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How to Break into Travel Nursing

  Travel 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 thinking about entering into […]

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Career Consultant Spotlight: Amber Washer

This month we’re getting to know Amber Washer, a career consultant helping nurses enrich their careers. She works hard to make sure her nurses get the most out of their travel adventures. When she’s not advocating for her nurses, you can find her doing everything from hiking, baking cookies, and knitting blankets. I don’t give […]

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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 10-20 minutes at most to make a […]

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

While 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 on your next travel nurse job, make sure to check them […]

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Traveler of The Month: Brittany R

The 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 with, she has always been […]

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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 don’t realize the extent of […]

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Enhanced Nursing Licensure Compact: What You Need To Know

What 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, the nursing licensure compact began facing resistance from […]

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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 the local cuisine of […]

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Career Consultant Spotlight: Krystle Johnston

Our 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, so she focuses on […]

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Fulfill Your New Year’s Resolutions With Advanced Travel Nursing

New 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 is generally higher than for perm nurses. Plus if […]

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Recruiter Spotlight: Lisa Ross

Based 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 tell you where […]

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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!   “She is humble, honest, and loyal! […]

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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 better than it seems. For instance, you don’t […]

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Travel Nurse of The Month: Louise Taylor

Our 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 of the Advanced family! “Louise is […]

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Recruiter Spotlight: Michelle Powell

We 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 a little better! […]

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Recruiter Spotlight: Ryan Langlois

Advanced 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 excited to have […]

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Travel Nurse Of The Month: Theresa Jannuzzi

This 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 to enjoy sip some wine at […]

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Recruiter Spotlight: Jimmy Yopp

Advanced 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 nurses, enabling them […]

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Improve Your Travel Nursing Adventures With Smart Luggage

If 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.     Trakk Armor  This smart backpack is […]

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Travel Nurse Of The Month: Timothy Carroll

This 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 part in a new kind of […]

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Recruiter Spotlight: Paul Ulrich

The Advanced Travel Nursing team is filled with fun-loving, kind-hearted, and passionate people. Today we are shining the light on Paul Ulrich, a Senior Nursing Recruiter and Mentor. Anyone who knows Paul knows he’s all Midwestern charm and generosity, but we’ll let him speak for himself. Meet Paul What do you love about your job? When […]

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How To Go From Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) to Registered Nurse

We want to preface this by saying that we think CNAs are awesome! Certified Nursing Assistants work in a wide variety of settings and consistently support RNs with their strong work ethic and skills. That being said, many CNAs want to take their careers to the next level by becoming registered nurses. Lets go through […]

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Advanced’s CA In A Day In Action

Most nurses know that getting the California license can be a grueling, long process. It can take up to 3-6 months long to be exact. For most, the complexity, uncertainty, and wait time are enough to put them off trying to get awesome jobs in The Golden State. As a response, Advanced Travel Nursing launched […]

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5 Cross Country Driving Tips For Travel Nurses

Sometimes part of the fun of taking a new assignment is getting there! Whether it’s a five hour drive or 25, traveling to your next job can be a memorable journey. Whether it’s your first time or you’re a road trip aficionado, each time you hit the pavement, it’s a new adventure to be had. […]

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Travel Nurse of The Month: Cedric Lara

For June we’re getting to know an awesome ER nurse that has made a great impression with everyone he’s worked with. Meet Cedric Lara! Cedric loves to travel and has actually given us advice on some must go-to spots! He let us know of a wonderful winery in Cali, that his recruiter had to visit. Cedric […]

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Scott Davis Joins The Advanced Family As Senior VP of Operations

We’re excited to welcome Scott Davis as our new Senior VP of Operations! Scott will be working out of our Colorado office and brings with him extensive management experience with a strong focus on technological innovation. Scott previously served as Senior IT Architect and Technical Sales Specialist for IBM. “I am thrilled to join the […]

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Recruiter Spotlight: Kari Goodchild

The Advanced Travel Nursing offices are sites where connections are made. From deep conversation about life goals, giddy conversations about possible adventures, to hysterical laughter, bonds are continuously being built between our amazing recruiters and their passionate travel nurses. Today we are shining the spotlight on one of our National Nursing Recruiters, Kari Goodchild. Kari […]

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Sugar Rewards Program — The Sweetest Way To Earn Money For Referrals

We’ve got a reward program that offers more than just a cherry on top! The Advanced Sugar Rewards Program not only offers $500 for each referral, but every third referral is worth even more dough. If you’ve got a friend or coworker that’s been itching to travel, send them over to us! Refer 12 nurses, […]

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Explore Our New Nursing Board & Licensure Page!

We understand that getting licensed to work in a new state can be a confusing process for travel nurses. That’s why we’ve created a new board & licensure page for nurses! This easy to use resource is great for newbie travel nurses and more experienced no-nonsense travelers because it’s not only simple but straightforward. Just […]

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Nurses Week Winner

We were blown away by the enthusiastic response and participation of hundreds of nurses this week! Then again, it’s no surprise that nurses would want to spend their week helping others. We’re so honored to be able to work with such a wonderful profession. That is why we have decided to make a donation to […]

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Featured Nurse of The Month: Kerri Gogarty

For Nurses Week, we thought we could get to know an amazing travel nurse who has overcome some unexpected challenges. Kerri Gogarty is a hard working nurse with a passion for travel and ambition to succeed. She recently experienced a terrifying situation where her car caught on fire. As we all know, cars are essential for […]

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Nurses Week 2017

Nurses Week is finally here! In the past we’ve given away gift cards for scrubs and goodie bags, but this year we decided to do something a little different. This year we decided to honor as many nurses as possible, so we felt the best way to do that was to make a sizable donation […]

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Welcome Indiana To Advanced

We’re so excited to welcome our new Indiana office (formerly IPI Travel) to the Advanced family! We’re thrilled to be working with the Indiana team as they exemplify all the best qualities you look for as a travel nurse. They emphasize communication, transparency, and truly value building relationships with their travelers.  If you’re an IPI […]

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Why Stretching is Important for Nurses

Stretching for nurses is just as important as it is for athletes. Nurses and athletes both rely on their bodies to perform physically stressful tasks. This is just one of the many reasons why a nurse needs stretching to survive a hard day’s work. As a nurse, you’ve probably experienced sitting or standing for long […]

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