There are a lot of benefits being a travel nurse. However, it is common to be nervous before taking your first travel nurse assignment. If you find yourself a little nervous before taking your first travel nurse assignment fear not. We asked some of our travel nurses how to overcome fear before your first travel nurse assignment.
How To Overcome Fear Before Your First Travel Nurse Assignment
Need some tips to help you overcome fear before your first travel nurse assignment? Check out some ideas from our travel nurses.
- Travel nurse Sierra mentioned the unknowns being fearful for her. “I was most nervous about not knowing the team I would be working with. But I learned that I had a lot in common with my unit. It turned out to be a big family.”
- Travel nurse Terrance talked about the transition from a non-travel to be a travel nurse. “I had work with my prior employer for 13 years. So, I wasn’t sure if I would be able to cut it as a travel nurse. I realized though that I had a lot of experience and I would be fine. No matter how much experience you have before beginning a career as a travel nurse, have confidence in yourself.”
- Travel nurse Ashley said her biggest fear about her first travel nurse assignment was learning new protocols. How did she overcome those fears? “I just decided that I was going to be myself, keep an open mind, and do my best to help whenever and wherever needed, and keep a positive attitude! And it has worked!”
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