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Latest stories, information, articles, research, career and employment tips for travel nurses on the go.


3 Simple Resume Tips for Travel Nurses

Properly List Past Travel Assignments on Resume

If you are pursuing a career as a travel nurse and want employers to notice your ‘traveling’ credentials, your resume must highlight that experience effectively!

Do you offer free CEUs or any other type of education?

Do you offer free CEUs or any other type of education?

As Nurses, we know the importance of continuing our education, keeping abreast of current trends and having the knowledge base to pull from when the need arises.

What are the typical educational requirements and certifications needed to be a travel nurse?

What are the typical educational requirements and certifications needed to be a travel nurse?

Typically, most travel assignments are for RNs, but we do have a few for LPNs, as well. Healthcare facilities usually require a minimum of one year of experience, although for some high acuity areas the requirements may be two years of recent experience.

How Travel Nurses Manage Working Over the Holidays

How Travel Nurses Manage Working Over the Holidays

Being scheduled to work a holiday is a possibility for any nurse, so if you’re taking a travel assignment over the holidays you should speak with your recruiter to know what the hospital or facility requires.

Flu Information for Nurses & Healthcare Workers

Flu Information for Nurses & Healthcare Workers

Nurses and healthcare workers are at a higher risk of contracting illnesses including the flu. Learn about the current flu statistics and how to prevent against contracting and spreading the flu virus while working in a hospital or medical facility settin

I am married, and my partner is also a travel nurse. Can we request an assignment together?

Ask Hank Q10

I really appreciate this question and the opportunity to respond to it. We frequently will get a request for couples or friends to travel together to the same location to complete an assignment(s).

5 Common Myths of Travel Nursing Job Compensation, Housing & Benefits

Travel Nursing Myths

To set the record straight and help you manage your fiscal expectations from assignment to assignment, here are five misconceptions about travel nursing compensation that demand a closer look.

I am about to finish an assignment, and I loved the hospital! Can I request to stay here, or am I required to pick an assignment at a different hospital?

I am about to finish an assignment, and I loved the hospital! Can I request to stay here, or am I required to pick an assignment at a different hospital?

Many of our travelers stay at the same location for multiple assignments and really enjoy staying at the same location. First, let’s talk about the process and what needs to occur.

Pros & Cons of Extending Your Travel Nurse Contract

Travel RN Contract

While travel nurse contracts may be in place for several weeks, some hospitals or facilities may want to extend your contract. Learn what to do if presented this option, including weighing the pros and cons of extending your assignment.

Rising Violence in Hospitals: What Nurses Need to Know

Rising Violence in Hospitals

Working in a hospital setting can sometimes expose healthcare workers and nurses to violent behaviors from patients, with emergency room doctors and nurses experiencing the brunt of assault.


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