Author Archives: Susan Whitman

Career Advice, Traveler Tips

Nurse Licensing in Each State: A Guide for Traveling Nurses

Being a travel nurse has its benefits, especially if you have a multi-state nursing license. While it may ease the paperwork for transitions between Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) states, only 29* states are currently participating in the multi-state licensure program. That means there are 21 other states you may have to research when looking at your next travel nursing assignment.
Nursing News, Traveler Tips

The Diversity Factor: How Representation Improves Healthcare for All

What does the term “diversity” mean to you? How does it apply to your career as a nurse? As a traveling nurse? So many people talk about how diversity is a complicated topic, but the reality is the perceived complexities surrounding its issues are just that – perceived. Most diversity issues have a straightforward answer, and that’s to treat people like people and give everyone the respect, dignity and representation they deserve. For nursing, it’s no different.
Career Advice, Traveler Tips

5 Benefits to Planning for Travel Nurse Assignments Early

Travel nursing can be a very reactive profession. It revolves around need and often is a first come, first serve basis. That is why it is crucial to be efficient with your schedule. Planning for your travel nursing assignments early comes with a number of benefits. On one hand, you have everything you need ready to go. On the other, you have more time to plan and do the things you love!
Career Advice, Traveler Tips

How to Save Money and Minimize Costs as a Travel Nurse

If you are reading this, you more than likely got into travel nursing to help others and travel the world. But what exactly does that mean? Is it the ability to travel and to cure your insatiable wanderlust? Is it the opportunities to meet people from all walks of life while you help them better their health? These are all factors that make people jump into travel nursing, but the constant travel also comes with constant costs (doesn’t everything though?).