Is Travel Nursing Worth it? Challenges and Benefits of the Job
Oct19

Is Travel Nursing Worth it? Challenges and Benefits of the Job

Ashley has worked as a nurse for almost two years in her hometown hospital. Everyone once in a while, a travel nurse comes through to work alongside her in the emergency department. After meeting a few travel nurses, Ashely finds herself thinking about her life and wondering what it would be like to get out of her small town for a while and experience something different. Travel nursing sounds like fun, but there are so many unknowns....

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The Incredible Advantages of Travel Nursing
Sep18

The Incredible Advantages of Travel Nursing

If you’re contemplating becoming a travel nurse, I can’t help you make your own personal pro-con list. It’s a huge decision and lifestyle change to switch from working on staff at a hospital to taking on temporary assignments in unchartered territory. However, I can tell you about all of the incredible advantages of travel nursing. Let’s start the list! T-R-A-V-E-L | Top Advantages of Travel Nursing T – Travel constantly The most...

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The Struggle is Real: Six Things Only Travel Nurses Understand
Jul05

The Struggle is Real: Six Things Only Travel Nurses Understand

You forgot to pack your favorite pair of scrubs. Your agency-selected housing smells similar to the hospital – but, hey, at least it’s clean. Your new co-workers have accents so thick you can barely understand them, and apparently, you’re not allowed to have your hair dyed pink at this facility. Let’s face it. Sometimes when you arrive at a new travel assignment, the struggle is real. It’s not always how you imagined it in your mind,...

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What Assignment Length is the Best for Travel Nursing?
Jun11

What Assignment Length is the Best for Travel Nursing?

What assignment length is the best when it comes to travel nursing, and what exactly are your options? Although there is typically a standard travel nurse assignment length, there are scenarios where you could work a longer or shorter period of time. Keep in mind that depending on the length of time you’re going to be somewhere, your packing list may be different as well as your housing options. Length of time could also affect what...

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Per Diem Nursing vs Travel Nursing Jobs | Pros and Cons
Jun05

Per Diem Nursing vs Travel Nursing Jobs | Pros and Cons

Nursing is a vast field with lots of different paths professionals take every day. Beyond the individual specialties found in nursing, there are different approaches to the types of contracts professionals utilize as well. Of course working as a full-time nurse is the most common option, however, if you’re reading this you’re probably aware of travel nursing too! Traveling for work is one of the greatest aspects of becoming a nurse,...

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2018 Nurses Week Sweepstakes Winner
May23

2018 Nurses Week Sweepstakes Winner

Who is the Nurses Week winner? Trish M. Where is she from? Trish resides in Howard City, Michigan and has lived in the Great Lake state her whole life. Where does she work? After graduating from Walker Medical, Trish worked in a nursing home for a while before becoming a CNA at Spectrum Health: Butterworth Campus. A Little More About Nurse Trish Her Father-In-Law Inspired Her Journey Trish lost her father-in-law to cancer when she was...

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