Frequently Asked Questions

Worldwide CEO Leo BlatzCEO, Leo Blatz, R.N., M.S.N.
is a pioneer in the travel nurse industry. He has been placing travel nurses since 1984. Mr. Blatz’s accomplishments include placing nurses on assignments in all 50 states and 13 different international locations. Mr. Blatz is also a nationally recognized expert on Nursing Standards. He has testified on behalf of hospitals and nurses on several occasions.

The following list is comprised of common questions Leo is presented with regarding Worldwide Travel Staffing, our programs and services, and the travel nursing industry in general.  If the answer to your question is not listed below, please feel free to email Leo ( and pose your question directly.  Positive or negative, all inquiries will be answered by Leo personally.

What does Worldwide Travel Staffing offer that other, bigger staffing agencies don’t offer to their clients or employees?

Worldwide Travel Staffing offers all of the perks that the other major agencies offer and MORE. We believe that our employees deserve the proper health care coverage that any human being should, and that is why we stand above the others with our PREMIUM Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance, Referral Bonus Programs, Rewards Programs, and more. By working closely with and catering to the individualized needs of our clients and our employees we are able to ensure a perfect match for each assignment. We encourage anyone interested in travel nursing to contact one of our professional Staffing Coordinators to find out more about what Worldwide Travel Staffing has to offer.  Please call 866-633-3700.

Can I bring my pet along with me on assignments with Worldwide Travel Staffing?

Our dedicated professional Staffing Coordinators will assist you in finding housing that will accommodate you and your pets while on assignment. When traveling overseas there may be additional vaccination and documentation requirements. Each location has different requirements and restrictions regarding pets.

You offer Premium BlueCross BlueShield for me as a travel nurse, but what about my family, or domestic partner?

Family or domestic partner coverage is available under our PREMIUM BlueCross BlueShield plan. All benefits are effective to everyone on the start date of your assignment.

For more information on employee benefits from Worldwide Staffing, please click here.

What if I have a problem that I believe warrants your immediate attention, can I call you personally?

I encourage all of my employees to contact me whenever there is a problem that warrants my personal attention.  If you feel something may affect you on the job or could pose as an immediate threat to you, your career, your job, or the facility you are working at, please call me immediately. I am available 24/7 for emergencies. Please call us toll-free at 866-633-3700.

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If you require assistance with completing the online application process, please call Worldwide Travel Staffing at (866)633-3700 (toll-free within the US) or (716)821-9001 (worldwide).