Calling all adventure addicts and adrenaline junkies! Travel Nursing provides a very inviting lifestyle and lots of professional opportunities. It’s so great that many nurses get hooked on travel nursing and never look back.
Here are 4 reasons you’ll get hooked on Travel Nursing:
Whether it’s trying out a popular new restaurant in Phoenix or hiking the Grand Canyon, taking in a pro sports game in Denver or kayaking a mountain lake, Travel Nurses have access to all kinds of adventures. First, your assignments themselves may sometimes be an adventure, as you get to check out new hospitals and meet new co-workers. But you’ll also have all of your free time on an assignment to adventure around the area surrounding your facility. Many nurses strategically choose locations based upon cities and/or areas of the country they want to explore … which brings us to the next reason you’ll get hooked on Travel Nursing.
Travel Nurses enjoy so much freedom and flexibility. As a Traveler you really have the freedom to craft your healthcare career to be exactly what you want. Additionally, they also have the freedom to choose where they want to be and when they want to be there. Say you like to ski, find an assignment in Colorado for the ski season. Say you hate winter, go ahead and find an assignment that allows you to “fly south” for the winter.
If you’re the type that likes to keep things exciting Travel Nursing offers all kinds of opportunities for change. Changing assignments and locations at your own chosen pace allows you to always keep things fresh! The change you experience moving between different facilities will strengthen your skills, which brings us to …
Working as a Travel Nurse allows you to grow so much as a nurse and is fantastic for your resume. Traveling lets you witness many different hospitals’ approaches to patient care and serve a variety of patient demographics firsthand. Traveling makes you a much stronger nurse, simply because you have more variety in your professional experiences and Travelers must practice jumping right in and thinking on their feet. Also, when someone with hiring power at a hospital sees Travel Nursing on a resume it automatically tells them that you are highly skilled, flexible, dependable, and have experience in a variety of clinical settings.
Of course, these are just 4 reasons you’ll get hooked on Travel Nursing — there are so many more. Let us know in the comments what got you hooked on traveling!