This shouldn’t be the norm, not for a demographic of professionals providing roughly 90 percent of the world’s healthcare. People need nurses to remain happy and engaged. The rise of nurse burnout illustrates we’re trending in the wrong direction.
But not all nurses are dealing with the usual pains of nursing in a hospital setting. Nurses with a few years of experience can immediately change their forecast by travel nursing instead.
Because of many factors, mainly the nursing shortage and the silver tsunami, the demand for travel nurses has reached a 20-year high. There simply aren’t enough nurses to meet demand. And until the United States figures out a way to both address its perpetual nursing shortage and improve conditions for full-time staff, nurses do not have to tolerate unfavorable working conditions.
If you’re dealing with inner-hospital politics, nurse bullying, poor staffing ratios or unhelpful supervisors, you do not have to accept these conditions as normal. As a nurse, your talents are far too in-demand to settle for anything less than an optimal work environment. There’s a reason why travel nurses experience higher job satisfaction than their full-time counterparts.
Traveling may seem like a leap, especially if you’re hesitant to leave your home, or not very outgoing in general. But many nurses like you have decided to try traveling in lieu of their full-time hospital, for a variety of reasons. Experience what life is like 13 weeks at a time! Click the button below to learn why nurses like you decide to travel nurse!