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Nurses Week Freebies & Discounts!

Nurses Week Freebies & DIscountS!

Nurses Week is just around the corner!
To show our appreciation, we’ve gathered a fantastic lineup of exclusive deals and freebies just for you. From complimentary appetizers to generous discounts, there’s something special waiting to honor your hard work. Dive into our blog and treat yourself to some well-deserved perks this Nurses Week!


From now until May 11th, nurses can enjoy a free appetizer with the purchase of one adult entrée. Show your valid work ID and enjoy this special offer, available for dine-in only.

Buffalo Wild Wings:
Nurses, get ready to wing it! From May 6th to May 12th, Buffalo Wild Wings will offer a 20% discount. Whether you dine in or carry out, present your valid ID to enjoy this deal!

Calling all healthcare professionals! From May 6th to May 12th, Chipotle is offering an exclusive chance for 1 in 100,000 lucky individuals to win a free entrée. Swing by and enter for a chance to win, no purchase is necessary!

Dunkin’ Donuts:
Start your day the Dunkin’ way! On May 6th, nurses can perk up with a complimentary medium hot or iced coffee, no purchase necessary. Treat yourself to a well-deserved caffeine boost, courtesy of Dunkin’.

Insomnia Cookies:
Indulge your sweet tooth with a free classic cookie from Insomnia Cookies, available in-store from May 6th through May 12th. Show your valid ID to enjoy this delicious treat, no purchase necessary.

McAlister’s Deli:
Take a break and sip on some sweet tea! Nurses can enjoy a refreshing cup of tea on the house at McAlister’s Deli from May 6th to May 12th. Choose from a variety of options and unwind with a complimentary beverage, just show your badge or ID.

Smoothie King:
Cheers to you, nurses! On May 6th and May 7th, use promo code “THANKS2024” at Smoothie King for $2 off your order. Treat yourself to a nutritious smoothie and enjoy some well-deserved savings.


Step into savings! Nurses can enjoy a generous 30% discount online and 20% off at outlets when verifying their nurse ID with Upgrade your footwear and gear up for comfort and style.

Medical professionals, lace up and save! Enjoy a 25% discount on full-priced products at ASICS after verifying your medical professional status. Step into comfort and performance with premium athletic wear.

Stay connected for less! Nurses and their families can enjoy a 25% discount on unlimited plans at AT&T. Keep in touch with loved ones and save on your monthly bill, it’s our way of saying thank you.

Work hard, save harder! Nurses can enjoy a 15% discount on apparel and accessories from Carhartt when verifying eligibility online with Gear up for the job with durable and reliable workwear.

Join the club and save big! Nurses can enroll in auto-renewal at Costco and receive a $40 Costco Shop Card (usually $60). Verify your nurse status with and enjoy this exclusive offer.

Walk comfortably and save! Healthcare workers can enjoy a 15% discount on all full-priced styles at Crocs after verifying their status with Treat your feet to the ultimate comfort with iconic Crocs footwear.

Hey Dude:
Hey Dude offers a 20% discount on purchases after verification through!

Nurses, find your zen and save! Enjoy a 15% discount on in-store and online purchases at Lululemon. Verify your eligibility with SheerID and indulge in premium activewear that moves with you.

Stay stylish and save! Nurses can enjoy a 15% discount online and in-store at Madewell after verifying their status. Sign up for a Madewell Insider account and elevate your wardrobe with timeless pieces.

New Balance:
Step into savings with New Balance! Nurses can enjoy a special discount of 15% on full-price purchases after verifying on Treat your feet to quality footwear that combines comfort and performance.

Just do it! Medical professionals can enjoy a 10% discount on Nike products after verifying their status with SheerID. Gear up for peak performance with premium athletic apparel and footwear.

Ray-Ban offers a 15% discount on purchases after verification through

Get moving and save big! Active nurses can enjoy a generous 50% discount at Reebok. Simply verify your status with and upgrade your workout wardrobe with top-quality gear.

Tools for the trade, at a discount! Sign up for and receive 20% off at Stanley. Whether you’re on the job or tackling DIY projects at home, Stanley has you covered with durable tools and accessories.

Under Armour:
Gear up and save! Nurses can enjoy a 20% discount on all purchases at Under Armour when verifying their status with Stay comfortable and confident with premium athletic apparel and accessories.

