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  1. Outpatient nursing positions  HELP
    I felt the same way. For me it was all about seeing the country and getting to experience different kinds of nursing. Good luck with your first assignment!
    Feb 2, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  2. Packing/Traveling Tips Needed!
    I agree with the space bags suggestion! Saved me on packing my clothes for sure. The other thing I would recommend is a car top carrier or bag. I bought a pretty sturdy car top bag for my crossover....
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. Outpatient nursing positions  HELP
    Oh, I forgot to mention, if you can, stay on-call or per diem at your old job. That's what I did and it takes the pressure off between assignments. I just pick up shifts whenever I am back in town...
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. Outpatient nursing positions  HELP
    NURSELYNETTE: I can't send PM on here yet, have to have so many posts I guess! I traveled exclusively with Trinity Healthcare Staffing Group last year and loved them. I have also been working...
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. Outpatient nursing positions  HELP
    Oh my gosh, there is another one of us out there! I thought I was the only outpatient oncology/infusion nurse!!!! I've been traveling for a year, there are jobs out there for someone with your...
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. Is there a flu outbreak in your area?
    Southwestern Wisconsin-yep! Many hospitals on diverson, lots of sick people and employees!
    Jan 10, '13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  7. Made a mistake
    I completely agree with the other commenter. Any patient with TPN running should have more than one lumen or point of access if at all possible. TPN is sticky and heavy. It can coat the inner lumen...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  8. Aspiring Nurse
    Sounds like you are taking a lot of the right steps, getting your feet wet a bit in the nursing world. I agree, there is so much more to nursing than what meets the eye. So many specialties and areas...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. How hard is it to maintain consecutive jobs as a traveler?
    I stayed "on-call" with my hospital at home, that helped cusion any lenthy breaks between assignments. I have a hard specialty to place, so I can have a hard time finding consecutive positions, but I...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  10. Off to travel....soon I hope.
    I would suggest you have some savings built up prior to traveling, in case anything happens. For example, if your contract gets cancelled or something like that. I paid my travel expenses and was...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  11. Best Travel Companies
    I agree with the others, hard to pin point the best agency for everyone. Do your homework. Prioritize what is most important to you. Benefits? Pay? Housing? Number of opportunities? Rank them and...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  12. Advice for Traveling
    I would agree, getting a solid recuriter is a big part of picking an agency. I went through several company websites to narrow it down to ones that offered the benefits I was looking for. Then I...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  13. Information needed! Please and thank you!
    I started traveling last February and own my home, which is about 4 hours from my family to begin with. I wasn't concerned about traveling while owning my home, I knew it would be better tax wise to...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  14. Questions regarding actual traveling (not specific to agency)
    Sorry for the late response! Send me a message with any other questions you have and I can let you know which companies I've been working with and some resources I used before I made my decision to...
    May 17, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  15. Questions regarding actual traveling (not specific to agency)
    Hi there! Great questions, many of which I asked myself before deciding to travel. #1: I think you'll know, it is a personal thing. For me, I considered traveling a year ago, but something...
    May 4, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  16. location location location
    I have been in New Hampshire for the past few months and have loved it so much I've extended my contract. I'm in an ideal location, about 10 minutes from the coast and an 1 and 1/2 from the White...
    Apr 15, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  17. Travel Nurse Buddy
    Hi everyone! I'm 24, nearly 25 and taking my first travel assignment in New Hampshire. Would love to chat with everyone, especially those on their first assignment!
    Feb 8, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing


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