Everyone has to start somewhere and when you’re new to travel nursing it can be a lot to take in. It’s smart to understand what’s realistic and unrealistic in the world of travel nursing. Most importantly you should know what is expected of you and what you should expect from your agency and hospital. It’s always better to be over prepared than under prepared when taking your first contract.
Make sure to know what you’re getting into, ask questions, join forums, and do your research so you can make informed decisions. Don’t be scared to tell you’re recruiter what you want, communication is key when it comes to the relationship between a recruiter and nurse. Here are a few common mistakes a new travel nurse may make:
It’s best to always be informed and communicate with your recruiter. Avoiding these mistakes will ensure your assignment is as smooth as can be!