Travel Nursing News and Blog

  • 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

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  • Did you know? There is an annual conference for travel nurses (and travel medical professionals). If you haven't heard about it, you are missing out and seasoned travel nurse Candy Trest aka "The Gypsy Nurse" is here to give you the "low-down" on it!   What is the Travelers Conference?
  • I recently attended my first Nurse.com career fair in Los Angeles with over 700 nurses in attendance. Being fairly new to the nurse staffing industry, what struck me most was the incredible energy and enthusiasm of the nurses in attendance.

  • Many night shift nurses have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. Check out these tips from thegypsynurse.com to help you get a great night (or day’s) sleep:

  • It’s hard to think back to a time when everyone didn’t have cell phones and smart phones. They have impacted our lives in a way that rivals that of computers, televisions, and even automobiles. Whether the impact has been more positive or negative is debatable, but no one can argue how much convenience they bring to travelers.

  • While Manhattan is always in sight from Northern New Jersey, the Garden State’s most populated area has many features of its own to visit while you’re on your travel nursing assignment with Fastaff. If you don’t feel like crossing the river, here are several different attractions to check out in the Jersey part of the tri-state area:

  • Many of our travel nurses decide to use the provided housing from Fastaff which typically consists of extended stay housing in the area of the hospital you’re assigned to. We are more than happy to provide that service, but there some instances where travel nurses prefer to use Fastaff’s generous housing stipend, and find their own temporary...

  • As seasoned traveler Brad Crawford discusses, one of the very few downsides to travel nursing is the arduous task of packing and unpacking: There’s a reason entire businesses are built on providing packing/moving as a service. If you actually enjoy packing, I think you should reassess your life choices, but you’re more than welcome to do my...

  • You’d be hard-pressed to find many more places that have the level of American history that Boston does. But, as the largest city in Massachusetts, Boston is not only a hub for history but also one for dining, entertainment and shopping.

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