Once you've submitted your resume, references, filled out your application, talked to your recruiter, and they've contacted your references the next step you'll hit is searching for a contract. Your recruiter will search their database of jobs based on your requirements. If you have a compact license, your options will be almost limitless. Once the… Continue reading You’ve landed your first assignment but now you need housing!
Before leaping into travel nursing, I had a fresh two years as a nurse under my belt. I worked at one of the best LTC/Rehab facilities in town. We wore all white, we were never short staffed, and we got bonuses throughout the year and the food was AMAZING. I would "forget" my lunch when… Continue reading The LTC Side of Travel Nursing
It's early evening, you wake up and have the biggest urge to urinate. You hit your call light for help. It's your 1st week at the local rehab facility, you've had surgery, you can't walk to well on your own, you already spent way too long in the hospital before coming here and you just… Continue reading It’s not my job!
My first year and a half out of Nursing School was spent solely in working LTC (Long Term Care). I knew I enjoyed the elderly because all through nursing school and two years before I was a home health aide. I was always one-on-one with my clients, bathing, grocery shopping, walking in the park, etc.… Continue reading What’s your niche?
Getting your first travel assignment can be harder than it has to be if you don't plan and research ahead of time. You don't want to rely solely on what you've heard from from other travel nurses. Always do your own research. There are a few things you need to start off with. What type… Continue reading You’re ready for your first assignment, where do you start?
“I can travel as an LPN?” Is one of the most common questions I get as a traveler. Many LPNs have the idea that they are not allowed to travel. There are so many jobs throughout the US and worldwide( foreign contracts are hard to come by, but they do exist) from Alaska to Hawaii,… Continue reading Traveling as an LPN