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What if You Are Unhappy With Your Travel Assignment?

by Howard Gerber on July 25, 2013

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travel assignment Whether you are on your first healthcare travel job assignment or your tenth, you want it to be a good fit and an enjoyable assignment. So what do you do if you’re unhappy with your travel job? The first thing to do is relax and remember you have options. Consider some of the following suggestions to help you figure out how to handle an assignment that leaves you disappointed. [continue reading…]

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Travel Nursing Misconceptions

by Howard Gerber on July 18, 2013

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travel nursing You may be considering a career as a nurse traveler, but are still unsure. Maybe you heard a few things that are making you hesitate to give life on the road a try. It is also a possibility you have come to you own conclusions about what life must be like for a nurse traveler without anything to base you beliefs on. Either way, you can’t really decide if working as a nurse traveler is right for you if you have misconceptions. Continue reading to learn about common travel nursing misconceptions. [continue reading…]

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Tips for Dealing with Stress

by Howard Gerber on July 11, 2013

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yoga, relaxation It would be nice to have a world where going to work was always a great experience: co-workers were always eager to lend a helping hand, and patients smiled and said thank you. While that may happen some of the time, it’s unlikely that everyday working in healthcare is blissful. In fact, in can be very stressful. [continue reading…]

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Once you start working as a healthcare traveler, you may think that means you have to put any plans for future schooling on hold. The good news is that there are plenty of options if you want to further your education on the road. With all the opportunities for online classes, it is possible to earn advanced degrees without stepping foot in a classroom.  Keep in mind, education not only takes a commitment, but it can be expensive. Before you decide if pursing additional education is right for you while you are on a travel assignment, there are several factors to consider. [continue reading…]

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You have found a great travel healthcare assignment. You’re packing up and excited to start. Along with all the other decisions you will need to make, if you are a pet owner, you will also have to decide if your pet will go with you. While you may view your pet as a member of your family, you may not be sure what is allowed or best for your furry friend. [continue reading…]

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Is Oncology Nursing Right for You?

by Howard Gerber on June 20, 2013

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Oncology nurses are usually RNs or nurse practitioners who specialize in working with cancer patients. Working as an oncology nurse can be extremely rewarding, but it also has its challenges. As with all specialty areas of nursing, it is essential to weigh the positives with the negatives in order to decide if oncology nursing is right for you. [continue reading…]

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For a lot of people, summer brings to mind swimming, road trips and days at the lake. Just because you are working as a traveler does not mean you can’t enjoy the summer months. In fact, working as a healthcare traveler during the summer provides you with a great opportunity to take advantage of the warm weather, outdoor activities, and special events. Consider some of the following ways to enjoy summer activities while on the road as a traveler. [continue reading…]

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