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Browse Our Latest Stories and Helpful Guides that You Can Use to Become the Best Traveling Medical Professional

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.


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

June 4, 2019

June is PRIDE month! Make sure you show some love!

Its PRIDE month!  At Ventura, we celebrate diversity and support inclusion. Our family has members of the LGBT community.  It’s hard to believe that the Gay Rights Movement started 50...

Alex Brown


May 16, 2019

The Image That Tells a Story

As we get past Nurse’s Week, I wanted to reflect on all of the amazing things I read and saw during that time period.  I know it goes without saying...

Emma Smith


November 21, 2018

Breadth & Depth

We are closing in on the end of another year and I have found myself thinking more and more about what’s next for us, where we go from here (both...

Alex Brown


November 20, 2018

Summer Lore

So often, when we remember the magical moments of our childhoods, those memories are doused in golden summer light. Long days and sunburned noses and the smell of cut grass...

Elijah Carter

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October 31, 2018

The New Traveler’s Guide to Setting up Housing:

Lessons from my experiences packing for and setting up housing for 13 travel assignments Furnished Finder is a great FREE resource for traveling healthcare professionals!!!! · Unlike Airbnb – there...

Elijah Carter


October 24, 2018

Dream Big (or not)

When I was in college, I fell in love with the movie Sabrina, first with the 1995 remake starring Julia Ormond and Harrison Ford, and then with the Audrey Hepburn...

Elijah Carter


October 23, 2018

The New Traveler’s Guide to Setting up Housing

Lessons from my experiences packing for and setting up housing for 13 travel assignments If all else fails, you can always live in an RV park… Prior to beginning my...

Emma Smith


October 23, 2018

Will Your Career Choices Come Back to Haunt You?

Where do you see yourself in the next 3 to 5 years is one interview question every new graduate dislike and can find to be uncomfortable (at least if you’re...

Emma Smith