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?
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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
So It’s Your First Nursing Contract…
So it's your first nursing contract... Congrats!! It's honestly so exciting. You're off on a new adventure! You're going to meet so many amazing people and you're going to have such a great experience. You completed the application process, got matched with a recruiter, got presented for a position, and signed your very first contract.… Continue reading So It’s Your First Nursing Contract…
One Year of Freedom! (What I Would Change About My First Year as a Travel Nurse)
Can you believe it!? It's been one whole year since I decided to take the plunge and become a travel nurse! A whole year since I packed up my car and left for Alberta for an unknown adventure that would soon change my life. A whole year since I decided to start saying "YES" to… Continue reading One Year of Freedom! (What I Would Change About My First Year as a Travel Nurse)
Solo Travel- Just Do It!!
Originally Written For The Gypsy Nurse As a travel nurse, I feel like it takes a specific person to choose this type of nursing career. If I were to stereotype travel nurses, I would say we are free spirits, flexible, always down for a new adventure and we love to travel in between our contracts.… Continue reading Solo Travel- Just Do It!!
Travel Nursing in Canada
Over the past few months I've been in contact with a lot of other travel nurses via social media and most of them are from the US! It's been really cool comparing the differences between nursing in Canada vs the States so I figured maybe other people would be interested in it too! I guess… Continue reading Travel Nursing in Canada
Can You Survive a Long Distance Relationship While Travel Nursing?
Written for The Gypsy Nurse blog. See original post here. Travel nursing is such a rewarding career for obvious reasons but for nurses with a partner waiting for them back home, it can sometimes be difficult out on the road. Sure, you meet all kinds of amazing people throughout your travels and you are having… Continue reading Can You Survive a Long Distance Relationship While Travel Nursing?
Where To Next!?
Hey everyone! I'm feeling inspired today and figured I would write a little post to share the love. I have been sick the last couple of weeks and I woke up today finally feeling better and ready to take on the world! Can we restart 2019!? If you've been following my Instagram posts @thetalesof.hales, you… Continue reading Where To Next!?