Summer is a fun time of the year. Days are getting longer. Temperatures are getting warmer. There is no shortage of things to do. As a travel nurse, that statement is very true. Summer is an exciting time for travel nurses. This article outlines 5 summer tips for travel nurses.

5 Summer Tips for Travel Nurses

Start Looking Now for Your Next Travel Nurse Assignment. Most travel nursing assignments go by fast. Summer is no different. Most registered nurses will find that travel nurse jobs in Alaska or Hawaii travel nurse jobs go fast. Most registered nurses will find that travel nurse jobs in Alaska or Hawaii travel nurse jobs go fast. It doesn’t matter when your current assignment ends. If you haven’t already, start talking with your recruiter about your next assignment. Having a game plan will ensure that as assignments open you are ready to be submitted.

Keep an Eye on Compact States. Earlier this year, USA Today put out an article on the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) and the future of 2018. More and more states are being added. Just this month, Louisiana became part of the NLC. Keep an eye on the latest as it might impact your current nurse license.

Take Advantage of Our Summer Referral Program. How would you like to earn an extra $1,000? What about being able to gift $500 to a travel nurse you know? We have launched out Summer Referral Program and it’s a wonderful way for you and a nurse referral you have, to earn some extra cash. The way it works is when you refer a travel nurse to work with Host Healthcare and they take an assignment, not only will you receive $1,000 but they will receive $500. Talk about some nice spending money to use this summer.

Take A Travel Nurse Assignment with Host Healthcare. This might seem like a selfish plug but we promise, there is a reason for this. When you take an assignment or extension with Host Healthcare between now and Labor Day, you will be entered in a drawing to win a free 2-night hotel stay in the city of your choice. It’s our New Traveler Vacation Destination and our Win Your Dream Vacation promotions. What better thing to win during summer time than a 2-night hotel stay in one of these 10 best summer locations for travel nurses?

Take Time for Yourself. As stated above, summer is a great time of the year for travel nurses. However, it shouldn’t all be about work. Make sure you take time for yourself. Go on a vacation, spend time back at home, or visit friends. When you are speaking with your recruiter about booking your next assignment, see if there is flexibility when it comes to the start date. Perhaps there is time before you start to take time for yourself. You don’t know if you don’t ask.

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Hopefully this article gave you some good insight on 5 summer tips for travel nurses. Be sure you keep these tips in mind when you are looking for summer assignments.

Host Healthcare offers an extensive list of travel nurse jobs. In addition, call specific recruiter directly or if you don’t have a recruiter, call (844) 812-8094 and one of our friendly recruiters will be happy to help. If you prefer, fill out the form below and someone will reach out.