Category: Travel nurse contest

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Nurse Contest Alert: What helped you survive nursing school?

Nurse Contest Alert: What helped you survive nursing school?

Nurse Contest Alert: What helped you survive nursing school? Click here to enter!

From kids to collegians to nursing students, it’s that time of year that has us trading swimsuits for backpacks and floaties for notebooks.

Yep, it’s back to school time, and that has us wondering:

What is the #1 person, place, thing, or idea that helped (or is currently helping) you survive the crazy demands of nursing school?

Was it a special study buddy?

A lucky pair of socks?

A relaxing getaway?

Glorious caffeine?

Chime in as many times as you want on this Facebook thread, now through Sunday, August 23rd at midnight CST.

On Monday, August 24th, we’ll randomly select three winners to each receive a $50 Amazon gift card.

Not on Facebook? No problem, just email your answer(s) to info@medicalsolutions.com to enter.

Alright, let’s hear what got you through, nursing school survivors!

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Nurse Contest Alert: What’s your favorite patient one-liner?

Nurse Contest Alert: What’s your favorite patient one-liner?

Nurse Contest Alert: What’s your favorite patient one-liner? Enter to win one of three $25 Amazon gift cards!

Throughout your career as a nurse there will probably be many times that a patient says something in your presence that makes you ask, “Say what?!”

Most nurses have really heard it all — from kind to crass to sass to crazy — and because of that, nurses know that patients can say the darndest, sweetest, strangest, funniest things!

That’s why we want to know, from nursing pros like you: What’s your favorite patient one-liner?

It could have been something devastatingly funny … or, just something devastating. The kindest thing anyone ever said to you … or, really kind of awful. Whatever your favorite patient one-liner is, we want to hear it!

Share your favorite patient one-liner with us via Twitter or Facebook, now through midnight CST on July 30. Three winners will be randomly selected and each winner will get a $25 Amazon gift card!

There are two ways you can enter the contest, and they’re both a snap:

  1. Post your favorite patient one-liner on the contest thread on Medical Solutions’ Facebook page.
  2. Tweet your favorite patient one-liner to us via Twitter @MSMedStaffing

That’s it — easiest contest entry ever. We are really looking forward to hearing your notable patient quotables!

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Happy Independence Day, Travel Nurses!

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Enter our Fourth of July Instagram contest for the chance to win an Amazon gift card!

As Americans we are lucky to have many freedoms. And luckily for Travel Nurses, your career choice affords you even more freedom!

Whether it’s chilling at the beach, checking out local attractions, trying new restaurants, taking day trips, literally climbing every mountain, or whatever other awesome stuff you are up to on your days off while on assignment, we know that Medical Solutions Travelers make no bones about making the very most of their assignments.

So where will your freedom as an American and as a Travel Nurse take you this weekend?!

You know what they say … “Pics or it didn’t happen.” That’s why we’d love to see photo evidence of how you are spending your Independence Day weekend. That’s right, it’s contest time — here’s how you can enter to win one of three $50 Amazon gift cards:

Simply post your pic(s) on Instagram (or the contest thread on our Facebook page if you don’t have Instagram) with the hashtag #TravelRN4th.

That’s it! And you can enter as many times as you like.

Happy holiday to you all! Can’t wait to see the pics! 🙂

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Holiday Working Bonus is Almost Here

Holiday-Working-Bonus-blogWhether you’re celebrating Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Year’s, the Winter Solstice, or even Festivus, the Holidays are a time packed with more sweet treats than you can shake a candy cane at. Well guess what? We are making your holidays even sweeter this year with the Holiday Working Bonus, which gives you a chance to win a prize for working certain Holidays.

We know that working over the Holidays takes away from time you could be spending with friends and family, but we also appreciate your dedication, as always, and want to reward you for working Holiday shifts. For every qualifying Holiday you work this season — that’s Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day — you will get an entry into a grand prize drawing to win a brand new Apple iPad Air! Each Holiday will have a unique drawing, so this gives you up to four chances to win.

