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5 Travel Nursing Destinations for Outdoor Enthusiasts

The Pacific Northwest has unrivaled opportunities for exploring the great outdoors. If you’re an outdoor enthusiast and are searching for your next travel assignment, consider one of these destinations.   San Juan Islands, Washington   When most people think of the Pacific Northwest they picture a cold, rainy climate with bustling cities. There are 450…

Top Specialties the Travel Nursing Industry Needs

Some specialties call for travel nursing more than others. A natural disaster or epidemic might cause a demand surge at a specific location. However, there are some specialties that demand travel nurses all the time. If you want to have the widest range of job choices and pay options, consider specialties that will always present…

Before Your First Travel Nursing Assignment, Follow This Checklist

Many travel nurses feel exhilaration after accepting their first travel assignment, but they may also feel overwhelmed. The next few months will be some of the most exciting of your life, but they come with challenges you’ve never before faced. Prepare for your assignment using the following checklist.   Update Immunizations   The CDC has…

3 Pro Tips for Your First Travel Nurse Assignment

Travel nurses work hard to secure their very first contracted assignments. From professional certifications to résumés and job interviews, a lot goes into finding that first job. How the nurse handles the job will determine his or her professional future. Here are some tips for making the most of your first assignment. Prepare Ahead Ask…

Make Your Next Travel Assignment One of These 4 Beautiful Places

Idaho is an underappreciated destination for travel nursing. The state has opportunities at top-notch facilities and many travel nurse positions offer competitive salaries, a range of benefits and additional perks like completion bonuses. Enjoy beautiful scenery with a low cost of living in cities that are some of the nation’s best kept secrets.   Meridian…

Why to Choose a Travel Nursing Job in Seattle

Many nurses are interested in the idea of travel nursing, but there are so many enticing locations they’re not sure which one to choose. If you’re evaluating jobs in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle is probably high on your list. Explore some of the benefits of choosing this West Coast city for your next assignment.  …

5 Reasons to Consider a Travel Assignment in Portland This Year

Choosing a travel nursing destination can be difficult, as nurses may feel overwhelmed with options. If you’re looking for a destination that has it all, consider an assignment in Portland, Oregon. There are some great obvious reasons to work there: Some of the world’s most creative chefs serve delectable treats at food carts and cafes.…

4 Reasons to Try a Rural Travel Nursing Job

While many people use travel nursing to explore exciting cities and destinations, rural nursing assignments can be just as rewarding. Travel nurses in rural areas have a different range of opportunities from those employed in suburban and urban areas. They have more interaction with patients and the community. Often, there is a built-in sense of…

3 Flu Prevention Tips That Actually Work

Flu season is in full swing, and the internet is full of prevention tips that range from dubious to downright ludicrous. Travel nurses are exposed to a wide range of germs, and they work long hours in high-pressure environments that can challenge their immune systems. Use these simple, actionable tips to keep yourself and your…