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Why Working on Holidays is the Most Rewarding Time
Most people avoid scheduling shifts on the holidays if they can. However, working on the holidays can be advantageous. In fact, some travel nurses even find holiday shifts to be extremely rewarding. Below are some of the benefits to accepting shifts that fall on a special occasion. 1. Higher pay Many hospitals and clinics pay a higher wage to employees who work on the holidays.
November 10, 2015
How to Find a Support System on the Road
You are hitting the road to work as a travel nurse, but how do you maintain that critical support system? At one time, working away from your home could be considered a lonely choice, but today’s travel nurses have more options than ever. A combination of new friends, family and coworkers creates a comprehensive support system so moving from place to place doesn’t leave you feeling isolated.
November 5, 2015
Is Travel Nursing Right for Parents?
Many people mistakenly assume that travel nursing is only appropriate for single people without children. However, travel nursing with a family is possible and can also be very rewarding.
November 3, 2015
Best Dog Breeds for Travel Nurses
Having a pet provides you with constant affection, unconditional love, and companionship at all times. If you work as a travel nurse, Fastaff allows you to bring your pet along with you on assignments. However, dog breeds differ with regard to their needs and personality, so not all dog breeds are suitable for travel nurses. For example, the process of traveling is too stressful for some breeds.
October 29, 2015
5 Beverages That Won't Make You Crash
Looking for drink options that won’t send your energy levels plummeting? Travel nurse jobs sometimes come with long shifts and a little pick me up is essential, but some drinks give you an initial burst only to send you crashing an hour later. Finding the right balance of energy effectiveness and sustainability is tricky.
October 27, 2015
Top 7 Gluten-Free Snacks for Nurses
If you are part of the 1 percent of people in this country with Celiac disease, then avoiding gluten is a must. But even if you are not, opting out of gluten can coincide with a healthy lifestyle. As a travel nurse, you probably already know that gluten is a protein composite found in wheat and similar grains.
October 22, 2015
City Spotlight: San Francisco
Are you heading for The City by the Bay on your next travel nurse assignment? San Francisco, California is a cultural experience that you won’t forget. Known for its cool weather and rolling hills, this city is an eclectic mix of intriguing architecture and must-see landmarks that will keep you busy between work shifts. Location San Francisco is quite literally The City by the Bay.
October 20, 2015
Fastaff Celebrates Nurses
Are you a nurse? Then you know how enriching nursing can be. Now you have a chance to inspire others with your story -- along with a chance to win a $500 prize. Fastaff Travel Nursing, the leader in the travel nursing industry, is sponsoring the "Nurse, Praise, Love" contest to celebrate the profound impact that nursing has on people's lives. We want to hear your story.
October 15, 2015