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Featured FlexCare Travelers | November 2023

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Inspirational Stories from FlexCare's November Travel Nurses

As the days get shorter and the air gets crisper, we take a moment to spotlight two remarkable FlexCare travelers for November. Their stories are as inspiring as they are unique, showcasing the diverse paths and experiences in travel nursing.  

Chloe - Oncology RN: A Dream Fulfilled in Southern California

Chloe's journey as a travel nurse has been nothing short of exhilarating. Specializing in Oncology, she cherishes the opportunity to care for patients across various states. Her most recent adventure has taken her to the sunny coasts of Southern California, a place she describes as a "dream come true." The region's beauty has captivated her, making every day an exciting new experience.  

But what truly makes Chloe's travel nursing experience unique is the support she receives from her S1NGLEPOINT recruiter, Valerie. Valerie's dedication to finding Chloe the perfect assignment has been instrumental in her fulfilling career. Chloe's passion for supporting Oncology patients shines through in her work, and her enthusiasm for travel nursing is contagious. 

Leah - ER RN: Embracing Life Beyond Hospital Walls

Leah, an ER nurse with a zest for life, sees the world beyond the confines of hospital walls. She believes in living life to the fullest, and travel nursing has been a gateway to countless adventures for her. The FlexCare 360 mobile app has been a game-changer for Leah, simplifying her job search with its intuitive filters for location, pay range, shift type, and hours per week.  

Leah's recent escapade to Lake Tahoe epitomizes the essence of her travel nursing experience. With less time spent on job searching, she maximizes her time exploring and embracing the beauty of each location she visits. Her enthusiastic approach to life and nursing is a testament to the opportunities that travel nursing offers.  

Chloe and Leah embody the spirit of FlexCare travelers - passionate, adventurous, and dedicated. As they continue their journeys, they bring their expertise to patients across the country and inspire others with their stories of adventure and fulfillment. We're proud to have them as part of the FlexCare family and can't wait to see where their travels take them next.  

Whether you're a seasoned traveler or a new grad considering the travel nurse life, at FlexCare we're here for you every step of the way!

A Healthcare Traveler's Guide to Staying Fit in the Colder Months

Staying fit as a healthcare traveler during the colder months can be challenging, but this article provides a comprehensive guide to overcoming these hurdles. It includes tips on embracing indoor workouts, creating a portable home gym, enjoying winter sports, and staying active on days off. It also emphasizes the importance of finding a workout buddy and maintaining good nutrition and hydration. These practical strategies offer opportunities for personal and professional growth in diverse environments.  

Top Winter Assignment Locations for Travel Nurses

This post explores the best winter assignment locations for travel nurses, promising professional growth and seasonal charm. It highlights destinations like Fullerton, CA, for a mild winter; Manhattan, NY, for an urban winter wonderland experience; North Carolina, for its diverse landscapes; and Washington, for its blend of urban excitement and natural serenity. These locations offer unique experiences, from enjoying Disneyland's holiday lights in SoCal to exploring Seattle's culinary delights, making each a potential chapter in a travel nurse's career.  

How to Spend the Holidays Away from Home as a Travel Nurse

Spending the holidays away from home can be challenging for travel nurses, but this article offers creative ways to make the most of it. It provides tips on securing time off, maintaining traditions, volunteering for community engagement, and exploring unique holiday events across the US. Highlights include: 

  • Attending America's Hometown Thanksgiving in Plymouth, MA
  • Joining The Santa Crawl in Portland, OR 
  • Enjoying the Christmas Ship Parade in Seattle, WA

Preparing for Winter Travel Nurse Assignments

This article is a guide for travel nurses preparing for winter assignments. It covers essential tips like researching your destination, preparing a winter-ready wardrobe, ensuring winter driving safety, getting a flu vaccination, and focusing on time management and self-care. It also discusses the importance of mental and emotional preparation for adapting to new environments and embracing seasonal changes. The article aims to prepare travel nurses for a successful and fulfilling winter assignment experience. 

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Since 2006, FlexCare Medical Staffing has become a nationwide leader in travel nursing, allied health, therapy, and LVN / LPN staffing services for top healthcare facilities. With office locations in Roseville, California and Charlotte, North Carolina, FlexCare is committed to creating a transparent environment that prioritizes clinician experience. As a result, industry authorities like BluePipes, Staffing Industry Analysts, and Travel Nursing Central continually recognize FlexCare as a top healthcare staffing company.