When a travel nurse takes on a new assignment, they’re considering every aspect of their new position from their pay rate to where and how they’re to make their home in their new city or town. With all that goes into a pay and benefits package, housing is one of the most important aspects a travel nurse has to worry about. Some travel nurses bring their spouses or families
Travel nurses are a rare breed of health professional, making them holders of a serious set of skills that make them stand out in their field. Like traditional nurses, to become a travel nurse you must hold an RN degree and experience in a specific specialty. Unlike traditional nursing, you must also have a strong love of and desire to travel as travel nurses are meant to move from hospital to hospital,
As a travel nurse, you have likely found that the best locations to work are those that offer great pay rates, prestigious hospitals, clinics, healthcare facility locations, and abundant opportunities for growth and experience. Many states nationwide have their crown jewel locations, as well as areas that likely would not be your first choice for a travel nursing position.
California, however, is one state that offers great travel nursing cities throughout, making it home to some of
As a seasoned travel nurse or a first-timer, you will typically work a 13-week contract at one facility, on one unit, with a compensation package that will vary on several factors, such as:
Type of Facility- Hospital, Medical Center, Clinic, etc.
Region- City, State
Time of year- Winter, Summer, Flu Season, etc.
And Most Important- The Agency you decide to work with! So….. Be Prepared before you sign!
You need to know how to negotiate the best travel nursing contract that will afford you
Are you thinking of becoming a travel nurse? Whether you’ve been working as a traditional nurse in a hospital and need a change or are fresh out of nursing school, this is a great option to consider. Travel nursing comes with a number of benefits that make it a great fit for certain lifestyles.
For example, if you enjoy being on the move, seeing new places, helping lots of different people, and of course, traveling, a travel nursing job might be the right one for you. When considering
As a Registered Nurse, (RN) becoming a bit more knowledgeable in different areas of healthcare is a great way to make yourself more valuable in the workplace as well as to your patients. Whether you work as a permanent staff member in a hospital, as a travel nurse, or per diem nurse, earning nursing certifications is a step in the right direction.
Becoming certified in a nursing specialty is not only a great step for your career, but it is an even greater step for healthcare as a whole. In
If you work as a per diem or travel nurse and are looking for new opportunities, it may be time to explore and consider the differences between great nurse staffing agencies and mediocre ones. Nurse Staffing agencies can come with many positives, they make it easy to find steady work, offer great compensation, and provide plenty of experience working with different Hospitals. If you are a seasoned travel nurse or per diem nurse and are looking to find great nursing jobs, or if you have just
You’ve finished nursing school, gleaned some experience, and now you’re looking for new career moves, opportunities. You enjoy patient care but staying stationary hasn’t ever been your style. Is there a way to move around while you practice your nursing abilities and help as many people as possible? The answer is yes: travel nursing.
Travel nursing offers the best of both worlds when it comes to working as a nurse. Not only do you get to work in
Travel nurses have an innate ability to promote health and healing in our patients. That is what we do. From the moment we stepped into nursing school we were equipped and trained in the art of healing. But let’s face it, travel nursing and health are not synonymous when it comes to nurses themselves.
Travel nurses are so passionate about their jobs and their jobs can be so demanding that they sometimes