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5 Tips for Nurses to Keep their Pep on and off the Clock
You lead a busy and rewarding life as a travel nurse, but that doesn’t mean that you’re immune to stress and its effects on your body and mind. While travelling, learning new hospital routines and patients as well as dealing with modern life in general can sap even the most enthusiastic nurse’s energy levels.
February 10, 2014
The 5 Most Comfortable Shoes for Nurses
Health experts suggest and they'll tell you not to wear the same shoes every day, but to alternate between several pairs of well-fitted footwear throughout the week. Rotating your footwear ensures your feet and spine don't become misaligned from wearing over time.
January 31, 2014
5 Energy Boosting Tips for Tired Nurses
5 Energy Boosting Tips for Tired Nurses Energy can be in short supply during a long work day in any occupation, and nurses don’t take exception to needing a boost of energy throughout their work shift. The fast paced and unpredictable nature of nursing can make completing your daily to-list feel a bit like a marathon.
January 27, 2014
Points of Interest for Traveling Nurses in California
Hollywood red carpets, Rodeo Drive shopping and former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger may come to mind when you think about California, but this beloved state has much more to offer than glitz and glamour.
January 22, 2014
5 Nursing Tips to Working the Night Shift Full of Energy
Working the night shift comes with its challenges; one of the biggest is simply staying alert. These five tips can help keep you energized and ready for action, whether you’re a traveling nurse, staff nurse or working with a private practice with patients who need round-the-clock care.
January 10, 2014
4 Best Smartphone Apps for Travel Nurses
As a travel nurse, you have a unique opportunity to live all over the United States, make a great living, and help others at the same time. While most traditional travel nurse assignments last up to thirteen weeks, Rapid Response℠ travel nursing assignments typically last in the 4-10 week range. Travel nurses find themselves in new, exciting environments quite frequently.
January 3, 2014
5 Ways to Stay in Touch during a Travel Nurse Assignment
Depending on which company you partner with as a travel nurse, you could be on assignment anywhere from 4-13 weeks. Companies like Fastaff offer Rapid Response℠ travel nurse staffing in which nurses are typically on assignment for 4-10 weeks. No matter how long a travel nurse is on assignment, the life of a travel nurse is far from boring.
December 27, 2013
A Time to be Thankful
As we approach Thanksgiving and Hanukkah this year, it is interesting to note that these holidays coincide for the first time since 1888 and that this will not happen again for another 78,000 years. Both holidays celebrate a time of “giving thanks,” making this year especially poignant.
November 27, 2013