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  1. Low acuity patients when traveling
    I have found this to be true as well being a traveler working in the ED. I usually work trauma centers, I have TNCC and ATCN as well certified with doing EJ's, art and fem sticks. I am also Triage...
    May 23
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  2. Any young african american travel nurses?
    I drove my car from Missouri to California ALONE and it took me 2 1/2 days. You will need a car, especially if you are going to be in Southern Ca, like LA. I leave my car in storage in...
    Apr 1
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. Travel Nursing Advice
    What agency is offering this?
    Jan 31
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. Hi all
    I just got scammed on Craigslist so be careful. I've used Craigslist in the past without a problem, but it's a first time for everything. Some travelers at my current assignment told me about...
    Jan 30
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. Housing yourself.......
    My next assignment will be in the LA area in mid-January and I've already found housing on Craigslist. One bedroom fully furnished apartment in Tuluca Lake 20 minutes from the hospital. All...
    Dec 15, '14
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. Housing yourself.......
    I just did a 13 week assignment in Fresno CA at Community Regional. Don't know if that's where you will be or not. I rented a two bedroom furnished condo in the Riverpark Area. Found it on...
    Dec 15, '14
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. Any young african american travel nurses?
    I will be taking my third travel assignment in LA, my third one in California. Found really affordable housing for LA on Craigslist. Not a room, nor roommates. I will be there mid-January.
    Dec 15, '14
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. Pushy Recruiter
    UPDATE: I called this recruiter first thing on Monday morning. At first I got his voicemail. I left a message and he called me back almost immediately after I hung up from leaving the voicemail....
    Nov 27, '14
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. Pushy Recruiter
    My question was if I should go ahead with the interview. I've told this recruiter that I didnt want to interview since I will not be going out into January. And his response was "you can discuss...
    Nov 22, '14
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  10. Pushy Recruiter
    Hello all! I am an experienced travel nurse and I'm signed up with two agencies. On the advice on another traveler, I decided to sign up for a third agency. From the get go, I felt this...
    Nov 22, '14
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  11. Would you stay at an assignment you didn't like for the money?
    I just did something like this myself in my last assignment. I'm an ED nurse and I took an assignment that paid very well, but I hated it! In my opinion, it wasn't ED nursing, especially what I was...
    Nov 10, '14
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  12. Any young african american travel nurses?
    I just finished up my second assignment in California. Heading home for two months, will be in LA in January. Anybody who is going to be in the LA area in January, feel free to PM me.
    Nov 2, '14
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  13. California
    Right now I'm finishing up an assignment in Central California.
    Oct 26, '14
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  14. California
    I've been traveling in CA for 6 months now, northern CA (Bay area) pays alot more than Southern CA.
    Oct 24, '14
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  15. Quad city travelers
    It may be more than you wanted to spend, but you can't put a price on peace of mind. I know it's important to me to have my own space, so I may spend more than the average traveler with my...
    Oct 2, '14
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  16. Quad city travelers
    I've had good success with finding housing on Craig's List. I'm currently on assignment in CA and found a 2 bedroom condo on Craig's list fully furnished. I don't rent rooms, I don't room share,...
    Oct 2, '14
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  17. thinking about traveling
    I have been an nurse for 5 years, 4 years ED experience and I also have a house back in my home town. I have my neighbors as well as my family check on my house every week. I also have an alarm...
    Aug 26, '14
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  18. Share your packing routine and tips
    I may not be the best person to take advice from for packing because I'm a girly girl and I ALWAYS travel with 2 bags, plus a carry on which is my laptap. When I go home during assignments to...
    Aug 25, '14
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  19. Freaking out
    I drove from Missouri to California all by myself. It took me 2 1/2 days. I took my time, I rested and I only tried to drive during the day to see cool things. And I'm not a driver at all. You...
    Aug 24, '14
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  20. Share your packing routine and tips
    You will find when you are on this journey, people will question your life. It's not their journey to understand. It's YOURS! Enjoy it to the fullest! I have found nothing makes miserable people...
    Aug 22, '14
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  21. Share your packing routine and tips
    I pack two tubs and went out and purchased a 5 drawer plastic bin from Walmart that I use for my clothes. I have a closet full of clothes in that plastic bin and I can pick it up and it fits into my...
    Aug 22, '14
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  22. Single travelers, do u date while traveling?
    I date while on assignments. I meet a lot of people from work (although I don't date those I work with) and then we do group activities which they will bring a friend or family member. I'm also...
    Aug 22, '14
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  23. Am I just clueless here?
    I'm currently in central CA, the valley area.
    Aug 17, '14
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  24. Am I just clueless here?
    Ned, it does include overtime, I'm contracted for 48 hours a week. I lucked out and got cheap housing on this contract.
    Aug 15, '14
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  25. Am I just clueless here?
    I know for me, I will not work for 1200/wk WITHOUT housing. If I'm gonna bring home that amount, it damn well better include housing. I am traveling in California right now and my take home pay...
    Aug 14, '14
    Forum: Travel Nursing


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