Travel nursing refers to any healthcare professional, nursing or allied, who takes temporary healthcare assignments, of varying length. Healthcare organizations utilize travel nurses to fill needs due to staffing shortages, increased census, and to help with seasonal influx.
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Every healthcare facility is different with a unique set of qualifications for travel nurses. Basic travel nurse qualifications include:
Travel nursing enables you to customize and control your career. Here are just a few of the many benefits provided by travel nursing:
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When clinicians partner with Next Move, they can select a variety of benefits. Options include:
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According to ZipRecruiter, the average annual salary for travel nurses is 58% more than staff nurses. Indeed estimates the average yearly salary for travel nurse is $75,109. However, most travel nurses that work 3-4 contracts in one year earn a 6-figure salary. Travel nurses at Next Move make on average upwards of $100,000 a year for full time work.
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There are many factors that can impact gross salary for travel nurses, including organization, location, specialty, shift, assignment hours, and bonus. Next Move believes in transparency and can help you find the highest paying travel nurse jobs.
Travel nurses are paid differently than staff nurses and that can make filing taxes tricky. Here are a few things to keep in mind when it comes to paying taxes:
Rules around filing taxes change every year and can vary from state to state. For more tax tips, click here.
Travel nursing is a rewarding and exciting experience. Here are a few things first time travel nurses (and those considering travel nursing) should know:
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It’s common for travel nurses to be both excited and nervous for their first engagement. Here are somethings travel nurses can expect:
For more tips on what to expect on your first assignment, check out this article.
The first step to finding your next travel nurse assignment is creating a travel nurse resume. Here are four tips on building an effective travel nurse resume:
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The job interview is an important step in the travel assignment process. It gives you and the hospital an opportunity to evaluate each other. Next Move has developed a travel nurse interview cheat sheet to help you navigate the process and make sure the jobs fits your expectations.
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