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Dealing with Depression on the Road

Your shift is in the morning, but the thoughts are already invading your mind. And you know they will get worse as the night goes on. As these thoughts spin and spin, you’re letting your mind create and review each worst case scenario. You know that the thoughts will continue to worsen while you’re getting ready in the morning, while you’re driving and you’re to the point where you can feel your heartbeat out of your chest as you take the elevator up to your floor. You never get used to it, but it has become part of the job. You’re a nurse with depression, and no one knows…not even you.

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Make Your Housing Assignment Feel Like Home [Checklist]

Whether it’s your first traveling nurse assignment, your 20th or even somewhere in between, you never really get used to being away from home for an extended period of time. If you’re used to being on the road, it may seem second nature to leave family and friends behind you in order to have a satisfying and adventurous career.

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Trying to Find a Good Housing Assignment: GIFs

If you’re a traveling nurse, you know what it’s like trying to get the perfect housing assignment to meet your needs. Sure, most agencies handle the small details, but that doesn’t mean their choices are always that great. Luckily, with Freedom we know what travel nurses want! You need someplace cozy and welcoming that you can make into a great home-base. With the Freedom difference, that’s exactly what you get! No beating around the bush, we work to get the best housing to accommodate your needs.

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Preparing For Your Next Traveling Healthcare Assignment

Congratulations! It’s finally time to head to your next assignment. If you’ve made it this far, you’ve already gone through the application, interview, offer and acceptance of your next assignment. Now the hard part is over. So, what’s next and what do you need to prepare before heading to your new assignment? We have compiled a few tips to help you check off the important items you will need to make your next trip a success.

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What Travelers Need To Know About Holiday Assignments

If you sign a new contract at the end of summer, you’re most likely going to be on assignment during holidays. It’s important for everyone that enjoys the holidays to plan their vacation time, but it’s pertinent for travelers to plan ahead for time off. Due to the nature of the job, it’s often more difficult for those traveling healthcare professionals to take off days without a lot of prior notice and even then it’s never a guarantee. So we’re here to help you plan ahead and show you how to enjoy the holiday season even if you’re on assignment.

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10+ Exciting Signs You Might Be a Travel Nurse

Nursing is a tough career. Your work environment changes almost on a daily basis, and this is multiplied if you’re a travel nurse. Nurses and travel nurses are in this profession for a reason: they love treating people, caring for others and they are good at it. The hard work they perform matters and every day they save lives and ensure patients are well taken care of.

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What to Do When A Travel Nursing Assignment Goes Wrong

Living the life of a travel nurse is fun, exciting and full of new adventures! But, unfortunately, sometimes things can go wrong. Whether it’s your first or twenty-first assignment, coming across a slew of mishaps is never fun and can drain your enthusiasm for travel nursing. Don’t fret, we have a guide on how to help with these struggles that may pop-up while on assignment.

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5 TV Shows Every Nurse Needs to Watch

Traveling nurses need some down time too and what better way to relax than watching a good show? Day in and day out, you put your patients and their families first, so kick up your feet, grab a glass of wine (or a La Croix) and turn on your television, because it’s time to relax and unwind. We have compiled a list of memorable TV shows nurses are sure to enjoy!