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Healthcare Travel Assignment Housing FAQ

by Howard Gerber on June 1, 2017

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travel housingOne of the perks of working as a healthcare traveler is that your housing is included while you are on assignment. If you’re new to working as a traveler, you might have several questions. Keep in mind; specific staffing agencies may vary in their benefits package, including housing allowances and accommodations. Although some general questions and answers are listed below, it’s best to talk with your recruiter to find out more specifics on housing.  [continue reading…]

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Adjusting to Life as a Travel Nurse

by Howard Gerber on May 25, 2017

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travel nurse adjustingIf you’re already off on your first assignment or you’re just considering becoming a travel nurse, there may be an adjustment period. Being a travel nurse is different than working as a staff nurse. Travel nursing presents some unique challenges that a permanent job does not, but it is worth the effort because of all the rewards. Below are several suggestions to help you make the transition to travel nursing. [continue reading…]

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nursing focusOne great thing about nursing is all the options you have. There are dozens of nursing specialties to choose from. Whether you are a relatively new nurse deciding what to pursue, or are a seasoned provider looking to make a change, there are a lot of choices. Before you decide what the right specialty for you is, it’s helpful to ask yourself a few questions. [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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Preventing Compassion Fatigue as a Travel Nurse

by Howard Gerber on March 2, 2017

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nursing compassion fatigue

Nurses and other healthcare workers are often compassionate people. To care for patients who are sick or injured takes a certain type of personality and a desire to help people. But even nurses who have the best intentions can find themselves developing compassion fatigue. [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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Travel Nursing Tips: How to Stay Calm Under Pressure

by Howard Gerber on January 19, 2017

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staying calm travel nurseIt takes courage to leave your family and friends behind and start an assignment as a travel nurse. Not only are you moving to a new city, but you’re starting a new job at the same time. But even the most adventurous nurse might have to deal with stress and high-pressure situations.

Nurses working in the ICU and emergency room may routinely deal with critically ill patients. But regardless of what area or specialty of nursing you work in, you may be faced with an emergency. [continue reading…]

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