Because of a sense of loyalty I felt to my hospital, which had given me so much over the last few years, I stayed onboard. But after about 8-months I decided I had fulfilled my duty to my hospital, and it was time to go learn something new – so I signed up with Next Move as a travel nurse and have never looked back.
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When exploring a career change to travel nursing many RNs may wonder if they should pursue becoming an independent nurse contractor. Can you travel nurse without a travel nurse agency and will you make more money by doing so? The bottom line is: Yes! But there are some catches.
Before I started traveling, I of course heard all the horror stories about how travelers were treated poorly and given crappy assignments – but that hasn’t been my experience at all. In fact – I enjoyed my first assignment so much – I’ve already signed a couple extensions at the same hospital. And I’m actually working days, after working nights for 5 years. So it’s really nice to have this experience for the first time.
There isn’t a job on the planet that’s 100% “stress-free.” For those of us who don’t work in health care – you’ll often hear the joke: “at least nobody died” or “it’s not brain surgery”. That’s because the daily decisions most of us make at work have exactly zero impact on whether someone lives or dies. For registered nurses: The exact opposite is true.
A Traveling Nurse Talks About Her Experience: Welcome to “Travel Nurse Interviews,” a series where we introduce you to some of the travel nurses that work for Next Move Inc. Here our travel nurses will give you a little first-hand insight into why they made the switch from staff to travel nursing, what it’s been
Travel Nurse Testimonials: Welcome to “Travel Nurse Interviews,” a series where we introduce you to some of the travel nurses that work for Next Move Inc. Here our travel nurses will give you a little first-hand insight into why they made the switch from staff to travel nursing, what it’s been like since Covid-19 hit
Fox News 4 Kansas City featured some of our Next Move nurses on a segment about the nursing shortage and how travelers are coming in to help! Fox News 4 Story Here: Overwhelmed Kansas City area hospitals relying on help from traveling nurses Hospital staff are overwhelmed and healthcare workers say burnout is at an
The Heartbreaking Toll Covid has Taken on Healthcare Providers Now that we have entered our second year of the Covid-19 pandemic in the Midwest, we want to do something we’ve never done before: which is to acknowledge the heart-breaking toll this virus has taken on the world as a whole, but especially the medical community
Interviews with Travel Nurses: Welcome to “Travel Nurse Interviews,” a series where we introduce you to some of the travel nurses that work for Next Move Inc. This week we’d like to introduce you to Samantha D, an LPN with a specialty in neurology, over 4-years of experience who has been traveling for the last
A year and a half into the Covid-19 pandemic, and with the new Delta variant on the scene, many of our travelers have asked what to expect in the coming months? What specialties will be in high demand? Do we expect a flu outbreak this year? And of course – what geographic locations do we expect to see an increase in demand for travel nurses?
Have you heard about local travel nursing contracts? Chances are if you’re an RN you’ve (at bare minimum) considered travel nursing and chances are even though the high salaries may have seemed tempting – you just couldn’t imagine leaving home for 13-weeks at time. Perhaps you have familial responsibilities such as young children or aging
As a travel nurse agency, you may think it a bit odd that we’re encouraging you to take a vacation – but as a nurse first, and nurse powered* agency, we are acutely aware of the negative effects of working one contract after another and never reaping the benefits of taking a vacation. *Next Move
Nurse burnout is a real and growing problem within the U.S. healthcare system due in part to long hours, increased responsibilities and low pay. We’ve all heard the statistics that RNs are leaving the profession at an alarming rate largely due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent ramifications of that, resulting in increased