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How Long Does It Take to Get a Physician License in Each State?

Healthcare workforce multiplication through locum tenens and telemedicine work is one of the most prevalent, and increasingly popular, short-term ways of addressing the growing physician shortage in our country. However before you can take your medical talents to a new locums oppor...

Healthcare workforce multiplication through locum tenens and telemedicine work is one of the most prevalent, and inc...

The Ultimate Packing List for Your Next (or First!) Travel Nursing Job

Traveling and exploring new locations is one of the biggest perks of travel nursing. You’re probably eager to start your trip and check off your bucket list of places to explore, but before you can do that you have one important task you need to finish: your packing. In the spiri...

Traveling and exploring new locations is one of the biggest perks of travel nursing. You’re probably eager to star...

Complete List of States With The Worst Physician Shortages

Back in August we published a list of the 10 states with the worst physician shortages based on the AAMC 2017 State Physician Workforce Data Report. In that article we mentioned that there are actually a total of 32 states that fall below the national average physician to patient rati...

Back in August we published a list of the 10 states with the worst physician shortages based on the AAMC 2017 State ...

How Long Does It Take to Get a Nursing License in Each State?

As a travel nurse, the whole country is your oyster in terms of where you can work….with one important caveat. You need to have the right state license. Sometimes getting that new license is easy. And sometimes, it can make or break whether or not you can work your next dream job. ...

As a travel nurse, the whole country is your oyster in terms of where you can work….with one important caveat. You...

5 Mistakes Doctors Make When Looking for a New Job (and What to Do Instead)

Looking for a new job can be an arduous, and potentially stressful, process. Regardless if you’re a new graduate looking for your first position, or a seasoned professional who has decided it’s time for a change of scenery, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and jump at the most conven...

Looking for a new job can be an arduous, and potentially stressful, process. Regardless if you’re a new graduate l...

5 Tips to Prepare and Nail a Physician Phone Interview

For many locum tenens jobs, your phone interview is the final gateway to being hired for the position. Even when applying for a permanent position, the phone interview is a key part of proving that you are qualified for the role. While the interview is your chance to find out more ...

For many locum tenens jobs, your phone interview is the final gateway to being hired for the position. Even when app...

The 10 States With the Worst Physician Shortages

Back in April, the AAMC released a new report showing an increased expected physician shortage for both primary and specialty care. They predicted that the US could see a shortage of up to 120,000 physicians by 2030. While the shortage affects physicians and patients across the country...

Back in April, the AAMC released a new report showing an increased expected physician shortage for both primary and spec...

3 Reasons a Nursing Common Application Sets You Up for Success

For travel nursing positions, your success scoring the job is generally directly correlated with how quickly your application can be submitted. On Nomad, nurses are able to apply for any position that interests them and provide almost all of the necessary information to complete their ...

For travel nursing positions, your success scoring the job is generally directly correlated with how quickly your applic...

How The 2018 Tax Plan Affects Locum Tenens Doctors

In a previous blog post, we discussed locum tenens tax tips for doctors filing their taxes for 2017. In this article, we want to detail how the changes coming with the new tax plan enacted by the Trump Administration on December 22, 2017 affect doctors based on how they file income tax....

In a previous blog post, we discussed locum tenens tax tips for doctors filing their taxes for 2017. In this article,...

10 Smartphone Apps Every Nurse Needs

Increasingly we’re living in a mobile world. The Pew Research Center reported that 95% of Americans own a cellphone of some kind - compared to 35% in 2011. With that, the dependency on smartphones has increased. One-in-five American adults rely solely on their smartphone for internet and...

Increasingly we’re living in a mobile world. The Pew Research Center reported that 95% of Americans own a cellphone of...

10 Smartphone Apps Every Doctor Needs

Increasingly we’re living in a mobile world. The Pew Research Center reported that 95% of Americans own a cellphone of some kind - compared to 35% in 2011. With that, the dependency on smartphones has increased. One-in-five American adults rely solely on their smartphone for internet and...

Increasingly we’re living in a mobile world. The Pew Research Center reported that 95% of Americans own a cellphone of...

5 Stages to Becoming a Travel Nurse

Travel nurses are nurses who work temporary assignments around the country throughout the year. These assignments are typically 13 weeks long and are a great way for nurses to gain experience in a variety of locations, facility settings, and different patient populations. There are a nu...

Travel nurses are nurses who work temporary assignments around the country throughout the year. These assignments are ty...

Top 7 Reasons Why Doctors Are Choosing Locum Tenens Jobs

Did you know that 94% of medical facilities have employed a locum tenens doctor in the past twelve months? This whopping number reflects the changing healthcare industry and needs of facilities, but also reveals the diverse career choices physicians now have available to them. Whether y...

Did you know that 94% of medical facilities have employed a locum tenens doctor in the past twelve months? This whopping...

10 Ways Nurses Can Increase Their Salary

The mean salary of an RN in the United States is $74,550/year according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. While we know that nursing salaries vary greatly by the state a nurse is working in and their specialty, these numbers are by no means a barrier. In fact, nurses are in a unique po...

The mean salary of an RN in the United States is $74,550/year according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. While we know...

How Doctors Can Cope With Stress

Physician burnout affects 42% of all US doctors according to a Medscape survey. This number continues to grow every year and it’s rooted in the compounding stress placed on doctors as they work through a multitude of factors that contribute to burnout including: excess of bureaucratic bu...

Physician burnout affects 42% of all US doctors according to a Medscape survey. This number continues to grow every year...

Complete List of Average Nursing and Travel Nursing Salaries by State

If you've ever wondered how your salary stacks up to what other nurses are earning, you're not alone. Compensation-related questions are among the most common our Nomad Navigators receive. One thing we've noticed is that nursing salaries vary greatly by the state in which a nurse is wor...

If you've ever wondered how your salary stacks up to what other nurses are earning, you're not alone. Compensation-relat...

Doctors: What to Know About the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (IMLC)

On April 6, 2017, the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (IMLC) began issuing Letters of Qualification to doctors to allow them to practice in multiple states. This Compact provides a path for qualified doctors to expedite their state licensure and allow them to start practicing in new s...

On April 6, 2017, the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (IMLC) began issuing Letters of Qualification to doctors to a...

10 Nursing Interview Questions and How to Answer

Interviews are a conversation. They should never be a one-sided exchange. It’s a chance for you to see if this medical institution is right for you and for your potential employer to see if you’re a good fit for the facility. Traditionally, interviews were geared at gauging your ski...

Interviews are a conversation. They should never be a one-sided exchange. It’s a chance for you to see if this medical...

10 Behavioral Questions Doctors May Be Asked During An Interview and How To Respond

Asking the right questions during an interview is crucial to help you find out all the information that isn’t listed in the job post. Having all the details about a medical facility and the job opening will help you separate a great doctor job from an OK one. But as much as you should...

Asking the right questions during an interview is crucial to help you find out all the information that isn’t listed i...

How The 2018 Tax Plan Affects Travel Nurses

In a previous blog post, we discussed tax tips that travel nurses need when filing their taxes for 2017. Don’t forget - today, Tuesday, April 17, 2018 is tax day! Make sure you’ve taken the time to file your income tax details. In this article, we want to answer some commonly asked ...

In a previous blog post, we discussed tax tips that travel nurses need when filing their taxes for 2017. Don’t forget ...