TravelNursing

 
March 2, 2012
In this Issue
  Travel Nursing Feature
- How to Secure Your Ideal Travel Nursing Assignments
  Stories from the Road
- Acing Your Phone Interview
- Travel Nurse Collects Awards, New Skills and Friends on the Road
 
  News for Travelers
- The Per Diem Method Can Offer Tax Savings for Travelers
- Nurses Urged to Join NHS3, the Largest Women's Health Study
 
  Ask the Travel Expert
- Travel Nurse Recruiter (a.k.a. Your New Best Friend)
  And more

 
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  Travel Nursing Feature    
How to Secure Your Ideal Travel Nursing Assignments   How to Secure Your Ideal Travel Nursing Assignments
By Melissa Wirkus, contributor
Landing that first travel nursing assignment is an unforgettable moment in every traveler's career; landing a contract at a prestigious teaching hospital or other facility that you had not considered can be just as sweet. Both are exciting times, filled with anticipation and even a few nerves about stepping into a new career adventure.
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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 winter and spring assignments, so don't delay!
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L&D: California
Rate $34 & great benefits*
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ER: Washington
Rate $32.50 & great benefits*
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ICU-Trauma: Ohio
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CVICU: Texas
Rate $31.71 & great benefits*
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ICU: Georgia
Rate $30 & great benefits*
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*Our travel partners offer a daily meal & incidental allowance. Your pay package includes a tax free 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 highlight
Where the Jobs Are in Travel Nursing
 
 
 
 
  Stories from the Road    
Acing Your Phone Interview
By Megan M. Krischke, contributor
Creating a good impression through your phone interview is crucial to securing the travel nursing positions you want.  Whether the interview is conducted "in house" through your agency or if you are being interviewed by the nurse manager at the destination of the assignment, you'll want to do all you can to be prepared and put your best foot forward.
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Travel Nurse Collects Awards, New Skills and Friends on the Road
By Melissa Wirkus, contributor
When Jan Hooten, BSN, RN, answered what she thought was a routine phone call from her NurseChoice recruiter, she had no idea she was about to receive some very big news.
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  News for Travelers
 
 
The Per Diem Method Can Offer Tax Savings for Travelers
By Joseph Smith, EA, contributor
Healthcare travelers often have employment contracts that include stipends, allowances, subsidies and per diems. No matter what they are called, these amounts are reimbursements and if no receipts are required by the employer, these are paid under the "per diem method" of reimbursement.
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Nurses Urged to Join NHS3, the Largest Women's Health Study
While it may not have the draw of the latest social network, Nurses' Health Study 3 (NHS3) is hoping to recruit 100,000 nurses and nursing students in the name of women's health improvement.  So tell your nursing friends, and ask them to do the same.
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  Ask the Travel Expert    
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Travel Nurse Recruiter (a.k.a. Your New Best Friend)
By Aaron J. Moore, RN, MSN, columnist
People sometimes have questions about what a recruiter does and how they make things happen, but for now I'd like to talk about the relationship you should have with your recruiter. Travel nursing is a business after all, and your recruiter needs to be your "go to" person that can assist you in making your travel nurse experience the best adventure of your life.
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  Destination Highlights  
Los Angeles
Exciting opportunities
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Los Angeles
More than 9 million people call Los Angeles home. And what a home it is. Many are here because of the opportunity and lifestyle this city offers. Visit L.A. There’s a very good chance that you’ll want to stay.
Los Angeles  
ICU: Los Angeles
Rate $32
13-week assignments
Telemetry: Los Angeles
Rate $31
13-week assignments
PCU: Los Angeles
Rate $31
13-week assignments
Pedi: Los Angeles
Rate $30
13-week assignments
*Our travel partners offer a daily meal & incidental allowance. Your pay package includes a tax free component in addition to a set pay rate. Ask your recruiter for more details once you apply.
 
  Focus on Travel Nursing  
NursesRx Are you ready for a change from your current nursing job? Do you want to explore new places and new opportunities? Let NursesRx with its superb personalized service and team of highly experienced, friendly recruiters customize your travel nursing assignment to fit your specific needs. Enjoy assignments in all 50 states and take advantage of free, comfortable housing, excellent benefits and great bonuses, while living and working in your favorite part of the country. NursesRx knows how important it is to balance your life and your work; that's why both your personal and professional goals are top priority when you travel with this service-oriented company. Learn More  
 
 
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