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?
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
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!
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
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
Well, my friends. I have officially just finished my latest travel contract...number FOUR! I must like this whole travel nursing thing! This past month, I completed a short three week contract all the way over in Prince Rupert, British Columbia. I was holding out for a contract by the ocean and I finally got one!… Continue reading Assignment #4 Recap – Prince Rupert, BC
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)
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