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  1. Nurse Beth

    Wants to be an ICU travel RN

    Hi Nurse Beth, I'm 6 months into my first ICU position in a Neuro ICU and so far I love it. However, My long term goal is to become a travel RN, but before I start traveling I want to broaden my skill set by working in other types of ICUs. Do yo...
  2. Hi there, I am thinking to start traveling home health job and was wondering how home health companies treat us, travelers? Do they give us a "dead" assignments ( I am referring to patients who is never home), do they give us bead areas to...
  3. I am looking for my first travel assignment soon, I'm wondering how long the credentialing process takes you normally before a new assignment, and which agency takes the longest/shortest.
  4. Travel Nursing with Reprimands?

    Fellow nurses, I am glad I can post anonymous here, I need some feedback. I am a Nurse of many years, mostly hospital. I received 2 separate reprimands on my license. One for making a med error and giving a post-op patient pain med the pt had listed...
  5. Erin Lee

    Local Travel Nursing

    Table of Contents Local Travel Nurse Local Travel Pay 50-Mile Rule Find A Local Nursing Travel Jobs Pros and Cons How To Be A Local Travel Nurse Conclusion Are you a travel nurs...
  6. As you prepare for your travel nurse adventure, securing safe and affordable housing is essential to a successful assignment. Short-term leases for temporary placement can pose challenges for new and experienced travel nurses seeking suitable accommo...
  7. Wolf at the Door

    Travel nurse licensing tips

    Things we never talk about Licensing. It is ideal to let the agency reimburse you for fees. Licensing can be very expensive especially for those not in compact states. If you get licenses on your own you may find some agencies reimburse you for fees...
  8. Need advice! Travel Case Manager?

    Hello, I was a travel nurse for a long time and I loved it but got burnt out on hospital nursing. I wanted to become a case manager, get a year of experience and then go back to traveling, NYC first. Well, I became a home health/hospice case manager...
  9. Hey all, hope you are all staying safe during this insanity. I was wondering if anybody has started to see crisis/high rate jobs posted yet? If so, post the specialty and company.
  10. So much false information surrounds travel nursing and the IRS. Some nurses believe they are cheating the IRS by receiving a housing stipend tax-free from their employers and it's only a matter of time before the IRS sends the police to lock them up....
  11. Mass Exodus of Staff RNs…

    The majority of my staff RN coworkers have left to go traveling. I would say that core staff is now 95% travelers. There are only 2-3 mid shift staff RNs left, and I’m also leaving in July. Night shift is staffed with only new RNS straight out of res...
  12. Best Travel Companies?

    I am *possibly* thinking of going into travel nursing. I have ER experience with staff/preceptor/triage/charge experience and more recently pre-op/PACU experience (less than a year on that). I am planning on staying a full year at my current job, but...
  13. How feasible is traveling unvaccinated?

    I am currently completing a year at the bedside to get my feet back in the water in order to travel. I do weekly testing at my facility on a religious and conscientious exemption. How likely is it for me to consider travel nursing? Do other facilit...
  14. I'm thinking of changing specialties to either ER or OR, but I love the travel nurse life. So many question here is for the OR nurses in the group- how long were you an OR nurse before traveling? And how much experience do you think is needed? ...
  15. Dear Nurse Beth, Been working remote RN position for 6 years. Have history of working ER, OR, Home care, Hospice and of course ICU and med surg. Thinking about going back to acute care in OR and leaving this position. Pay is good, work from home...
  16. Wolf at the Door

    Packing tips for travel nursing...

    I suggest packing your vehicle 3-4 weeks prior with what you imagine you will need for your assignment/s and attempt to use what only you pack....This will either greatly reduce what you think you need or you might even add or swap items out.
  17. Share your insights about Travel Nurses! Tell us about them. Which are the best companies to use? How is your schedule? How competitive is travel nursing? How is the pay compared to staff nurses? Do you have any stories to share regarding your "trave...
  18. Nurse Beth

    Can this nurse be a traveler?

    Dear Nurse Beth: I received my ASN 29 years ago, going into the OR circulating for 20+ years, before & immediately after graduating. After that, I took some short periods off (due to a personal family tragedy) then practiced in Psych nursing...
  19. Interest in Travel Nursing

    Hi there, I'm considering a career in travel nursing and wondering if any RNs could speak to this for me. - What's it like if you're in a relationship- have a partner/spouse? - Are there ever assignments that are shorter than 8 weeks? -...
  20. RV Parking for Travel Nurses?

    I am wondering if any Travel Nurses (or other nurses) have seen any hospitals that allow travel nurses to park their RVs in a hospital lot and/or a RV lot intended for patients? Especially @NedRN as you have been around the block a few times. This...