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I just arrived at a new hospital and some of the other staff are not so welcoming. What can I do to help ease tensions on my unit?
First, let’s recognize that it is not always easy to “fit into the crowd.” However, here are some suggestions to help you fit in and feel settled in your new environment.
I’m about to start my first travel assignment and I’m not sure what to expect on my first day. Any tips you can share to help me survive and thrive?
I can really appreciate the sense of anticipation/nervousness that you have about your first day on your new assignment. Let’s review some tips that will allow you to present yourself in the best way possible.
Most people think travel nurses are always living their best lives, traveling to exciting destinations and never being in one place long enough to be affected by office politics.
Battling homesickness can affect anyone at any point in their life and travel nurses are no different. Read our 4 tips to help you manage feeling homesick while you’re on a travel nursing assignment.
Donating blood and encouraging others to donate can help save lives. World Blood Donor Day is a perfect reminder to give blood.
What kind of housing options are there for travel nurses? Will Cross Country provide me housing, or do I need to find it on my own?
Please allow me to eliminate any of your fears in this area. Here at Cross Country we have a whole division of professionals devoted to your needs when it comes to housing. They are experts at securing housing accommodations during your assignment.
Whether you want to relax on a beach or get your adrenaline pumping in Tornado Alley, we highlight 3 destinations guaranteed to shake up your summer while on a travel nurse assignment.
I am a new travel nurse and I have my first phone interview with the Nurse Manager at the Hospital. What can I expect during this interview?
Like any interview, a phone interview can be an event that makes you anxious. However, the good news is that the hospital and/or the nurse manager has reviewed your skills/application/profile and they are interested in YOU. Take a breath!