The Challenge of Blending in as a Traveling Nurse
Being a travel nurse is like being the lone wolf; one that
lives outside the wolf pack. Travel nurses enter new work environments on a
constant basis, which means they are the outside party in an already
Here’s the thing though, effective nursing requires
collaboration and the care of patient could be at risk if not everyone is a
If you are a travel nurse, make it a priority to blend in
when you start your new contract. Even if you have ...
4/18/2014 2:05:00 PM
Travel Nurses Three Things you should Know about Body Language
The physician diagnosed one of your patients and it’s not a
good one. It’s your job to communicate that news to the patient. You walk in
and give them a tight-mouthed smile, and without a word spoken, they know
something is wrong. Non-verbal cues often speak louder than words.
So, it is not only your duty to empathize with the patient,
also pay attention to your body language and what you are communicating without
We are speaking all the time. Breaks i ...
4/17/2014 3:46:00 PM
Tips to Better Sleep Habits for RN Travelers
You did it. You made it through the application
process of becoming a travel nurse, and you’ve accepted your temporary assignment.
You couldn’t feel happier. In the spirit of adventure, you are ready to take on
your shifts and spend hours exploring the area.
about something; can you guess what it is? Let me give you a hint.
Before jumping into touring your new location, consider
setting up a regular slee ...
4/16/2014 1:57:00 PM
3 Ways to Rethink Success as a Nurse
Every person has an idea and definition of success.
Many times, you might feel you have not reached your
definition of success. It is okay to feel you haven’t “made it” because it
forces you to strive and be better. However, that is not always the most
rewarding way to live. It’s not healthy to feel like you’re failing on a
Let’s explore ways that you are successful now as a nurse, or traveling nurse, and ways to
continue being success ...
4/15/2014 12:19:00 PM
How to Get your Travel Nursing Resume Noticed
It’s tricky to know exactly what recruiters search for on
your résumé or the best way to make a great first impression. Searching
for a job is difficult enough, and now you have to figure the way
recruiters think. Stay calm, let’s work through ways that can make yours stand
out from the rest.
One of the things to keep
in mind is that every job you apply to is different. Sometimes, it might
require you modify a résumé before submitting. General résum& ...
4/14/2014 12:34:00 PM