Bullying on Travel Assignments More than half of professional nurses run into issues with workplace bullies during their career. The same is true of travel nurses while on assignment. Sometimes, no matter how hard you try to fit in with the locals, other nurses may become resentful and turn hostile. Don’t let that get in…Read more
How Ready Are You to Start Your Travel Adventure?
How Ready Are You to Start Your Travel Adventure? All travelers should carry a file of documents that are needed for every assignment. Your travel portfolio should have the following: An original nursing license issued by the state where you’re working Originals of your certs – BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP etc. A copy of your…Read more
Tips for New Travel Nurses
1. Verify Every Detail of Your Contract. Details, while boring, are important. Make sure you understand every aspect of your contract before you agree to accept an assignment. Will you have to float to another unit, another hospital; are you comfortable with that? Is your pay clearly detailed, hourly pay, overtime rate, stipends? Which holidays…Read more
The lure of travel nursing can indeed be exciting, enticing, thrilling, and of course, you can pay off all those student loans with the great paychecks; however, if you’re new at the job you need to get at least two years of nursing experience under your belt before you hit the road as a travel…Read more