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Amanda Verdin

Amanda Verdin is the Social Media & Content Manager for GHR Healthcare. She holds a Master of Mass Communication from the University of South Carolina.

Recent Posts

Four Ways to Make Your On-boarding Process Run a Little Smoother

Jun 22, 2018 9:44:50 AM / by Amanda Verdin posted in Travel, Nursing, Career Advice, New Job

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The world of travel nursing is robust, detail-driven and moves quickly. And as a result, the paperwork and preparation required for a travel nursing position can seem a bit daunting. But never fear, with a little bit of advance work, organization and punctuality, you can be on your way to your next assignment in no time.

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How to Evaluate a Travel Nursing Agency

Jun 13, 2018 3:39:02 PM / by Amanda Verdin posted in Travel, Nursing, Compensation, Career Advice, Travel Nursing, Travel Agency

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Finding the perfect travel nursing agency to work with can be a daunting process. Think of it like a game of Tetris—there are a bunch of moving parts that need to fit perfectly together. The nurse, recruiter and agency all need to work in tandem to create a meaningful, productive and worthwhile partnership. To help guide your evaluations, we’ve got several tips to help you find the perfect agency for you and your needs.

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Adventure is Out There: The Top 5 Reasons to Be a Travel Nurse

Jun 8, 2018 9:18:00 AM / by Amanda Verdin posted in Travel, Nursing, Compensation

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Experience new sights and sounds. Get paid to travel the country and help others. Avoid workplace drama and monotony. Bring home more cash. 

Have we peaked your interest yet? Travel nursing is one of the hottest careers out there. 

High-demand nursing positions are waiting for you in hospitals and medical facilities across the United States. Travel nurses bring their skills, expertise and passion to areas that need it. They often fill permanent staff shortages and meet seasonal needs while working as contractors for assignments generally lasting 13 weeks. 

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The Six Hottest Summer Destinations for a Travel Nurse

Jun 6, 2018 3:33:51 PM / by Amanda Verdin posted in Travel, Nursing, Destinations, adventure, Travel Nursing, Summer

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In celebration of summer’s arrival, we have chosen six of our favorite destinations for travel nurses to make a splash this summer. Whether you’re into water activities, wine tastings, garden picnics or air-conditioned museums, we guarantee that one of these six locations will be the perfect place to spend your summer travel assignment.

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Spring into Travel Nursing: The Top Cities for Spring Travel

Feb 8, 2018 9:46:42 AM / by Amanda Verdin posted in Travel, Nursing, adventure, New Job, Spring

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The snow is melting away, flowers are in bloom, and all you need is a light jacket. That’s right, springtime is right around the corner. There is no better time to take a travel nursing assignment than during the beautiful months of spring.

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Winter Adventures for a Travel Nurse

Dec 15, 2017 11:11:00 AM / by Amanda Verdin posted in Travel, Nursing, Winter, Travel Nursing

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The winter months are a great time to schedule your next adventure. Whether you want to visit a winter wonderland like bustling New York City, or travel to a warmer area like tropical Hawaii, there is a city calling your name! Check out our top five favorite destinations to spend your winter travel assignment.

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New Compact State Licensing to Be Implemented January, 2018

Nov 9, 2017 3:57:30 PM / by Amanda Verdin posted in Nursing, Travel Nursing, eNLC, Compact States

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Beginning January 19, 2018, the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) will be implemented. Under the eNLC, nurses can provide care to patients in any eNLC state without having to obtain additional licenses. Nurses with an original NLC multistate license will be grandfathered into the eNLC.

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