Housing is an essential part of a pay package for a traveling nurse. Accommodations can make or break your assignment, so it helps to get it right before you take off. Although companies may provide housing for you, housing stipends are gaining popularity for the freedom they offer to the travel nurse.
When you accept your first travel nursing assignment, get ready for things to move fast. Licenses, IDs, paperwork, tax forms and testing will need to be completed. Create a travel binder that contains all the documents you will need for the assignment. Keep in touch with your recruiter and check out these ways of preparing for your new travel nurse career.
There are few careers as meaningful or important to society than being a nurse. It is a rewarding, gratifying job that allows you to make a difference in patient’s lives.
As all families are different, travel nursing with a family requires creativity in finding solutions for a particular set of family-related circumstances. There are questions that all traveling nurses ask themselves before accepting an assignment:
At GHR Travel Nursing, our motto is “helping you help others.” Not only do we place nurses in great travel assignments with competitive pay, we make sure you’re comfortable, healthy and happy at the same time. If you are not familiar with our variety of benefits, take a look. Our benefits package is just another great reason to work at GHR Travel Nursing.
Most nurses absolutely love their jobs. But, it’s no secret that nursing can be taxing at times. So, nurses must find ways to diffuse stress and efficiently carry out their job duties. If you’re beginning to feel burned out, there are several strategies you can use to take the edge off the tension. We have ten tips to help nurses reduce stress.
In March, GHR Travel Nursing was featured by Hiring 716--WKBW's new initiative committed to highlighting job opportunities, challenges and success stories in Western New York.
Many people choose to make decisions about their career at the start of a new year. As a nurse, there are countless opportunities to continue learning new skills and expanding the scope of experience you can offer employers. But you might be wondering how exactly to tap into those opportunities. Becoming a travel nurse can be the perfect vehicle to help nurses achieve their career goals and gain more job satisfaction in the upcoming year.
What to expect as a travel nurse
Every travel nurse should have at least one book to take on the road. Reading a great novel or memoir is a great way to pass time while traveling from city to city, or to unwind after a long shift. We know you’re busy changing lives, so we saved you some time searching and put together a list of our top book recommendations for travel nurses.
Fall is a time for apple picking, stepping on crisp leaves and enjoying the dramatic fall foliage. Why not enjoy all of these things in beautiful New England? Whether you’re into horseback riding, pumpkin patches or hiking, we’ve got four great destinations that will make your fall travel nursing season unforgettable.