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June 20, 2012
In this Issue
  Travel Nursing Feature
- Why Retire from Nursing When You Can Have It All?
  Stories from the Road
- Experienced Nurses Embrace the Traveler Lifestyle
- A Taxpayer's Primer on Filing Status
 
  News for Nurses
- Nurses Dared to Dream, Act, Change, Lead
- Don't Neglect the Mental Aspect of Your Patient's Health
 
  Ask the Travel Expert
- How Much Experience Do I Need to Start Traveling?
  And more

 
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  Travel Nursing Feature    
Why Retire from Nursing When You Can Have It All?   Why Retire from Nursing When You Can Have It All?
By Linda Beattie, contributor
Have you been thinking about career opportunities to help you gradually transition out of the workforce? If you've spent your entire career in a traditional nursing job and are now looking for a job that will let you enjoy life more, or you're just looking for alternatives that will give you the flexibility to travel and/or spend time with family, you may want to consider travel nursing.
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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 summer assignments, so don't delay!
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ER: California
Rate $35.54 & great benefits*
13-week assignments
LD: Pennsylvania
Rate $31.46 & great benefits*
8-week assignments
OR: Ohio
Rate $32 & great benefits*
13-week assignments
PICU: Florida
Rate $30 & great benefits*
13-week assignments
LD: California
Rate $34.03 & 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 focus on
The Most In-demand Specialties for Travel Nursing
 
 
 
 
  Stories from the Road    
Experienced Nurses Embrace the Traveler Lifestyle
By Megan M. Krischke, contributor
"When I was still in school, my husband and I talked about the possibility of my working as a travel nurse," said Chris Ethington, RN, travel nurse with NursesRx, an AMN Healthcare company. "But we decided to put it off until all of my daughter's children were in school."
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A Taxpayer's Primer on Filing Status
By Joseph Smith, EA, contributor
One of the first things a tax return asks a taxpayer to determine is their filing status. At first glance this seems like an elementary process; however, it is an area quite prone to mistakes given what kind of terminology the IRS uses to define the categories available.
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  News for Nurses
 
 
Nurses Dared to Dream, Act, Change, Lead
By Debra Wood, RN, contributor
Kathryn Roberts, incoming president of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), is urging nurses to overcome fears, try something new or change some aspect of their personal or professional lives in keeping with the "Dare To" theme she picked for the coming year.
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Don't Neglect the Mental Aspect of Your Patient's Health
By Jennifer Larson, contributor
It's fairly easy to determine if your patient's blood pressure has spiked or if her blood glucose level is too high. It's not as easy, however, to figure out if she might be suffering from depression.
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  Ask the Travel Expert    
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How Much Experience Do I Need to Start Traveling?
By Aaron J. Moore, RN, MSN, columnist

Q: How much experience do I need before I should start traveling?

A: That is the most common question that I am asked and I'm going to answer it from my viewpoint and from a recruiter's viewpoint.
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  Destination Highlights  
Houston
Exciting opportunities
in Houston.
 
Houston
From rodeos and performing arts to space exploration and medical research, Houston is a city with a uniquely vibrant style and flair. In just over 150 short years, this Texas metropolis has grown from a swampy outpost on the Gulf Coast to the fourth largest city in the U.S.
Houston  
ER: Houston
Rate $32.71
13-week assignments
OR: Houston
Rate $30
13-week assignments
LD: Houston
Rate $33.21
13-week assignments
Pedi ER: Houston
Rate $30.71
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  
American Mobile Travel nursing leader, American Mobile Healthcare, places nurses in the most prestigious hospitals in the country and offers highly competitive pay rates and the widest choice of travel assignments in the industry. With top travel positions available in all 50 states, you'll get to expand your skill set, build your résumé and boost your career by working with some of the best professionals in the nation. As a travel nurse, you'll also receive comprehensive health insurance, free quality housing and tax-free travel reimbursement. Jump-start your career today with the travel nursing leader- American Mobile Healthcare. Learn More  
 
 
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