If you are pursuing a career as a travel nurse and want employers to notice your ‘traveling’ credentials, your resume must highlight that experience effectively!
As Nurses, we know the importance of continuing our education, keeping abreast of current trends and having the knowledge base to pull from when the need arises.
Typically, most travel assignments are for RNs, but we do have a few for LPNs, as well. Healthcare facilities usually require a minimum of one year of experience, although for some high acuity areas the requirements may be two years of recent experience.
Being scheduled to work a holiday is a possibility for any nurse, so if you’re taking a travel assignment over the holidays you should speak with your recruiter to know what the hospital or facility requires.
Nurses and healthcare workers are at a higher risk of contracting illnesses including the flu. Learn about the current flu statistics and how to prevent against contracting and spreading the flu virus while working in a hospital or medical facility settin
I really appreciate this question and the opportunity to respond to it. We frequently will get a request for couples or friends to travel together to the same location to complete an assignment(s).
To set the record straight and help you manage your fiscal expectations from assignment to assignment, here are five misconceptions about travel nursing compensation that demand a closer look.
I am about to finish an assignment, and I loved the hospital! Can I request to stay here, or am I required to pick an assignment at a different hospital?
Many of our travelers stay at the same location for multiple assignments and really enjoy staying at the same location. First, let’s talk about the process and what needs to occur.
While travel nurse contracts may be in place for several weeks, some hospitals or facilities may want to extend your contract. Learn what to do if presented this option, including weighing the pros and cons of extending your assignment.
Working in a hospital setting can sometimes expose healthcare workers and nurses to violent behaviors from patients, with emergency room doctors and nurses experiencing the brunt of assault.