Tag Archives: Travel Nursing

A Brief History of Travel Nursing

When did travel nursing begin? The story goes back much further than you might think. Travel nurses used to be real adventurers! If you’re a travel nurse now, we’re guessing you’re not trekking through the wilderness by dog-team or bush plane anymore… but you’re part of a fascinating history and a venerable tradition of brave public Continue Reading

What travel nurses need to know about taxes

As the April 15th tax filing deadline approaches, many of you will have started preparing your tax returns, or compiling records for your tax preparer. But if you are a travel nurse or another type of healthcare traveler, there are a number of tax issues and recent tax law changes that affect you. So what Continue Reading

Ten Questions You Should Ask Your Travel Nurse Recruiter

Photo: Time to ask questions

Congratulations, NurseRecruiter has helped you connect with recruiters from top travel nursing agencies, and you have been offered several awesome travel nurse assignments. You’re ready to take your first steps as a newly-minted travel nurse! But before you hand in your notice, you have decisions to make. Which job is right for you? What do Continue Reading

Go West, Young Nurse?

Registered Nurses: Employment growth (chart)

  Over five years after the global financial crisis, jobs are still scarcer than they used to be in the United States – but not everywhere! In true American spirit, for example, thousands of people looking for jobs – or better-paying jobs – have been trekking north and west to “men camps” in rugged states Continue Reading

Advantages of Being a Travel Nurse

There are many benefits to being a travel nurse, including increased income, opportunities to grow professionally, and of course to be able to travel all over the world!

Nurse Licensure Compact 101

Nurse Licensure Compacts allow nurses who live in one participating state to practice nursing in another participating state without needing to get a new license for that state.