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5 Idyllic States for a Summer Travel Nursing Assignment

5 Idyllic States for a Summer Travel Nursing AssignmentIt’s that time of year again, when you are deciding where to embark on your summer travel nursing assignment! Whether you’re a beach bum, lakeside lover, or home body, there is an awesome destination to fit your summer vibe. To help you in your search, we gathered […]

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Top 6 Shows for Nurses and Where to Watch Them

Top 6 Shows for Nurses and Where to Watch ThemSince we are all spending more time at home now, we thought it would be great to gather a list of television shows that nurses will love. These shows are either medically focused or have an interesting approach to medicine and nursing. We’ve included where to […]

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7 Reasons Every Nurse Should Try Travel Nursing

7 Reasons Every Nurse Should Try Travel NursingAs nursing continues to expand as a profession, facilities are seeking personnel from all specialties to answer their increasing demand. Travel nursing offers a world of exciting possibilities, from discovering new places and meeting new faces, to enriching your nursing career. Whether you are just starting out your […]

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5 Ways for Nurses to Decompress on Off-Days

5 Ways for Nurses to Decompress on Off-DaysDear Amazing Healthcare Workers of America, You have been working tirelessly, often for days in a row, to help combat the COVID-19 virus and its grip on the country. Your efforts are applauded and appreciated by those who sleep better at home, knowing that you are on the […]

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9 Hot Travel Nursing Cities for 2020

9 Hot Travel Nursing Cities for 2020It’s a well-known fact that the demand for nurses is increasing every day. In fact, the bureau for labor statistics reports that employment for nurses is expected to increase by 16% through 2024. If you’re curious to know which current U.S. cities have high needs for nurses, look no further. We’ve […]

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Best Apps for Travel Nurses in 2020

Best Apps for Travel Nurses in 2020There are multiple mobile apps available to assist travel nurses with everything from medical Spanish, to driving directions, accommodations, and drug interactions.  Here’s a run-down of our favorite free or low-cost apps for busy travel medical professionals. Travel Apps Gas Buddy: Updated in real-time, GasBuddy lets you search for Gas […]

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Bedside Manners Ep 10 – Nursing Leadership Positions, Pediatric Nursing, Military – Jasmine Sandoval, MBA, BSN, RN (DNP Candidate 2020)

Bedside Manners Ep 10 – Nursing Leadership Positions, Pediatric Nursing, Military – Jasmine Sandoval, MBA, BSN, RN (DNP Candidate 2020)In this jam-packed episode, we talk with Jasmine Sandoval, MBA, BSN, RN (DNP Candidate 2020) about her story of being in the military and then becoming a nurse, why she got into pediatric nursing, how to […]

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21 Best Gift Ideas for Travel Nurses

21 Best Gift Ideas for Travel NursesWith the holidays slowly sneaking on us, we’re busy buying gifts for all the nurses in our lives. If you’re looking for gift ideas for your fellow nurse or maybe just for yourself (we won’t tell) here’s a round-up of some of our favorite goodies. Nurse Gifts These are […]

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Bedside Manners Ep 9 – Travel Nursing With Your Pets – Britni Kruta

Bedside Manners Ep 9 – Travel Nursing With Your Pets – Britni KrutaEverything you wanted to know about the in’s and out’s of doing travel nursing with your pets. We do a deep dive from pet insurance to dog walkers and much more. Plus, stick around for some extra nerdy Harry Potter trivia! Subscribe to […]

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Bedside Manners Ep 7 – The Flight Nurse Bible – Robert P. Harris

Bedside Manners Ep 7 – The Flight Nurse Bible – Robert P. HarrisIn this episode, we talk with Robert P. Harris RN BSN CFRN CTRN TCRN CEN CPEN C-NPT CCRN. Yup, he really has all those certifications. We discuss how he became a Flight Nurse, the importance of certifications, how someone can become a flight […]

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8 Ways to Maximize Your Bottom Line as a Travel Nurse

8 Ways to Maximize Your Bottom Line as a Travel NurseThere are many reasons travel nursing is popular – endless adventure, new experiences, personal freedom and of course, great compensation.  If earning top dollar is your main goal, there are certain strategies you can follow to achieve this goal.  We’ve put together a few tips […]

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Bedside Manners Ep 6 – From Miss America to Uniting Nurses – Kelley Johnson

Bedside Manners Ep 6 – From Miss America to Uniting Nurses – Kelley JohnsonIn this episode we talk with Kelley Johnson about her Miss America experience, uniting nurses through #NursesUnite and “Show Me Your Stethoscope” movements, travel nursing, her role as Chief Nursing Advocate for Wanderly, and so much more! Find Kelley at Instagram: @realnursekelley Website: nursekelley.com […]

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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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