How Travel Changes You: Inspiration in Travel Nursing
Feb12

How Travel Changes You: Inspiration in Travel Nursing

I’m terrified of heights, but I had to do it. I hiked a two-mile trail in the Mount Hood National Forest when I finally arrived at a clearing. It echoed with the sound of rushing water falling from the cliffs before me. Through the waterfall, a cave was exposed. In order to reach it, I would have to climb across a bed of rocks, slippery from the mist. I looked at the steep climb, the rushing water, the ravine below, and I was dizzy at...

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Why You Should Consider West Virginia Travel Nurse Jobs
Dec21

Why You Should Consider West Virginia Travel Nurse Jobs

Snaky, steep mountain roads make the journey arduous for locals who need to get from rural Appalachia to the nearest town for medical care. Plus, the local economy took a hard hit from a dwindling coal industry, and personal income growth in West Virginia was the lowest in the nation as of 2013. In the midst of all that, hospitals struggle to stay fully staffed, leaving limited care available. This means that hospitals are relying...

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Reasons to Write Your Own Nursing Blog!
Oct20

Reasons to Write Your Own Nursing Blog!

Whether you’ve been a long-time visitor on our site or are just finding TravelNurseSource’s blog for the first time, you’ll quickly see that we’ve been at it for quite a while now! Although blogging is nothing new, it continues to be a great source of industry information and nursing perspectives. Still, our company only serves to help nurses find the perfect travel assignments for them, meaning we don’t work in medical settings...

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A Nurse’s Guide to Social Media
Nov16

A Nurse’s Guide to Social Media

A busy nursing shift can make it feel like you’re being stretched in a million different directions at once. Now thanks to social media, nurses can actually (or at least their content can) exist in the palms of smartphone users across the nation and throughout the world. Yet, as the ubiquitousness of mobile technology and social platforms remains strong, this resource presents a range of responsibilities and considerations for medical...

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How to Master the Art of the Staycation
Aug08

How to Master the Art of the Staycation

10 Tips for an Epic Staycation Summer is coming to an end and you haven’t had a proper vacation, and let’s be real, who in the medical field has time for one? Luckily, staycations are a thing, and they are perfect for those with no time, energy, or money for the real thing. And if you do it right, a staycation can feel like a real vacation. The secret is commitment. Go big or go home. In this case, do both! So grab your...

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Shai Wilkins: Pageant Queen, Travel Nurse & Health Enthusiast
May12

Shai Wilkins: Pageant Queen, Travel Nurse & Health Enthusiast

An Alabama native, Shai Wilkins attended high school in Harvest, where she spent a lot of her time participating in school clubs, and sports, like basketball. She continued on to Belmont University in Tennessee, where she made her way through nursing school. But don’t let this seemingly ‘average, American girl story’ fool you, because Wilkins is far from average. As if getting through nursing school isn’t...

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