Trusted Healthcare Traveler Blog

Useful on the job tips, awesome off the clock advice, and real life stories from travel nurses just like you. Here’s the place to check out stories from the Trusted Nurse Community!

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 »

Our Trusted Travel Nurse of September is….

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Sonya Andrus, Travel ER RN!   Sonya has been a Trusted Travel Nurse with us since January 2015. While she is currently working in her home state of Wisconsin, she flew the coop twice to work in warmer areas: Arizona and Hawaii. Sonya has always been open to the adventure and ready for a challenge!… 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 »

Our Trusted Travel Nurse of August is….

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Linda Gregory, BSN!   Linda has been a nurse for over 8 years however she just completed her first assignment as a travel nurse in the Postpartum unit. Linda faced every common travel nurse challenge with a positive attitude. Her hospital was using the health records platform, CERNER, which was new to her. She quickly… 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 »