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Travel Nursing and Choosing Your Specialty

Many new nursing graduates have the preconceived notion that they must choose a specialty in order for their career in travel nursing to progress. There’s nothing wrong with this line of thinking. Certainly some specialties pay more than others as you’ll discover if you research traveling nurse salary online. If you ...

Dealing with Patients and Co-Workers

Not only do travel therapists have to deal with the challenges of moving from assignment to assignment, city to city, they also have to deal with a revolving door of new patients and co-workers. While physical or occupational therapists working as permanent employees in a facility have the luxury of ...

What Makes a Good Travel Therapist

The work that a travel therapist does is unlike that of the average 9-5 employee. Sure, the hours might more or less be the same but regular employees don’t have to deal with the added stress of moving from one assignment to another in just a couple of months. An ...
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How Travel Nurses Pack

Traveling to go on vacation and traveling to start a nursing assignment are two different animals. Typically, one goes away on vacation for only a short period a time, lasting a week or two. If you’re just out of college you might decide to trek around Europe for a couple ...
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Travel Nurses Overcoming Loneliness While on the Road

Humans are social beings. They thrive in the presence and support of loved ones. It’s then no big revelation that one of the major challenges in travel nursing is the sense of loneliness travelers feel when they’re on the road. Not having friends and family around—exacerbated by being a stranger ...

Travel Therapists: Building Rapport with New Patients

Meeting new patients is always a challenge. Physical and occupational therapists have the uneasy task of breaking the ice. More often than not, building rapport is overlooked by healthcare providers as an essential part of the patient experience. Other patients are waiting and there’s only so much time one can ...

Common Interview Mistakes that can Cost You The Job

Whether you’re having a phone interview or a face-to-face, it’s difficult not to fall into typical interview traps that can cost you that travel nursing job. We’re all humans after all. However, if you don’t even know what these traps are, then you’re more likely to commit them. Here are some ...