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Top 10 Cities Hiring Travel Nurses

Top 10 Cities Hiring Travel Nurses

Top 10 Cities Hiring Travel Nurses Guest Post via Katy Katz One of the best parts of being a travel nurse is the opportunity to help people from a wide variety of cultures and different parts of the country to which you may not otherwise have been exposed. Jet-setting from place to place is anContinue Reading

Happy Easter

Happy Easter

However you celebrate your Easter this year, The Gypsy Nurse would like to wish you a very Happy Easter!  

Volunteering in Liberia: Understanding the Risks

Volunteering in Liberia: Understanding the Risks

The Gypsy Nurse is heading to Liberia with Cross Cultural Care As you probably already read, The Gypsy Nurse is going to volunteer in Liberia.  I plan to bring you along with me; virtually and give you a ‘feet on the ground’ accounting of the entire process.   “Cross Cultural Care (C3) is an international nonContinue Reading

Graduate Nurse Job Market

Graduate Nurse Job Market

Sponsored by: Aya Healthcare New Grads Having Difficulty Obtaining Employment “New Grads need not apply” Are you a new nurse? Are you finding it difficult to obtain a position with your new hard earned nursing license?  Most employers want you to have that one year experience, but if everyone wants it who is going toContinue Reading

Travel Nurse Burnout

Travel Nurse Burnout

I’ve talked in the past about Nurse Burnout being relieved by travel nursing but what happens when the travel nurse experiences burnout from being on the road and away from family for too long? I’ve recently experienced this ‘new to me’ phenomena. I’ll generally take time off Travel Nursing around Thanksgiving so I can spendContinue Reading

From a Travel Nurse Husband

From a Travel Nurse Husband

The Following is a Guest Article by Jay Lane This life we are still getting used too. A life of seemingly endless conversations. Meaningful exchanges of our days events. Sharing the good with the bad like many married couples all over the world. Discussing current events near and far. There is nothing routine, monotonous orContinue Reading

Travelers Conference

Travelers Conference

The 2013 Travelers Conference was a resounding success. I’m thrilled that The Gypsy Nurse was given an opportunity to be involved with this exciting event. A huge amount of work and effort goes into creating this conference, by an all volunteer committee. Thank you to the organizational team for 2013 which included: Joe and DainaContinue Reading

Transitioning from Travel Nursing to Permanent Employment

Transitioning from Travel Nursing to Permanent Employment

Sponsored by: Aya Healthcare Permanent? I thought I was supposed to be learning how to TRAVEL? There comes a point when you may just want to get off the road and set down some roots again, perhaps you want to branch out into another specialty, or try a different setting? All of these may requireContinue Reading

Linked In for the Travel Professional

Linked In for the Travel Professional

The following is a guest post from: Keith Carlson, RN, BSN, NC-BC Online networking is nothing new, and professionals the world over are using a plethora of platforms for building their networks. Apparently, some travel nurses haven’t embraced Linked In as readily as other sectors of the nursing profession, and now is the best timeContinue Reading

Volunteering In Liberia – The ‘To Do’ List

Volunteering In Liberia – The ‘To Do’ List

The Gypsy Nurse is heading to Liberia with Cross Cultural Care As you probably already read, The Gypsy Nurse is going to volunteer in Liberia.  I plan to bring you along with me; virtually and give you a ‘feet on the ground’ accounting of the entire process. In this post, I’m going to share with youContinue Reading

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