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Becoming a travel nurse is a big decision, one that requires some thought and consideration. If you're the kind of person open to adventure, seeing new challenges as a way to build important life and career experience, then becoming a travel nurse may be the thing for you. On the other hand, if you get desperately homesick on a trip to the drug store, you might want to rethink this career option.
People decide to accept travel nurse positions for a number of reasons. It's a great way to work with some of the top healthcare professionals around and an even better way to gain the kind of broad experience that you might not get otherwise. Think about it…working in one department in one hospital or clinic exposes you to only a limited range of medical possibilities. However, as a travel nurse, you'll get the chance to work in a variety of settings and clinical specialties that will really expose you to different situations. Of course, as a travel nurse, you have the final say on where you'll accept assignments and through PPR Healthcare Staffing, you'll have the support and guidance of professional recruiters, housing consultants, and a quality management team designed to make sure that you're adequately prepared and safe for any particular job site.
Becoming a travel nurse really is a personal decision, but one that can be completely rewarding and life changing.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|