Stay connected for less with Verizon! Nurses can save up to $25 monthly on myPlan after confirming eligibility with Keep in touch with loved ones and enjoy exclusive savings on your phone plan.

Keep it cool with YETI! Nurses can enjoy a refreshing 20% discount through Whether you’re camping, hiking, or just enjoying the great outdoors, YETI has the gear to keep your drinks icy cold.

Travel & Vacations

Hit the road and save big with Budget! Verified nurses receive up to 25% off on rental cars at locations nationwide. Whether you’re planning a weekend getaway or a cross-country adventure, Budget has you covered.

Great Wolf Lodge:
Make a splash and save! Great Wolf Lodge is offering savings of up to 25% off your next getaway. Use promo code “HEROES” and treat your family to a memorable vacation filled with water slides, activities, and more.

Paris Las Vegas:
Experience the excitement of Las Vegas for less! Book now for TravCon – or any vacation and enjoy 30% off on a luxury room. Verify your ID on From world-class entertainment to gourmet dining, Paris Las Vegas offers the ultimate Vegas experience.

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin:
Experience the magic of Disney with exclusive discounts! Use code “Y7N” when booking at Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin and enjoy special savings. Valid ID must be shown at check-in, so pack your bags and get ready for a magical getaway.

Elevate your travel experience with Wyndham! Healthcare workers can enjoy a complimentary Gold membership by simply signing in and describing their job. Unlock exclusive perks and elevate your stay with Wyndham.

We have local and travel contracts available in all 50 states. If you are interested in any state across the country, connect with a recruiter today by calling us at 513-274-4008, emailing or click the button below to take a look at our job board.

How to Secure Housing as a Travel Nurse

How to Secure Housing as a Travel Nurse

Are you a travel nurse preparing for your next assignment and feeling overwhelmed by the task of finding housing? At MedUS Healthcare, we know the significance of comfortable accommodations during your travels. Read below to learn essential tips on securing housing as a travel nurse.

1. Consider Furnished Options:

 Seeking furnished housing can save you the hassle of buying and moving furniture. Look for rentals that come fully equipped with essential amenities such as kitchen appliances, linens, and basic furniture to make your transition smoother.

2. Research the Area:

With travel, you are exploring many different locations. With that being said, it is important to research different neighborhoods within the area and check their safety rankings. Moving to a new location is exciting, but remember to be proactive and do your research when it comes to the safety of your home away from home.

3. Utilize Furnished Finders:

Furnished Finders is a fantastic resource for travel nurses seeking temporary furnished housing. Whether you’re looking for a short-term rental or a more extended stay, Furnished Finders offers a wide range of options tailored to your needs.

4. Explore Airbnb:

Airbnb has revolutionized the way people travel, offering unique and affordable accommodations in various destinations worldwide. As a travel nurse, you can leverage Airbnb to find comfortable and convenient housing options that suit your preferences and budget.

5. Ask During the Interview Process:

During the interview process with potential employers, don’t hesitate to ask about any housing leads or assistance they may offer. Hospitals often have valuable resources or partnerships that can help facilitate your housing search!

6. Consider Regional Travel:

If you’re open to regional travel, consider assignments that are within a 2-4 hour radius from your home. This allows for greater flexibility and convenience, and you may even opt for blocked scheduling and stay in a hotel during your shifts.

7. Trust MedUS Healthcare:

At MedUS Healthcare, we prioritize your comfort and well-being during your travel nursing journey. Our team is dedicated to providing unparalleled support and assistance, including valuable insights and resources for finding housing that meets your needs.

We have local and travel contracts available in all 50 states. If you are interested in any state across the country, connect with a recruiter today by calling us at 513-274-4008, emailing or click the button below to take a look at our job board.

The Benefits of Taking a Government Contract

Benefits of taking a government contract

Nurse government contracts

Are you a healthcare professional looking to gain a new perspective and learn about a different side of the industry? Look no further. MedUS Healthcare now offers government contracts.

 Before we look into these contracts, let’s discuss why to consider one

Lower Nurse to Patient Ratio

Government hospitals typically have a lower nurse-to-patient ratio. This improves patient safety allowing you to provide more focused attention to your patients. This can also decrease nurse burnout and higher job satisfaction, making you feel more comfortable in your workplace.

