Here Are Some Must-Have Apps for Any Traveling Nurse

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Travel nurses are nursing professionals and avid travelers. This career offers some unique benefits, opportunities and challenges. However, it shouldn’t come as a surprise there are several smartphone apps that offer benefits to your medical profession and help you travel strategically. We’ve categorized our favorite apps to help you simplify your life and save money as you’re preparing to move, at your new job and finding leisure activities in your new short-term home.

Getting There

GasBuddy – Helps you find the cheapest gas based on your location or you can search using city or zip code. Reporting cheap gas prices to the app earns you points and increases your chance of winning gas money.

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RoadTrippers – Has a website and app to help you find the best diners, hotels, scenic locations and attractions. You can create an itinerary, sync the website to the app and save your locations for offline tracking.

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Hotel Tonight – Lets you book hotels up to seven days out, but it’s famous for their last-minute booking service. They offer 24/7 support and claim a low-price guarantee.

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CamScanner – Transfer your documents from paper to electronic if you want to store them in the cloud or send them via email or text. Your phone is an instant scanner.

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DocuSign – Allows you to sign an unlimited number of documents for free so you’ll be able to sign anything for your new landlord, or take care of anything you forgot at home.

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At Work

Medical Spanish – The Medical Spanish Guide is designed for non-Spanish-speaking healthcare professionals to quickly ascertain information using a yes/no format and audio capability.

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Medscape – Drug reference tool to quickly look up medications and dosages, look for adverse combinations and stay up to date in your field.

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Pocket Lab Values – Access to over 320 common and uncommon lab values you can edit to align with your facility.

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Diseases Dictionary – Can be used completely offline, a reference for diseases and disorders complete with symptoms, treatments and terminology.

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Enjoy Your Home

Bandsintown Concerts – You can track your favorite bands, receive alerts when they are playing near you and sync to your calendar. Discover live music you like in your area!

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Spotted By Locals – The apps puts forth suggestions by hand-picked local spotters who know the best places in town and areas you may want to ignore.

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Musement – A pocket guide covering neighborhoods, attractions, restaurants, bars and concerts in over 350 places worldwide.

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WithLocals –The best tips from the people who live there. They focus on the fun things to do and see in your city of choice, including some relatively off-the-beaten-track options.

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At Amare Medical Staffing, we encourage you to explore your new area. These smartphone apps may help you travel safely and enjoy your new short-term home. Let us help you find your next assignment – contact us today!


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