Travel Healthcare – Is it Right for You?

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Deciding on a travel healthcare career can be a big decision. I have been working as an Occupational Therapist for about 7 years now, and I LOVE being a travel therapist. For healthcare professionals, there are two main routes you can take in your career. One is the traditional full-time permanent position, the other is… Read more »

The Silver Lining: How COVID-19 Will Improve Support for Nurses

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The U.S. deaths related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) surpassed 100,000 just over a week ago.1 While much of the focus has been on those infected with the virus, there has also been widespread appreciation for the nurses and other healthcare workers who are courageously caring for those with the disease. Importantly, the medical community… Read more »

Two Nurses Describe Their Experience During The COVID-19 Outbreak

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As the Coronavirus disease continues to accelerate, New York State has over 32,966 reported cases. The virus which is now considered a global pandemic has completely changed the structure of the world we live in. Many people have lost their jobs due to government shutdowns, and others have been forced into isolation and remote work… Read more »

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 »