Travel Nursing News and Blog

  • by Nicholas Gonzales on June 10, 2014

    From sun drenched, golden sand beaches to the majestic mountains in its northern regions, there are too many must sees for California bound travel nurses to mention them all here.

  • by Nicholas Gonzales on June 05, 2014

    In the song Trench Town Rock, the late reggae star Bob Marley sings that "One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain." It's a sentiment we all can relate to at the end of a shift when head, feet and emotions are weary.

  • by Nicholas Gonzales on June 03, 2014

    Moving from one assignment to the next as a traveling nurse means starting from scratch forming new friendships and relationships. Getting to know a whole new set of people in your workplace is easy enough because you spend so much time there. Outside of work, it can feel daunting to make new friends. Pursuing friendships is worth the effort,...

  • by Nicholas Gonzales on May 28, 2014

    Part of the fun of being a travel nurse is experiencing different cultures. With each new location, however, comes distinctive climates and environments to manage. If you are heading to Michigan during the winter months, packing for cold and snow is a no brainier. New York in the springtime is a little more challenging. What are the right ...

  • by Nicholas Gonzales on April 29, 2014

    Professional organizations for nurses offer a wealth of opportunities for today’s health care professionals. Whether you’re exploring new jobs or seeking expanded industry knowledge, membership in a local, national or, niche professional nursing organization offers critical information, support, and opportunities within the field.

  • by Nicholas Gonzales on April 25, 2014

    As a nurse, your feet are one of the hardest working parts on your body. You log numerous miles of walking during a week of 12-hour shifts. Aching feet can impact your ability to give your patients your all.

  • 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.

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  • 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

  • by Nicholas Gonzales on January 31, 2014

    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.

  • by Nicholas Gonzales on January 27, 2014
    5 Energy Boosting Tips for Tired Nurses
  • 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.

  • 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.

    Skip the Caffeine

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