Category: Nursing

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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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 Break into Travel Nursing

How to Break into Travel NursingTravel 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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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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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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Recruiter Spotlight: Paul Ulrich

Recruiter Spotlight: Paul UlrichThe 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 […]

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

How To Go From Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) to Registered NurseWe 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 […]

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Advanced’s CA In A Day In Action

Advanced’s CA In A Day In ActionMost 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 […]

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Recruiter Spotlight: Kari Goodchild

Recruiter Spotlight: Kari GoodchildThe 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, […]

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Explore Our New Nursing Board & Licensure Page!

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 […]

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Nurses Week Winner

Nurses Week WinnerWe 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 […]

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Featured Nurse of The Month: Kerri Gogarty

Featured Nurse of The Month: Kerri GogartyFor 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 […]

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Nurses Week 2017

Nurses Week 2017Nurses 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 […]

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Why Stretching is Important for Nurses

Why Stretching is Important for NursesStretching 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 […]

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Best Resume Example for RNs

Best Resume Example for RNsStart 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 […]

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Specialities for Nurses: How to Choose and Become Certified

Specialities for Nurses: How to Choose and Become CertifiedMaybe 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 […]

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5 Scrub Trends For 2017

5 Scrub Trends For 2017Keeping 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 […]

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Traveler of The Month: Sarah Cook

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 […]

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Best Services and Apps for Busy Travel Nurses

Best Services and Apps for Busy Travel NursesAs a travel nurse, we know how busy you are and understand your hectic lifestyle. Constantly being on the go can make accomplishing everyday 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 […]

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