Packing Light: How Travel Nurses Lighten the Load
Jan02

Packing Light: How Travel Nurses Lighten the Load

When preparing to venture onto a travel nurse assignment that lasts about thirteen weeks or so, packing can be the biggest pain in the keister. As much as we’d all like our packing process to happen seamlessly like in a movie, oftentimes the whole ordeal leaves us feeling more like an episode of Hoarded: Buried Alive. It’s not pretty. However, sometimes sprawling out across the living room floor deliberating on whether or...

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Reduce Travel Nurse Stress in 5 Simple Ways!
Sep26

Reduce Travel Nurse Stress in 5 Simple Ways!

Travel nursing has the potential to be one of the most exciting and liberating careers. I mean, getting paid to travel the country while doing what you love is pretty sweet! At the same time, it’s not unlikely that you’ll experience some stress along the way. Maybe you’re feeling a little homesick or you are having a little trouble adjusting to your new work environment. Have no fear; these small bothers can easily be...

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How to Make a Good First Impression as a Travel Nurse
Sep15

How to Make a Good First Impression as a Travel Nurse

Guest Author: Jennifer Larson, American Mobile Contributor You’ve heard the old expression before: you never get a second chance to make a first impression. But it’s true! You only get once chance to make a first impression, so it’s vitally important to make that opportunity count. As a travel nurse, that’s especially important. You may only be at your assignment for 13 weeks, but you might get an opportunity to extend and stay longer...

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Travel Nursing with Your Friends? Should You Do It?
Jul18

Travel Nursing with Your Friends? Should You Do It?

Your flight is booked and your bags are packed! You have everything you need for the next several weeks…. except your friends. Should they come? Travel nurses have the exciting ability to constantly journey to new locations. While assignment lengths can vary, they are typically 13 weeks long. Experiencing a new city with a close friend may be exciting, but is it the right choice? Still contemplating if your travel assignment should...

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Travel-Friendly Pets for Nurses | Which Are the Best?
Jul11

Travel-Friendly Pets for Nurses | Which Are the Best?

Travel nursing is one of the most exciting ways to get out and explore the country! Rather than working in one location for your entire nursing career, these jobs provide unique professional experiences. But at the end of a long shift, just about everyone can enjoy a little non-human interaction via our own furry friend. There’s really no good reason that you can’t be a proud pet-parent and a travel nurse, but what pets make the best...

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Long Distance Relationship Advice for Travel Nurses
Jun15

Long Distance Relationship Advice for Travel Nurses

In a perfect world, there would be no long distance relationships. You and your sweetheart could see each other on a regular basis, and everything would be great. Unfortunately, this isn’t always possible, especially for travel nurses. Sure, bringing your partner on assignment with you would be awesome, but what if they can’t come? What if your assignment is in Colorado, and your honey needs to stay home in Indiana for...

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