Location Flexibility

Being the largest healthcare system in the country, you’ll enjoy unparalleled location flexibility, with exciting opportunities across the country. Your options are not limited when it comes to government contracts.

Supporting our Veterans

By working these government contracts, you’ll be directly contributing to the healthcare and well-being of veterans. This can be a highly rewarding experience, knowing that you’re helping those who have served their country.

Varied Work Enviornments

Travel assignments often allow you to work in different locations, which can provide valuable experience in diverse healthcare settings. This can help you develop a broader skill set and adaptability as a healthcare professional.

Networking Opportunities

Working government contracts can also provide valuable networking opportunities with other healthcare professionals and administrators. This can help you build connections that may benefit your career in the long term. These contracts are also a great way to strengthen your resume.

Sense of Purpose

For many healthcare professionals, working government contracts provides a sense of purpose and fulfillment, knowing that they are making a difference in the lives of veterans and their families.

We have local and travel contracts available in all 50 states. If you are interested in any state across the country, connect with a recruiter today by calling us at 513-274-4008, emailing or click the button below to take a look at our job board.

How to Prepare Yourself to Become a Successful Travel Nurse

How to Prepare Yourself to Become a Successful Travel Nurse

Becoming a travel nurse can be an exciting career choice for many registered nurses. The high pay and flexibility are two of the biggest benefits and reasons why many nurses choose a career in the travel world.

 Here are some tips on how to prepare yourself to make the transition into the world of travel!

Gain Clinical Experience: Before considering travel nursing, gaining solid clinical experience is essential. Most facilities require 2 years of recent experience in an acute care setting to start traveling, so our first and most important piece of advice is to get those two years under your belt! The sooner you get those two years down, the sooner you can start seeing the country one assignment at a time!

Obtain Licensure: Understanding the licensing rules for different states is important. All travel nursing positions require a current RN license in the state of the assignment. This may require you to get a new license for the state you plan on traveling to, which can take some time depending on the state you are looking into. You can also apply for your Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), which allows you to work in any state that is a part of the NLC, as long as your home state is also part of the NLC.


Interested in obtaining a Hawaii licensure? Check out our “How To Get Your Hawaii Nursing License” blog!

Prepare Your Documents and Keep them Organized: Gather all necessary documents and certifications, including your resume, nursing license(s), certifications (e.g., ACLS, PALS), immunization records, and professional references. Keep these documents organized and up-to-date, as you’ll need to submit them to travel nursing agencies and potential employers. Keeping these documents organized is also key when it comes to success. Make sure you know when items will be expiring, as this can delay the process when it comes to onboarding for your next assignment.

Be Flexible: It is important to be flexible as a traveler. Flexibility is a huge part of the travel nursing world. Diverse areas, patients, shifts, coworkers…. You are meeting a lot of new people when traveling and experiencing many new places.  When you are flexible, more opportunities will come your way, and allow you to enjoy your time as a traveler more.

Network with Other Travel Nurses: There are many great ways to connect with travel nurses. Online is a great way to connect with travelers who can provide insight, advice, and support. Many online forums and social media groups are available to assist you, with many honest and open travelers who would love to be your mentor.

Becoming a traveler may be a nerve-wracking jump for some, but ultimately, it is a very rewarding one! As a healthcare traveler, you will learn a lot about yourself and others.

Do Your Research When It Comes to Travel Nursing Agencies: There are many agencies to choose from, and that’s why it is important to do your research when it comes to picking an agency you will work well with. All agencies have pros and cons that come with them. It is imperative to figure out what is important to you when choosing your agency and go from there. 


Check out what our travelers have said about us as an agency! Reading these reviews might just help calm those nerves and get you excited for the road ahead.

“Matt has been wonderful to work with! He took his time to find the “perfect” position for my first travel assignment. He answers my questions without hesitation or frustration. He makes himself available 24/7 (evenings & weekends!) — speaks volumes for his character & professionalism! 10/10..highly recommend..!” -Lisa, RN


“MedUS is great! I just completed my first ever travel assignment and had a great experience with MedUS. Compliance went smoothly and my recruiter was very helpful in guiding me through the process. My recruiter was friendly and professional, and was good about checking in periodically during the assignment to ensure that everything was going well. I also appreciated the care package MedUS sent midway through my assignment! It would be hard to improve on the experience I’ve had with MedUS.” – Kurt, PT

“Daniel was timely with responses and knowledgeable about the process. This was my first contract so I had a lot of questions.”– Lorraine, RN


We have local and travel contracts available in all 50 states. If you are interested in any state across the country, connect with a recruiter today by calling us at 513-274-4008, emailing, or checking out our job board HERE.

