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…
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)
Well, readers. It's been six long weeks away from home in a brand new province- British Columbia! I am super happy to be heading home today because I really miss home and my partner! But I have thoroughly enjoyed the past six weeks and I'm about to tell you why! I was having a hard … Continue reading Assignment #3 Recap- Dawson Creek, BC
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!!
I cannot believe my second travel nursing contract is already complete! I was in beautiful Muskoka, Ontario, Canada- more specifically Bracebridge, Ontario. It's a gorgeous area of Ontario surrounded by lakes and cottages. In the summer time swarms of Toronto residents come up to live the life of luxury for the season. The hospitals out … Continue reading Assignment #2 Recap- Muskoka, Ontario
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
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?
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!?
Hey blog readers! In a week and a half I will have officially completed my first nursing contract in Bonnyville, Alberta! I have received a ton of questions about my contract and how it's been going, etc. so I figured I would write a post about it to sum it all up! I can't believe … Continue reading Assignment #1 Recap- Bonnyville, Alberta
Hey guys! I wanted to talk about something big that is happening to me and I'm super excited to share with you all! I have a LOT of feelings about this so I'm very happy I have this outlet to write them all down and "talk it out". I'm becoming a Travel Nurse!! This has … Continue reading BIG NEWS!…My Huge Decision