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Travel nurse life hacks: Turn your temporary house into a home

Travel nurse life hacks: Turn your temporary house into a home

As a travel nurse living the free-spirited lifestyle, you may have some fears and feeling of uncertainty about moving to a new city, making new friends and starting a new life. We have all been there, looking through our Facebook, reading old text messages from our friends and family and feeling homesick. It’s ok though, … [continue]

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3 Travel Nurse Safety Tips When Visiting a New City!

It’s been a genuinely simple process up until now. You’re on track for your travel nurse assignment, you were talked with, you were offered a job and you simply got your travel and lodging squared away. As you’re getting ready for your new adventure, you may begin wondering about the city you’ll call home for … [continue]

The Impact of the Repeal Affordable Care Act on Travel Nursing

With the looming “Repeal and Replace” of the Affordable care Act (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act), all of us are anticipating either significant changes or slight modifications.  In other words, no one knows what alterations are forthcoming nor when they can be expected.  The political posturing seems to paint competing landscapes, sometimes austere and … [continue]

Payroll and Time Reporting for Travel Nurses

Payroll and Time Reporting for Travel Nurses As the balance of travel nursing tilts toward VMS and MSP services, the process of payroll, billing, and time reporting changes as well.  Some for the better, but the proficiency and efficiency of the process rely upon a comprehension of the technology and use of timekeeping Staffing and … [continue]

The Importance of Travel Nursing Job Applications

For most travel nurses, completing travel nursing job applications is among the most reviled aspects of landing a travel nursing job. This is understandable given the detail requested by most travel nursing job applications and the sheer volume of paperwork that travel nurses must contend with. However, the travel nursing job application is perhaps the … [continue]

Jeopardizing Your Nursing License as a Traveler

State nursing boards have the authority to investigate claims against nurses and revoke a nurse’s license for a variety of reasons. Each state has a formal Nurse Practice Act that clearly outlines violations that result in revocation. State nursing boards investigate claims against nurses and only take action when there is a basis for a … [continue]

Travel Nurse Pay – 401Ks for Travel Nurses

My Personal Discovery This year I was blessed to have found and to have read the book, Money – Master the Game by Tony Robbins. Based on extensive research and interviews with some of the most legendary investors at work today (John Bogle, Warren Buffett, Paul Tudor Jones, Ray Dalio, Carl Icahn, and many others), Tony Robbins … [continue]

The Tooth-To-Tail Guide for Starting Your Travel Nurse Assignment

I am often asked, “How long until I start working my travel nurse assignment?” And, nothing would make me or your recruiter happier than to respond, “Tomorrow!” The real answer is, “It depends.” Submitting a good application and receiving positive professional references will most often influence the facility to move quicker on scheduling an interview … [continue]