The Worst Experience I’ve Had With a Travel Nurse Recruiter

I want to start this post by letting you know that I have dealt with loads of travel nurse recruiters through my 3+ years of being a travel nurse.  Most travel nurse recruiters are fantastic.…

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The 4 Requirements to Be a Travel Nurse

If you’re like me, and you are a nurse who knows that you’re ready for travel nursing, but don’t know where to start you’re in the right place.  Maybe you’re at the point in your…

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NICU Lingo – 42 NICU Terms for New Nurses

One of the hardest parts about being a new NICU nurse was learning all of the lingo!  There seems to be an abbreviation for everything.  And if it isn’t an abbreviation, it’s certainly something that…

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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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