One of the great things about working as a travel nurse is the next adventure is just around the corner. Although it can vary, most assignments last 13 weeks. After that, it’s time to decide where to go next.
For some nurses, it’s an easy decision. They have a list of must-visit areas and do their best to land their next perfect assignment in a desired location. For others, they want to work in a certain medical center, and that’s all that matters.
But with all the great locations and many things to consider, how do you decide where to go on your next assignment? [continue reading…]
It’s getting to be that time of year when the weather turns cooler, football season is in full swing, and colorful fall foliage dots the landscape. If you’re working as a travel nurse, autumn is a great time to set out on a new assignment. With all the great locations to choose from, it can be hard to decide where to go. We have a few ideas listed below to give you a start! [continue reading…]
Whether you are a rookie nurse traveler or have been doing it for years, you hope each assignment goes well. Occasionally, though, issues do come up. Encountering a challenge while on assignment does not mean the entire experience has to be negative. In most instances, there are ways to deal with the situation and enjoy the rest of your travel assignment. Below are a few challenges you might encounter. [continue reading…]
If you work as a travel nurse or a nurse in general, you know it can be a great way to earn a living. From having the chance to help someone to the security of the profession, it’s often a good career choice. You probably also know that although everyone is different, nurses share some similarities. If you have been a travel nurse for a few years, you might have discovered some of the following “you know you’re a travel nurse when” truths. [continue reading…]
Before you can pack up and hit the road on a nurse traveler job, you have to interview for the position. The interview is a chance for the hospital to decide if you would be a good fit for their facility. But an interview should not only be about whether the hospital wants you. It is also a chance for you to determine if you want to work for the hospital. [continue reading…]
Even if you are excited about starting your healthcare travel job, it’s normal to be a little nervous about your first day. You may wonder what your workload will be like, how your new coworkers will treat you and whether you’ll be able to find your way around. Everyone has a little apprehension about starting something new. Consider some of the tips below in order to survive your first day on the job [continue reading…]
You may be considering a career as a nurse traveler, but are still unsure. Maybe you heard a few things that are making you hesitate to give life on the road a try. It is also a possibility you have come to you own conclusions about what life must be like for a nurse traveler without anything to base you beliefs on. Either way, you can’t really decide if working as a nurse traveler is right for you if you have misconceptions. Continue reading to learn about common travel nursing misconceptions. [continue reading…]