TravelNursing

 
April 26, 2013
In this Issue
  Travel Nursing Feature
- How to Match Your Skills to the Top Travel Nurse Jobs
  Stories from the Road
- When Travel Nursing Assignments Are Too Good to Leave
- What the Right Travel Nurse Recruiter Can Do for You
 
  News for Nurses
- Sentinel Event Alert: More Machines Triggering Alarm Fatigue
- Caring for a Multicultural Patient Population
 
  Ask the Travel Expert
- Inside the Mind of the Nurse Hiring Manager
  And more

 
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Travel Nursing Feature  
How to Match Your Skills to the Top Travel Nurse Jobs   How to Match Your Skills to the Top Travel Nurse Jobs
No matter where you are in your nursing career, finding a travel nursing assignment that is a fit for your clinical skills, experience and personality is an important part of building a successful travel RN career. But where do you start? TravelNursing.com gives you the inside scoop, from a recruitment director's perspective, on what you can do to match your skills to the nation's top travel nurse jobs.
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Explore the Country
These positions provide an example of where you can go, what you can earn and how much you can discover as a travel nurse. Our staffing partners are now booking for spring assignments, so don't delay!
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ICU: New York
Rate $34.41 & great benefits*
16-week assignments
PICU: Washington, D.C.
Rate $39.21 & great benefits*
13-week assignments
LD: California
Rate $33 & great benefits*
13-week assignments
ICU: Texas
Rate $30.50 & great benefits*
13-week assignments
Telemetry: Oregon
Rate $32 & great benefits*
13-week assignments

*Our travel partners offer a daily meal & incidental allowance. Your pay package includes a tax-exempt component in addition to a set pay rate. Ask your recruiter for more details once you apply.
 
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Looking Ahead
The next issue of Travel Nursing will focus on
Where Travel Nurses Can Get the Most for Their Money
 
 
 
 
Stories from the Road  
When Travel Nursing Assignments Are Too Good to Leave
The typical travel nurse assignment is 13 weeks long, or less. But, the fun doesn't have to stop there. In fact, it's not uncommon for travelers to extend their contracts one or more times, providing benefits for the nurses and facilities alike.
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What the Right Travel Nurse Recruiter Can Do for You
Starting a career as a travel nurse is an exciting time, with new adventures and new professional experiences. The right travel nurse recruiter will help you make the most of this opportunity, as well as support you through any challenges an assignment might bring.
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News for Nurses  
Sentinel Event Alert: More Machines Triggering Alarm Fatigue
Nurses can become desensitized to the constant beeping of alarms and the overabundance of information from medical devices, resulting in alarm fatigue, which puts everyone at risk. The Joint Commission is urging healthcare workers and leaders to make appropriate changes.
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Caring for a Multicultural Patient Population
How would you rate your cultural competency? As America's patient base becomes increasingly multicultural, nurses must become more adept at addressing patients' cultural, informational and linguistic needs, along with improving patients' access to care and preventive services.
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Ask the Travel Expert  
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Inside the Mind of the Nurse Hiring Manager
By Aaron J. Moore, RN, MSN, columnist

Recently I had the privilege of being involved in interviews for a new staff member on the unit where I work. It was an eye-opening process. As we talked with candidates, I found myself thinking about travel nurse interviews and what a nurse manager must be thinking when they speak with potential travelers.
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Destination Highlights
Los Angeles
Exciting opportunities
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Los Angeles
To say Los Angeles is diverse is an understatement--a mix of almost every culture in the world is represented, with many exploring the opportunities and lifestyle this exciting city offers.
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CVICU: Los Angeles
Rate $37.70
13-week assignments
PICU: Los Angeles
Rate $37.73
13-week assignments
PACU: Los Angeles
Rate $36.72
13-week assignments
PICU: Los Angeles
Rate $37.70
12 D/N, BSN
*Our travel partners offer a daily meal & incidental allowance. Your pay package includes a tax-exempt component in addition to a set pay rate. Ask your recruiter for more details once you apply.
 
Focus on Travel Nursing
NursesRx NursesRx is a leading travel nursing staffing agency that can help you achieve the career you've trained for, and the lifestyle you've always wanted. With thousands of positions nationwide, NursesRx lets you choose from the very best assignments with top-ranked hospitals and facilities throughout the United States. Learn More  
 
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