How sweet it is to work for Medical Solutions, yeah?

Click here for full details on this sweet deal.

And once again, we appreciate you holding down the hospital fort while visions of sugarplums dance in folks’ heads!

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Let the Games Begin!

Let the Travel Nurses Day games begin!

Let the Travel Nurses Day games begin!

The first ever Travel Nurses Day is just one week away, on Friday, October 11, 2013. But we didn’t quite think that one day was a long enough time to be able to celebrate the awesomeness of our Travelers and travel nurses everywhere, so we are kicking off the fun today!

All of the fun games, contests, and more are now live at TravelNursesDay.com and you can play and/or enter any time now through the big day. We made some special games just for you to enjoy and to commemorate this momentous occasion. You can try your hand at the Pictograms, Photo Observation Game, and Anagram Puzzles. We’ll be giving away a total of 15 $50 gift cards to Zappos, Spa Finder, and Starbucks.

We’re giving away a total of 15 $50 gift cards to Starbucks, Zappos, and Spa Finder. Also, be sure to enter the raffle for the chance to win the Travel Nurses Day grand prize: a $250 Scrubadoo gift card. We will announce the 16 lucky winners on Travel Nurses Day, October 11. Yay — even more to celebrate!

Again, we are super excited to be able to celebrate this brand new holiday with you. We hope that you enjoy all the fun and maybe even win a prize, but most importantly, we just want you to take some time to marinate on how awesome you are for all that you do for your patients and the healthcare industry in general. We are so thankful for you, and we know your patients and their families and loved one are too!

Are you as excited for Travel Nurses Day as we are? Let us know in the comments if you’ll be doing anything special — besides hitting up TravelNursesDay.com of course! — to celebrate this brand new, awesome holiday.

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Happy Nurses Week to our Fabulous Travelers!

Join us as we celebrate this year’s Nurses Week, May 6-12, in grand Las Vegas style. Roll the dice on one of our daily Vegas-themed contests for your chance to win prizes such as iPad Minis, 3-piece luggage sets, gift cards galore, and even a trip for two to Las Vegas in October to attend the 2013 Travelers Conference.

Make sure to get in on all the sin city fun with these entertaining daily Facebook contests: RN Roulette Sweepstakes, “Let’s See Your Poker Face” Photo Contest, Hunka Hunka Caption Contest, “Viva Las Vegas” Trivia Game, and the “Winner Winner Chicken Dinner” Instant Win Game. This year each contest will have two winners daily, so you can participate no matter which shift you’re on!

Career Consultants will be circulating details on how to win some of these great prizes, along with regular updates on all of the festivities. More details are available at We Love Our Nurses.com.

We also present Nurses of Tomorrow, our second annual scholarship competition, in honor of Nurses Week. This is a great opportunity for undergraduate nursing students in need of a little financial relief on their paths to becoming part of the next wave of skilled nurses, leaders, and educators, and easing the nursing shortage. Applicants will be judged on several criteria, including a 250-word essay answering the question: “What do you feel are the most important components needed for quality nursing care?” Three lucky winners will receive $1000 scholarships. Be sure to share this great opportunity with aspiring nurses you may know. For the full criteria and fine print on the competition, click here. Applications are due by June 6, 2013. 

At Medical Solutions we like make a BIG deal this time of year, because recognizing and honoring hardworking nurses is a VERY BIG deal to us. Thanks so much for all you do!

 

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3rd Annual Nurses Week T-Shirt Design Contest

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Have a funny T-shirt design you’ve been dying to make? Now’s your chance! We’ve just launched our 3rd annual Nurses Week Humerus T-Shirt Design Contest!

Big prizes on the line including an iPad3, iPod Nano and $100 iTunes gift card, plus vouchers to Scrubadoo.com and Fibers.com. Fibers.com provides a simple yet powerful design tool makes it easy to submit a t-shirt design for the Nurses Week Contest!

This is just the start to our Nurses Week celebration, which officially kicks off May 6th. Click on the link for details. http://www.fibers.com/contests/nurses-week-2012