Fast facts for the travel nurse : travel nursing in a nutshell
- ISBN: 9780826137869
- ISBN: 0826137865
- ISBN: 9780826137876
- ISBN: 0826137873
xv, 224 pages ; 20 cm
- Publisher: New York : Springer Pub. Co., ©2010.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|Formatted Contents Note:||Qualifications and organization -- Choosing a travel staffing company -- Choosing the right location and proper housing for your assignment -- "Island" nursing -- Obtaining state nursing licensure and/or an international work permit -- Bringing family and/or pets on assignment -- Interviewing with a potential assignment facility and negotiating a contract -- Types of transportation to the assignment location -- Packing : the gear you'll need when you get there -- Banking, mail, documentation, taxes, and telephones simplified -- Housing expectations -- Getting settled in a new town -- Orientation -- Tips for easy assimilation -- Unit specific issues -- Housing difficulties -- Personal emergencies and contract termination -- Contract renewal versus assignment extension -- Accepting another assignment versus a permanent position.|
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Summary: This book provides a broad base of information intended to guide professional nurses in pursuing a travel nursing career. Written by a seasoned practitioner, the book includes tips on how to enter the field of travel nursing, negotiate assignment contracts, increase pay, improve benefits and enhance travel assignments. The guide is designed to provide quick access to needed information, and shows nurses how to acquire representation from a staffing company, how to arrive well-prepared at an assignment location, and how to interview with prospective facilities. In a one light, easy-to-read volume, Fast Facts for the Travel Nurse provides everything practitioners need to enjoy a lucrative and interesting travel nursing career.