Meet Your Trusted Team: Kyle Hartl

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If you have had the pleasure to work with our Trusted Nurse Staffing Recruiter, Kyle, you will quickly learn one thing: He loves, loves, loves his job. Kyle joined the team in November 2016 after a few months recruiting at a large IT staffing company. Trusted Nurse Staffing’s small yet passionate team size fit perfectly… Read more »

How to Put an End to Procrastination…Today!

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by Linda Gregory, BSN   Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines procrastination as the “action of delaying or postponing something”. Personally, I call it the “bane of all evil”. I hate procrastinating and yet, I feel that I am the Queen of Procrastination, the ruler of all tasks postponed, the duchess of “I’ll put off doing something important… Read more »

Meet Your Trusted Team: Curt Jones

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Before joining Trusted Nurse Staffing in May 2016, Curt spent his time in the mental health sector. He earned a Masters in Adolescent Development, worked as a mental health counselor, and juvenile therapist. We are lucky that when Curt moved back home to Buffalo he found a new passion: travel nurse recruiting. What do you… Read more »

How to Handle Homesickness; The Story of a First Time Travel Nurse

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by Linda Gregory, BSN Yup. Yessiree I did it! After years of dreaming of travel nurse positions, I took on my first assignment. It isn’t anywhere glamorous or really far away. In fact, it’s only 86.5 miles from my home. I believe nothing is a coincidence and with the way everything from my interview to… Read more »

Meet Your Recruiter: Stephanee Surabian

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While Trusted Nurse Staffing recruiters are on the front lines helping you find the perfect travel assignment, it’s our trusty Compliance Wizard, Stephanee, that works her magic behind the scenes to ensure every bit of your documentation meets the facility’s requirements. Essentially, Stephanee is our in-house Harry Potter! Tell me a little more about how… Read more »

Travel Nurse Tips From Our Recruiters

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You’ve chosen a unique and very rewarding profession that offers opportunities of travel, experiencing new areas, meeting new people, and great pay. However what makes life as a travel nurse appealing also comes with it challenges. Thankfully you have your recruiter to turn to for travel nurse tips. We spoke with our founder, Martin Vidal,… Read more »

Essential Audiobooks for the Travel Nurse

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Welcome to our list of essential audiobooks for the travel nurse. When you’re not rushing to the aide of a patient, it can be relaxing to lose yourself in a book on your days off. But sometimes you’re post-shift exhaustion makes the thought of reading seem too difficult. Thankfully we now have audiobooks! Listen to… Read more »

Meet Your Travel Nurse Recruiter: Dylan Dargavel

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Meet our newest travel nurse recruiter: Dylan Dargavel! Dylan recently graduated from SUNY Fredonia with a Public Relations degree, and so to make him feel back at college, we told Dylan his initiation to the team is to be interviewed for the blog and chug a gallon of milk. The milk initiation is a lie,… Read more »

How to Stay Cool in a Hot July

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It’s July which means every travel nurse is dealing with hot days! You need to keep cool, so here are fun inventive ways to chill out between your nursing shifts or while on the job. Get Yourself a Phone Fan You carry your phone everywhere, so why not attach a fan to it and voila!… Read more »

Your Guide to Starting a 6 Month New Year’s Resolution, 2017

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As a travel nurse, keeping track of your 2017 New Year’s resolutions can be very difficult, especially if you were working that night! If you had to grade the progress of your 2017 New Year’s resolutions, what letter grade would you give yourself? When the clock struck midnight and the new 2017 calendars were pinned… Read more »