Driving from one assignment to your next? This is a free app to help you with all your road tripping needs. Use the Roadtrippers map to discover millions of places like local diners and quirky roadside attractions or scenic points, national parks and hotels.
Waze is the app you will want to use while in your new city since it has the ability to give real-time traffic updates and reroute you based on anything it may find like crashes, construction and more. It helps you find the quickest route to your destination so you’re never late for a shift or happy hour. The app even integrates with your calendar to let you know when to leave to make it to your destination on time.Do you have the most helpful apps for #TravelNurses downloaded on your smartphone? Check out these 10 @FreedomHCS has put together to help you breeze through your next assignment! Click To Tweet
3. PayCheckFree and Payrollguru
Working overtime and possibly different shifts each week can make it difficult to predict your paycheck. Paycheck Free is an app that computes your payroll check from a gross payroll amount or hourly wage calculation, and you even have the ability to include overtime and double time for a more accurate calculation. You can know what your next paycheck may look like down to the taxes taken out including the following payroll taxes: federal withholding tax, social security, Medicare, state withholding, state unemployment and state disability (where applicable).
You can download the paid version, Payrollguru, which considers federal and state deduction allowances and current year-to-date wages paid, details that affect accuracy of calculation.
Explore your new city like a local with this free app. Find the best restaurants, coffee shops, lunch spots, recreational activities and more through the Localeur app with real recommendations from individuals who actually live there.
Think Instagram meets Travel Advisor, Trover allows users to post their own images and add geolocation tags so others can discover unique places. Use the app to discover different places in your new location and then post your own images for others so they can experience the unique finds as well.
Medscape is the app every nurse needs to have in their pocket. Use it for point-of-care decision making, to discuss clinical cases in the Consult section, to save time looking up drugs and dosages as well as to receive decision support with disease and condition reference. You can also stay up-to-date on the latest medical news and earn CME.Use apps like @GametimeUnited and @Evernote to save time and money as a #TravelNurse on assignment. Read about other helpful apps here: Click To Tweet
Keep your career and life in order with the Evernote app. You can keep notes from each different assignment in separate notebooks as well as take pictures of documents and other important information to save them in individual folders so you can organize and easily reference items with a few clicks.
Getting ready to use public transportation during your new travel nursing assignment? The Moovit app tells you everything you need to know by combining your bus, train, subway and metro app all into one so you’re able to know everything about your next move. Moovit guides you with live navigation and “Get Off” alerts so you never miss your stop. You can even order an Uber from inside the app if the public transportation shown will not meet your needs.
Looking for something to do on your night off? The Gametime app is a great way to find last-minute tickets for events happening in your area. It’s not only useful for sporting tickets like soccer, baseball, basketball and football tickets (college and professional), but you can also find tickets to that concert you’ve been eyeing or the comedy show you’ve been seeing advertisements for!
If you don’t already have the Skype app installed as a travel nurse, it’s about time to do so! Skype lets you keep in touch with all of your loved ones even if you may have a different type of phone than them. You can text, send photos and GIFs through the app as well. Want to have a sibling reunion or friend group meetup? Use the group chat feature so everyone can be in on the fun and you can keep the homesickness at bay.
Being a travel nurse is an adventurous career and getting through an adventure means making sure you have the tools and resources to do so. Having these helpful apps in the palm of your hand will let you do just that. Want to find your next adventure to use these helpful apps? Search jobs across the country with Freedom Healthcare!