What to do Between Travel Assignments

Many healthcare professionals decide to start a travel career for better pay, and the opportunity to explore their dream cities while pursuing their passion for helping people. For 13 weeks, you will be experiencing a new culture, meeting new people, and even trying new foods. You stay busy during your assignment, but what should you…

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Top Safety Tips for Travel Nurses

Travel nursing provides several benefits in addition to new experiences. You will have the opportunity to travel to new cities, experience new things, and meet new people while pursuing your love of assisting others. Becoming a travel nurse, though, implies that you may be exploring and living on your own. While this may be frightening,…

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Companies Celebrating Nurses Week

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So many businesses want to show their appreciation for nurses during Nurses Week! TotalMed is celebrating Nurses Week with some amazing giveaways such as a MacBook Pro, Yeti Cooler, gift cards, and much more! (Follow our Instagram page @totalmedstaffing for more details) We’ve also compiled a list for you to know where to go to…

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8 Items to Pack for a Fully Furnished Rental

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Throughout your travel nursing career, you may find that it is easier to rent fully furnished housing than your own apartment; especially if you are constantly traveling. Whether you are renting a room or a full home, you won’t have to worry about bringing items such as linens, cooking utensils and gadgets, or electronics like…

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Budget-Friendly Tips for Travel Nurses

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Budgeting is essential for all of us; however, it is even more important for travel nurses. During your career, you will have multiple 13-week contracts in different cities, and you must plan accordingly to ensure you have the funds during and between assignments. While tracking finances can be stressful and at times seem difficult, we…

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Five Tips for Staying Healthy During Assignments

Life as a travel nurse is a busy one. Traveling to a new facility every 13 weeks and living in an unfamiliar town can distract you from taking care of yourself. Whether it is your first or tenth contract, you must take care of yourself during and in between contracts. Staying healthy during assignments will…

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10 National Parks You Must Visit This Year

One of the major benefits of travel nursing is the opportunity to visit and explore new cities and sites. Throughout the US, there are thousands of state parks and 63 National Parks you can visit during your assignment. There is beauty to be seen and trails to be hiked at every park. Most parks have…

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Highway Hypodermics Again Names TotalMed as a Top 10 Travel Agency for Traveling Healthcare Professionals

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March 6, 2023 – TotalMed is incredibly proud to announce we’ve been voted into the Top Ten travel companies to work with in 2023 by Highway Hypodermics for the sixth time! This award recognizes TotalMed’s ongoing commitment to both meeting the needs of its contracted healthcare professionals and creating effective and efficient healthcare staffing solutions…

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6 Reasons to Become a Travel Nurse

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No matter if you have been a nurse for a couple years or more than twenty, if able to, you should give travel nursing a try! Travel nursing opens you up to so many opportunities and experiences. Not only do you have the option to travel to cities you’ve never been to, but you will…

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Top Tips for Surviving the Night Shift

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Throughout your travel nursing career, you may have assignments with night or variable shifts. While the rest of the world is sleeping, you will be working. Pulling an all-nighter may be easy every so often when out with friends or studying back in college, but consistently working throughout the night for days at a time…

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