Great Recruiters’ Best Staffing Firms List 2023

Great Recruiters' Best Staffing Firms List 2023

We’re thrilled to share some exciting news – our team has secured a spot on both the First and Second Half of the Great Recruiters’ Best Staffing Firms list! It’s a double win that we’re incredibly proud of, and it wouldn’t have been possible without the hard work and dedication of every member of our team.

Winning these awards isn’t just about recognition; it’s a reflection of our commitment and dedication in this industry.

As we celebrate this double victory, we remain humbled and grateful for the trust that our travelers have placed in us. We’re excited about the future and are committed to continuing our mission of making a positive impact, one traveler at a time.

You can view Great Recruiters’ Best Staffing Firms First Half of 2023 here.

You can view Great Recruiters’ Best Staffing Firms Second Half of 2023 here.


Below you can read some of our many amazing reviews from 2023:


“I have been with Bethany and Med US for one year now. After traveling with other companies, Bethany and MedUS have been a breath of fresh air. When other companies approach you with a “take it or leave it” attitude, Bethany has ALWAYS gone above and beyond to fight FOR me, rather than leave me to fend for myself. She is always a message or call away and ready to help solve ANY problem as needed. By far one of my favorite recruiters to date!” – Tricia, CVOR CST

DL is the best recruiter out there. I have been with him for just about all 8 of my travel years. We started off together with a different agency, and I followed him over to MedUS. He has always been amazing, and I couldn’t ask for a better recruiter. Thanks for everything DL.” – Shenay, CST

Matt has been wonderful to work with! He took his time to find the “perfect” position for my first travel assignment. He answers my questions without hesitation or frustration. He makes himself available 24/7 (evenings & weekends!) — speaks volumes for his character & professionalism! 10/10..highly recommended..!” – Lisa, RN

Natalie has been amazing! Even when I was not on contract with MedUS she would check in. Multiple times she handled my many questions and the occasional nursing life crisis. She worked hard to make sure I felt appreciated and is just overall a ROCKSTAR! She even offered to help me drive a 22nd to my next contract 😂. I am so happy I was able to secure a job with her.” – Meghan, RN

Jacob is a great recruiter. He is always available when I need something. He will make sure my assignment is exactly what I want. I have been with him for a year now and I am happy with him and the rest of the staff at MedUS.” – Ivette, RN


To read all of our wonderful reviews, check out our Great Recruiter’s profile here.

We have local and travel contracts available in all 50 states. If you are interested in any state across the country, connect with a recruiter today by calling us at 513-274-4008, emailing, or checking out our job board HERE.

NLC Update: Quick Tips for Travel Nurses

NLC Update: Quick Tips for Travel Nurses

In the dynamic world of healthcare, it’s crucial for healthcare professionals to stay informed about changes that may impact their licensure and practice. One such development is a recent rule change in the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), implemented by the Interstate Commission of Nurse Licensure Compact Administrators (ICNLCA). If you’re a part of the healthcare community, especially if you’re involved in the Multi-State Provider (MSP) program, this information is important to know.

Effective from January 2, 2024, the NLC has introduced a significant modification pertaining to nurses who are permanently moving from one compact state to another. The key change is that nurses must now apply for licensure in their new Primary State of Residence (PSOR) within 60 days of the move.

If you’re moving from one compact state to another, the key change is that you now have a 60-day window to apply for licensure in your new Primary State of Residence (PSOR). It’s always been a requirement, but now timing is crucial. Swift compliance within 60 days ensures smooth transitions between assignments!

Quick Tips:

  1. Stay Informed: Understand the updated NLC rule. Knowing the 60-day timeframe is crucial for compliance.

  2. Communication Matters: Keep your agency or employer in the loop. Discuss how the changes might impact your assignments.

  3. Checklist Update: Add a new item to your pre-move checklist: check licensure rules for your next state within 60 days.

