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Creating a travel nurse resume is essential for getting the job assignments that you really want. But actually putting together the resume is a challenge in itself. Here are some of the tips to keep in mind when writing a travel nurse resume. These tips can also apply to other types of nurse resumes too. Introduce Yourself Recruiters and hiring managers are looking to fill various roles. But at the same time, they want to get to know...
Per diem nurses work by the day. Because of this, taking per diem assignments can give nurses flexibility and pay well. Sometimes a nurse will work for a hospital and work for an agency the next day. Working as a per diem nurse can be a challenge since it requires the nurse to work with different staff often. But it can be rewarding too. Here’s why you should take a per diem assignment. Scheduling Per diem nurses can decide what...
One of the most common questions that prospective travel nurses have is, “How easy is it to work in different states?” A key answer to this question is the enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact. This post explains what the compact is, the states that participate in it, requirements for it, and what nurses need to know. The History of the Compact  The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) approved the...
A travel nurse’s job is to fill the gaps in care in hospitals across the country for anywhere from days to a few months. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues on, travel nurses are in demand more than ever. If you’re thinking about becoming a travel nurse, this article provides an overview of why the demand for travel nurses increases and how they meet staffing needs. Helping Those in Need Travel nurses are always in demand,...
Becoming a travel nurse is an excellent way to see different parts of the United States. If you’re considering becoming a travel nurse, knowing what kinds of nurses are in demand might make your decision easier. Here are five types of travel nurses in demand. Case Management Nurse Case management nurses are part of a care team, so they can work in a variety of different settings like hospitals, clinics, nursing...
Orthopedic nurses help treat patients with a wide variety of injuries and musculoskeletal conditions as well as surgeries. Nurses in this specialty often get the opportunity to see the patients they care for make daily progress. Here is everything you need to know to become an orthopedic nurse. What Do Orthopedic Nurses Do? Orthopedic nurses examine patients and take histories. They can educate patients, prepare them for surgery, assist...
WA - Actriv Inc. is pleased to announce about its upcoming merger with Action Healthcare Staffing the coming month. As part of the merger, the joint enterprise will be rebranded as “Actriv Healthcare, Inc.” and it will represent the largest healthcare staffing company in Washington State employing over 400 Nurses and Aides.   Actriv  Inc. is a leading name in the healthcare staffing scene across the Pacific NW...
Becoming a nurse is a calling. Working as a nurse often results in putting the happiness and welfare of patients above your own for hours and days on end. There is a difference between working a shift and feeling so emotionally drained and physically tired that you want to leave nursing. Here are some ways to avoid experiencing burnout as a nurse. Defining Burnout Burnout is commonly mentioned in the nursing profession. The first step...
Working as a nurse gives professionals a certain amount of latitude when it comes to the patients they care for because they can specialize in different types of nursing. For nurses who want to option to work in a variety of settings across different states, growth and development opportunities, personal adventures, travel nursing is a great option. Keep reading to learn how to become a travel nurse. What Is Travel Nursing? Travel...
Most nurses have a care specialty. But what exactly does it take to enter a specialty? This guide provides an overview of the basic credentials a nurse should have and what nurses in four different care specialties do. Basic Requirements Before thinking about a specialty, a nurse must satisfy basic requirements . These include: Obtain nursing education through an institution recognized by the state nursing board. Graduate with...
Health Care is one of the best industries for job growth. A recent study conducted by Grand Canyon University analyzed the best places to live for people who want to work in health care. Keep reading to learn about why these ten cities should be considered in your health care job search. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Pittsburgh is one of the few cities that continued to see growth despite the impact COVID-19 has had on other...