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Interview Questions for a Travel CNA

Interview Questions for a Travel CNA

The following is a Guest Post via Michelle Lane [hr] As part of my “Top 10 Most Important List”, I wanted to share my checklist of Interview questions for the Travel CNA and help you on your way to a successful Travel CNA contract. Questions to ask during the interview (You can use these answersContinue Reading

Top 10 List of a (Gypsy) Traveling CNA

Top 10 List of a (Gypsy) Traveling CNA

The following is a Guest Post via Michelle Lane [hr] Everyone in Health Care is familiar with traveling Nurses, Doctors, Occupational Therapists among others; but a Traveling CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant)? I know! Doesn’t that sound crazy?! I mean really, I thought the same exact thing. But, its true- though we are not in asContinue Reading

How to Turn a Travel Nurse Staffing Agency into a Family

How to Turn a Travel Nurse Staffing Agency into a Family

Sponsored by: Atlas MedStaff Written by: Kyle Rackley Even though Kyle Rackley has never worked as a nurse, he lives with a nurse. He has bachelor’s degree in creative writing from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and lives with his wife Jennifer and their two children in Plattsmouth, NE.   How to Turn aContinue Reading

Ask A Travel Nurse: New Travel Nurse Positions

Ask A Travel Nurse: New Travel Nurse Positions

Gypsy, I’m a brand new traveler and seeking my first contract.  I’m having a hard time securing a position. I’ve been submitted to several but nothing is coming through.  Is this normal? Are new travel nurse positions normally difficult to find? Nicola [quote author=" - Gypsy Nurse, RN"]Thank you for reading The Gypsy Nurse. YouContinue Reading

Travel Nurse References: How To?

Travel Nurse References: How To?

Having a completed portfolio is very important for the travel nurse.  One of the most important pieces of your Portfolio are your Travel Nurse References. You should make certain to obtain a reference (or two) somewhere around week 8 of EVERY contract.  By this time, your manager and co-workers should have a good feel forContinue Reading

Nursing Apps

Nursing Apps

  Apps are all the rage these days.  Check out this round-up of great Nursing Apps for multiple specialties. There are many resources for Nursing apps and each one has their own favorites. [hr] Travel Nursing Apps: Last month I put together a few of my favorite apps for you to check out.  During my research,Continue Reading

Great Apps for the Travel Nurse

Great Apps for the Travel Nurse

  There are so many ‘Travel’ apps out there but which apps are good for the Travel Nurse?  Read more to check out these great apps for the Travel Nurse. [hr]   Triplist This iOS app is essentially a “packing and to-do” list organizer, great for the Travel Nurse. There is a free version thatContinue Reading

3 Steps to Writing a GREAT Travel Nurse Resume

3 Steps to Writing a GREAT Travel Nurse Resume

The Following is a Guest Article via Shari Sambrusky explaining the top 3 Steps to writing a great travel nurse resume. Shari is a career coach and owner of Career Esteem. Career-Esteem works with woman in healthcare longing to find a job they love. Through this work, they gain unshakable self-confidence so any job theyContinue Reading

Ask A Travel Nurse: Travel Contract Extension

Ask A Travel Nurse: Travel Contract Extension

Gypsy, If I like my travel nursing job can I ask for a travel contract extension? Thank you, Marty RN [hr]   [quote author=" - Gypsy Nurse, RN"]Thank you for reading The Gypsy Nurse. You have taken the first step on your journey to become A Gypsy Nurse. Marty, The ability to extend an assignmentContinue Reading

Rapid Response Travel Nursing

Rapid Response Travel Nursing

Sponsored by: In order to understand what Rapid Response Travel Nursing is, let’s first look at the different types of Travel Nursing. Most of what is discussed here at The Gypsy Nurse is Traditional Travel Nursing. Although most of the same steps are involved in the other types of Travel Nursing, these other types areContinue Reading

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