Ten things to pack for every travel nursing assignment

Omaha, NE, (July 3, 2012) -- As a travel nurse, you are jetting off to somewhere new all the time. The opportunity to explore so many places and meet new people is one of the best things about working as a travel professional.  Aureus Medical Group (web: aureusmedical.com), a leading healthcare staffing agency, offers its list of the top ten things to pack for every travel nursing assignment.

Because you're traveling so often, it's easy to forget all of the essentials you'll need on assignment. While you might remember to pack your camera or your favorite fluffy pillow, you could get in a jam by forgetting something important like documentation or your credit card. Print the following list out, stick it in your suitcase or wallet and reference it every time you're getting your items together for a new assignment.  Be sure to talk with your travel nursing agency.  Your recruiter will be happy to assist you with anything you may need while preparing for your journey.

1. Certification documents/cards
2.Two forms of US-issued identification – These could be a driver's license, social security card or passport.
3. Immunization records
4. Proof of education
5. Documentation related to background checks

Read the full article for the complete list of the top ten items to pack for every travel nursing assignment.


Aureus Medical Group is a national leader in healthcare staffing specializing in the successful placement of Nursing, Advanced Practice, Cardiopulmonary, Diagnostic Imaging, Medical Laboratory, Neurodiagnostics, Radiation Oncology, and Rehabilitation Therapy professionals, as well as Physicians, in hospitals and medical facilities nationwide.  With more than 25 years of experience, Aureus Medical offers a full range of staffing options, including national contract (travel), local contract, and direct hire.  Aureus Medical is the largest division of Omaha-based C&A Industries, a leading provider of human capital management solutions for more than 40 years.