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Tell us your travel nursing story to get a free t-shirt


Don’t worry this isn’t really the shirt. Yours will be way cooler.

Want a super awesome t-shirt from us?

Well then all you have to do is tell us all about yourself.

We want to know:

  • What your best Travel Nursing or Travel Allied Health experience island?
  • Why you became a traveler in the first place?

Don’t forget that you have to submit a picture too to get the free t-shirt.

Once we get your story we will add you to a wating list and as soon as we put the finishing touches on the t-shirt design we will send yours out.

Just click this here to share your story.

We will add your story to our website and our awesome traveler wall.


GO Rewards Program for Travel Nurses

Travel nurse having fun at a carnivalHave you talked to your Career Consultant about taking advantage of our GO Rewards Program?

What are you waiting for?

Once you are a Medical Solutions employee we want you to take advantage of all the great discounts we have put in place for you. We have discounts for you on everything from perfume (seriously) to car rentals to entertainment discounts. Anything we can think of to help you enjoy your assignments more.

Talk to your Career Consultant or visit this page with all of our discounts for travel nurses to learn more.

And if there are more discounts you want us to add to the program let your Career Consultant know or leave a comment below.


Travel Nursing with Pets Updates: Great tool for finding pet friendly housing for travel nurses

Are you taking your best four-legged friend with you on your next travel nursing assignment and taking a housing stipend instead of having Medical Solutions set up your housing? Well you may have realized how rough it can be to find pet friendly housing. 

It may be easier than you think. Our friends over at Healthcare Travelbook pointed out this cool site earlier this week so I thought we should share it here:

MyApartmentMap – Pet Friendly Rental Search

It is super easy to use:

1. Input your city
2. Choose your pet/size

Pet Friendly Housing 





3. Hit “Search”
4. Adjust your Price Range
Adjust your number of bedrooms preference
Adjust the distance radius
You can even narrow down your search using options like Clubhouse, Walk-In Closet, Concierge, etc.

Pet friendly housing websiteIf you have been struggling to find pet-friendly housing for your loveable pooch or cute cat try this site.


Enter Medical Solutions Academy Awards Prediction Contest!

Medical Solutions invites you to test your cinematic prowess and predict this year’s Oscar winners in the Academy Awards Prediction Contest. The contest is open to all Medical Solutions traveling healthcare professionals as well any other current medical professionals.

It’s simple to play and easy to win…If you know your movies. Pick your favorites in all 20 categories, and if you have the most correct, you win! Don’t worry, a speech won’t be necessary.

Academy Awards Prediction Contest on Facebook

Watch the Oscars on Sunday, February 27th

Grand Prize:
Blu-Ray Home Theater System ($450 value)

1st Runner-Up:
FLIP Ultra HD Camera package ($200 value)

2nd Runner-Up:
One-Year Subscription to NetFlix ($120 value)

The contest begins Monday, February 21 and closes on Friday, February 25th @ 5:00 p.m. CST.

One entry per person. All entrants must “Like” Medical Solutions’ fan page to participate.


Stay connected with Medical Solutions through email

travel nurse reading emailHave you signed up for any of the great email updates you can get from Medical Solutions?

It is easy to do and we have a variety of choices for you.

You can sign up for:

  • Medical Solutions Blog Updates– Just complete the form on the right to get the latest posts from this blog.
  • Medical Solutions Travel Jobs Monthly Email – When you sign up you get to customize the emails based on the specialties you want to receive. Click here to sign up for  Medical Solutions Travel Jobs Monthly Email.

We love knowing what our travel nurses think

feedbackOne thing we have found over our ten year history as a travel nursing company is that what makes us grow is you. When you give us feedback about our performance it helps us learn how we can better serve you and we also just love hearing about your experiences with us.

So if you find yourself with a spare minute some time we would truly appreciate a review or testimonial from you. Plus, we love hearing about your experiences out on the road and those who are considering a career as a traveler will too, so please share.

When you get a chance please visit your favorite site from those listed below to leave a review or comment.

And don’t forget, when you share your experiences as a travel nurse working with Medical Solutions online it lets other travel nurses hear what working with us is like from the people who know us best. You.


