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Healthcare Traveler

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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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Dealing with Difficult Co-Workers as a Healthcare Traveler

by Howard Gerber on December 18, 2014

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stress-travel-nursing-tips-advice-difficult-coworkersIf you’re lucky, you will get along well with every co-worker you meet. But if you are like most people, you will occasionally have a co-worker who is a bit hard to deal with. Difficult co-workers present a challenge for anyone. But for travelers, who are not on staff, it can be a particularly tough situation. With a little patience and good communication, you can handle troublesome coworkers. Below are different types of difficult co-workers and suggestions on handling the situation. [continue reading…]

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Common Blunders Healthcare Travelers Make

by Howard Gerber on October 2, 2014

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travel-nursing-tipsDeciding to pursue a healthcare travel job is a big decision. After all, you will be moving to a new city and starting a new job. Although it can be a great change of pace and exciting, a new travel assignment can also make you a little anxious. Avoiding common blunders or mistakes regarding working as a healthcare traveler can make the process go a lot smoother. Consider some of the blunders healthcare travels make and how avoid them. [continue reading…]

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Packing Guide for Nurse Travelers

by Howard Gerber on September 25, 2014

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travel-nurse-packing-guideBefore you get to your new travel assignment, you will need to decide what to bring and what to leave behind. Packing is almost never something most people look forward to, but being organized can make it an easier experience. [continue reading…]

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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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