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Healthcare Traveler

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travel nursing jobsWorking as a healthcare traveler can be a great opportunity to expand your skills and see different parts of the United States. Although it’s not for everyone, there are several benefits to working as a traveler. But before you can jet off to an exciting and challenging assignment, there are several prerequisites you should have.


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Finding the Ideal Occupational Therapy Travel Job

by Howard Gerber on August 28, 2015

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travel occupational therapy jobsIf you are considering hitting the road to work as a travel occupational therapist, you have several options. Before accepting an assignment, you want to make sure it appears to be a good fit. [continue reading…]


Balancing Working and Your Home Life While On the Road

by Howard Gerber on June 11, 2015

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travel-nursing-tips-work-life-balanceWorking as a healthcare traveler may be a great opportunity. Not only can you work somewhere different and live in a new city, but you have the chance to make new friends. With all the excitement, it can be hard to juggle everything. It can be challenging to balance a new healthcare travel job with your life outside of work, especially at first. [continue reading…]


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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…]


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…]


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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