In travel nursing, one of the biggest factors that affects your job satisfaction is the quality of the staffing agency you utilize. Some agencies will make your work as a traveler more difficult than it needs to be, while others can make even the worst assignment seem like a dream. But if you’re just starting out as a travel nurse, chances are you don’t know quite what to look for in an agency. […]
So you’ve taken on your first (or fiftieth) travel nursing assignment and it’s time to lock down housing. Depending on the location and whether or not you decide to take the agency provided housing, this part of the process can result in headaches for many nurses. Whether it’s difficulty finding a short-term lease, figuring out what your best options are, or making sure you’ll be safe and comfortable in your temporary home, travel nurses have a lot to deal with when it comes to figuring out their housing. […]
There are some traits that can make certain candidates stand out from the rest, and travel nursing is no exception. Whether is hard skills or personality traits, there are certain traits in a travel nurse that make them stand out to recruiters and put them ahead of other candidates.
If you’re just getting started with travel nursing, chances are that you have plenty of questions regarding logistics. One of the most confusing aspects can often involve licensing and figuring out how to gain the ability to practice in your desired states. Navigating the various requirements each state has can get overwhelming, but there are a few key things you need to know when getting started. […]
Many nurses focus on finding permanent, full-time positions once they complete their training and any time they’re looking for new opportunities. These nurses often feel that this is the logical next step, providing them with the security and stability they need. Sometimes, however, a nurse will need a change. Whether it’s a sense of wanderlust, boredom with your current position, or financial pressures, many nurses will at some point look to travel nursing as a possibility. […]