Where Will You Spend Winter?

Every year I say the same thing "I can't believe summer is over". School has started back and football season has begun. For traveling nurses, it's time to think about where you will spend your winter.…

Road Trip for Work and Play

My summer road trip for work and play.  During the month of August ( 30 days) I traveled over 6 thousand miles and into and through 9 states.  I was traveling for business and pleasure (mostly…

Traveling Alone Cross Country

Do you drive across the country alone?  Are you uneasy when traveling alone?  These are a couple of questions from one of our nurses who is getting ready to travel from the east coast to an…

How to Conquer the Night Shift

In the old days, nurses worked one of 3 eight hour shifts.  There were advantages to each shift.  I have worked all three at one time or another.  The day shift, of course, was most popular. …

Travel Nursing Abroad

Travel abroad and see the world.  Is that on your bucket list of things to do in your lifetime?  What if you could do that and get paid while you travel.   Sounds good right?  Well if…

Signing the Travel Nurse contract

Travel nursing is a job many nurses have found to be an exciting dream job.  Traveling gives a nurse an opportunity to see parts of the country they might not otherwise get the chance to see. …

Networking as a Traveling Nurse

There will always be aspects of a job that you will not learn until you’re actually doing that job. For example, when you were studying to become a nurse you had to learn things like anatomy…

Why Do We Have A Nursing Shortage?

When I finished nursing school ( the 3 year program) in 1982 I already had a job lined up.  There was a lot of talk about a nursing shortage guaranteeing any nurse wanting a job would…

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