Here are all of the blog posts that I have written related to travel nursing! You can also use the search bar below if there is something specific you are looking for. If there is something you want to know that I have not yet written about, please message me on Instagram and let me know!!
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!
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
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
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 recently did a contract in Prince Rupert, British Columbia and one of the best parts of working here was all of the hikes that were in the area! I had a hard time finding information about these hikes, especially the fourth one, so I figured writing about them would be helpful for other people!… Continue reading Four Best Hikes in Prince Rupert, BC
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)
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!
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!
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!?
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, AB
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!!