Travel Nursing Guide: A Guide for New and Veteran Travel Nurses

The travel nurse guide is designed to guide a new travel nurse from dreaming right through the entire contract process. In this step-by-by step guide, you will learn the ins and outs of travel nursing.  Don’t worry, if you have already started travel nursing but still have questions, there is something in our travel nurse guide for you as well.


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Travel Nurse Guide Introduction
As many of you know, The Gypsy Nurse Travel Nurse Guide has helped hundreds of would-be travel nurses over the years get started on their travel adventures. Where to start ...
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Step #1: Determine Why Travel Nursing is Your Goal
WHY Choose Travel Nursing? If you aren’t sure why to choose travel nursing as your next career step, you need to sit down and really think about it. If you’re ...
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Step #2: What Will You Get Out of Travel Nursing?
The benefits of travel nursing vary depending on the person. Ultimately, it is up to you to decide what you want to get out of your travel nursing career. To ...
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Step #3: Where and When Are You Willing to Go
Where to Start Travel Nursing? Sometimes this is the most intimidating question. Some travelers are completely open to location and willing to go wherever there is a need. Others want ...
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Step #4: Understanding the Myths
The Truth About Travel Nursing Travel nursing myths are abundant. As in any career, it’s important to be able to make an informed decision. Here, we will break down some ...
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Step #5: Know Your Deal-Breakers
It’s important to know and understand what your deal-breakers are so that you can communicate this during your travel nurse contract negotiation. First, let’s define what is meant by the ...
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Step #6: Building Your Travel Portfolio
Keeping track of travel nurse paperwork can be a nightmare! Last minute requests for items that you may or may not have easy access to while on the road can ...
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Step #7: Research Travel Nurse Agencies
How to Research Travel Nurse Agencies There are several factors in determining what agencies to work with. As you learn how to research travel nurse agencies, keep in mind that ...
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Step #8: Submission of Your Profile
Travel Nurse Application Submission It’s time now to submit your travel nurse application for the agencies that you are interested in. In Step #7:  How to Research Travel Nurse Companies you narrowed ...
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