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Nurse licensure: What you need to know about eNLC

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Updated June 21, 2019 --

When it comes to your own licensing, it's critical that you stay up-to-date on legislation that could impact how or where you practice nursing. If you currently hold a multistate license or you've been thinking about traveling, there were enhancements to the NLC in 2018 that brought new states (and new opportunities for travel), but not every NLC state has passed new legislation (initially referred to as eNLC) to adopt the enhanced licensing.

Great Amazon Deals on Travel-Related Gear

Packable lightweight day pack from Amazon

Whether you’re preparing for your first gig as a traveler or you’re getting ready to jet across the pond and spend a few weeks on holiday, how and what you pack can make all the difference between enjoying your trip or being miserable because you’re dragging around a bunch of cumbersome gear.

 

To get you started on the right path, we’ve compiled a list of some great travel gear that will help you get from Point A to Point B in a more efficient and comfortable way. And since it’s Amazon, you can take advantage of these deals no matter where you are. Happy shopping!

Why you should secure your winter travel nurse or allied assignment now

by FlexCare team members Alicia Keith, Angie Entwisle, and Taylor Stanfield

 

Get in on winter pay rates before the January surge!

Did you know that January is one of the busiest months for travelers applying for new assignments? Avoid getting caught in the “bottleneck” of people who had contracts end in December, or took time off for the holidays, or waited for the New Year. Once these well-meaning procrastinators are ready to begin a new adventure, the pool of candidates applying for jobs at the same time nears a fever pitch.

 

 

Top tips for traveling with your pet

If you've been thinking about becoming a travel nurse or allied clinician but you're hesitating because you don't want to leave Fido behind, there are steps you can take that will allow you to make Fido your travel companion.

 

There are lots of reasons to bring your pet along for the adventure. Traveling with your pet not only helps combat homesickness, it also reduces stress - and that can help you be an even better traveler.

 

Top 5 Questions From New FlexCare Travel Nurses

Travel nurse car packed for road trip

Before you start packing for your ultimate road trip to your new travel nurse career, make sure you have all the information you need so that you're as prepared as possible. We've placed thousands of nurses and clinicians in facilities around the country and they always ask great questions.

 

We've compiled the top five questions we get from new travelers. Read through them to better understand the process and the profession, then, connect with your FlexCare recruiter if you have questions. 

 

Your recruiter and you: The most important relationship in your travel career

FlexCare recruiters meet with Joseph Smith of TravelTax
"My recruiter continues to amaze me with his knowledge, passion for FlexCare, and his can-do attitude. I'm so lucky to have such an awesome recruiter who always has my back!" ~ Caitlin C., ER RN

 

The one-to-one relationship between a travel nurse or clinician and their recruiter is vital to the success of any assignment.

 

Top 4 Ways to Stand Out in Your Travel Nursing Interview

travel nursing interview

Whether you’re just starting out in travel nursing or you’ve been on a few assignments already, it’s important to sharpen your interview skills so you can make the best first impression! Hospitals are looking for nurses who are flexible as well as passionate about the open assignment. When you’re interviewing for a coveted position, here are a few ways you can stand out among other nurses vying for the same spot:


Response #1: “I’m open to various schedules.”