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Consider Lancaster for Your Next Travel Hub
Travel restrictions are beginning to lift and the light at the end of the tunnel is getting brighter. Maybe it’s time for a new travel assignment? What are you passionate about: sun and sand, dramatic mountains, or rich history and experiences? Finding a new adventure almost anywhere is part of the fun of having such an in-demand profession.
By Supplemental Health Care Mar 25, 2021
The New Normal in Healthcare
Like so many of you, I am ready to transition to the hope and promise of a new year. And while 2020 was filled with challenges and uncertainty, I feel it is important to look back with clear eyes to review what we have learned and to also look forward to see where we should focus our attention in 2021.
By Greg Palmer Jan 7, 2021
Destination Spotlight: Alabama Joins the eNLC
As of January 1st this year, Alabama joined 31 other states in implementing the eNLC. The eNLC allows for registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical/vocational nurses (LPN/LVNs) to have one multistate license, with the ability to practice in person or via telehealth in both their home state and other eNLC states.
By Supplemental Health Care Aug 20, 2020
How to Get Started Travel Nursing in California
Home to the world’s 5th largest economy, the unique Yosemite National Park and roughly 40 million people, California has a lot to offer. It’s time to become a working tourist and what better place to travel than the Golden State.
By Supplemental Health Care Sep 13, 2019
Travel to the Desert Oasis of Tucson
For a "Show-Me" state girl like myself, the drive out to my travel assignment in Tucson, AZ was one that required a great deal of planning and patience. Plotted out over three days, I made sure to incorporate as many obscure oddities and road side attractions as I could possibly pack into an already cramped silver sedan. With the assistance of a very clutch app by the name of Roadtrippers, I was able to flawlessly plot out the basic necessities like gas stations, pet-friendly hotels (for my..
By Rachel Jones, Travel RN Jun 25, 2019
Five Perfect Spring Travel Assignment Destinations
For people living across much of the United States, now that April has arrived we can finally start to thaw out and think about the nicer weather ahead.  Spring is not only a time of renewal and rejuvenation, but it is also a great time for a travel assignment.  Let’s look at some of the best spring travel assignment destinations so you can start packing your bags and head out onto the road.
By Supplemental Health Care Apr 16, 2019
Working Tourist: Hiking into a New Home
Lizzie Murphy has been a travel Med Surg RN for three and half years now. She always knew she wanted to go into healthcare since both of her parents are physicians. Initially, nursing was something she could see as a career for herself because of the quality of life and schedule. Traveling for work was an added bonus.
By Katie Dashiell Mar 21, 2019
Five Reasons to Visit The "Show-Me" State
Home to large urban centers, namely St. Louis and Kansas City, Missouri is a state filled with lush forested mountains, lakes, flatlands, and rivers. No matter what your passion is, from museums to hiking, or live music shows to barbecue, Missouri is where you can find it. Here are five reasons why you should plan your next travel assignment in The "Show-Me" State.
By Supplemental Health Care Mar 12, 2019
Plan a Winter Wonderland Assignment in New Hampshire
If you have not yet experienced a winter assignment in the Northeast, now is the perfect time to plan your getaway to New Hampshire. Especially now that New Hampshire is part of the PT Compact, there are opportunities galore for physical therapists in this winter wonderland as well as other healthcare professionals. Let’s take a look at why New Hampshire is the perfect spot for a winter assignment.
By Supplemental Health Care Feb 21, 2019
Working Tourist: Have Camera, Will Travel
Toni Boykin has been an LPN for eighteen years. As one can imagine, she has worked in a variety of clinical settings, including Home Health, Hospice, Pediatrics, Addiction Rehabilitation, and Case Management. She had always wanted to travel, but at the time, there were not any opportunities for LPNs to travel, so she went on with her career and kept her desires for travel on the back burner.
By Supplemental Health Care Nov 27, 2018
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