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I am traveler nurse and my unit has been closed during this COVID-19 crisis. What does it mean to be redirected? Help me understand.

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The reason for the closure is really two-fold. One is to conserve the PPE supplies. Secondly, we are trying to limit exposure to COVID-19 in the acute care settings.

What do I need to know about floating during this COVID National Crisis as a Cross Country Nurse?

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As indicated in your question above, this is a national crisis! Nurses are on the frontline workforce day in and day out. Your skill sets are needed in a variety of ways and measures.

What if I want to cancel my crisis assignment and go elsewhere?

What if I want to cancel my crisis assignment and go elsewhere

I really appreciate this question. During these unprecedented times, nurses are needed and relied upon more than ever before.

Do all travel nurse assignments require me to float?

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In most locations when census numbers drop, travelers and staff will float to units that have needs. You will be floated to units in which your specific skills can be best utilized.

Facility Spotlight: Southcoast Health

Southcoast-Health

Many travel nurse opportunities are in heavily populated urban areas that offer plenty of excitement when it comes to art, entertainment, sports and dining possibilities.

Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day as a Travel Nurse

Celebrate St Patricks Day as a Travel Nurse

Interested in which cities offer the best St. Patrick’s day celebrations? Read our guide on the top 3 U.S. cities to add to your St. Patrick’s Day celebration bucket list!

Can I make my own schedule/pick my own shifts?

Can I make my own schedule pick my own shifts

In many cases in today’s market you do have control or some control of your schedules. The facilities recognize that the staff have life events that occur and will need to schedule around them.

Can a hospital cut my assignment short due to a low census? What happens in that situation?

Can a hospital cut my assignment short due to a low census? What happens in that situation?

When census is low in the hospital because patients are not in need of care, the facility needs to make decisions related to staffing and projected needs in the future.

Cross Country Nurses Nabs Best of Staffing Talent Award from Clearly Rated

Cross Country Nurses Nabs Best of Staffing Talent Award from Clearly Rated

Cross Country Nurses is proud to announce that Clearly Rated has named us a 2020 Best of Staffing Talent Award winner. That means many of our travel nurses completed a survey indicating they were very satisfied with our services as a staffing agency.

3 Songs That Put Travel Nursing and Relationships in Perspective

3 Songs That Put Travel Nursing and Relationships in Perspective

Need inspiration for a romantic playlist? As a travel nurse, these songs can offer a unique perspective on relationships and dating while away on assignment.


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