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Travel The World With Travel Nursing

If you are a nurse, you have so many opportunities in front of you. You probably are wondering what I am talking about, but just think of it. You have the opportunity to help people all over the world with your healing skills. If you are looking for a more rewarding and satisfying way to use your nursing skills, you may want to consider travel nursing. As with anything, you need to do your homework and find out if this is something that is right for you, especially if you have a family because the decision will affect all of you, not just yourself.

Benefits of Travel Nursing

One of the first things you will notice about travel nurses is that they make a good salary and have good benefits. It is not unusual for travel nurses to make from $20 to $38 per hour. Of course this will all depend on how much experience you have and if you are specialized in any area. No matter where you are living, either in the U.S. or abroad, you will be the employee of the recruiting agency who hired you. Therefore, you will have medical benefits, 401 (k) benefits as well as stipends for housing and food. You will also have your travel costs paid when you work through an agency.

If you have worked as a nurse on a hospital staff, you may be looking at making twice the income if you become a travel nurse. Even if you go to work for another hospital, you will get paid more just because you are a travel nurse. Another great benefit of being a travel nurse is that you basically make your own hours. It is almost like being a freelancer in the nursing profession. That means no working holidays or …

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