Category: Travel

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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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2017 Happiest Places for Travel Nurses

2017 Happiest Places for Travel NursesFinding Your Happy Place in 2017 Have you ever wondered what it’s like 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 there, they can always travel somewhere new in 13 […]

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How To Become An RN

How To Become An RNBeing 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 […]

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Celebrate Mardi Gras With Nursing Jobs In New Orleans

Celebrate Mardi Gras With Nursing Jobs In New OrleansIt’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 […]

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Scholarship Guide for Registered Nurses

Scholarship Guide for Registered NursesA 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 […]

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What does it mean to be a Travel Nurse?

What does it mean to be a Travel Nurse?What types of reactions do you get when you tell people that you are a Travel Nurse? “A travel what?” “What do you mean, you jump from hospital to hospital?” Or maybe it’s another reaction: That’s awesome, I’ve seen your Instagrams. But how do you even do […]

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Benefits of being away from home during the holidays

Benefits of being away from home during the holidaysThe holidays are usually a time of fun and warm feelings, but they can also be very stressful. Sometimes spending time with relatives can be exhausting, even for a nurse! Instead of engaging in what could be an awkward or even cringe-worthy situation, stay on assignment throughout the […]

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What to do when your contract gets cancelled

What to do when your contract gets cancelledSo you’ve found a great job, are getting ready to start, and suddenly you find out that your contract has been cancelled. It’s an unfortunate and difficult aspect of travel nursing. Here’s what you should do if your contract gets cancelled.   Be Flexible As a traveler, it […]

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Nailing Your Phone Interview

Nailing Your Phone InterviewWhether you’re a seasoned travel nurse or a newbie, you will always have to go through the phone interview. On the bright side, what other job can you interview for in your PJs? Here are a few tips that will help your phone interview go as smoothly as possible.  Sit somewhere quiet […]

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Nurses Week Q&A: Melissa P.

Nurses Week Q&A: Melissa P.Today we continue celebrating Nurses Week by getting to know Melissa P. She is an intrepid travel nurse that enjoys every assignment to the fullest. She works hard to do everything she can to help her patients and when she’s off work, has taken up many outdoor activities, including hiking, white […]

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Travel Nurse Spotlight: Sandi B

Travel Nurse Spotlight: Sandi BThe following post is written by our recruiter, Julie! She nominated Sandi as the Featured Travel Nurse for July and we’re thrilled to share what she’s written. Enjoy! It is with great pleasure that I introduce my wonderful Nurse Traveler, Sandi B, RN, BSN. Prior to coming to Advanced Surgical, Sandi […]

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Best Apps for Travel Nurses on the Road

Best Apps for Travel Nurses on the RoadMost people will be hitting the road this summer to go on vacation, but if you’re one of our many travel nurses, there’s a good chance you’re driving to your next assignment. Whether your driving to a nearby city or cross country, we’ve rounded up a list of […]

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How do Travel Nursing Jobs work?

How do Travel Nursing Jobs work?You probably already know the career opportunities you can enjoy as a nurse, which include rewarding work, a high level of potential for job growth and a comfortable salary. However, travel nursing actually kicks these perks up a notch, with benefits like exploring new places and experiencing different cultures. If […]

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