What is Travel Nursing?

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What is Travel Nursing?

A travel nurse is a nurse who is hired to work in a specific location for short-term assignments – typically 13 weeks. To become a travel nurse, some hospitals require at least 1-year of hospital-based experience while some hospitals may require more experience depending on your specialty. As a travel nurse, you get to develop your skills and adapt to a variety of medical settings and conditions. Not only do you get to focus on your specialty, short-term assignments are perfect for nurses who loves to travel. As a travel nurse you can:

●  Discover a wide range of nursing positions by choosing location and specialty

●  Experience many different cities and states, and visit beautiful locations

●  Receive reimbursement for transportation to and from assignments

●  Get weekly pay and direct deposit into bank accounts

●  Receive health benefits including 401k retirement plan with company matching

●  Choose your housing option ranging from fully furnished apartments to extended stays at hotel or motels.

Top Specialties for Travel Nurses:

The top 10 nursing specialty of 2018 are acute care nurse practitioner (ACNP), dialysis, neonatal (NICU), labor and delivery, pediatric nursing, telemetry, operating room (OR), Emergency Room (ER), intensive care unit (ICU), and oncology nurse.

For more information on travel nursing, call 24HRMED today at 909-895-8960

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