Career Advice, Traveler Tips

10 Helpful Mobile Apps for Travel Nurses on New Assignments

When traveling from assignment to assignment, travel nurses are constantly looking for the best ways to save money, simplify life and most importantly, have fun. Nowadays, there’s an app for just about everything. Whether you’re looking for the latest hot spot in your new town or trying to keep all of your documents organized, your smartphone can help you along the way. Solve some of the most unique issues to travel nursing with these 10 apps!
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Battling Loneliness on the Road

Traveling with Freedom gives you the opportunity to have new experiences all over the country. You can interact with people of different backgrounds, try unique foods, tour iconic places you’ve always dreamed of seeing and so much more. This is why being a travel nurse is so desirable! But, anyone that has had an assignment or two will know — despite the perks, traveling is not as glamorous as it looks.

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Free & Affordable Mental Health Resources for Frequent Travelers

We recently covered depression in nursing on our blog to help reveal some of the statistics about the epidemic of nurse anxiety and depression in our country. Nurses experience clinical depression at twice the rate of the general public, more specifically, depression affects 9% of everyday citizens while 18% of nurses experience symptoms of depression. At Freedom Healthcare Staffing, we work tirelessly to be our nurse’s #1 resource, confidants and support system through this chaotic journey. While we know the job of traveling the nation and heroically caring for patients is incredibly rewarding and freeing, we’re not blind to the fact that it can be downright difficult.