By July 23, 2010 0 Comments

The perks of travel nursing – the fun side of travel nursing benefits


There are so many factors to look at when you are evaluating travel nurse companies, this article is going to look at a more unique area to investigate.

happy travel nurseTravel Nursing Benefits

If you have been looking into travel nursing you are probably aware of the standard benefits that many companies offer, such as:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 401K
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Paid Housing
  • Free CEUS
  • Licensure Reimbursement
  • Ceritification Reimbursement
  • Direct Deposit

Travel Nursing Bonuses

You are probably also well aware of the typical bonuses offered by many travel nurse companies as well, these usually include:

  • Loyalty
  • Referral
  • Hiring or Sign-On
  • Completion

Travel Nursing Perks

But one of the more fun aspects of the travel nursing benefits packages offered by traveling nurse agencies are the little discount programs many offer their travelers. You can find them at companies websites under their benefits section with a heading like Perks Programs, Rewards or Discounts. These are often discounts at nationwide vendors some of the most common include:

  • Hotels
  • Online Shopping Retailers
  • Computers
  • Cell Phones
  • AAA Memberships
  • Rental Cars
  • Moving Trucks
  • Vehicle Relocation
  • Gym Memberships
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Scrub

Some of the most unique ones out there are:

  • Laser Vision Surgery
  • Flowers
  • Perfume
  • Tires
  • Wholesaler
  • Tuition Reimbursement

So when you are evaluating travel nursing companies and are hitting a snag in deciding which ones to contact, try checking out their rewards programs and see if they have any fun discounts that perk your interest. They may not have a direct impact on your assignment and should not affect your pay, but they may be an indicator of how much the company cares about creating a great experience for their nurses.

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About the Author:

My name is Jeff Long. I’m the Marketing Manager at Medical Solutions, one of the leading travel nursing companies. I have never been a nurse and am not a recruiter. I have worked at Medical Solutions for four years and think it is a great company that has a lot to offer nurses and allied health professionals interested in a travel career. I do post just a small sampling of travel nursing jobs from Medical Solutions, but mostly I write about travel nursing. On this site you will not be recruited on this blog (unless you specifically inquire about traveling with Medical Solutions then I will forward your info to a Recruiter). I understand that you are reading and/or commenting on this blog purely for informational purposes and I want you to enjoy that experience My job is to help you meet your career goals by sharing information, advice and the benefits of travel nursing with you.

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