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December 2014 Travel Nurse Newsletter

Holiday Recipe Contest

The Holidays are great for so many reasons: food, family, festivity … and again, so much delicious food that it's worth mentioning twice!

As a Travel Nurse, we know that you may be away from friends and family this holiday season, so Medical Solutions wanted to share some delicious home-cooked recipes that are so good, they'll make you feel as at home as possible while you're on the road.

Click here to check out our Pinterest board of Holiday recipes for the Traveling Nurse. From cheesy, garlic mashed potatoes to candied sweet potato casserole, slow cooker ham to easy turkey stuffing — and so much more — this board has got us hungry for the Holidays!

And, since it is the giving season, we'd like to invite you to our easy-to-enter Pin to Win Holiday Recipe Contest, for the chance to win one of five Crock-Pot 6-Quart Programmable Cook and Carry Oval Slow Cookers! As a Holiday bonus, one of the five winners will also receive a $100 gift card to Sur La Table, where you can get all kinds of kitchen gear, gadgets, and more.

Entering is a snap. Simply re-pin your favorite recipe from Medical Solutions' “Holiday Recipes for the Traveling Nurse ” Pinterest board, with the hashtags #travelnurse and #medicalsolutions. That's it, you're entered!

Our offices will be closed on Thursday, December 25th and January 1st in observance of Christmas and New Years Day.

In order to ensure that you enjoy an awesome holiday weekend and to assure that we get you paid accurately and on time, all timesheets for the December 26th pay date are due by 3 p.m., Friday, December 19th. Please submit your signed timesheet by this deadline — even if the hospital has not signed off on it — so that we can enter your hours.

Then, we will need a hospital report or a hospital-signed timesheet submitted by 5 p.m., Monday, December 22nd, to ensure that you are paid correctly.

Also, All timesheets for the January 2nd pay date are due by 3pm Friday, December 26th. Again, the hospital report or a hospital-signed timesheet will need to be submitted by 5 p.m., Monday, December 29th, to ensure that you are paid correctly.

Please contact your Career Consultant with any questions at 866.633.3548.

Thanks, and we wish you a safe and happy holiday!

Meet Raimi! Our December Pet of the Month is Raimi, a beautiful, bedazzled, black cat.

She's currently on assignment in Colorado with her mom Ashley, a Travel Nurse with Medical Solutions.

Are you on assignment with us and want to submit your pet for Pet of the Month?

Traveler of the Month and Rising Star!

Congratulations to our October Traveler of the Month, James C., and also our Rising Star winner, Nina O.

Traveler of the Month, James, whose specialty is ICU, has been a nurse for more than three years and a Travel Nurse for just under one year.

Rising Star, Nina, has been working as a Certified Surgical Tech for what she calls “eight wonderful years, ” and is about 6 months into her career as a Traveler. She travels with her cat Roxy, who makes an excellent travel companion. 

“While on a road trip recommended by one of our patients, my fiance and I went on a hot air balloon ride in Winter Park, Colorado. While it was cold, the experience was totally worth it.”
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