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February 2017

Adventures in Travel Nursing: Ryan’s Travel Nurse Takeover

Travel Nurses may be scattered across the globe, but that doesn’t mean they still can’t unite. In fact, Medical Solutions Traveler Ryan S. is bringing Travel Nurses together in a truly awesome way via his Travel Nurse Takeover — which can be found on Snapchat — @travelnurseto, Instagram — @travelnursetakeover, and Facebook.

Through February 25th, Ryan and some other awesome Travelers are taking his concept to Medical Solutions’ Snapchat account — @MSMedStaffing — where they’ll be guest posting.

So, what exactly is Travel Nurse Takeover and how did it start?...

Read more about Travel Nurse Takeover!


Travel Nursing opportunities in California are as abundant and varied as the state’s many things to see and do, making it a favorite destination among Travelers. That’s why we picked Cali to kick off our new State Spotlight series, which will focus on one of the 50 nifty United States every month in our newsletter! In this series you can find out what travel nursing opportunities and licensing requirements exist, what there is to see and do, and learn some fun facts about each state.

With that, California here we come!...

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Medical Solutions Benefits Open Enrollment Has Begun! 

It’s the perfect time of year to “spring clean” your benefits elections! Medical Solutions’ benefits Open Enrollment period for medical, dental, and vision will run February 20-March 3, with an effective date of April 1, 2017.

Once again this year we will offer passive enrollment — meaning that if you do not wish to make any changes to your current benefits elections, you will not need to take any action during open enrollment...

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Clinical Corner: Pain Assessment and Management

Patient pain can be one of the more difficult aspects to manage when it comes to complete patient care. Pain can’t be measured or objectively found, and it is often reported by patients based on how they have experienced pain in the past. Other times, patients have no experiential basis for rating or conveying the pain they are experiencing.

As with just about everything in the nursing field, pain assessment and management will differ depending on the unit and the hospital. The most common way to assess pain is the numerical measurement scale...

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Did you know that if they made a movie of your life it would win all the awards — and probably even a place in Ryan Gosling’s heart?! Click here to show off your star power and enter this year’s Medical Solutions Oscars contest!

Share your answer, now through Oscar Day — Sunday, February 26th. The three most creative submissions win and winners will be announced on Monday, February 27th, as we all bask in the Oscars afterglow. Winners will each receive a special Oscar-themed gift box from our friends at NightingaleExpress.com


 


 

Med Couture Scrub Shop Discount!

For scrubs that stand out with bold colors, prints that pop, and creative necklines, Medical Solutions newsletter subscribers can use the code ADVENTURE for 20% off at MedCoutureScrubShop.com. Happy shopping!

 


 

Traveler & Rising Star of the Month 

Many thanks and congrats to the December 2016 Traveler of the Month, Margaret H., and also our Rising Star winner, Tina D-A.!

Read more about Margaret &Tina!

 


 

Traveling Pet of the Month

Beau the Yorkie/Chihuahua mix has two favorite pastimes. The first is traveling with his dad, Mark G. The second is trying to race Mark to any scraps he might drop on the floor when eating or cooking. 

Think your pet should be Traveling Pet of the Month?

Submit a Pet Application. 

 



 

Want more information on Travel Nursing?

Whether you are just looking into traveling or are a road veteran, TravelNursingBlogs.com is full of great advice and other tools to help you have a great Travel Nursing career.

Visit TravelNursingBlogs.com!
 


LET'S GET SOCIAL!

Interact with fellow Travel Nurses and Traveling Allied Health Professionals on one of our many social media networks.

“I spent my first travel assignment in New Orleans, Louisiana during Mardi Gras, then made my way up the East Coast, where I worked as a summer camp nurse. I spent a gorgeous autumn in New England, and then traveled to Memphis, Tennessee for the winter. I spend my assignments eating all the good food, adventuring outdoors with my dog, and baking goodies to send back home!”
-tina e

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