  4. Be Swift: When it’s time to move, act promptly on licensure applications. No delays—get it done!

As a traveler, we know adaptability is important to you. The recent NLC rule tweak is just a minor adjustment. Your next adventure awaits, and now you’re in the know about the 60-day rule. Safe travels!


We have local and travel contracts available in all 50 states. If you are interested in any state across the country, connect with a recruiter today by calling us at 513-274-4008, emailing, or checking out our job board HERE.

Secure Your Dream Travel Healthcare Assignment for a Joyful Holiday and New Year!

Secure Your Dream Travel Healthcare Assignment for a Joyful Holiday and New Year!

Embark on a stress-free holiday season while ensuring a seamless transition into the New Year with your dream travel healthcare assignment.  Kickstart your journey by proactively searching for January positions now.

As late November unfolds into early December, our job board experiences a surge of closures, reflecting a 40% peak in job placements within a single week by year-end based on the past two years’ data. Don’t miss out on prime opportunities – seize the chance to secure your ideal travel assignment by initiating your search today.

For January starts, act swiftly by submitting applications promptly, responding promptly to offers, and showcasing your preparedness with organized credentials. Flexibility in location and assignment preferences will further enhance your chances. Connect with your dedicated MedUS recruiter now to explore available positions or peruse our comprehensive job board for exciting opportunities.


We have local and travel contracts available in all 50 states, we are currently seeing an uptake in positions available in California, Texas, North Carolina, Ohio, and Virginia. If you are interested in any of these states, or any state across the country, connect with a recruiter today by calling us at 513-274-4008, emailing, or checking out our job board HERE.

Top 5 States for Fall Travel Assignments

Top 5 States for Fall Travel Assignments

1.) Massachusetts

If you happen to be in any of the Northeastern states this fall, you’ll find yourself immersed in stunning landscapes with beautiful fall foliage. One state in particular, is absolutely stunning this time of year -Massachusetts. Massachusetts has an abundance of fun fall activities for you to enjoy on your days off. Home to the infamous Salem Witch Trials, Massachusetts is perfect for Spooky Season! You can go hiking in the Berkshire mountains, explore the charming and historic small towns, and of course no visit to Massachusetts would be complete without exploring the amazing city of Boston! Despite its urban setting, Boston still manages to embrace beautiful fall colors and picturesque streets. Click here to view our Massachusetts positions.

2.) Washington

Washington is a stunning state year round. It offers a mix of beautiful natural scenery and an exciting city. Seattle is a city that never runs out of exciting activities, especially during the fall season, with plenty of opportunities for delicious meals and fun fall activities. You can start your morning in the city, exploring Pike Place Market while enjoying a coffee from the very first Starbucks. Then, you can make your way up to the beautiful Cascade Mountains for a nice, cool hike. You can also find a small town called Leavenworth here. It is a Bavarian-styled village in the Cascade Mountains. You can find cozy shops, cobblestone streets, and a backdrop of the mountains. Leavenworth is magical during this time of year. Explore our Washington positions here.

3.) North Carolina

North Carolina offers a mix of landscapes, with both mountains and beautiful beaches to enjoy. In the fall, the state becomes incredibly gorgeous as the leaves begin to change into beautiful vibrant autumn colors. North Carolina offers many exciting cities such as Raleigh, Charlotte, and Asheville with plenty of breweries, restaurants, and art galleries for you to check out. And when you want some fresh air and relaxation, you can escape to the countryside. You’ll find cozy cabins and scenic hikes in the Appalachian Mountains for a perfect weekend getaway there. Check out our North Carolina positions here.

4.) Tennessee

Fall is the perfect season to take an assignment in Tennessee. The state offers not only stunning natural beauty but also an abundance of activities and places to explore. As the leaves change, you can immerse yourself in the unique culture of Tennessee. Enjoy live country and blues music in the iconic cities of Nashville and Memphis, enjoy all of the Southern cuisine, and visit historic sites like Graceland. Explore the scenic countryside for serene hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains and explore charming mountain towns like Gatlinburg. Tennessee’s fall offers countless opportunities for memorable adventures throughout the season. View our Tennessee positions here.

