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January 2015 Travel Nurse Newsletter

8 Great Travel Nursing Locations for 2015

The beginning of a new year is full of promise and excitement.

As you settle into 2015, with awesome resolutions, goals, and hopes in tow, there is no better time to consider where you want your Travel Nursing career to take you this year. And I mean literally: Where do you want to go?

Start mapping your year out now, with our list of 8 great Travel Nursing locations for 2015:

California is a classic Traveler destination for good reason. Within the Golden State you can find everything from beaches to ski slopes, relaxation to pulse-pounding excitement. Hollywood, Napa Valley, Tahoe, Big Sur, Catalina Island, Redwood National Park, Yosemite, Golden Gate Bridge … plus world-class dining, shopping, museums, and so much more. Also applicable, as much of the nation shivers in their mittens: The amazing southern California climate. Click here to check out Travel Nurse jobs in California.

So you wanna mess with Texas this year? Step right up! The Lonestar State has a lot of great jobs and so much to do that you're sure to have an amazing time on your days off. Feast on authentic BBQ and Tex-Mex cuisine throughout the state. Lay back and relax on one of Texas' gorgeous beaches. Check out Austin, the national capitol of weird, where breakfast tacos and live music reign supreme. Take a stroll on the famous San Antonio River Walk. Have an astronomical time at the Space Center in Houston. Oh, and don't forget The Alamo! Click here to see Texas Travel Nursing jobs.

Read about the other great the locations!

How NOT To Travel Nursing Videos:

Making Housing Requests

In 2014 Medical Solutions released a new video resource series for Travel Nurses — our How NOT To Travel Nursing Videos.

We think learning should be fun, so we've paired a brief, funny video that shows how a Travel Nurse should definitely not approach a specific part of Travel Nursing with an article that offers great tips on how you actually should proceed to excel in the industry and conquer that same situation in awesome, professional style.

This month we're featuring “How NOT to Make Housing Requests. ”
Housing is a super important factor of the overall success of your travel assignments. While you may be far from your hometown, you should still be able to find a pad that feels like home and allows you to enjoy your down time while on assignment. If you're taking housing through your company, it's very important to effectively communicate your needs in terms of furnishings, utilities, pets, size, safety, and other special requests.

Traveling Pet of the Month: Angelo

Meet Angelo!
Breed: Orange Tabby
Weight: 12 lbs
Fav Treat: Fried stuff with cheese
Owner's Name: Carmen

Traveler & Rising Star of the Month

Congrats Jon and Kristi! Many congratulations to our November Traveler of the Month, Jon G., and also our Rising Star winner, Kristi R.

Read more about these amazing Travelers.

“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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