There are many benefits that come with becoming a travel nurse. While there are many benefits of being a travel nurse, this article outlines 20 benefits of travel nursing, a top reason we hear from travelers on why they first became a travel nurse is to grow their career. Check out how travel nursing can grow your career.
How Travel Nursing Can Grow Your Career
Travel nursing is an appealing career for recent nursing grads or nurses looking for something new. The fact is, travel nursing offers so many ways to grow your career.
- Expand your knowledge. As a travel nurse, you meet and work with a lot of different people every 13-weeks (or whenever your next assignment begins). Working with new people so frequently means you are able to learn from people with all types of experience. This knowledge can be priceless and will also set you apart from non-travel nurses.
- Open new doors. Another benefit of meeting and working with a lot of different people means you are able to tap into their network. Your growing network that you can now tap into can make introductions to gatekeepers for your next nursing job.
- Work in different situations. When you are a travel nurse, you could work in different situations. You might be asked to float, work a variety of shifts, and potentially work in different specialties. This variety of work can help you with soft skills such as communication, teamwork, adaption, and problem solving.
- Learn new technologies. Technology within the nursing industry is growing and changing rapidly. As a travel nurse, you are forced to learn a variety of technology solutions. And since there are a lot of technologies used in nursing, your understanding and familiarity with as many as possible can be very helpful in landing your ideal job.
Share Your Wisdom
After you have followed these tips to grow your nursing career and as a result you have landed your ideal job, be sure you pay it forward. As an experience nurse, it’s important you help mentor the next crop of nurses. This is how we continue the cycle and allow others to grow their careers.
About Host Healthcare
Host Healthcare is an award-winning healthcare staffing company focusing on travel nurse and travel allied. Host Healthcare’s purpose is to make Host Healthcare a place with the highest employee engagement score in San Diego. A place where people are passionate about what they do and who they do it with. Our mission is to help our employees and travelers To Live Better. To learn more about Host and see corporate careers be sure to click the links.
Host Healthcare Travel Nurse
Host Healthcare offers an extensive list of travel nurse jobs. Call one of our friendly recruiters at (800) 585-1299. We are here to help you to get started.
Article Reviewed by Adam Francis
Title: President, CEO
Home Town: San Diego, CA
Alma Mater: University of Notre Dame
Random Fact: Prior to starting Host, I was pursuing a graduate degree in philosophy.
Why Host Healthcare: Our team members in the office are champions in the industry and we only work with the best travelers who are dedicated to their field of work. These two factors combined make me excited to come into work every day to build a company dedicated to creating great experiences for everyone we encounter.View All Posts by Adam Francis