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September 2014 Travel Nurse Newsletter


Five for Fall

Whether you call it “fall ” or prefer the more dramatic “autumn, ” it's finally here. ??Tis the season for cozy sweaters, colorful leaves crunching underfoot, caramel apples, warm beverages, jack-o'-lanterns, soup on the stove, casseroles in the oven, football, fall TV premieres, and more pumpkin-flavored delights than you can shake a cinnamon stick at!

So, where do you want to spend this gorgeous season? Check out the best Travel Nurse job locations for autumn 2014.

New York
The Empire State is known for having a gorgeous fall season — whether you're taking in the splendor of upstate New York or witnessing the beautiful changes of Central Park as the Big Apple shifts gears into autumn. The Adirondacks and Lake George areas are perfect for fall activities, like visiting a pumpkin patch or apple orchard, taking a scenic drive or hike, and more. Speaking of scenic drives, Amtrak just announced the return of its vintage “Great Dome ” car to upstate New York this fall. From September 25 through November 4, riders can experience awesome, panoramic views between Albany and Montreal. Click here to see New York Travel Nurse jobs.

Assignments in New York also put you in great proximity to the stunning fall foliage throughout the eastern seaboard. From New York, leaf-peeping hotspots like Pennsylvania and Massachusetts are just a day-trip away. (Massachusetts, in particular, also has tons of great jobs right now — click here to check out Massachusetts Travel Nurse jobs.)

See our other Top Location Picks for Fall !


Hotel, Motel, Discounts are In!

Hopefully you're familiar with our Go Rewards program, but even beyond that, one of our Travelers' favorite discounts to use are those that we offer on hotel stays.

Whether you are traveling with us for an assignment or a personal voyage, current Medical Solutions Travelers are always eligible to use our discounts for price breaks on hotel lodging across the nation. We have some deep discounts with many of the top hotel brands, so you should definitely ask your Career Consultant to hook you up before you book your next hotel stay.
Some of the awesome brands we offer discounts with at select locations include:

  • Best Western
  • Extended Stay America
  • LaQuinta
  • Embassy Suites
  • Wyndham Brands
  • IHG Brands
  • Choice Hotels

And that's just a sampling! Be sure to inquire with your Career Consultant, who can answer any questions and share the appropriate discount code with you.

Read more about hotel discounts!


Travel Nurses Day is 10.10.14

2nd Annual Travel Nurses Day!
Last year Medical Solutions decided to celebrate how essential Travel Nurses are within healthcare by creating the first annual Travel Nurses Day. A whole day dedicated to celebrating your hard work, love of travel and adventure, and dedication to providing quality patient care at facilities across the nation.


Pet of the Month: Goliath

Meet Goliath, the Traveling Bulldog!Our September Pet of the Month is Goliath, an American Bulldog with many talents. When he's not juggling tennis balls in his mouth, he's traveling with his mom, Stephanie, a Travel Nurse with Medical Solutions. Are you on assignment with us and want to submit your pet for Pet of the Month? Fill out a Pet Application.


Traveler & Rising Star of the Month

Congrats Danielle and Ryan! We'd like to send a big shout-out and congratulations to our July Traveler of the Month, Danielle A., and also our Rising Star winner, Ryan N.Traveler of the Month Danielle has been a nurse for five years and a Travel Nurse for four years. Rising Star Ryan is a Cath Lab Nurse who's been in nursing for five-plus years and traveling less than a year. Read more!

“On the road trip to our first Travel Nursing job at the University of Washington, we attempted to hit as many national parks as possible, or what we called our 'multi-national park extravaganza.' We saw some of the gems of the country, including Grand Canyon National Park and Petrified Forest National Park, and we look forward to all the adventures Seattle will bring! ”
-sarah c

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