Safeguarding Your Health and Safety on the Road

by Carmela Nazareno on September 18, 2014

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healthcare-traveler-safetyLiving away from home and working as a healthcare traveler may mean being away from your regular doctor, dentist and your normal routine. You also may not be familiar with the neighborhood or know you way around. All of the factors above can cause you to slack off when it comes to your well-being and safety. But there are plenty of things you can do in order to safeguard your health and safety on the road. [continue reading…]

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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

by Howard Gerber on September 4, 2014

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childhood-cancer-awarenessMost people are familiar with pink ribbons, which symbolize support for breast cancer awareness. But you may not know what gold ribbons represent. Gold ribbons represent childhood cancer awareness, and September is childhood cancer awareness month. [continue reading…]

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Working a Healthcare Travel Job in New York City

by Howard Gerber on August 28, 2014

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healthcare-travel-job-new-york-cityIt is called the Big Apple and the city that never sleeps. Whatever nickname you use, New York City can be a great place to work as a healthcare traveler. NYC has a lot of large hospitals as well as smaller facilities, which may often be short staffed, which creates a demand for healthcare travelers. If you land a travel job in New York, you will have plenty to do and see. [continue reading…]

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first-travel-assignment-tipsWorking as a healthcare traveler can be an exciting time in your career. Whether you work as a nurse, speech or occupational therapist, working as a traveler can be educational, fun and lucrative. But the downside is, it can sometimes be lonely, especially at first. [continue reading…]

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Managing Your Money While on a Healthcare Traveler Job

by Howard Gerber on August 7, 2014

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travel-nurse-budgetThere are many benefits to working as a healthcare traveler, such as new opportunities, meeting people, and exploring a new city. A good salary and paid housing are also reasons some people choose to work as a traveler. Regardless of your reasons, managing your money on the road is a must. Consider some of the following suggestions: [continue reading…]

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Avoiding Nursing Mistakes

by Howard Gerber on July 31, 2014

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top-nursing-mistakes-new-nurseEveryone makes them from time to time. But if you make a mistake as a nurse, it can have serious consequences. Depending on the severity of a mistake, it can land you a warning, a formal write-up, or even cost you your job. Although it is impossible to do everything perfectly all the time, there are several things you can do in order to reduce the chances of making a nursing mistake. [continue reading…]

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Get Motivated!

by Christy Trujillo on July 24, 2014

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Five tips for an easy transition from summer vacation to school-year obligations

It’s been one heck of a summer! You’ve read some great books, taken a few classes and had the trip of a lifetime; well, those of you who’ve been following our advice have. Just like all good things, this too must come to an end. As summer winds down and the new school year gears up, you may find yourself less than motivated to get back into the swing of things. Here are five sure-fire ways to get back on track for the new year. [continue reading…]

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