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August 31, 2012
In this Issue
  Travel Nursing Feature
- Enhance Your Career and Compensation with Travel Nursing
  Stories from the Road
- Travel Nurses Tout Professional Growth, Career Opportunities
- Considering Travel Nursing? 7 Things You'll Need to Decide
 
  News for Nurses
- Looming Tax Increases: Travelers, Be Prepared
- Nurse Staffing and Burnout Linked to Hospital Infections
 
  Ask the Travel Expert
- How Do I Get Off to a Good Start at My Travel Assignment?
  And more

 
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Travel Nursing Feature
How to Enhance Your Career with Travel Nursing   Enhance Your Career and Compensation with Travel Nursing
By Melissa Hagstrom, contributor
Most nurses are aware that travel nursing allows the opportunity to visit new places and choose flexible assignments. But can travel nurses derive long-term benefits from a mobile career, benefits that will ultimately enhance their career development and their earnings potential? Travelnursing.com asked top recruiters from two of our staffing company partners to answer that question and dish out some insiders' advice.
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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 and fall assignments, so don't delay!
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OR: Rhode Island
Rate $40 & great benefits*
13-week assignments
PICU: Indiana
Rate $33.50 & great benefits*
13-week assignments
LD: South Dakota
Rate $33.50 & great benefits*
13-week assignments
ICU: Oregon
Rate $35.71 & great benefits*
13-week assignments
ER: New Jersey
Rate $34.71 & great benefits*
26-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 Well-educated Travel Nurse
 
 
 
 
Stories from the Road
Travel Nurses Tout Professional Growth, Career Opportunities
By Megan M. Krischke, contributor
Getting to travel and experience life in different parts of the country is certainly one of the main draws to working as travel nurse, but some of the more important benefits are the ways it can advance your career.  TravelNursing.com spoke to three experienced travelers who share about the opportunities for career growth and advancement they've experienced as travel nurses.
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Considering Travel Nursing? 7 Things You'll Need to Decide
By Melissa Hagstrom, contributor
You've already picked out some dream locations, so what else do you need to decide in order to start working as a travel nurse? Consider this your quick study guide or "cheat sheet" for the most important things to research and decide on before you hit the road.
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News for Nurses
Looming Tax Increases: Travelers, Be Prepared
By Joseph Smith, EA, contributor
By now you have probably heard about the many tax benefits set to expire at the end of 2012. Many low and middle class earners will see a significant increase in their taxes should these provisions be allowed to expire, including four of particular interest to travelers.
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Nurse Staffing and Burnout Linked to Hospital Infections
By Debra Wood, RN, contributor
Travel nurses are an important part of the staffing plan at numerous hospitals, medical clinics and long-term care facilities around the country. They can help maintain safe nurse staffing levels and patient care standards while reducing the need for existing staff to work overtime and risk burnout.
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Ask the Travel Expert
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How Do I Get Off to a Good Start at My Travel Assignment?
By Aaron J. Moore, RN, MSN, columnist

Q: I'm not sure what to expect at my first travel assignment. How can I make sure I get off to a good start?

A: Starting well is important. Here is an overview of what you can expect your first week of work at a new assignment, and some tips on how to make a great first impression with you new boss and co-workers.
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Destination Highlights
Dallas
Exciting opportunities
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Dallas
With its big attitude, wide open spaces and endless variety of entertainment, sports and recreation, Dallas-Fort Worth has everything you need to ride off, happily, into the sunset.
Dallas  
LD: Dallas
Rate $30
13-week assignments
ICU: Dallas
Rate $30
8-week assignments
ER: Dallas
Rate $33
13-week assignments
Dialysis: Dallas
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
Medical ExpressMedical 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  
 
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