Working in an acute care hospital or medical center is a great place to start your nursing career. In fact, most new graduates start out in a hospital and with good reason. In a hospital setting, you will likely see a large variety of illnesses and work with different types of patients. Working in a hospital is a great way to gain nursing experience and learn new things. [continue reading…]
If you are considering which area of nursing to focus on, you’re probably familiar with certain specialties. For instances, pediatrics, emergency, intensive care, and labor and delivery are common nursing specialties. You may have even completed a rotation in one of those areas of nursing when you were in school. But there are many other specialty areas of nursing, which may be unfamiliar to you. Some of the lesser known specialties can have plenty of employment opportunities for both permanent positions and for travel assignments. [continue reading…]
Whether you are on your first travel assignment or have years of experience under your belt, you may encounter a sticky situation occasionally. Knowing how to handle tricky situations is part of your job. But sometimes it can be difficult to know how to deal with certain circumstances. Consider some of the sticky situations below. [continue reading…]
If you have a healthcare traveler in your life, there are plenty of great ideas for the perfect gift. If you are looking for a holiday gift, birthday gift or a little present to wish them well on their new assignment, check out the following gift ideas that are healthcare traveler-friendly: [continue reading…]
Maybe you are considering working as a healthcare traveler, but still have not completely made up your mind. Ask yourself what is holding you back. Whether you are working as a nurse, physical or occupations therapist, becoming a healthcare traveler can be an exciting and rewarding experience. Not only will you have the opportunity to see a new part of the country and meet new people, but it’s a chance to learn new skills and broaden your professional experience. [continue reading…]
Whether you just graduated from nursing school or have been a nurse for years, you may wonder if you need to earn your bachelor’s in nursing degree. While it is not a requirement to be a nurse, a BSN degree can be beneficial in several ways.