TravelNursing

 
April 26, 2012
In this Issue
  Travel Nursing Feature
- Get Ready for Summer Travel
  Stories from the Road
- Spring into Action to Get in Shape for Summer
- Four Top Gas-saving Tips for Travelers
 
  News for Travelers
- Family-focused Travel Nurse Recognized for Skills, Dedication and Professionalism
- ANA Aims to Stop Workplace Bullying
 
  Ask the Travel Expert
- RV Living for the Travel Nurse
  And more

 
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  Travel Nursing Feature    
 Get Ready for Summer Travel   Get Ready for Summer Travel
By Melissa Wirkus, contributor
Getting ready for summer travel nursing assignments and other trips doesn't have to be a chore. Whether you are planning for one major assignment and then some extended vacation time, or looking to take a week off in between your back-to-back summer contracts to visit family or do some sightseeing, some creative juggling between your work and personal travels can be part of the fun and adventure.
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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 and summer assignments, so don't delay!
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LD: California
Rate $39.74 & great benefits*
13-week assignments
CVOR: California
Rate $32 & great benefits*
13-week assignments
LD: Texas
Rate $33.21 & great benefits*
13-week assignments
ER: New York
Rate $34.46 & great benefits*
13-week assignments
PACU: New Jersey
Rate $37.71 & 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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Managing Cardiac Conditions During Labor and Delivery
This two (2) contact hour continuing education course for nurses from RN.com, available for FREE through a generous sponsorship arrangement with nursing@georgetown.com, provides an overview of some of the more common cardiac conditions seen during pregnancy and labor, and reviews patient care principles related to the high risk cardiac patient.
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  Looking Ahead  
The next issue of Travel Nursing will focus on
Celebrating Travel Nurses
 
 
 
 
  Stories from the Road    
Spring into Action to Get in Shape for Summer
By Megan M. Krischke, contributor
Spring provides a second chance for those fitness resolutions to take hold that you made back in January. Not only will getting active improve your health, but joining a fitness class or inviting new coworkers to exercise with you is a great way to build friendships at your assignment facility.
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Four Top Gas-saving Tips for Travelers
By Melissa Wirkus, contributor
Gas prices have risen significantly over the past few months, so for travel nurses frequently on the road--traveling to and from assignments or exploring their new communities on their days off--it's more important than ever to stretch those MPGs.
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  News for Travel Nurses
 
 
Family-focused Travel Nurse Recognized for Skills, Dedication and Professionalism
By Melissa Wirkus, contributor
Saskia Padgett, BSN, RN, CEN, was recently recognized in a national magazine for traveling health care professionals for her extensive contributions to the nursing profession and patients across the country.
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ANA Aims to Stop Workplace Bullying
By Debra Wood, RN, contributor
A cocked eyebrow, a raised voice, false accusations, humiliation, sabotage--in other words bullying--may become so much a part of the workplace culture that nurses simply accept it as the norm, but that's dangerous.
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  Ask the Travel Expert    
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RV Living for the Travel Nurse
By Aaron J. Moore, RN, MSN, columnist

Q: I'm going to be traveling in about a year. I'm considering buying an RV. Do many travelers live this way or do most rent apartments?
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  Destination Highlights  
Washington, D.C.
Exciting opportunities
in Washington, D.C.
 
Washington, D.C.
Aside from its political clout, Washington is a thriving city of rolling lawns and open spaces, grand buildings and historic landmarks, and a place where ordinary and extraordinary people live, work and play.
Las Vegas  
OR: Washington, D.C.
Rate $31.50
13-week assignments
Tele: Washington, D.C.
Rate $31.50
13-week assignments
MS: Washington, D.C.
Rate $30.50
13-week assignments
PICU: Washington, D.C.
Rate $39.21
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  
Medical Express Medical Express has just the place for you. With positions all across the country, you can work as a travel nurse in your hometown, near the mountains, at the beach or in the heart of your favorite city. No matter what you value-being close to your family, high pay rates, a flexible schedule or the opportunity to explore new areas of the country-Medical Express knows how to connect you to the people, places and assignments that meet your needs. With an excellent reputation and many years of experience in the travel nursing industry, Medical Express can put you where you want, when you want, any time of the year. Learn More