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How to Change Travel Nursing Specialties

How to Change Travel Nursing SpecialtiesAs a nurse, you’ve probably thought about what it might be like to work in a different unit or specialty.  Industry demand can vary between specialties and locations, and there are a few nursing specialties that are almost always in high demand. But how does a nurse transition to another […]

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Bedside Manners Ep 3 – Getting Started with Travel Nursing

Bedside Manners Ep 3 – Getting Started with Travel NursingIn this episode, we talk with Jodi Knowles, RN about her experience as a travel nurse and advice for starting travel nursing. Subscribe to the Podcast! RSS Feed: https://feeds.simplecast.com/syFSSqhc Episode Transcript Corry:                           Hey, welcome to Bedside Manners, Travel Nursing Unhinged. The podcast where we talk about […]

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Featured Traveler: Erich Dierks

Featured Traveler: Erich DierksThis month we’re excited to feature an amazing Surg Tech, Erich Dierks. He has developed an extraordinary career as a surgical technologist and was recently nominated for the FAST Award (Fellowship of Association of Surgical Technologists) for the 50th AST National Conference. Tell us a little about why you love being a Surgical Technologist. […]

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Bedside Manners Ep 1 – Introduction & Compact States

Bedside Manners Ep 1 – Introduction & Compact StatesIn our first episode, you learn a little bit about the hosts Corry Klebold and Paul Ulrich along with hearing some updates about Nursing Compact States. Subscribe to the Podcast! RSS Feed: https://feeds.simplecast.com/syFSSqhc Episode 1 Transcript Corry Klebold: Hey, welcome to Bedside Manners: Travel Nursing Unhinged, the […]

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6 Unbeatable Destinations for Summer Contracts

6 Unbeatable Destinations for Summer Contracts As spring moves steadily towards summer, now is the time for travel nurses to start thinking about where to take a contract this summer. Whether you’re a diehard sunworshipper, an outdoor enthusiast, or just want to be somewhere with a good nightlife where you can escape the heat and […]

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Times Change, but the Heart of Nurses Remains Strong

Times Change, but the Heart of Nurses Remains Strong The week of May of 6th to the 12th is celebrated in many hospitals as Nurses’ Week, but for many, the history behind Nurses’ Week has long been forgotten. Nurses’ Week is held in honor of Florence Nightingale’s birth. She is known as the Lady with […]

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The 5 Most In-Demand Travel Nursing Specialties

The 5 Most In-Demand Travel Nursing Specialties Travel nursing is a great way to see the country, gain valuable experience, and to command a higher salary than traditional nursing. However, in travel nursing, the pay rate and ability to work wherever you want are both determined by your acute specialty. The more in-demand your specialty […]

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Travel Nurse Q&A: Amber Megens

Travel Nurse Q&A: Amber Megens This month we’re getting to know an amazing nurse that shines in all of her assignments: Amber Megens! She is known for her strong work ethic and passion for patient care. She was even given the Compassionate Care Award at a hospital for her hard work and indispensability. Her recruiter […]

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How to Beat Nursing Burnout

How to Beat Nursing Burnout Many nurses enter this profession because they want to support and help others. Working in a profession in which your primary role is to provide aid and caring for others in their worst times can be overwhelming. The key to beating burnout is to identify and prevent it. Take a […]

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The Top New Years Resolutions for Your Best Nursing Career

The Top New Years Resolutions for Your Best Nursing Career   Tired of those crazy diet resolutions or painful exercise routines? Those resolutions that you chose, tried for a few weeks, and then promptly forgot about them? Yes, those. This year, try making resolutions that improve your career and yourself at the same time because […]

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9 Ways Travel Nurses Can Feel Connected this Holiday Season

9 Ways Travel Nurses Can Feel Connected this Holiday Season  The holidays are a special time. The laughter of friends, magical lights, memories making, and, of course, some fun parties to attend. Travel nurses get to enjoy the holidays in many special ways. Even though you’re far away, you can still feel connected this holiday […]

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Top 4 Ways Travel Nurses Can Overcome Hospital Cliques

Top 4 Ways Travel Nurses Can Overcome Hospital Cliques  What do college sororities, fraternities, and your workplace have in common? More than you probably would realize. So-called childish behavior does not end once adult life begins. Work cliques are a reality that have to be dealt with and hospitals are no different. But don’t let this […]

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How to Become a Travel Nurse

How to Become a Travel NurseTravel Nursing has become a very popular career move for nurses due to the many benefits of the job: higher pay, variety of work, ability to explore the country and gain valuable experience. Travel Nursing contracts typically last 13 weeks, however, some assignments can be shorter or longer. If you’re […]

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How to Rock Your Travel Nurse Job Interview

How to Rock Your Travel Nurse Job Interview  Travel Nurses take a lot of interviews given the 13-week contract nature of the career.  The interview is your chance to not only get yourself an offer, but to also make sure the job is a good fit. Most travel nurse interviews are very short. You’ll have […]

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4 Donut Shops To Indulge In While On A Travel Nursing Job

4 Donut Shops To Indulge In While On A Travel Nursing JobWhile we think that every day should be donut day, today actually is National Doughnut Day! While you can find a great spot to eat donuts in every state, there are a few that really stand out to us. If you’re near these locations […]

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Traveler of The Month: Brittany R

Traveler of The Month: Brittany RThe featured traveler for May is an awesome surg-tech that’s always a pleasure to work with: meet Brittany R! She’s always honest and caring, which is especially important in her role in the operating room. Her career consultant Corry, had this to say: Brittany is an amazing traveler to work […]

