Housing is an essential part of a pay package for a traveling nurse. Accommodations can make or break your assignment, so it helps to get it right before you take off. Although companies may provide housing for you, housing stipends are gaining popularity for the freedom they offer to the travel nurse.
When you accept your first travel nursing assignment, get ready for things to move fast. Licenses, IDs, paperwork, tax forms and testing will need to be completed. Create a travel binder that contains all the documents you will need for the assignment. Keep in touch with your recruiter and check out these ways of preparing for your new travel nurse career.
As all families are different, travel nursing with a family requires creativity in finding solutions for a particular set of family-related circumstances. There are questions that all traveling nurses ask themselves before accepting an assignment:
Industry Expert to Share Recruitment Strategy Insights
Dallas, TX, July 30, 2019 – Janet Elkin, President and CEO of GHR Healthcare (parent company of GHR Travel Nursing), will be a featured speaker at the 45th Health Care Recruitment Conference hosted by the National Association of Health Care Recruiters (NAHCR) being held in Philadelphia, PA July 30 through August 2, 2019. Entitled ‘Get R.E.A.L. – How to Become a Destination Employer,’ Elkin will be joined by Mary Dougherty, Vice President of Human Resources for Philadelphia Academic Health System for the August 1st lecture.
Most nurses absolutely love their jobs. But, it’s no secret that nursing can be taxing at times. So, nurses must find ways to diffuse stress and efficiently carry out their job duties. If you’re beginning to feel burned out, there are several strategies you can use to take the edge off the tension. We have ten tips to help nurses reduce stress.
Many people choose to make decisions about their career at the start of a new year. As a nurse, there are countless opportunities to continue learning new skills and expanding the scope of experience you can offer employers. But you might be wondering how exactly to tap into those opportunities. Becoming a travel nurse can be the perfect vehicle to help nurses achieve their career goals and gain more job satisfaction in the upcoming year.
What to expect as a travel nurse
Dallas, TX, November 20, 2018 – Janet Elkin, President and CEO of GHR Healthcare, the parent company of GHR Travel Nursing, has been named to the 2018 Global Power 150 and the 2018 Americas 100 lists by Staffing Industry Analysts, recognizing the top female leaders in the staffing industry. This is the fourth year the list has been compiled and her fourth time for being included.
Dallas, TX, October 30, 2018 – Janet Elkin, President and CEO of GHR Healthcare, the parent company to GHR Travel Nursing, will be a featured speaker at the 16th Annual Healthcare Staffing Summit being held in Denver, Colorado this November. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Excellence in a Time of Change,’ with Elkin’s session entitled ‘M&A: Non-Financial Matters After the Deal,’which will examine the opportunities, advantages, and challenges facing organizations, and the leaders, after the M&A dust has settled.