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Do Your Job and See the World: Opportunities to Nurse Abroad

Posted  September 13, 2017
travel nurse

A recruiter once asked prospective hires: “If you were given $3 billion and told you could do anything with it, what would you do?”

How would you answer?

If “travel the world” or “travel somewhere I’ve always wanted to go” are on your list of things to do, here’s some great news: you can get paid to see the world. No $3 billion check required.

The gig is called nursing abroad, and the job description varies: durations last from weeks to years, duties include anything from talking with patients to handling scalpels, and the world is covered, from Argentina to Zimbabwe. Nursing abroad means you’re helping address the international nursing shortage and learning in the process—not to mention going on exotic trips on your days off.

If you’re tired of the same old scrubs in the same old hospital, you might consider expanding your horizons by offering up your services in a new part of the world.


Posted May 9, 2017
suprised doctor

 

Working in a hospital, you’re bound to see some interesting things. Maybe miraculous, maybe terrifying, but occasionally just strange. You surely have your own stories to share around the campfire, but here are just a few to get you started. And, believe it or not, they’re all true.


Posted April 25, 2017
Sylvia Trent Adams Square
On April 21, 2017, Sylvia Trent-Adams was named acting Surgeon General of the United States. She is a proud veteran of the nursing industry and the first non physician to serve as Surgeon General.

Written by Kristal Roberts 

Did you know October 14 is National Travel Nurse Day?

If you are a travel nurse, we salute you’re adventurous spirit, and if ever considered becoming one, it’s a great idea.

 


Written by Kristal Roberts 

Getting your license is one of the most exciting moments of a new nurse’s life, but that’s obviously just the beginning of your career. There are many ups and downs you will face, and mistakes you will likely make, but many of them are preventable.

We don’t subscribe to the “nurses eat their young” philosophy.

 


Written by Kristal Roberts 

One thing that nurses always need more of is time, but it’s a limited commodity that’s not for sale and you can’t get it back. So many of us make up for it with hard work and long hours energized by our favorite legal addiction---coffee.

 


Written by Kristal Roberts 
Christina Rutz/Flickr.com

 

Do you know many nurses making over $100 an hour? It’s not something all that common, but if you’re a nurse who happens to love babies, you may want to consider jumping on the “baby nurse” career path.


Written by Kristal Roberts 
                           

 

Nothing feels better than a fulfilling relationship, but nursing can be one of the least forgiving careers when it comes to investing the time to make it happen.

 


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