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Social Media Knowhow as a Travel Nurse

by Howard Gerber on September 14, 2017

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nurse social mediaThe use of social media can be a plus for a travel nurse. But social media can also be misused and cause problems, including the loss of your job. Understanding how to use social media to your advantage and avoid the pitfalls is essential as a travel nurse. [continue reading…]

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Travel Nursing in Alaska

by Howard Gerber on August 31, 2017

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AlaskaWhen you think about working as a travel nurse, you might consider locations, such as New York, Florida, and California. Although those states are popular places for travel nurses, they are not the only options. One state you may not have considered is Alaska.

Alaska can be an excellent location for your next travel assignment. There are lots of opportunities for adventure, exploration, and relaxation. Most nursing jobs will be in the larger cities. But on your days off, there is plenty to do. If you want a different type of adventure, consider making Alaska your home for the next 13 weeks. [continue reading…]

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Highest Paying States for Travel Nurses

by Howard Gerber on August 3, 2017

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travel nursing in californiaWhen deciding where to go on your next travel nursing assignment, there are several things to consider. One factor may be salary. Travel nursing salaries vary depending on experience, specialty, and geographic location. Certain parts of the country tend to pay nurses higher wages, which may also mean travel nurses earn more. According to a 2016 compensation report published by Medscape, the following states have the highest nursing salaries: [continue reading…]

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Why You Should Consider Travel Nursing

by Howard Gerber on July 20, 2017

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travel nursingIf you’re working as a registered nurse or a student about to graduate and start your nursing career, you may want to consider travel nursing. For some people, working as a travel nurse is not even on their radar. Others may have thought about it, but are not sure if it would be the right fit. Consider some of the following reasons to consider travel nursing: [continue reading…]

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nursing-team-playerAs a travel nurse, there are several ways to make a good first impression. One of the best ways is by being a team player. Nursing is not a job where you can keep to yourself and go it alone. Working in a collaborative environment will make things run smoother and make your workday more enjoyable. Good teamwork also improves patient care and eases stress. [continue reading…]

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travel nursing questions and answersWorking as a travel nurse may be something you considered, but you might still have questions. Understanding the basics of working as a travel nurse will help you decide if it’s right for you. We want to help by providing some answers to the questions our team nurses have asked us frequently. If you have any additional questions you’d like answered, reach out to our team directly or submit your questions in the comments section! [continue reading…]

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travel nurse immunizationsNurses are often exposed to a variety of viruses and bacteria that could lead to serious illnesses. It may not be possible to prevent contracting everything. But there are steps you can take to keep yourself healthy. One thing you can do is to get immunizations for certain disease.

Although it can vary, certain immunizations may be required for nurses, while other vaccines may be recommended but are not mandatory. As a travel nurse, it’s important to determine which immunizations are required by the facility you’ll be working.   [continue reading…]

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