Common Questions from Travel Nurse Applicants

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Cross Country Nurses
April 17, 2017 13:58 PM (GMT-04:00)
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We talk with hundreds, if not thousands, of nurses every day about the travel experience. Here are some of the most common questions we receive from new applicants. You’ll find these helpful as you move through the process of deciding if travel is right for you and what type of assignment you would like best.

Can you tell me more about Travel Nursing?
Here’s a link to a great video that gives you a taste of the travel nursing lifestyle. You can also read some traveler tales to learn more about first hand experiences from nurses that have taken an assignment with us.

If you’re more concerned about the specifics, here are great details on what to look for when choosing a travel nursing agency. If you want to go even more in depth with the nuances of travel nursing take a look at all of our traveler tips and you’ll be sure to find an answer to your questions.

What if I’m debating between a travel assignment or a full-time job?
Here’s some advice if you aren’t sure about taking the travel route or following the path of finding a full-time position. Hint… you’ll learn a lot more about what you want out of your career (and sometimes even your life goals) when you travel.

I want to get started right away, how do I expedite the process?
Once you’ve decided that you want to get started, the most important first step is letting your agency know all about your background details so that they can present you with the opportunities that match your background and your career and lifestyle goals. If you’re ready to get started with Cross Country Nurses immediately, you can do this at your own pace by completing a work history online, or by calling a talent acquisition specialist 800.530.6125 to walk you through the entire process.

I am not sure where I want to go. What assignments are available right now?
You can run searches on the various travel nurse assignments across the country to see what’s currently available. The best place to start is with this travel nurse job database which gives you access to over 10,000 exclusive assignments across the country. Pick your favorite destinations to see what’s available right now.

What if I decide Travel Nursing is not for me? Is there anything else you can help me with?
If you decide you are not ready to take the leap into travel nursing, Cross Country Nurses belongs to the entire Cross Country Healthcare family of brands that cover opportunities from per-diem, contract and full-time options to suit your needs. Here’s a video that shows what other nurses say about working with our family of brands. Feel free to check out other nursing opportunities with our family of brands.

We would love to be a part of your next nursing career endeavor. When you’re ready we are only a phone call away. Call 800.530.6125 or click here today.

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