Answered

Every year healthcare workers navigate carefully around flu season, caring for sick patients and looking out for themselves. While that part of flu season 2020 is no different, it has been overshadowed by the onset of COVID-19 in the United States. This virus is vicious, and it is bringing a whole new level of concern for populations. It is especially concerning for the healthcare workers who must treat them. Travel nursing and...

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How Is Covid 19 Affecting Travel Nurse Jobs?
Apr29

How Is Covid 19 Affecting Travel Nurse Jobs?

We’re seeing a significant increase in demand for certain travel nurse specialties as COVID-19 continues to spread in hot spot areas across the country. With this increase in demand comes an increase in pay for travel nurses who are able and willing to put themselves on the frontline. Due to the unique nature of this pandemic, here at TravelNurseSource.com we pulled our proprietary data to get a holistic picture of how COVID-19 is...

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Why You Need to Pay Attention to a Hospital Safety Grade
Dec24

Why You Need to Pay Attention to a Hospital Safety Grade

Have you ever walked into a healthcare facility and immediately noticed red flags when it comes to patient safety? Maybe someone isn’t wearing gloves when they should be. Or perhaps they’re not sterilizing tools properly. When you see things that make you quiver like this, you have to wonder, how safe is this hospital? Some hospitals do a better job than others in following safety protocols. There are many reasons why hospitals may...

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The Truth About Being Blacklisted
Jul15

The Truth About Being Blacklisted

For a travel nurse, being blacklisted is one of the worst-case scenarios. You would think that to avoid this label you just have to be an overall good nurse.  Unfortunately, that is not always the case. There is an ugly truth to why hospitals blacklist travel nurses. This ominous listing puts fear into many nurses, but even if you do become blacklisted, it’s not the end of the world. Below we’ll take a good look at the...

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Nursing Shortage Issues Hurt Everyone… but you can help
Jun05

Nursing Shortage Issues Hurt Everyone… but you can help

We hear over and over again that there is a shortage of healthcare workers across the country, and the problem is going to get worse. It’s the same story – there are more people than ever before with access to healthcare, the number of senior citizens is growing, and students aren’t graduating from nursing school fast enough to meet this demand of patients. Yet, the untold story is the way in which these nursing shortage issues...

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What are “Strike Nursing Jobs?”
May01

What are “Strike Nursing Jobs?”

There’s been a whole lot of nurses going on strike lately in the news. California Kaiser’s nurses announcing their strike last month sparked the movement. Then, nurses from the University of Chicago announcing theirs just a couple days ago. It all basically comes down to nurses banding together sick and tired of certain problems. These problems include sick leave, benefits, and other labor disputes. This puts everyone in a...

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