Travel Nursing in Australia

Are you thinking about traveling to the Land Down Under? This can be a lengthy process. If you plan to relocate within the next year, you’ll need to get started right away. And we’ll give you the info on how to change your latitude. Australia has their own registration process Nurses register through the Australian …

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Travel Nursing in Arizona

Arizona is one of the fastest growing regions for travel nursing positions. You’ll get paid one of the higher salaries for travel nursing and you’ll have the one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon, in your back yard. A lot of senior citizens retire in Arizona, so there’s plenty of …

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Travel Nursing in California

California is one of the best locations for travel nurses and for good reason. The state boasts numerous land formations (beaches, mountains, deserts, and top-notch national parks), cities, and 10 percent of the nation’s population. If there are people, they’ll need nurses. And speaking of nurse to patient ratio, California just happens to have one …

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Top 10 Reasons to be a Travel Nurse

From our Complete Guide to Travel Nursing, here are the top ten reasons to be a travel nurse, by a current traveler, Tina Howell. Hello, my name is Tina Howell and I am a travel nurse. You may be wondering what that is and why someone would want to do that! It’s a nurse who …

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What to Expect when Travel Nursing Aboard

We’re assuming you’ve read our piece on international travel nursing. Here’s a link to that post if you’d like to see what you should expect in a general sense. In this post, we’ll cover what you may encounter on a country by country basis. The United States isn’t the only country experiencing a nursing shortage, so …

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Nurses Need More Sleep

Travel nurses work a lot of long and late hours. Seventeen hour night shifts can happen, but working that many hours means that you can only get a total of seven hours sleep in a twenty-four hour period, and that’s only if you sleep in a bed at work. The National Sleep Foundation, who celebrate …

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Travel Nursing in the Virgin Islands

This cold weather has us thinking warm, sandy beaches. How about you? Relocating to the United States Virgin Islands as a travel nurse is easier than going to a foreign country because as long as you’re a United States citizen, you can move to the US Virgin Islands as if they’re another state. So that’s …

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Nursing Is One of the Most Dangerous Jobs

Today we cover something that strikes fear in me almost every day: on-the-job injuries as a nurse. My wife works as a nightshift nurse and she puts herself at risk of a back, leg, or shoulder injury every night by lifting and moving patients. According to surveys by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor …

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International Travel Nursing

International travel nursing has grown in the past few years. We don’t expect the nursing shortage in the United States to end anytime soon, so traveling abroad appeals to a lot of nurses—and the fact that you get to see a different country doesn’t hurt either. But the desire to work in a foreign country …

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How to become a Travel Nurse

Some of our previous blog posts have covered some of the various steps to becoming a travel nurse, but for your convenience, we’ll give you quick overlook of what our other posts have covered. Education It may sound like a no brainer, but you do need to hold a degree in nursing to be a …

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