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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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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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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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Best Resume Example for RNs

Start Your Next Step with Confidence Whether you’re looking for a new RN job or considering taking your education to the next level, you will need a resume. A resume is the golden ticket to opening a door of opportunity. It is your chance to set yourself apart as passionate and qualified nurse and get […]

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Specialities for Nurses: How to Choose and Become Certified

Maybe you’re just thinking about going to school to be come a nurse? Or maybe you’re a new grad? Either way you’ve probably heard or thought about specializing as an RN. Concentrating on a specific area of nursing can help you grow your career! There are a lot specialities out there, but how will you choose a specialization […]

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5 Scrub Trends For 2017

Keeping up with trends can be frustrating when you wear scrubs 90% of the time. Not to worry, we’ve got a few ways to incorporate them into your #scrublife. We’ve also teamed up with Lydia’s Uniforms to hook you up with an awesome promo code. You can use OFF20NURSE to get 20% off regular priced […]

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2017 Happiest Places for Travel Nurses

Have you ever wanted to live in one of the happiest cities in America? Travel nurses have the unique ability to move to whatever state they want. If they don’t like it, they can travel somewhere new in 13 weeks. In a recent study by WalletHub, they determined the happiest US cities to live in […]

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Traveler of The Month: Sarah Cook

This month we’re getting to know an awesome nurse that has been enjoying the travel lifestyle for the last few years. Meet Sarah Cook! Sarah was nominated by her recruiter Sean who only had amazing things to say about her. We love that Sarah has been able to enjoy the flexibility of having travel assignments […]

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Best Services and Apps for Busy Travel Nurses

As a travel nurse, we know how busy you are and understand your hectic lifestyle. Constantly being on the go can make accomplishing every day errands difficult. Below are a few fast, online solutions to make grocery shopping, laundry, and general errands take less of your time. Hint: it’s all about letting someone else handle […]

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NEW: Advanced Travel Nursing Housing Hub

As a travel nurse, housing is just one aspect of the lifestyle that can be challenging. Should you find your own housing? Should you stay in corporate housing? What’s corporate housing? Will your recruiter help? These are all questions first-time nurses have about housing. We’ve created a housing hub for all things housing related. We’ll routinely […]

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How To Become An RN

Being a nurse is one of the most satisfying and rewarding careers available. If you’ve ever been curious about what it takes to become an RN, then no to worry, we go over all the steps in our comprehensive guides. We understand that the road to your dream nursing career isn’t a straight line, but […]

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How Much Do Registered Nurses Make?

On average Registered nurses make around $67,000 a year, but there are many factors that can affect this amount. In fact, depending on what state you work in, years of experience, specialization, you can earn considerably more (or less). Another part to take in account is whether the job is a travel nursing assignment or permanent […]

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Travelers Of The Month: Jodi & Heather

This month we’re showcasing not one, but two amazing nurses! Meet Jodi Knowles and Heather Renken! Jodi (on the left) is an OR nurse that started traveling with us almost a year ago. Her recruiter, Paul, placed her on her first assignment in Rapid City, SD. During her time in Rapid City, she met Heather […]

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Celebrate Mardi Gras With Nursing Jobs In New Orleans

It’s Mardi Gras! Get your party on with your next nursing assignment in New Orleans, Louisiana. Eat some king cake and crawfish while enjoying some of the best nightlife around. New Orleans has a beautiful blend of cultures and wears its history proudly on its sleeves. Even if you miss Mardi Gras, New Orleans has […]

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Scholarship Guide for Registered Nurses

A Guide to Help Nurses Get Funding  Nurses are the heart of healthcare in our country. The critical role that they play cannot be dismissed and should truly receive more recognition and appreciation than it does. Thankfully, federal and state governments, and many private organizations, foundations, and professional associations understand and recognize the need to […]

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Advanced Wins Best Of Staffing For 2017

We are thrilled to share that Advanced has won the Best Talent Staffing Service Award for 2017! This award is given to less than 2% of all staffing companies in the US and Canada. We believe it’s due to the emphasis in excellent service for our travel nurses and therapists. Our recruiters work hard to […]

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