Nurse Guide: The Benefits of Having a Travel Nurse Guide

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By The Gypsy Nurse Staff

July 9, 2022



The Benefits of Having a Travel Nurse Guide

While there are certainly peaks and valleys in travel nursing, it is comforting to have someone on the inside to guide you along the winding paths that await your next assignment. Watch Relias’s Director of Post-Acute Care Solutions, Trish Richardson, as she discusses the benefits of having a travel nurse guide. You will walk away from this session confident with the knowledge that you are NOT alone in your travels.

We hope you enjoyed this live discussion with Trish on the benefits of having a travel nurse guide. Please check back for more live events. Click here to view our on-demand events.

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About Trish Richardson, MSN, BSBA, RN, NE-BC, CMSRN (

Trish Richardson MSN, BSBA, RN, NE-BC, CMSRN is a Registered Nurse with 30 years of business and healthcare experience, including numerous leadership positions in clinical education, operations, management, and oversight for countless successful organizational change initiatives.
Her clinical career includes 17 years at UNC REX Healthcare, 2 ½ years of corporate clinical leadership at PruittHealth, and 1 ½ years as the Manager of Consulting Services for Allscripts.
Before becoming a nurse, Trish worked as a licensed stockbroker and held several corporate accounting positions, including Auditor and Inventory Accountant.

In her current role as Director, Post-Acute Care solutions for Relias, Trish is responsible for establishing and advancing the strategic vision for the Post-Acute Care Solutions Practice and providing executive clinical counsel for the SaaS organization offering strategic guidance for key renewals, prospects, and consulting engagements. She is also the current President-Elect for the North Carolina Nurses Association. Trish is published in the Winter 2019 Tar Heel Nurse Journal, highlighting the impact of nursing leadership on the patient experience. In 2021, she presented Empowering the Leader Within (NCNA), Cultural Competence in Home Care (MHCA Annual Conference), Marketing & Census Recovery Post-COVID (HCANJ Assisted Living Conference), and Return on Investment for Healthcare Recruiting & Competency Management when implementing a learning management system (Relias’ Impact Nation). In 2020, Trish presented on Cultivating Nursing and Finance Collaboration (NCNA Annual Convention). In 2019, Trish delivered a Ted-Like Nurse Talk on Perseverance (NCNA Annual Convention), where she also received a Board of Directors Award. She is committed to serving her community as a volunteer for the North Carolina Office of Emergency Management, Capital Medical Reserve Corps.
Trish is the current Board Chair for the NCNA Political Action Committee, a member of the Hudson Memorial Preschool Board, and serves as Board Secretary for the Hudson Memorial Presbyterian Church Foundation.

Trish is a Board-Certified Nurse Executive and Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse. She received her Master of Science in Nursing Leadership and Healthcare Administration from Capella University, Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Winston-Salem State University, Associate in Applied Science in Nursing from Durham Technical Community College, and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from East Carolina University. You could say she is dedicated to lifelong learning! Trish lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, with her husband and two sons.

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