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3 Flu Prevention Tips That Actually Work

Flu season is in full swing, and the internet is full of prevention tips that range from dubious to downright ludicrous. Travel nurses are exposed to a wide range of germs, and they work long hours in high-pressure environments that can challenge their immune systems. Use these simple, actionable tips to keep yourself and your…

3 Reasons to Take a Travel Nursing Job in California This Winter

Winter brings harsh weather to much of the country, but travel nursing offers the option of getting away from inclement weather. A California assignment provides endless sun and warm temperatures year-round. For those who love the slopes, ski destinations are a short drive away. The Golden State offers no shortage of top-notch hospitals with competitive…

4 Pacific Northwest Cities to Ring in the New Year

Thinking of giving travel nursing a try? Why not start with the New Year, and celebrate in one of these Pacific Northwest cities? Embark on a new adventure with a new job in one of the most gorgeous cities in the United States. Take on your first assignment in style when you apply for a…

How to Tailor Your Résumé for Travel Nursing Assignments

Use your resume to find the best job possible. Employers require certifications and licensure, so you want to spell out your qualifications. Medical facilities desire things like shift flexibility, willingness to travel to a variety of destinations, good communication skills and an eye for detail. If you have these skills, let them know you’re their…

How to Get Your First Travel Nurse Assignment

Are you ready to try being a travel nurse but not sure how to find your first job? Travel nursing has become a popular career choice in the last decade due to a burgeoning job market, excellent pay rates, superior flexibility, and the chance to travel the world. Use these tips to find the right…

A Look at the Booming Market for Travel Nurses

Travel nurses fill a unique niche in the medical industry. They respond to nursing shortages in specific areas of the country for limited periods of time. While travel nurses have always been staples in the job market, they’ve recently experienced a boom in demand. Here’s why the demand will only continue to increase. Hospitals Prefer…

How to Handle Housing During Travel Nurse Assignments

Your housing scenario can make or break your travel nursing assignment. It can be your home away from home for 13 weeks, or a place you dread coming back to at the end of your shift. Housing stipends give you more control over where you live, but they often leave you responsible for finding a…

How to Prepare for Your First Travel Nurse Assignment

Congratulations on landing your first travel nurse assignment! Before you get caught up in the excitement of traveling to a new city and getting paid to change lives, find out what to expect. Part of being a successful travel nurse is learning how the tricks of the trade. Here’s what to pack, how to mentally…