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Travel Nursing Destination Spotlight: The Bronx, NY
As one of the five boroughs of New York City, The Bronx offers a vibrant culture for travel nurses to explore. Without even going into Manhattan, you will find fantastic food, museums, sporting events and more: Bronx ZooWith more than 600 species from around the globe, you can easily spend an entire day at the world’s largest urban zoo.
May 22, 2013
Keeping occupied as a travel nurse spouse
As the husband of a travel nurse, Brad Crawford speaks about his experience on keeping occupied while his wife, Stasha, works at various facilities around the country: As the spouse of a traveling nurse, I have found that free time is no longer a limited resource in my life. Without a forty-hour week job and keeping up with a house, I am really free to do whatever I choose.
May 15, 2013
Travel Nurse Perspective: How to resolve conflict
As with most industries, travel nursing may involve some level of conflict with other co-workers while on the job. This can happen mostly because of the nature of the job – travel nurses are new and the current permanent staff is unfamiliar with them. This being said, most times it is possible to come to a peaceful resolution.
May 8, 2013
Travel Nursing Destination Spotlight: Seattle, WA
With the coffee culture and all the attractions in Seattle, Washington, it’s easy to imagine that travel nurses could easily be “sleepless” while on assignment there. And, while the city is known for raining, the idea that it gets more than other U.S. cities is actually a myth. Seattle receives less annual rainfall than cities such as New York, Boston and Miami.
April 30, 2013
Travel Nurse Perspective: Traveling with your husband/wife
There are times when making the decision to be a travel nurse isn’t a one-person decision. In a blog last week, Brad Crawford gave his perspective on what it was like to travel with his wife Stasha, a travel nurse.
April 24, 2013
Traveling with a Travel Nurse: Spouse/Family Perspective
Making the decision to be a travel nurse involves many different factors. One of the most important, and most worried about, is often how your husband/wife will be impacted by this career choice. Married for eight years when they decided to travel, Brad and Stasha Crawford faced that same decision. They were living in Ohio with their own home and full-time jobs.
April 17, 2013
Travel Nursing Destination Spotlight: Los Angeles
Los Angeles, also known as “The City of Angels,” is a heavenly place for travel nurses to experience with many attractions to see. You can hobnob with anyone from Hollywood stars to surfers on the beach.
April 10, 2013
Travel Nurse Perspective: Things to know your first week on assignment
For travel nurses, there are a lot of “first week’s on the job” that, even for some of the most experienced nurses, are hard to get through. That being said, Fastaff Travel Nursing asked a travel nursing educator named Candy Treft, also known to many as the Gypsy Nurse, RN how she has handled countless amount of week ones during her nearly nine years as a travel nurse.
April 3, 2013