Maintain Your Healthy Lifestyle as a Travel Nurse

5 Easy Ways to Maintain Your Healthy Lifestyle as a Travel Nurse

Staying healthy as a travel nurse isn’t always as easy as it looks. Sure, your Instagram may be full of hiking photos or other active adventures you’ve chronicled, but extending that mindset to your diet can be difficult on the road. Here are a few tips as to how you...

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overtime in travel nursing

How Travel Nurses Can Make Extra Money with Overtime and Extra Hours

The holidays are closing in quick. Trick or treating is officially over, and turkey is next up on the menu! While many staff nurses and clinicians are thinking about how to take time off this year, travel nurses and traveling allied clinicians are thinking up ways to get a bump...

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5 Tips for Adjusting to a New Facility as a Travel Nurse

5 Tips for Adjusting to a New Facility as a Travel Nurse

A fine balance between clinical skills and personal abilities is expected from a travel nurse since you need to be flexible and self-motivated in constantly changing surroundings. The biggest challenge often lies in adjusting to a new environment within an already stressful and high-pressure job. Here are 5 tips that...

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foreign-trained RNs

What Foreign-Trained RNs and Allied Clinicians Should Pack for the U.S.

You're moving to the United States of America for at least three to four years. For a trip across the world, it’s very difficult to bring everything you have, so remember that you will purchase most items you need over time. To avoid paying for excess baggage fees, try and...

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eNLC

eNLC and What it Means to Travel Nurses

The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) has announced the new Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC), which will replace the original NLC with the long-term goal of enabling all 50 states to enact the eNLC. The eNLC implementation date is January 19th, 2018. Here’s what travel nurses need...

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National PT Month

Celebrate National Physical Therapy Month 2017 with Cirrus Medical Staffing

October is finally here and we say hello to Fall, pumpkins and of course, National Physical Therapy Month! Every year, we recognize the efforts of all physical therapy professionals. You get people moving and allow them to create change in their physical, emotional and mental states. Cirrus Medical Staffing is...

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Physical Therapy Quiz

[QUIZ] What % Travel Physical Therapist Are You?

Get to experience both adventure and professional growth as a travel PT! Discovering new places while meeting new clients is one of the many perks. Never been a travel physical therapist before, and curious to know if you have the necessary characteristics? Already a travel physical therapist, but want to know...

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Physical Therapy Month gifts

5 Quirky Gifts for National Physical Therapy Month

National Physical Therapy Month may not be a holiday, but that doesn't mean you can't give or receive gifts, right? While there are always the usual go-to-gifts for travel physical therapists, we wanted to give you some alternative gift options to choose from this year. So today, we’ve put our...

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6 Small Things Travel Nurses Can Do to Feel Good After a 12-Hour Shift

6 Small Things Travel Nurses Can Do to Feel Good After a 12-Hour Shift

In an ideal situation, the best way to recuperate after a 12-hour shift is to get some sleep. But we all know that we still have to face the reality of other responsibilities, preventing us from heading straight to bed after a long day. Nobody knows how tired feels like...

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[QUIZ] Travel Nurses, How Many of these Road Trip Snacks Have You Tried?

Nothing gets better on a road trip than munching on some snacks... healthy or not-so-healthy, to be honest. Fast food and convenient stores are the typical go-tos for travel nurses but there's an unexplainable sense of satisfaction when you pack your own goodies, play your favorite song, turn the volume...

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