How Travel Nurses are Filling a Need in Rural Areas

Many are aware that hospitals in large, urban cities such as New York have had a constant need for nurses during the pandemic. These hospitals have attracted healthcare professionals because of high crisis pay rates. But a recent story from National Public Radio shed light on an important fact — hospitals in rural areas have

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ER Travel Nurse Joins TaleMed Clinical Team

Corbin Sohn has been an emergency department travel nurse with TaleMed for four years and recently joined the TaleMed team as the Clinical Liaison. In this new role he works to help other healthcare professionals on their journeys. “Every hospital is different: every assignment is different,” he said. “If travelers ever have a concern about

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Why Ohio Is a Great Spot for Travel Nurses!

O-H-I-O! That’s a cheer The Ohio State University fans say year-round, but it also reflects the attitude of the entire state. While many people may focus on the East and West Coast, Ohio offers room to grow both as a person and as nursing professional. Whether you’re an experienced travel nurse or just starting out,

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Road Warriors — A Nurse and Her Canine Companion

Traveling with Pets Growing up in Pennsylvania, Lia H.’s friends and family suffered from many illnesses. Those early experiences helped her decide that her goal in life is to help others. To achieve her mission, she earned a B.S. in Nursing from the University of Pittsburgh in Johnstown. She started her RN career in the

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The ER Nurse on the Move

Zachary Z. loves to be on his feet and moving around. His mind’s always in motion. Working in the ER fits his style. ER Nursing became his lifestyle. He didn’t realize these things about himself when he first became a nurse. He started off as a medical-surgical nurse at a New York hospital. “One day

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Traveling as a Medical Technologist

Learning to Let Go of Expectations Ruth H. always wanted to study science, but she also wanted to help people. By becoming a medical technologist, she combined both of her passions. Med techs are allied health professionals who test and analyze blood, other body fluids and tissue samples. Ruth earned a BS in medical technology

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Travel Nursing Combines Two Passions

Hidden Beauty in Unexpected Places Growing up in Georgia, Kayla A. always wanted to be a nurse. She went to nursing school straight out of high school and, five years ago, started working in an Adult and Pediatric Level 1 Trauma center. Her other ambition, however, was to travel. Travel nursing offered an opportunity to

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How the Journey as a Travel Nurse Began

TaleMed Helps Chase Your Dreams Nicholas L.’s original dream was to go straight from nursing school to working in an operating room. Unfortunately, that was nearly impossible in San Diego. “There were veterans there who had been nursing 20 to 30 years,” Nick says. “So, I packed up my bags and moved to South Dakota.”

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Meet the Travel Nurse who Does it All—Reilly H.

Independent. Caring. Flexible. These are just a few of the words TaleMed recruiter Brad Baumer uses to describe travel nurse Reilly H. “She really is the best of the best,” he said. Reilly H. grew up in Grand Junction, Colorado, a small town on the Western Slope. Reilly discovered her passion for the medical field

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Beth H. on Becoming a Travel Nurse Later in Life

Beth H. decided travel nursing was right for her when she was 53. Before that fateful decision, she worked at a single facility for 32 years in the OR, as a PACU nurse, an OR Circulator and a charge nurse. From a small town in Virginia’s southwest corner, she and her husband, Marty, have 4

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