Travel nursing is the nursing job for people
who want to wander all over the place
and get paid all sorts of money.
Basically, once you have been a nurse for a
few years, usually at least two in a certain
specialty, then you are able to sign up with
a travel nursing agency, and you can take
contracts all over the country to fill in
where hospitals need help.
You're usually paid incredibly well, which
And what is not lovely though, is you can
get canceled at any point which will leave
you without your money.
So that can be a problem.
But there are tons of different travel nurse
agencies out there.
All of them have different specialties and
work within different health care systems.
This means I don't have any recommendations
for like one travel agency
in particular that I can just give you.
But there are a ton of social media nurses
who have traveled and share all of their tips
and their tricks and their agency
So I would go look there.
The thing to remember with this is that you
need to be really,
really confident and solid in your skills
before you launch into travel
nursing. Because when you take a contract,
that floor will literally expect you to
start taking assignments without any
Like, you might get a few hours to be shown
around the unit.
Like, Hey, here's the bathroom, here's where
the patient supplies are.
All right, ready, set, go.
But otherwise, you will be expected to know
how to do the job itself without any further
training. But when you get to that point,
it's a super awesome opportunity that a
lot of people who want to just be able to
travel and see the country can do so while
also getting paid and working.