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4 Things to Check on Your Car Before a Road Trip

Planning a road trip to reach a new assignment as a travel nurse means you will spend hours behind the wheel of your car. Although a road trip is exciting and fun, you also want to make sure you check on your vehicle before you start the trip. Check the Fluids The fluids in your vehicle are a key part ...
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3 Ways to Show You Care When You Are on The Road

Relationships are challenging at any time. When you work as a travel nurse, you want to take measures to balance out the difficulties by taking measures to keep up with your relationship. Finding little ways to show that you care and to let your significant other know that you care is not as difficult as it might appear at first ...
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3 Ways to Stay Connected With Loved Ones While Traveling as a Nurse

This is for everyone that is thinking about traveling as a nurse on assignment, but are afraid to take the leap! These are some simple reminders that while you are off exploring, you can still be connected with family and friends back home.  A 13 week assignment away is not very long, but does give you an opportunity to meet ...
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4 Tips to Handle Your Resume When You Transition from Travel Nursing to a Permanent Position

Travel nursing a complex career path. You take on a series of short-term positions in different locations. That means you want to focus on setting your resume apart without making it appear that you are not in a stable career. By taking measures to improve your resume, you can connect to the right medical facility for your career goals. Focus ...
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3 Tips to Enjoy Your First Travel Nursing Job

Starting out as a travel nurse is exciting and a bit scary. You may have some worries about starting a new job and your role as a nurse. You may even have concerns about the travel process. By taking time to address your concerns, you will adapt quickly to a new position and reach your goals as a nurse. Keep ...
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4 Stress Relief Tips for Travel Nurses

Working as a nurse means you face a variety of complicated situations. You work in a high stress environment and you need to handle the challenges of caring for your patients. A travel nurse has the added challenge of adapting to a new environment and taking on high stress shifts in a medical facility. When you work as a travel ...
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3 Negotiation Tips for Travel Nurses

Taking on a travel nurse contract does not mean you must give up on your pay and benefits. Even though you take on a nursing role for a short time frame, you do have options to negotiate your pay, benefits or hours before you start a new job. The key is having the right strategies to ensure that you are ...
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4 Tips to Prepare for a Road Trip When Working as a Travel Nurse

A travel nurse spends time on the road or transitioning from one job into the next job. That means you want to take measures to prepare for your travel plans before you actually get into a car or get on a plane. It is particularly important when you plan to drive to your next job because you do not want ...
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Evaluating Taxable Pay in Travel Nursing

Travel nursing pay packages are a complicated process. You have different forms of payment and benefits. Although part of your pay is taxable, you also receive non-taxable income via housing stipends, travel reimbursement and funds for specific needs. By evaluating the package carefully, you can avoid complications with your taxes and prevent IRS red flags when filing your paperwork. What ...
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3 Details to Include on Your Travel Nurse Resume

Travel nurses play an important role in a medical facility. They step in when a facility needs extra staff members or temporary relief due to unexpected circumstances. They provide assistance without getting involved in the political side of a medical facility. The flexibility a travel nurse brings into the hospital or facility helps the permanent staff. When you work as ...
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