It’s no secret that nurses are in high demand. These high demands are for facilities throughout the country. This gives travel nurses the opportunity to work in a variety of specialties in many diverse places throughout the United States. Below are 6 reasons to consider travel nursing.
- Great pay
Travel nursing contracts tend to pay much higher than typical staff pay. They also usually include stipends for expenses.
- A flexible schedule
Contract nursing positions vary by length, time, location and specialty. There are many options for different areas of work and length of contracts. This gives you the opportunity to choose when and where to work.
- Meeting new people
As a travel nurse, there are many opportunities to connect with diverse people from different parts of the country. This includes the patients and other nurses you will work with. This can lead to a growth in your professional network as well.
- Building skills at top facilities
Traveling across the country can offer different opportunities to work with many great doctors and professionals. There are also opportunities to work in several different departments and specialties to gain new experience.
- Helping people in need
Assignments as a travel nurses are often for areas with the greatest need for nurses. This gives you the opportunity to help many people who truly need it.
- Traveling the country
Obviously, the most popular reason to become a travel nurse is being able to live in new places. By living in new places for your job, you can gain new experiences, skills and friends while seeing a new part of the country. New destinations will be a part of your career!
Thinking about travel nursing but not sure where to start? Contact Dedicated Nursing Associates! At DNA, we can assist you in finding the best match for your career goals through our STAR recruiters from our Travel Nurse Division. Take a look at our current opportunities here!