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Celebrating Labor Day Like a Nurse

My sister is planning a huge, end-of-summer barbecue for our family on Labor Day. Tiki torches around the pool. A corn hole tournament. Burgers and hotdogs. Potato salad. Watermelon. Ice cream. The works. I just hope the kids swim before...

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Posted on: August 27, 2017

Five Things We Love About Travel Nursing with Aya Healthcare

Just in case you missed it, RN & Allied Specialties has joined Aya Healthcare, among the largest travel nursing companies in the country. One word sums up what this means to you: Opportunity. Here are five things we love about...

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

RN & Allied Specialties Acquired by Aya Healthcare

The San Diego-based healthcare staffing companies expands its Midwest presence with acquisition. Aya Healthcare, the company transforming healthcare staffing nationally, has acquired RN & Allied Specialties (RNS), an Indianapolis, Ind., based nurse and allied staffing agency. The two organizations will...

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Five Things I Learned as a Travel Nurse

I had this routine on Saturday mornings. I’s sleep in, hoping beyond hope the dog did, too. When we did get up, I put on my old pink robe, made coffee, got us both some breakfast, and poked around on...

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Posted on: July 23, 2017

5 Tips for Happiness for Those Over 50

Hitting my 50th birthday was quite a milestone. On one hand I was like, “Woo Hoo! It’s my birthday!” And then on the other hand, I was like, “It’s my birthday, of joy!” And it absolutely drove me crazy when...

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Posted on: July 16, 2017

If You Had More Time, What Would You Do?

“Time has a wonderful way of showing us what really matters.” Every now and then, RN & Allied Specialties posts memes on what nurses could do with their spare time if they worked for us: do the laundry, cut the...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017