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Deciding to become a travel nurse or therapist isn’t always easy. There are many things to consider, like the fact that you will be leaving your home and family and friends for an extended period. Not to mention all the necessary licenses and proper documentation you will need to gather.

Even when you’re in the middle of your traveler journey, there is still a matter of deciding where to go next, for how long, and how to best approach your new position. Fortunately, Ventura MedStaff has compiled a list of helpful articles and resources for you to learn from. Ranging from basic questions such as ‘what is a travel nurse’ to more elaborate ones about the nursing compact states and everything in between.

Our people are our biggest asset, and we will never forget that. Strengthening them with knowledge only strengthens us as a whole.

Hannah nursing traveler spotlight, hiking in Alaska with husky dog puppy

November 2, 2020

Traveler of the Month: Hannah

What is your favorite part about working with Ventura MedStaff? This is my first contract with Ventura. I am very excited that Dustin was able to line up this contract...

Elijah Carter

Brittany - Ventura Medstaff traveler of the month

September 15, 2020

Traveler of the Month: Brittany

What is your favorite part about working with Ventura Medstaff?My recruiter Kelli has been a pleasure to work with. She takes the time to explain things to me, hear my concerns,...

Emma Smith


September 2, 2020

How To Stay In Touch With Family As A Traveling Nurse

Being a traveling nurse can be extremely rewarding. Being away from friends, family and having a new home base can be very challenging. Luckily, with technology, it’s easier than ever...

Elijah Carter


August 24, 2020

Awesome Ways To Have An Impact As A Travel Nurse

A travel nurse plays a critical role in the healthcare system. They provide important support for patients and other medical professionals. In addition, travel nurses have a unique job to...

Emma Smith


August 2, 2020

Building A Brand As A Travel Nurse, And How To

Building a brand as a travel nurse is an important part of your profession. Similar to a company building a brand, individual branding is how you’ve seen from another’s eyes....

Alex Brown


July 19, 2020

6 Tips for Being a Mom and a Nurse

Growing up you were probably called the same name. Maybe a nickname was thrown in there. Perhaps your label as ‘mom’ is your most important. But balancing being a mom...

Emma Smith


July 6, 2020

How Long Can a Traveling Nurse Stay in One Place?

The opportunity to stay and live in interesting places all over the country is very appealing to many traveling nurses. There are lots of factors that go into being a...

Elijah Carter

Christopher Schuman

March 3, 2020

Traveler of the Month: Christopher Schuman

Traveler of the Month: Spotlight What is your favorite part about working with Ventura Medstaff? Ventura makes the entire traveling process as simple as possible. Onboarding was quick, communication was...

Alex Brown


February 18, 2020

Plant-Based Food on the Fly

In our household, we have ventured through many types of diets over the years.  When my husband and I met, I had become vegetarian & mostly vegan for health reasons. ...

Alex Brown


February 11, 2020

We do Everything with all our Hearts

That simple sentence means a lot to my colleagues and our entire international travel company.  Our travelers love what they do because it comes from the heart, we love to...

Emma Smith

February 5, 2020

Justin Jacob-My Travel Nursing Journey

After working in a level II SICU in Rapid City, SD for 2 years immediately following nursing school, I was able to gain invaluable experience and get exposure to a...

Elijah Carter


January 26, 2020

Ravi Jaipaul – Helping Nurses Travel Internationally since 2018.

I entered Nursing for one reason: to work in places where people needed healthcare the most. I spent my days in Nursing School (sorry, teachers) dreaming of which continents I...

Elijah Carter