What is a Travel Nurse?

What is a Travel Nurse?

Travel nurses fill staffing gaps at hospitals and facilities for periods of eight to 13-weeks to longer, interacting with patients in the same way as the facility’s permanent staff. 

Traveling nurses can work in a variety of settings, such as hospitals, private practices, clinics and other healthcare facilities.

Likewise, travel nurses are needed in number of specialties. Although, some nursing specialties are more sought after than others; for example, ICU, ER, L&D, NICU, OR and t\Tele.

Travel Nursing: Discover the Benefits of Being a Travel Nurse 

If you’ve ever wondered how you could make the most of your nursing education and experience, while also seeing the country, then travel nursing is for you.

The benefits of travel nursing extend way beyond the opportunity to travel to new and exciting places throughout the U.S. 

Some additional travel nursing benefits include: 

  • Competitive Pay and Benefits: Generous travel nursing salaries, bonuses and medical benefits are just a few of the lucrative perks of being a travel nurse.
  • Professional Development: Sharpen and diversify your nursing skills working in various specialties and healthcare facilities.
  • Better Work/Life Balance: Want to take time off to travel or spend with your family? No problem. Take as much time off in between assignments as you like—the decision is yours!
  • Career Advancement: Build your resume and make invaluable connections at nationally-ranked healthcare facilities throughout the country.

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