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Ask A Travel Nurse: RV Living RoundTable (TravCon14)

Ask A Travel Nurse: RV Living RoundTable (TravCon14)

The discussions at the RV Living RoundTable this year at the conference was varied and informative. The round table discussions were attended by gypsies who have never lived in an RV, dreamers planning for their first assignment, gypsies who live in their RV’s now who just want more information, and gypsies who have a lot ofContinue Reading

Travel Nurse in an RV: Amenities

Travel Nurse in an RV: Amenities

The following article is provided by Katy, who works as a travel nurse and lives in an RV. Katy describes what things the travel nurse may look for in RV park Amenities. [hr] RV Park amenities, what to look for and why you may need them RV parks vary greatly in what they offer inContinue Reading

Travel Nurse Housing: Choosing the Right RV

Travel Nurse Housing: Choosing the Right RV

Travel Nursing in an RV isn’t my specialty (actually, I know nothing at all about it and won’t pretend to). Karen Bell, has provided the following information. Karen is a solo-female traveler and has be a Travel Nurse since 2000.  She has worked approximately 24 assignments in WA, OR, CA, NV and NM.  Karen hasContinue Reading

Travel Nursing With a Spouse

Travel Nursing With a Spouse

Many new travel nurses are looking for someone to travel with. The fear of loneliness being a large factor in this mind-set.  Travel nursing with a spouse, a friend, or another family member certainly has it’s benefits. You will have someone to share the experience with.  Someone to explore with on your days off. Someone toContinue Reading

A Travel Nurse on Assignment In An RV

A Travel Nurse on Assignment In An RV

I recently published a 3-part Series on Travel Nurse Housing Options. The option that I am least familiar with is RV Travel. Travel Nursing in an RV isn’t my specialty (actually, I know nothing at all about it and won’t pretend to). I consulted with long-time RV traveler Karen B.  Karen has provided the followingContinue Reading

Travel Nurse Housing: Where am I going to Live? Part III

Travel Nurse Housing: Where am I going to Live? Part III

Travel Nurse housing is a very common concern, especially for the new travel nurse. There are multiple options to consider when asking the question Where am I going to live? The most common option for travel nurse housing is Company provided housing .  However, there are actually a few options when it comes to travelContinue Reading

Travel Nurse Housing: Where am I going to Live? Part II

Travel Nurse Housing: Where am I going to Live? Part II

Travel Nurse housing is a very common concern, especially for the new travel nurse. There are multiple options to consider when asking the question Where am I going to live? The most common option for travel nurse housing is Company provided housing .  However, there are actually a few options when it comes to travelContinue Reading

Travel Nurse Housing: Where am I going to Live?

Travel Nurse Housing: Where am I going to Live?

Travel Nurse housing is a very common concern, especially for the new travel nurse. There are multiple options to consider when asking the question Where am I going to live? The most common option for travel nurse housing is Company provided housing .  However, there are actually a few options when it comes to travelContinue Reading

Ask A Travel Nurse: Tax Home

Ask A Travel Nurse: Tax Home

Gypsy, I am a travel nurse and am wondering if you have any advice about establishing a tax home? I won’t be keeping my apt here, so will that mean everything I make will be taxed? I know my hourly wage will be, but the per diem wage the travel company gives you, will thatContinue Reading

Ask A Travel Nurse: Missed Shift Fees

Ask A Travel Nurse: Missed Shift Fees

Gypsy, Is it common for the agency to request monetary repayment for missed shifts? I’ve worked two assignments and this has never been part of my contracts before. Thank you, Anonymous RN [quote author=" - Gypsy Nurse, RN"]Thank you for reading The Gypsy Nurse. You have taken the first step on your journey to become A GypsyContinue Reading

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