Dozens of nurses over the years have come to me curious about how I make this travel nursing thing work and the common sentiment amongst nurses on why they don’t consider letting go of their staff positions and jumping into the world of travel is: FEAR. All caps.
17 Tips for a First Time Travel Nurse
There’s no denying that since the pandemic hit early last year, honoring our nation’s nurses is profoundly more significant than it ever has been before, which makes this year’s National Nursing Week, that much more important. Be it a national health emergency or just routing daily care, we here at Next Move Inc. recognize nurses’ vital contributions and the impact they have on the health and well-being of our communities.
Travel Nurse Rates Dropping Many of you may be wondering why travel nursing salaries have seen such a dramatic shift over the last few weeks and what the heck happened to those $5K+ per week contracts? The Reality In a few short words: they’re going, going, gone. As with all travel nursing assignments, pay is
Spring is here and summer is just around the corner, and we’ll be damned if there isn’t a better place in all of the United States to be – than in the Midwest during what we consider the most wonderful time of the year. Here are all the reasons why the Midwest is superior. You’ll
In an attempt to assess the problems and concerns of bedside nurses, Nurse Manager, Karen Kitterpoof at Westside Regional Medical Center (WRMC) in Babblecock, Alabama, put on a pair of scrubs, borrowed an isolation stethoscope and shadowed nurses in the ICU for a week as part of the Center’s “Day-in-the-Life” initiative. “I’ve just spent
Albany NY – The inventor of the isolation stethoscope, Cliff Dirkey, has been court ordered to wear his invention for a full day, document what he hears and report on his findings. The class-action lawsuit was filed after thousands of nurses and physicians both claimed that they were unable to hear anything with the isolation
Some of our aspiring travel nurses have one very simple question: What do hospitals look for in a travel nurse? And we have a simple answer: Hospitals will of course want nurses that are up to date on all their credentialing and licensing (think BLS, ACLS) Hospitals seek nurses that have at least 2 recent
Travel Nursing in 2021 is going to look a bit different than it has in years past. Here we talk about all the changes that are occurring in the travel nursing industry: the influx we’re seeing of more staff nurses moving into travel nursing jobs, a new 3-month open enrollment period for health coverage and