Travel Job Exploration

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What kind of shifts will I have to work in my travel job?

Travel Job Exploration

Registered nurses aren't the only people in hot demand these days! Certified nursing assistant jobs, occupational therapists, respiratory technicians, and occupational therapy assistants are all lucrative careers. Did you know that PPR Healthcare Staffing offers placements in any of these career options? It's true! To get a feel for what they have to offer, just go to their website and check out the job board. Take note of the different positions, where they're located, and whether they're considered travel jobs or permanent. You'll find job listings from coast to coast in a wide variety of settings. As an allied health care professional, you may be lucky enough to find a Monday to Friday, 8 – 5 kind of job. Most people in the healthcare industry, especially travel nurses, are resigned to the fact that shift work is inevitable.

Shift work can actually be a great thing when you're working as a travel nurse. As long as you're not working all night and sleeping all day, you might be able to schedule a shift that gives you some time to explore your new surroundings. Then again, you might be more interested in working as much as possible in order to earn some overtime pay! Now, if you're working in a hot spot like Hawaii and PPR Healthcare Staffing finds out you haven't ventured once to the beach, or explored an island, they may think you're a little crazy!

Unfortunately, you can't always control the hours or shifts you work, but you can control what you do with your free time, so get out there and explore your new world!



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