Why Picking a Travel Nurse Recruiter is More Important than Picking a Company

I believe that the number one mistake that new travel nurses make when starting is stressing out about finding a good company.  I’ve spoken with many nurses who are just waiting to take the leap…

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10 Tips for Working Night Shift

In the nursing world the “night shift” shift usually refers to the shift worked from 7 pm-7 am.  For people outside of medicine, working the night shift is a foreign concept.  People may ask you,…

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Life As a Travel Nurse – How I Lost $4,600 in a Scam

I’ve been a travel nurse for 3+ years now moving every 3(ish) months, traversing the country, and learning as I go.  All of that moving around and meeting new people comes with a plethora of…

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How to Have a Perfect Weekend Trip to Seattle

Located in the prized Pacific Northwest, Seattle is a city of grit and grace.  Its grungy street decor and worn down houses mash perfectly with its gleaming skyscrapers and famed restaurants, bars, and markets.  It’s…

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An Encouraging Note to Healthcare Workers Fighting this Pandemic: From a NICU Nurse

Dear Healthcare Workers, I feel like a fraud.  Yes, I’m a nurse.  I fall into the category of workers the world is praising, the category deemed heroes.  I walk into a hospital every day just…

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From Seattle: A 2-Day Oregon Coast Road Trip Itinerary

I glanced in the rearview mirror one last time as I watched the tall skyscrapers of Seattle get smaller and smaller until they finally disappeared.  I was leaving behind Seattle for a road trip south,…

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6 Essential Tips for New Nurses

Being a new nurse is an overwhelming experience.  Suddenly transitioning from sitting at a desk, taking tests, and talking through made-up scenarios to being in the real world working through REAL scenarios is challenging!  No…

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Shining a Spotlight on Physician Burnout ft. Monica from Mexico

This month I’ve changed things up a bit and am interviewing a physician from Mexico!  It’s fun to get a different aspect of the dynamics of burnout across the medical field and Monica has quite…

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