5.) Colorado

Fall is the ideal time to consider an assignment in Colorado, not just for its breathtaking beauty but also for the unique experiences it offers. While the Rocky Mountains become a stunning backdrop, you get the opportunity to do awesome activities like hot air ballooning over the colorful landscapes or visiting one of the state’s many pumpkin patches and apple orchards. You can also attend the Telluride Film Festival, which draws film enthusiasts from around the world. And don’t miss the chance to taste the season’s flavors by participating in Colorado’s renowned craft beer scene, with many breweries featuring special autumn brews! Colorado’s fall season offers not only beautiful scenery, but also unforgettable experiences. Check out our Colorado contracts here.

Exploring the Benefits of Travel Nursing

Exploring the benefits of travel nursing

#1 Experiences

Travel nursing is exciting because it lets nurses work in different healthcare settings – like hospitals and clinics – in various regions, states, and cities. This means they learn new ways of taking care of patients and see different healthcare cultures. Each assignment helps them adapt quickly, learn new things, and see healthcare from a wider view. A study in the Journal of Nursing Scholarship found that travel nurses often feel more confident and able to adjust to new situations because they get to work in different places.

#2 Professional Growth

Travel nursing helps nurses grow professionally faster. Travel nurses face new challenges that need fast thinking and many skills. They see how healthcare works in different places and with different tools, which makes them better at thinking critically and adjusting to new things. The American Travel Health Nurses Association said that travel nurses often get to work with new medical tools and treatments, which helps them enhance their skills.

#3 Financial Benefits

Travel nursing can provide financial benefits that may surpass those of staff nursing. Travel nurses often enjoy higher pay rates, tax advantages, and comprehensive benefits packages. Additionally, many travel assignments offer housing stipends or provided accommodations, alleviating the stress of finding suitable housing. The financial magazine Forbes reports that travel nurses, on average, earn 10-15% more than staff nurses, with the potential for even greater earnings in high-demand specialties or regions.

#4 Work-Life Balance

Travel nursing can provide a unique work-life balance. Nurses can tailor their assignments to match their desired schedule and location, allowing for extended breaks between contracts to pursue personal interests, spend time with family, or simply recharge. This flexibility empowers nurses to create a career that aligns with their life goals. The Journal of the American Medical Association highlights the importance of work-life balance in reducing burnout and enhancing overall job satisfaction among healthcare professionals.

#5 Networking and Skill Building

Travel nurses get to meet so many people who work in healthcare, including nurses, doctors, and professionals, across various locations. These connections open doors to potential job opportunities and avenues for personal growth. Moreover, their exposure to different hospitals and clinics enhances their adeptness in problem-solving and adapting to dynamic situations – qualities highly valued by employers.

MedUS Named Top Healthcare Staffing Company by BluePipes and Great Recruiters

MedUS Wins Best Places to Work Award

MedUS Healthcare Recognized as a Top Travel Nursing Company in 2023

 MedUS Healthcare is thrilled to announce its inclusion in Bluepipes’ Best Travel Nursing Companies for 2023 list and being named a Top Rated Healthcare Staffing Provider by Great Recruiters. These admirable recognitions are a testament to our dedicated travelers’ feedback and support, which have made these achievements possible.


Bluepipes’ Best Travel Nursing Companies for 2023: 

MedUS Healthcare is proud to be featured on Bluepipes’ prestigious list of Best Travel Nursing Companies for 2023. This recognition highlights our commitment to providing exceptional service, support, and job opportunities to our travel nurses, ensuring a rewarding and fulfilling experience throughout their assignments.


Top Rated Healthcare Staffing Provider by Great Recruiters

We are honored to receive the title of a Top Rated Healthcare Staffing Provider for the second half of 2022 by Great Recruiters. This recognition shows how we go above and beyond in serving and supporting our travelers. The feedback from our dedicated travelers has played a crucial role in helping us continuously improve and deliver high-quality staffing solutions.


Making it onto Bluepipes’ list of Best Travel Nursing Companies for 2023 and being recognized as a Top Rated Healthcare Staffing Provider by Great Recruiters is proof of MedUS Healthcare’s dedication to providing an excellent experience for our travelers.  We are immensely grateful to our exceptional travelers for their feedback and support, as they are at the core of our success. MedUS Healthcare will continue to prioritize the needs of our healthcare professionals and facilities, striving to deliver outstanding service in the travel nursing industry.