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This blog is where we share news about trends in healthcare staffing, the best places to work, the best-paying jobs, and any industry updates that affect travel nurses. We've got useful resources for you to explore, fun photos, videos and lists galore. If you're just starting to look into travel nursing, this is a great place to begin. And if you're a seasoned traveler, we think you'll find plenty of information here to enhance your experience with travel nursing.

Travel more and worry less with your pet
Accepting a travel nursing job where you can take your four-legged friends with you is very rewarding. Our pets are sometimes an extension of our immediate families and other times they are our only family. A pet is a warm, happy gift that gives us unconditional love. It does not matter if we are...Read more
ATI Predictor Exam: How well will you do on the NCLEX exam?
For most registered nurses, the NCLEX exam is the most important test they will take in their life. An ideal way to gauge how well you will do on the NCLEX exam is to take the ATI Comprehensive Predictor Exam.Read more
Chris B., Physical Therapist surfing while on Florida travel PT assignment
Chris B. is an Orthopedic Physical Therapist, loves his job for many reasons – especially the time he spends making what he calls "a human connection" with people; this is when he gets to know what makes patients tick, what their goals and fears are and, in turn, is able to help rehabilitate them...Read more
Traveling Nurse happy with Tax Advantage Plan
Not only do traveling RNs have higher incomes than most permanent nursing staff, but they enjoy greater tax advantages as well. The American Traveler Tax Advantage Plan helps to reduce taxable income by properly accounting for travel reimbursements considered to be non-taxable. But it’s important...Read more
Greg G.,Med/Surg RN and former Military Paramedic
Greg G., Med/Surg RN wasn't sure he wanted to be a Traveler. The former veteran had worked as a paramedic in tours throughout the U.S.A. and in Korea, and loved the travel aspect of his job; yet some of the things he experienced during his military career made him hesitant to try travel nursing ...Read more
RN Wins Daisy Award While on Arizona Assignment
Karna G, Med-Surg/Telemetry, RN currently working in Oakland, CA has found a surprising way to treat her colleagues during her last travel nursing assignment in Chandler, AZ. Karna recently was awarded the prestigious Daisy Award. Her name was submitted by her patients, their families, and hospital...Read more
Top Nursing Shoes
As a registered nurse, you’re going to spend up to 12 hours a day on your feet, so the question of what kind of shoes to wear is critical beyond style and dress code. First, ask your healthcare employer if there’s a color mandate on shoes, and then start shopping for a comfortable pair that can...Read more
Working RN in Alaska Is the Poster Child for Travel Nursing
Lori S., RN up front with her travel buddies Lori S., Emergency Room RN is an American Traveler of the first rank. She started traveling in August 2012, and in that time has been a working nurse in Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland and California. At present, she's with a great healthcare employer...Read more
Nursing personality type test for career success
It may be helpful to understand your nursing personality type if you’re considering becoming a registered nurse (RN) or are fairly new to the profession. Psychometric testing has been gaining popularity with human resource departments across the country and in every industry. Future nurses can...Read more
Happy travel nurse paying less income taxes
Traveling RNs are generally paid significantly more than they would as a permanent hospital employee. And with higher pay, one normally expects higher income taxes. But there are a number of expense reimbursements associated with travel nursing that are not considered taxable income and need to be...Read more
MS World Day - May 27, 2015
Past RN Traveler, Stephanie Butler, a neurology nurse is an indefatigable advocate for muscular sclerosis (MS) awareness, writing scholarly articles on the subject for her nursing peers, and appearing in educational and political forums that bring the disease to the forefront of the healthcare...Read more
Happy Physical Therapist with patient
Year after year, allied healthcare careers enjoy a positive showing in employment figures at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, especially physical therapy jobs. In May 2014, the BLS posted an annual median wage of *$83,940. Comparing this against 2012 and 2015 figures, physical therapy salaries...Read more
Free Private Housing benefit with pool and more amenities in Arizona travel nurse jobs
Free private housing for nurses and therapists taking traveling jobs with American Traveler; housing locations in AZ, CA, FL, WA, TX.

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