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Celebrate National Nurses Week 2018

Celebrate National Nurses Week 2018 Happy Nurses Week 2018! Time to give extra love to those in the nursing profession! This year, ANA (American Nurses Association) chose the theme: “Nurses: Inspire, Innovate, Influence” for National Nurses Week. For over a decade, nurses have been voted as the most honest and ethical profession, but many people […]

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Enhanced Nursing Licensure Compact: What You Need To Know

Enhanced Nursing Licensure Compact: What You Need To KnowWhat Is The Enhanced Nursing Licensure Compact? The enhanced nursing licensure compact (eNLC) is a new and updated version of the nursing licensure compact. The original nursing licensure compact, created in 2000, allowed nurses to practice in multiple states with one license. Including 25 states by 2015, […]

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Career Consultant Spotlight: Sean Silverstein

Career Consultant Spotlight: Sean Silverstein  Based out of our Portland office, Sean loves working with adventurous nurses and preparing them for their travel contracts. He believes in getting to know his nurses in order to find them the perfect job. When he’s not connecting with awesome RNs, he’s experimenting in the kitchen, hiking, and trying […]

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Career Consultant Spotlight: Krystle Johnston

Career Consultant Spotlight: Krystle JohnstonOur Career Consultant Spotlight for February is: Krystle Johnston! Krystle is based in our Colorado office and enjoys everything from skiing to relaxing at home playing video games. Her Siberian Husky, Nymeria Arya Johnston, keeps her company through thick and thin. Krystle understands that traveling to a new assignment can be daunting, […]

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Fulfill Your New Year’s Resolutions With Advanced Travel Nursing

Fulfill Your New Year’s Resolutions With Advanced Travel NursingNew year, new job opportunities! In 2018, Advanced Travel Nursing is committed to help you fulfill all the nursing resolutions you may want to accomplish. Join our Travel Nursing family and make this your best year yet!   Earn More Money Take home pay for travel RNs […]

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Recruiter Spotlight: Lisa Ross

Recruiter Spotlight: Lisa RossBased in our Portland office, Lisa Ross is our first nursing recruiter to be featured in 2018! Lisa is a hard working recruiter that loves using her multiple skills to be a strong resource for her nurses and surgical techs. She’s an adventurous foodie, and if you’re ever in Portland, she can […]

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Travel Nurse of The Month: Kristina Woosley

Travel Nurse of The Month: Kristina Woosley Our featured travel nurse for November is Kristina Woosley! Kristina is a labor & delivery RN known for her patience and adaptability. Kristina has a wonderful sense of humor and her recruiter loves how passionate and devoted she is. We’re glad to have her represent Advanced Travel Nursing! […]

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5 Perks For Nurses Working Over The Holidays

5 Perks For Nurses Working Over The Holidays Maybe it was your first year at a hospital when they announced the holiday schedule and you saw your name on it… three times. Working over Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s can initially seem like a bummer, but there are some things that make it a lot […]

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Travel Nurse of The Month: Louise Taylor

Travel Nurse of The Month: Louise TaylorOur featured nurse for October is Louise Taylor! Louise consistently gets high praises from all the patients she works with, as well as her coworkers. She is an exceptional nurse that leaves a positive and lasting impression everywhere she works. We are so lucky to have her as part […]

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Recruiter Spotlight: Michelle Powell

Recruiter Spotlight: Michelle PowellWe are excited to feature Michelle Powell for our October Recruiter Spotlight. Michelle is an awesome recruiter that always advocates for her nurses. She works hard to make sure her travelers have the best experiences and we’re lucky to have her on our team! Keep on reading to get to know Michelle […]

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Recruiter Spotlight: Ryan Langlois

Recruiter Spotlight: Ryan LangloisAdvanced Travel Nursing is thrilled to feature Ryan Langlois for our September Recruiter Spotlight. Ryan is the type of recruiter that really has your back. He empathizes with his nurses and genuinely joins them as they pursue their professional and personal dreams. We love having him on our team and we are […]

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Travel Nurse Of The Month: Theresa Jannuzzi

Travel Nurse Of The Month: Theresa JannuzziThis month we’re featuring an awesome OR nurse: Theresa Jannuzzi! She has had a blast while on assignment in Montana, going hiking, paddle boarding, and exploring the outdoors. She was able to spot deer, eagles, and even a black bear. When she’s not taking in the sights, Theresa likes […]

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Recruiter Spotlight: Jimmy Yopp

Recruiter Spotlight: Jimmy YoppAdvanced Travel Nursing is excited to feature Jimmy Yopp for August’s Recruiter Spotlight. Jimmy has spent the better part of his life serving others. Prior to becoming a recruiter, he was a Combat Search and Rescue Pilot in the United States Air Force. And for the last seven years, he has been serving […]

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Improve Your Travel Nursing Adventures With Smart Luggage

Improve Your Travel Nursing Adventures With Smart LuggageIf you’re the type of nurse that loves tech, then you’ll love smart luggage. From backpacks to tags, you can find a piece of luggage or accessory that fits your needs. Here are some of our favorite items to help make your travel nursing experience easier and more fun.   […]

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Travel Nurse Of The Month: Timothy Carroll

Travel Nurse Of The Month: Timothy CarrollThis month we’re featuring a caring and hard working nurse that has a passion for his career. Meet Timothy Carroll! Timothy loves to travel and has been everywhere from Bourbon Street in New Orleans, to Houston where he volunteered for the Super Bowl 51. He will also be taking […]

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