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travel-nurse-housing-tipsIn addition to salary, healthcare travel jobs usually include housing. Housing options may include a private or shared apartment. In some instances, an extended stay hotel room may be offered. Although you can take the housing, which is offered, you can also secure your own place to live.

There can be some advantages to finding your own housing. For example, you have more control over the situation. You may find a place, which suits your needs better than what the employment agency would offer. [continue reading…]

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pros-cons-travel-nursing-jobMany people dream about starting over at a new job or in a new city. A fresh start can be appealing for a variety of reasons. But if you are considering becoming a healthcare traveler, you should take a little time to think it over. Although it can be a great experience, it may not be for everyone. So how do you decide if working as a healthcare traveler is right for you? Taking a look at the best and worst things about a career as a traveler is a good place to start. [continue reading…]

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Guide to Benefits for Nurse Travelers

by Howard Gerber on March 12, 2015

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travel-nursing-tips-first-timeWhen you are considering taking a traveling assignment, you have to weigh a lot of factors. The location of the job, type of facility and department you will be working in all play a big part in whether the job is right for you. Of course, you also want to look at benefits and what is being offered for the position. Below are some of the many factors you need to consider when deciding on a nurse travel job. [continue reading…]

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travel-nursing-tips-questionsStarting a job as a travel nurse can be an exciting time. While you may look forward to seeing a new city and making friends, there are a lot of things to consider. Although two of the most important factors to consider are salary and benefits, there are other things to take into account. Before you sign on the dotted line, be sure to ask some of the following questions. [continue reading…]

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Options in Nursing: Becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse

by Howard Gerber on February 26, 2015

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iStock_000009107094Small lpn-licensed-practical-nurse-jobsNursing can be a great profession. It is a career where an individual can know the work they do matters. Nurses have the opportunity to make a difference in the life of their patients. For those interested in the nursing profession, there are several options for the type of degree they can earn. One degree that usually can be earned in as little as a year is a practical nursing degree. [continue reading…]

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Working as a Nurse Traveler as a New Grad

by Howard Gerber on February 19, 2015

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new-grad-travel-nurseIf you are getting ready to graduate from nursing school or are a recent graduate, you may be considering working as a traveler. After all, working as a travel nurse can be a great experience. Not only do you have the opportunity to see different parts of the country, you get to meet new people and have new experiences. Travel nursing may seem like the perfect choice, but you may wonder if working as a nurse traveler is a good idea this early in your career.  [continue reading…]

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Is an Online BSN Program Right for You?

by Howard Gerber on February 12, 2015

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online-nursing-school-degreeCongratulations if you have decided to take the next step in your nursing career and get an advanced degree! Earning a bachelor’s of nursing degree can open new doors in the medical field. Nurses who earn a BSN degree may have the opportunity to work in management, education, discharge planning, and more. [continue reading…]

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