Nurse licensure: What you need to know about eNLC

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Updated February 10, 2020 --

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.

Communication Tips for Healthcare Travelers

There has never been a more important time as a healthcare professional to improve your communication skills. One of the most important things we do in life is communicate with others. Clear communication is essential when dealing with facility staff, physicians and management, patients, and your recruiter. Good communication is essential when giving hand-off reports, informing physicians of patient statuses, asking questions, reporting concerns, questioning your schedule, etc.


Six Steps to Your First Travel Healthcare Job

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Curious about a career as a healthcare traveler? Whether it's travel nursing, travel therapy or aliied, you’ve come to the right place! At FlexCare, we want to make sure you have the information you need to make the right decision for you. Below are some things to consider as you embark on your awesome adventure to becoming a bold traveler.


Top Facts About the Flu Vaccine

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It’s National Influenza Vaccination Week and a reminder of the importance of understanding the facts about flu vaccines. Because of the controversy surrounding this topic, it’s critical when speaking with patients, family, and friends about the safety of this preventive treatment, that you arm yourself with the facts surrounding the vaccine.


Great Amazon Deals on Travel-Related Gear

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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

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Before you start packing for your ultimate road trip to your new travel nurse, therapy, or allied career, make sure you have all the information you need so that you're as prepared as possible. We've placed thousands of travelers 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.