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Travel Nursing 101

Travel Nursing 101

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A chance to explore the country is awaiting nurses who decide it’s time to give travel nursing a try.

Maybe you have always had a secret yearning to see the country, to take off in search of adventure, wherever it might lead you. Maybe you’ve always stifled that urge because you thought you were tied down by your job.

Not anymore!

Now is the perfect time to reconsider, reconnect with your dreams, and realize that as a travel nurse, you could have both: the adventure of travel and the career rewards of nursing.

With the nursing shortage deepening, health care facilities nationwide are scrambling to fill vacancies. Many are turning to travel nursing companies for help-and that could make you hot property. You know what you have to offer in travel nursing; maybe you’re wondering what travel nursing has to offer you. Below is a comprehensive set of articles detailing the travel nursing profession. Enjoy!

1. Travel Nurse Requirements >>

2. 3 Reasons to Consider Travel Nursing >>

3. Types of Travel Nurse Jobs >>

4. Pros and Cons of Travel Nursing >>

5. An Interview With a Travel Nurse >>

6. Are You a Good Fit for Travel Nursing? >>

7. The Benefits of being a Travel Nurse >>

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    linasmith

    over 2 years ago

    40 comments

    I really like you post thanks for sharing, Great work! Assignment Help | Custom Dissertation

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    Phunkywonder

    over 3 years ago

    14 comments

    Opte... Your generalization of travel companies is just that. Not all are like the others and I'm sorry your experience with some have been less than spectacular. Isn't business about making profits? Travel nurses, if they do their research can really turnout a fruitful career, not only monetary but experience wise as well. It's not for everyone and those that do typically enjoy it, for there's a whole country to see and many, many people to meet that you may not have had the chance to if you were to commit to being a perm nurse.

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    Account Removed

    over 4 years ago

    I agree with opte as far as staying away from travel companies. What she wrote then applies still today (see my other posting having to do with travel nursing). Thx!

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    LPN2GO

    almost 6 years ago

    22 comments

    you don't have to be just an rn, i am an lpn traveler and have been for 11 of 13 years.

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    Account Removed

    almost 6 years ago

    Opte: thanks for that feedback. I would have gone right to an agency. It never occurred to me to try to do travel nursing by contacting the hospitals directly. Sounds like a lot of hard work and negotiating. Do they pay travel and living expenses the way an agency would? I have heard that the pay is phenomenal with the travel agencies.

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    opte

    almost 6 years ago

    4 comments

    "Its great but let me tell you the biggets warning. Stay away from travel companies! Having worked there, they are based on profit. SO they will not put you in the job that may best fit you but the job that has the highest margin for the company. I have seen it time and time again where travel agencies do not promote all of their open jobs to candidates. Just the ones that bring the best margin. They are for profit companies. Best to go direct to hospitals!"

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    Account Removed

    almost 6 years ago

    This sounds interesting to me, but how is the pay?

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    Account Removed

    almost 6 years ago

    I plan to look into this in a year or two.

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