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Homesick as a Travel Nurse? Here’s What to Do.

Jan 15, 2020 2:39:12 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Travel, Career Advice, Travel Nursing

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As a travel nurse, you are undoubtedly aware of the many perks that your career provides, not to mention the excitement and adventure that comes along with it. However, there are times when you may feel a bit homesick. This feeling is not uncommon, especially if it is your first assignment or if you have not traveled in some time.

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How Travel Nurses Make a Positive Impact on Healthcare

Dec 5, 2019 10:55:23 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Travel, Travel Nursing

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As a travel nurse, there is no doubt you are aware of the benefits your chosen profession provides. However, have you ever taken notice of the impact you have on healthcare facilities? It might surprise you to know the variety of ways your services influence an organization. You bring a new perspective and a variety of experiences to your employers. You enable healthcare providers to deliver a higher quality of care, which improves patient outcomes and ultimately improves patient satisfaction.

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Tips for Making the Most of the Holidays as a Travel Nurse

Nov 20, 2019 4:16:48 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Career Advice, Travel Nursing, Holiday

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The holidays are a great time to spend with family and friends. But, since healthcare doesn’t take a break, nurses are always needed during these festive weeks. There is a good chance you will be working through the holidays in a new city. Check out our tips for making this holiday season the most exciting and rewarding yet—no matter how far from home you are.

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Tips for How Travel Nurses Can Find Housing

Oct 16, 2019 9:14:56 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Travel, Travel Nursing, Housing

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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.

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How to Prepare for a New Career as a Travel Nurse

Sep 18, 2019 2:12:02 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Career Advice, Travel Nursing, New Job

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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. 

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Warning Signs It’s Time for a New Nursing Job

Sep 17, 2019 9:06:17 AM / by Amanda Verdin posted in Nursing, Career Advice, Travel Nursing

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There are few careers as meaningful or important to society than being a nurse. It is a rewarding, gratifying job that allows you to make a difference in patient’s lives.

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Considerations For Being a Travel Nurse with a Family

Aug 12, 2019 2:36:43 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Travel, Travel Nursing, Travel Agency, Family, Traveling With Family

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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:

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Benefits a Top Priority at GHR Travel Nursing

Jul 10, 2019 10:48:08 AM / by Amanda Verdin posted in Travel Nursing, New Job, Travel Agency, Benefits

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At GHR Travel Nursing, our motto is “helping you help others.” Not only do we place nurses in great travel assignments with competitive pay, we make sure you’re comfortable, healthy and happy at the same time. If you are not familiar with our variety of benefits, take a look. Our benefits package is just another great reason to work at GHR Travel Nursing.

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Best Ways to Reduce Stress for Nurses

Apr 17, 2019 3:33:53 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Nursing, Career Advice, Travel Nursing, Stress

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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.

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GHR Travel Nursing Featured on WKBW Buffalo

Apr 1, 2019 1:37:46 PM / by Amanda Verdin posted in Travel Nursing, Now Hiring

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In March, GHR Travel Nursing was featured by Hiring 716--WKBW's new initiative committed to highlighting job opportunities, challenges and success stories in Western New York.

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