Finding an agency
With around 400 agencies that handle travel contracts for healthcare workers, quantity is not an issue! There are a lot of choices on how to begin your search for agencies:
Word of mouth and networking is generally the best. Perhaps you work with travelers or former travelers and can ask them to recommend a recruiter or agency. You can also lurk on traveler forums such as our own forum - Travel Nurses & Therapists, and AllNurses to find agencies recommended by travelers.
Travel Nurses & Therapists runs a classifieds forum for agencies to post assignments.
Healthcare Traveler has both a print and online monthly magazine with lots of advertisements where you can view large glossy pictures of beaches and mountains and read blurbs for the “best” agencies.
These traveler sites maintain lists of agencies and their contact information and websites (and despite their names, these sites both list allied staffing agencies):
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