Winter Hike Essentials

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Now that winter has arrived, you may wonder what to do during your days off. For those that crave adventure, you may try hiking in the snow. Hiking during the summer is much different than in winter. However, we have compiled a list of top equipment you should have before venturing out in the chilly…

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9 Ways to Boost Your Immune System While Traveling

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As a travel healthcare professional, you are constantly on the go. While there are many benefits to traveling such as exploring new cities and meeting new people, the job can be stressful. Being busy and stressed may cause your health and immunity to take a hit. Fortunately, there are several ways to boost your immune…

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Top Tips for Maintaining a Work-Life Balance as a Travel Nurse

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Travel nursing offers many rewards and experiences. Being a travel nurse opens you up to new locations, people, patients, food, and so on the list goes. We all know having a nursing career can be demanding at times and have its stressful moments. These tough times can lead to nurse burnout, which may cause an…

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7 Tips to Save Money During Assignments

7 Tips to Save Money During Assignments.  One of the benefits to travel nursing is the opportunity to visit and explore new cities and sites. However, trying out new restaurants, shops, or other activities can get expensive if you are not careful with your funds. Rather than miss out on the experience, we have compiled…

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Ways to Fight Feelings of Loneliness During Assignments

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Being a travel nurse not only allows you to pursue your passion, but to explore new cities, meet new people, and engage in new cultures. However, being a travel nurse can get lonely. While most contracts last for 13 weeks, it may seem difficult to make new friends or feel a part of the community.…

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TotalMed Travel Nurse Assignment Challenge

TotalMed Travel Nurse Assignment Challenge Deciding to take that leap from nurse to travel nurse can be frightening and overwhelming. At TotalMed, we are here for you to help your transition go smoothly! As a travel nurse, you may step out of your comfort zone when traveling to a new city, living in a new…

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Travel Tips for Long Car Rides

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You have landed your next (or first) travel nursing assignment! When it comes to travel arrangements, you may decide to fly or drive to your new city. While flying may get you there faster, it can be more expensive than driving and may not allow you to bring everything you want to take with you.…

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4 Tips on Owning Your First Day as a Travel Nurse 

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Congrats! You have just landed your first travel nurse assignment and moved into your new place for the next 13-ish weeks, now what? Being on your first assignment in a new city can be intimidating. However, we have a few tips that could help you own your first day and rock your assignment! Move In…

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Nurses Week is a celebration of YOU!

So many businesses want to show their appreciation for nurses during nurses’ week! TotalMed is giving away yeti coolers, iPads, away luggage, and much more! (you can check out our Instagram page here for more details https://www.instagram.com/totalmedstaffing/ We’ve also compiled a list for you to know where to go to get showered with appreciation by…

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What should I be asking in an Interview?

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What questions should I ask in a Travel Nursing Interview? Recruiters are often asked by the nurses they work with what questions they should ask in their phone interviews. Once you’ve landed that coveted phone interview, we’ll make sure you’re covered with a list of questions to choose from! Here are the questions you can…

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