How far do you travel to your base?
- 0Jul 23, '12 by EMSnut45, ADN, RN, EMT-PHi, all!
I am making an attempt to break into the world of flight nursing. I unfortunately live in Maryland, where flight nursing opportunities are notoriously in short supply. I have applied for a position that is just over 2 hours from where I currently live. While I am not opposed to relocating, I would have to make do for a little while. The schedule is 3 12 hour shifts per week.
So, how far do you travel? Do you work 12 or 24 hour shifts?
- 0Aug 21, '12 by HuachucaI work in the southwest and drive 120 miles to my base. We have 24 hour shifts. The schedule is 24 hours on/24 hours off/24 hours on....then 5 days off. We have crew quarters to stay in.
If you really want to be a flight nurse and don't mind relocating, there are always openings in the west. They are considered hard to fill slots. Once you have worked 18 months, you can transfer.
- 3Aug 26, '12 by EMSnut45, ADN, RN, EMT-PLooks like I'm going to have to get used to a long commute for a little while!! I just got offered the job!!!! Never in a million years did I think it would pan out...Where is the little stick figure doing the happy dance!?!?