What do I pack??! Do I need this?? What if I forget this?! These are some of the most common questions I get from new travel nurses across the country. I've recently been sharing blog posts based on the most common questions I receive regarding travel nursing in Canada. First, I answered the question "How… Continue reading What Should I Pack For My First Travel Nursing Contract?
Top 10 Questions for Travel Nurses to Ask During Orientation
Starting a new travel contract can be super overwhelming, especially with only one orientation shift! One twelve hour shift to learn where everything is, to ask as many questions as you can, and to get a sense of what the weeks to come will be like. This is assuming that you will only have one… Continue reading Top 10 Questions for Travel Nurses to Ask During Orientation
How Much Experience Do I Need To Be A Travel Nurse? – The Question I Get Asked The MOST!
I get a lot of messages on a regular basis from nurses asking about travel nursing and how to get started. I LOVE talking to you guys and encouraging you however I can. If I can have a small part in you taking the plunge to live your best life exploring the country, then I'm… Continue reading How Much Experience Do I Need To Be A Travel Nurse? – The Question I Get Asked The MOST!
Transition From Travel Nurse to Virtual Nurse
Travel nursing was the single best thing I've ever done for myself. During those two exciting years of my life, it was what I needed to do for myself in order to grow. I will never forget the six locations I worked in or the seven contracts I completed. Each one helped me in a… Continue reading Transition From Travel Nurse to Virtual Nurse
Assignment #7 Recap- Bella Bella, BC
I can't believe that I've completed my SEVENTH Travel Nursing contract!! Not to mention that it's most likely my LAST one. It's taken me awhile to write this last assignment recap post and it might be because I've been dreading reliving it and remembering what it was like to be a travel nurse! It's been… Continue reading Assignment #7 Recap- Bella Bella, BC
Assignment #5 & 6 Recap – Fort Nelson, BC
Hey guys! I just finished a long two months of work way up in Northern British Columbia in Fort Nelson! (Minus one week home at the end of January). I had originally sent my recruiter two sets of dates...three weeks in January and four weeks in February...and the facility in Fort Nelson requested me for… Continue reading Assignment #5 & 6 Recap – Fort Nelson, BC
Dog Sledding in Northern BC
I have always wanted to go dog sledding; it's been on my bucket list for a very long time! The only chance I've had to go so far was in Banff, Alberta but it was very expensive and very touristy. I really didn't want that as my first-time experience when I looked into it. When… Continue reading Dog Sledding in Northern BC
A Day in the Northwest Territories
I had no idea how many amazing opportunities were waiting for me in Fort Nelson, BC!! Last month I went to The Yukon, and last week I went to the Northwest Territories!! I'm pretty far north up here so it's awesome that I was able to cross off two more provinces/territories! I only have to… Continue reading A Day in the Northwest Territories
Weekend Getaway to Liard River Hot Springs & The Yukon
Hey everyone! For the past month or so I have been working way up in Fort Nelson, British Columbia! It has been a great experience so far and I can't wait to tell you all about it when my contract is complete. I have been working so much while I've been here; give me alllll… Continue reading Weekend Getaway to Liard River Hot Springs & The Yukon
Jasper, Alberta & Icefields Parkway
In case you missed it... over New Year's Andrew and I drove all the way from Ontario across Canada in order to bring me to my next contract in Northern BC. We spent time in Banff, Lake Louise, and Abraham Lake along the way. The next location we visited was Jasper National Park! I've been… Continue reading Jasper, Alberta & Icefields Parkway