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By Alex McCoy, Contributing Writer, Owner of Fit Travel LifeYou have finally made it. You hit the coveted two years working as a nurse and are able to start applying for your first travel job. Maybe, just maybe this will be the answer to the nagging burnout you are already starting to feel. After...
Summer is coming to a close and schools are back in session, which means healthcare travelers are about to enter the busy season. The StaffDNA job board reflects this with increased travel nursing and allied health openings across the country. Here’s a look at the highest-paying jobs this week.The most popular RN specialty...
Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health NewsColorado’s ski resort areas in Summit County have a high cost of living, among the highest in the country. The people who visit these places — Keystone, Breckenridge and Copper Mountain ­— can afford it.Many of those who live and work there can’t, especially when they get sick.In addition to...
By Alex McCoy, Contributing Writer, Owner of Fit Travel LifeI know this seems like a weird topic to hit on in August, but I have been seeing posts pop up everywhere about how winter rates have arrived. While most hospitals do not start looking for travelers until three to four weeks out from their...
John M. Glionna, Kaiser Health NewsAmid the contentious dispute over immunization requirements for children, Kelley Watson Snyder stands out: She has been both a recalcitrant skeptic and an ardent proponent of childhood vaccines.Snyder, a Monterey, Calif., mother of two, was a so-called anti-vaxxer for many years, adding her voice to those that rejected mandatory vaccinations...
August is in full-swing and healthcare facilities are ramping up for a busy season. Current travelers will be coming off their summer assignments, while others may be considering new locations to spend the colder months. Whether you want to follow the snowbirds south, find openings in anticipation for flu season or be close to...