TravelNurse thinks that travel nurses are some of the most exciting people we know! Do the following points sounds like something that intrigues you?
- Exceptional wages
- Endless #workations
- 24/7 Clinical Support
- Unlimited adventures!!
Now that we have your undivided attention, we have put together a list of 10 Reasons To Start Your Travel Nurse Career!
#1 – Travel
It is right in the job description! You get to experience places that you may never have gone before, and the best part, your travel and accommodations are all taken care of. All you have to do is show up and be a great nurse or tech! While living out of a suitcase may not be for everyone, those with an adventurous spirit will find the joy in traveling.
#2 – Meet New People
By working in different facilities, you will get to experience the social spots in new cities, and make new friends! Each location will offer new chances to make long-lasting friendships, and if you go back to that facility, you will always get a chance to spend time with your new friends! Connecting with people from all different walks of life will help build you network and you never know which relationship could transfer into a future job opportunity!
#3 – Professional Growth
Each facility that you work in may offer different experiences which is going to allow you to broaden your skill set. While you are expected to be able to jump right in with minimal orientation, you will always have support systems in place. Travel nursing is great at showing how adaptable you can be and will show that you are up for any challenge! Perhaps you always thought the ideal job was working in a large hospital, but after working in more settings, you prefer small hospitals and remote settings!
#4 – Avoid Burnout
Although travel nursing is is just a demanding as any other job, it can seem like a working vacation (#workation makes so much more sense!) each time you arrive at a new location, the change in scenery, co-workers and even weather may be just what you need to keep your energy up!
#5 – Lower Your Cost Of Living
Did you know that we provide travel and accommodations? Taking a travel assignment means that common living expenses can be dramatically decreased! While on assignment, you will be responsible for your own groceries, but we do provide some fantastic housing locations!
#6 – Test The Waters
If you have thought about moving to another city or province, this is the best way to find out if you like the community and the facility. Maybe you are tired of living in the cold and do not want to deal with snowy winters anymore, and a location comes up in the Okanagan, why not test it out?! If you are thinking about making a permanent move, working as a travel nurse is a great way to compare different locations and facilities.
#7 – Freedom and Flexibility
You get to pick and choose when, and where you want to go! You can take #workations back to back, and then take 6 weeks off. The choice is all yours!
#8 – You Get To Help People Who Really Need It
Nursing is one of those professions where you will directly impact people’s lives on a daily basis, and even though it may not be an easy career, your influence as a travel nurse will be greatly appreciated because you will be helping in facilities that really need your help! We think you deserve superhero capes.
#9 – Develop New Interests/Hobbies
Each location that you travel to will provide different experiences that you can participate in while on your #workation. Between hiking, hanging out on a beach or skiing down a mountain, travel nursing allows people to intertwine with culture and connects you with people that you would likely never meet.
#10 – It’s About The Adventure!
We think this is the most important point! If you are interested in travel nursing, we think you already have a sense of adventure in you! Be sure to apply today and get your bags ready for your #workation!