Resources to help you with travel nursing taxes

travel nurse doing taxesThat most fun time of year is nearing; tax time. Well technically you have until April 15th (well really technically, April 18th). January, though, is the time to start thinking about your taxes since this is when all your W2s and other tax forms start coming in so you want to make sure you are prepared and organized from day one.

Tax time can be particularly tricky for travel nurses, but don’t worry we have several posts and resources listed below to help you navigate your way through.

Travel Nursing Taxes Articles

Travel Nursing Taxes Websites

  • – Tax Preparation – US, Canadian and International – Specializing in the mobile professional   
  • – The travel nurse tax specialist

The tax information contained on, and from any communication related to this blog is for information purposes only. Please consult with your personal accountant or tax preparers for any matters concerning your own income taxes.


Tips to a super travel nursing resume

You may not know this, but here at Medical Solutions we love finding travel nurses jobs. OK, you probably did, but did you know one way that we can find you the job you want faster is to have a supersuper travel nurse travel nursing resume ready to go.

So what makes one great? Check out these tips on creating a resume for a travel nurse on

We have also put together a lot of resources on resume creation over at Travel Nursing They are listed here:

Here are some of our tweets that link to some great resume resources as well:

An attention getting travel nu…
An attention getting travel nurse resume doesn’t just list your job duties. It also lists your accomplishments.

Traveling nurses, how’s your r…
Traveling nurses, how’s your resume. Here are some tips to make it even better.

Your resume is a huge part of …
Your resume is a huge part of finding the right travel nursing job. Here are some tips to make sure yours is at its best.

Do you want a great travel nur…
Do you want a great travel nursing resume? Follow these tips.

What jobs should be on your tr…
What jobs should be on your travel nursing resume? @NursingLink

As a travel nurse your resume …
As a travel nurse your resume needs to stand out. Here are some tips to help yours shine.

A great resume is vital to hel…
A great resume is vital to helping you get the travel nursing job you want. Here are 7 tips to improve yours.

Do you need to nurse your trav…
Do you need to nurse your travel nursing resume back to health? Here are some easy ways to have yours rise to the top.

Working on a new travel nursin…
Working on a new travel nursing resume for the new year? Then make sure you check out these resources first.

Do you have gaps in your nursi…
Do you have gaps in your nursing resume due to unemployment? Here are some tips to deal with it appropriately.

In travel nursing your resume …
In travel nursing your resume is the key to success, so here are some good tips to improve your travel nursing resume.


Don't let the winter weather stop you from getting to your travel nursing job

travel nurse scraping carIf you are not lucky enough to have a travel nursing job in a sunny and warm southern state this winter then you may find these winter driving tips helpful.

These unconventional winter driving tips may be just what the doctor, nurse ordered when ugly weather rears its head during your assignment.

  • Keep your headlights clear with car wax! Just wipe ordinary car wax on your headlights. It contains special water repellents that will prevent that messy mixture from accumulating on your lights – lasts 6 weeks.
  • Squeak-proof your wipers with rubbing alcohol! Wipe the wipers with a cloth saturated with rubbing alcohol or ammonia. This one trick can make badly streaking & squeaking wipers change to near perfect silence & clarity
  • Ice-proof your windows with vinegar! Frost on it’s way? Just fill a spray bottle with three parts vinegar to one part water & spritz it on all your windows at night. In the morning, they’ll be clear of icy mess. Vinegar contains acetic acid, which raises the melting point of water—preventing water from freezing!
  • Prevent car doors from freezing shut with cooking spray! Spritz cooking oil on the rubber seals around car doors & rub it in with a paper towel The cooking spray prevents water from melting into the rubber.
  • Fog-proof your windshield with shaving cream! Spray some shaving cream on the inside of your windshield & wipe if off with paper towels. Shaving cream has many of the same ingredients found in commercial defoggers.
  • De-ice your lock in seconds with hand sanitizer! Just put some hand sanitizer gel on the key & the lock & the problems solved!

Check out our Traveler Wall

Medical Solutions Traveler WallHere at Medical Solutions we love hearing about the lives of our travel nurses and allied health professionals. Helping you enjoy your assignments and meet all your career goals is what we are all about, which is why we have our Traveler Wall. This wall is where we put the photos our travelers send us so we can remember why we are in business.

Unfortunately, we just started it so it is a little bare. Help us fill it by sending your photos from your travel assignments to your Career Consultant. We would love to see what you have been up to.