Travel Nursing News and Blog

  • by Nicholas Gonzales on August 14, 2014

    Hollywood must be fascinated with the nursing profession. Filmmakers have made many great movies about nursing. We enjoy watching them and often get valuable insights into how other people view nurses. These are the 10 movies about nursing that we think are the best, in alphabetical order:

    The American Nurse

  • by Nicholas Gonzales on July 31, 2014

    As a nurse, it sometimes seems ironic to be so busy taking care of others that I don't feel like I have time to take care of myself. However, I have to remind myself that just a minute to focus on my needs will help me do a better job taking care of others because I'll be more refreshed and alert.

  • by Nicholas Gonzales on July 29, 2014

    Are you the travel nurse that always seems to be on assignment when Valentine’s Day rolls around? The key to making a relationship work when you are a travel nurse is to acknowledge that you have two loves in your life – those special someones who make it worth living and your nursing job. If you do that, you will find the two don’t necessarily...

  • by Nicholas Gonzales on July 25, 2014

    Settling in at a new hospital in a new city can feel a little intimidating even for a seasoned travel nurse. You find yourself in the position of adjusting to unfamiliar surroundings all over again. What you do on the first day can really set the tone for the duration of your nursing assignment.

  • by Nicholas Gonzales on July 15, 2014

    Want To Eat Healthy But Faced With Time Challenges At Work? 

    If you're a nurse, you understand the challenges of meal planning. Working through the night or assisting multiple doctors simultaneously can make eating healthy difficult. Our guide offers tips to keep you from going hungry through your shift while eating healthy meals and...

  • by Nicholas Gonzales on July 10, 2014

    A savvy travel nurse has two goals when it comes to hair styling. One, you want to master that chic yet professional look. Two, and probably the most important, you want hairstyles that stay put. Constantly adjusting your hair is a safety issue, because it increases the risk of cross contamination. Consider three hairstyles that will get the...

  • by Nicholas Gonzales on July 01, 2014

    Long distance parenting can be equally as difficult for parents as it can be for children. Being tucked in at bedtime and pancakes in the morning are the routines our kids get accustomed to spending with us. Thankfully new technology allows us to stay in touch with the people we love better than ever- even as if they are right near us.

  • by Nicholas Gonzales on June 26, 2014

    What is the most challenging part of being a travel nurse? One answer is probably finding ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle. As a nurse, you know that fitness is an important part of that formula. Between travel and working shifts, it takes a little ingenuity to practice effective fitness on the road.


  • by Nicholas Gonzales on April 23, 2014

    Good health care is something that everyone should take seriously, but getting that care depends on medical professionals being at their best. Nurses in particular work long hours and must stay aware of what is going on with patients, because even seemingly simple mistakes can have devastating consequences.

  • by Nicholas Gonzales on April 15, 2014
    Travel nurses work in many of the country’s most prestigious hospitals surrounded by the best and brightest health care professionals.
  • by Nicholas Gonzales on April 09, 2014

    No one knows the importance of good nutrition more than a nurse, but for those who work long hours, such as travel nurses,  lack of time can make finding quick healthy meal ideas a challenge. As a result, many nurses go long periods without eating at all, and then rush famished to the nearest food source (which many times is a vending machine...

  • by Nicholas Gonzales on April 04, 2014

    When you work as a travel nurse, you know full well how often things change in your life, both personally and professionally.

  • by Nicholas Gonzales on March 12, 2014

    Fastaff Travel Nursing Website Wins Interactive Media Award

    Firm’s new design takes home IMA Best In Class in Recruiting category

  • by Nicholas Gonzales on March 10, 2014

    The nursing shortage is all too real as its effects on patients reaches across the country, from small neighborhood clinics, to skilled nursing centers to large teaching and research hospitals.

  • by Nicholas Gonzales on February 14, 2014

    If you have ever traveled with a pet, you know the trials and tribulations that come with the territory.

  • by Nicholas Gonzales on February 10, 2014

    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