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  1. Travel RN to New FNP - Is it worth it?

    I'm a brand new FNP. Just passed boards, interviewing this week for multiple positions. Background is paramedic, ER nursing, flight nurse, and now travel RN in the ER. I am really struggling with the financial aspect of this change. I am current...
  2. Travel Nursing

    Travel nurses and future travelers- Where are you traveling to at this time with rates dropping?
  3. I signed an extension that was to begin mid-April at a hospital that's quite nice to work at. In my current "contract", I'm making a pretty good Covid pay rate and extended at a lower pay rate as we all knew that these high pay rates weren't going to...
  4. I am in awe of what travel RN companies are currently paying. In my pre-NP life I traveled around the country doing assignments when I was young and single, it was fun but you definitely needed to know how to hit the ground running... Right now ...
  5. Why are some states considering capping travel nurse pay?? What is the purpose? To help with the nursing shortage? I'm not sure if someone informed the decision makers that nurses left staff jobs due to low pay so lowering the travel pay will only ma...
  6. I'm considering taking the leap into travel nursing! My question is regarding how your shifts tend to get scheduled - specifically, do you find yourself able to work three or four in a row if your want, or do your shifts often get split up? Is this s...
  7. I have two years of ICU experience, and the past 18 months of that have been in a COVID-ICU. I had a severe allergic reaction to my first dose of moderna (major swelling of my face and tongue with extreme difficulty breathing. I rode via ambulance to...
  8. Question - Is it too early for me to go per diem after being hired full time? If not, any advice on how to bring this up to the manager? Background/explanation - I am an ICU nurse with 1 yr experience. I just got hired full time at my current j...
  9. My fiancé may be getting a job in San Francisco and I struggle to believe we will be able to afford life there. I've looked into travel nursing in that area and see assignments from 2k-4k a week. How much of that money actually goes to you? does the ...
  10. I am a Travel RN with Tele, M/S and Covid Stepdown experience. I love being a traveler but I am also trying to diversify my skill set and move into more critical areas of nursing. I always thought I would enjoy ICU, but these past few months I feel I...
  11. Travel Nursing is Always an Adventure

    I have often been asked what travel nursing is like and here is my answer: “Travel nursing is a wonderful, adventurous, lonely, miserable, exciting, stress-inducing job that is not for the faint at heart, but so fabulous!” I actually did say just tha...