TravelNursing

 
April 2, 2012
In this Issue
  Travel Nursing Feature
- Where the Jobs Are in Travel Nursing
  Stories from the Road
- Staying Local with Assignments in Your Own Backyard
- Three Kids, Two Pets and One Husband = A Fun Travel Nursing Journey
 
  News for Travelers
- Former Travel Nurse Discovers Her Unusual Passion on Assignment
- The Nuances of Mileage Claims for Tax Deductions
 
  Ask the Travel Expert
- The Pros and Cons of Traveling with Your Pet
  And more

 
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  Travel Nursing Feature    
Where the Jobs Are in Travel Nursing   Where the Jobs Are in Travel Nursing
By Melissa Wirkus, contributor
The travel nursing job market is constantly evolving. The "hot" facilities, specialties and locations for travel nursing assignments can change quickly depending on a number of factors ranging from the time of year to census to the current state of the economy.
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  Featured 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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Pedi-OR: New York
Rate $40 & great benefits*
13-week assignments
LD: New Mexico
Rate $32.71 & great benefits*
13-week assignments
NICU: Connecticut
Rate $35 & great benefits*
13-week assignments
PICU: California
Rate $37.70 & great benefits*
13-week assignments
Pedi Hemat/ONC: California
Rate $33.71 & great benefits*
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.
 
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  Looking Ahead  
The next issue of Travel Nursing will highlight
Get Ready for Summer on the Road
 
 
 
 
  Stories from the Road    
Staying Local with Assignments in Your Own Backyard
By Megan M. Krischke, contributor
Did you know that travel nursing does not necessarily require traveling? Although it may sound like an oxymoron, travel nurses can sometimes find short-term assignments in their hometowns or in locations nearby which make it easy to return home on their days off.
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Three Kids, Two Pets and One Husband = A Fun Travel Nursing Journey
By Melissa Wirkus, contributor
For Kathleen Chandler, RN, travel nursing is anything but a solo endeavor--in fact, it is a family affair. A postpartum nurse, Chandler enjoys taking her entire family along when she goes on assignments with her travel nurse staffing company, American Mobile Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company.
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  News for Travelers
 
 
Former Travel Nurse Discovers Her Unusual Passion on Assignment
By Jennifer Larson, contributor
Some people use flying as a metaphor for going above and beyond, for feeling great, for living life to its fullest. Jeanne Gartner, RN, on the other hand, literally flies.
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The Nuances of Mileage Claims for Tax Deductions
By Joseph Smith, EA, contributor
Travelers working away from their tax homes can have significant transportation deductions.  It's important to keep track of these expenses as it could reap benefits on the annual tax return.
But just what transportation expenses are deductible?
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  Ask the Travel Expert    
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The Pros and Cons of Traveling with Your Pet
By Aaron J. Moore, RN, MSN, columnist

Should I bring Fido or Fluffy with me?

That is the question on many pet owners' minds when they are trying to decide whether to become a travel nurse or not.
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  Destination Highlights  
Las Vegas
Exciting opportunities
in Las Vegas
 
Las Vegas
You already know about the glitter and the glitz, the high rolling and the gaming, but what you may not know is that Las Vegas is actually a very nice place in which to live.
Las Vegas  
ICU: Las Vegas
Rate $38
13-week assignments
ER: Las Vegas
Rate $38
8-week assignments
MS: Las Vegas
Rate $37
13-week assignments
PCU: Las Vegas
Rate $36.71
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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