Tricia & Cyndi talk about the different reasons someone would want to be a travel nurse or allied/therapy traveler. From adventure, to varied experience at work and locations, to increased financial benefits there can be a lot of great reasons to travel as a healthcare provider. They discuss the various challenges - paying double for living expenses, not finding the available jobs etc, to the various benefits of adventure, excitement, exploring the country, and paying off extra bills.
They talk about the qualities necessary to be a successful and happy traveler, and the factors one needs to consider when contemplating jumping into a travel assignment. They give you an idea on things to expect on assignment, and what tools you can bring to the table.
Most importantly, they talk about what NOT to say when you're on assignment!!
Good resources for travelers:
Travel Nursing Newbies Group on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/TravelNursingNewbies
Highway Hypodermics - a book on travel nursing and is a great reference. Authors are Epstein Larue/Kay Slane, Joseph Smith from TravelTax & Aaron Highfill with International Traveling
Newbie BootCamp at the Travelers Conference: www.TravCon.org
This podcast is sponsored by TravCon: The Travelers Conference which is an annual conference specifically for Healthcare Travelers. For more information find us at www.TravCon.org