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Dec 28
travel nurse smiling pulling suitcase

You've landed in a new city, you're sitting in a new rental or in your motorhome, and you have no idea where to start. No worries! We've provided links to some of our most traveled destinations to help you better understand the good, the bad, and the blissfully insane of the place you'll call home for the next 13 weeks.

 

This is your opportunity to play Dora the Explorer. Now, get out there and get acquainted with your temporary turf!

 

 

 

 

Dec 26
FlexCare volunteers with Salvation Army staff

The FlexCare spirit of giving kicked into high gear recently after the devastating fire broke out in Paradise, CA, just a short drive from our headquarters here in Northern California. With over 50,000 residents displaced by the fire, we quickly mobilized our staff to assist evacuees onsite through the Salvation Army’s command center, and we donated hundreds of pillows, jackets, and towels, as well as nearly 1,000 winter coats. 

 

Nov 30

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.

 

 

Nov 9
Travel nurse Mickel Egan

FlexCare travel nurse Mickel E, a CVICU RN, recently received a Daisy Award while on assignment in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The nomination came from a patient's wife, who also happens to be a nurse, and had this to say about Mickel:

 

Sep 26
FlexCare Charlotte, NC Office

ROSEVILLE, CALIF. - SEPTEMBER 

FlexCare Medical Staffing, a leader in medical staffing services for healthcare facilities across the nation, has announced the opening of a new office in Charlotte, North Carolina. This is FlexCare’s first regional office outside of California.

Sep 7

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.

 

Aug 7
healthcare team

The shortage in healthcare personnel is real and I’m sure many won’t deny it. When it comes to employing travel nurses or other clinicians, there are a few rules of thumb that can give you the advantage over other competing facilities. Here are some strategies to find the right candidate first!

 

Jul 18
nurses collaborating

As someone who works with healthcare facilities to help them solve their staffing challenges, I'm often presented with misconceived notions or problems as to why facilities steer clear of hiring travel nurses. Some of the facilitiy leaders I have spoken with who are responsible for staffing are under the impression that hiring travelers is too expensive. While the subject of cost vs.

Jul 6
Julia Kuhn

Julia Kuhn, MS CCC-SLP, is an experienced travel SLP and founder of TheTravelingTraveler.com, a resource and lifestyle blog for traveling healthcare professionals. Julia was a presenter at TravCon 2018 as part of the expanded sessions for allied travelers. We caught up with Julia and she generously agreed to answer a few questions about her experience as a traveler.