July 2015 Travel Nurse Newsletter
Adventures in Travel Nursing: A Snowy Boston Winter and the Aggiepalooza That Followed
There are tons of reasons to take a Travel Nursing assignment in the beautiful Boston area. The amazing history of the Freedom Trail. The deliciousness of the North End's many Little Italy eateries. The quaint European streets of Beacon Hill. The roar of the crowd at iconic Fenway Park. And, it turns out, the very wonderful nurses that Traveler Mary Agnes “Aggie ” P. met while on assignment there.
It's hard to imagine now, from the poolside vantage point of July's heat, but Boston's 2014/2015 winter was a record-breaking doozy with more than 110 inches of snowfall, according to Weather.com. For perspective's sake, Boston's average seasonal snowfall is a mere 43 inches, and the city saw much more than that in February 2015 alone…
Get Going with Medical Solutions' GO Rewards
Last month I let you know about the many awesome United Healthcare discounts available for Medical Solutions Travelers. So, this month I wanted to circle back with even more money-saving good news and information about how you can get going with Medical Solutions' GO Rewards program.
Here's what you need to know:
What is the GO Rewards program? It's a bundle of awesome discounts that reward you for being a Medical Solutions Traveler!…
Nurse Contest Alert: What's your favorite patient one-liner?
Nurses know that patients can say the darndest, sweetest, strangest, funniest things! What's your favorite patient one-liner? Did it melt your heart, make you laugh, or make you need to count to 10?
There are two ways you can enter the contest, and they're both a snap:
1. Post your favorite patient one-liner on the contest thread on Medical Solutions' Facebook page.
2. Tweet your favorite patient one-liner to us via Twitter @MSMedStaffing
Winners will be randomly selected after the contest closes on July 30 at midnight CST. We can't wait to hear your notable quotables!
Tafford Scrubs Discount!
They say the clothes make the nurse — Use the code MedSol25 for 25% off Tafford Brand Products, including Tafford Essentials, Tafford Prints, Tafford Plus Size and Tafford Essentials Stretch (excluding prices ending in .98). Happy shopping!
Traveler & Rising Star of the Month
Many kudos and congrats to the May 2015 Traveler of the Month, Irene O., & also our Rising Star winner, Hitomi S.
Traveler of the Month Irene has been in nursing for almost 30 years and just finished a NICU travel assignment in Delaware.
Traveling Pet of the Month
Dottie the pig is our July Pet of the Month. She is a certified pet therapy pig and loves visiting people in need while her mom, Cathy, is on assignments. Dottie is in the process of getting certified to do therapy work with children, weighs 75lbs, and likes to eat carrots.
Think your pet should be Traveling Pet of the Month?
How NOT To Travel Nursing Videos: Make the Most of Orientation
By now you are probably familiar with our How NOT To Travel Nursing Videos. But if not, they're a funny bunch of
ultra-short videos from the Medical Solutions team that show how Travel Nurses should NOT approach certain elements of the Travel Nursing experience…
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