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6 Packing Tips for Travel Nurses

 Getting ready to hit the road for another assignment? The life of a travel nurse can be full of excitement and adventure, but it can also cause a ton of stress and inconvenience without the right preparation. To help you avoid this situation, we’ve made a list of 6 packing tips for travel nurses that are easy to remember and simple to do. Let’s get started.  Tip #1: Find out how long you’ll be traveling Being on the road distances you from a ton of society’s modern conveniences, e.g., department stores, specialty boutiques, and restaurants. Before embarking on the next…

Hacking the Packing: 6 Tips to Packing Light and Right

Packing light is nothing short of a task considering we all love to overpack. A minimalist’s approach to packing is one that most of us do not see eye-to-eye with. However, once you adopt the strategy, you will find yourself feeling liberated and at ease. Your packing list depends on multiple factors, such as the destination, the duration of your trip, the weather, and planned activities. However, if you wish to pack light, there are some tips that you must follow to make your life easier. The following is a list of our top 6 tips to help you pack…

6 Travel Nurse Tips For Packing Lightly

It can be difficult to pack for extended trips, especially when you’re traveling for work rather than for vacation. Not only do you need everyday items such as clothes and toiletries, but you may also need cookware and even furniture. Here are six travel nurse tips for packing lightly for your next travel nurse assignment. 1. Use Combination Products Products that combine two or more uses in one are particularly useful for reducing the number of things you need to pack. The most common combination products are personal care items and toiletries. For example, instead of packing separate sunscreen, you…

4 Packing Tips for the Gypsy Travel Nurse

As a gypsy travel nurse, you’re always on the go, which means having what you need when you need it is essential no matter where you are. Unfortunately, the items you stow away in both your carry-on bag and your suitcase may vary depending on a variety of factors such as length of trip, destination, the traveling assignment, and so on. Because of this, it may feel exhausting to move from one duffle bag to the next, frantically packing for all the different traveling plans that lie ahead. Luckily, there are a couple of universal packing tips all gypsy travel…

Packing for the Travel Nurse

Every Monday at 2 pm e.s.t. in November you will be able to catch The Gypsy Nurse live on our Facebook Travel Nurse Network group discussing popular travel nurse questions. We will be using Facebook Live, which is a live-stream video where people can comment while the live stream is recording. This gives you an opportunity to connect with the person recording and post any comments or questions about the topic they are speaking of. This week’s topic was “Packing for the Travel Nurse”. The Gypsy Nurse Founder Candy Treft gave 3 tips for packing. Below are the 3 tips,…

Six Essential Packing Tips For Your Next Travel Nurse Assignment

This article was provided by Medely. Check out these essential packing tips for new and long-time Travel Nurses and Allied Healthcare Professionals. Planning to leave for a new travel nurse contract is exciting—deciding what to pack is not. So, how can you anticipate what you’ll need for the next few months, pack as lightly as possible, and avoid spending extra money on basics when you get to your new location? Packing well is an art that shapes your particular needs and the things that are important to you. However, there are lessons we’ve learned along the way that can help…

10 Packing Musts for Travel Nurses

If it is your first travel nursing job or your 15th, these are ten packing musts for travel nurses. Packing Musts: 1. Space Saver Bags I have a small car. When I say small, I have a two-door convertible that has a subwoofer (it came like that) in the trunk. I swear by these bags. I vacuum seal all of my clothes. My clothes shrink by 70%. Shrinking your clothes is especially helpful when traveling to a travel assignment in the winter. Packing bulky jackets and sweaters can take up a lot of room. Space saver bags are a must-have…

5 Essential Packing Tricks & Tools for Travel Nurses

Travel nursing is an excellent way to experience and learn about new cultures. Packing can be tricky. When you need to lessen the bulk of your personal belongings to what is necessary for a travel nursing assignment, it would be best to try out a more minimalist lifestyle. Picking up packing tricks along the way will help. We have put together some to get you started. When you need to lessen the bulk of your personal belongings to what is necessary for a travel nursing assignment, it would be best to try out a more minimalist lifestyle. Image Source: Unsplash…

Packing a Go-Bag for Your Next Travel Assignment

This article was provided by Krucial Staffing. What goes into packing a Go-bag? Recently we took to Instagram to ask our frontline workers what items they absolutely could not live without during an emergency assignment. Boy, did we enjoy reading the answers! Among the most popular responses were common “must-haves,” such as masks, scrubs, comfortable shoes, and proper identification. Other responders gave us a chuckle by replying with some not-so-obvious items, such as peanut butter and Siracha sauce. Many people suggested packing the adequate number of undergarments for those “just in case” moments when life gets busy and you need…

Packing Tips from Travel Nurses

Deciding what you will need for 13 weeks can be difficult. Megan and Ty have put together some packing tips to help you get started. They currently live in a repurposed van, so space for them is limited. Before they lived in the van they would pack 2 cars to the brim, they almost couldn’t see out. Because space is limited now, they are very mindful of what to pack for each assignment. Clothing They recommend thinking about your lifestyle and what activities you enjoy doing. To pack your clothes around that. They also emphasis to pack your clothing based…