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Nursing

10 Nursing Specialties You May Not Be Familiar With

by Howard Gerber on January 16, 2014

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nursing-specialties-typesIf 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…]

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handle-difficult-nursing-situationsWhether 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…]

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Great Gifts for Healthcare Travelers

by Howard Gerber on December 5, 2013

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gifts-for-healthcare-workersIf 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…]

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Overcoming Obstacles to Becoming a Healthcare Traveler

by Howard Gerber on November 14, 2013

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healthcare-traveler-obstaclesMaybe 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…]

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Do You Need a BSN?

by Howard Gerber on November 7, 2013

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bsn-nursing-educationWhether 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.

 

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Enjoying the Autumn as a Healthcare Traveler

by Howard Gerber on October 24, 2013

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You have survived the hot summer weather, and maybe you’re ready for a change of seasons. Fall is in the air, and that means football games, Halloween and cool weather. It’s a great time of year to be on a healthcare travel assignment. Take advantage of working as a traveler in the autumn and consider some of the following ways to enjoy the season.  [continue reading…]

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Seven Tips to Survive Your First Day on the Job

by Howard Gerber on October 10, 2013

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first day travel assignmentEven if you are excited about starting your healthcare travel job, it’s normal to be a little nervous about your first day. You may wonder what your workload will be like, how your new coworkers will treat you and whether you’ll be able to find your way around. Everyone has a little apprehension about starting something new. Consider some of the tips below in order to survive your first day on the job [continue reading…]

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