A travel nurse is a healthcare professional who travels to different places for administering care for a certain period of time every year. They are registered nurses who travel to different parts of the world to deliver healthcare to people. Considered by many as among the most lucrative of all nursing jobs because of the traveling and also the high amount of money involved, becoming a successful nurse that travels involves many sacrifices on your part. You should carefully consider if you will be able to succeed as a nurse that travels before you apply for one as the demands of a nurse that travels are very high as compared to a regular nurse. Most people will agree when they say that becoming a travel nurse is a lot harder than becoming a regular nurse. A regular nurse is also faced with a lot of hardship when it comes to the job and it becomes all the more difficult when you are constantly traveling.
The advantages offered to a nurse that travels are also equally alluring. Travel and accommodation for most travel nurses are arranged by agencies that make sure that a good standard is maintained. The service and support options offered are also equally lucrative. Accommodation services offered to travel nurses are mostly free of cost and are kept at a high standard with room for many benefits like fitness centers and even luxuries like swimming pools etc.
Most agencies also make it a point that insurance is also provided for, the medical benefits offered to nurses that travel include free dental insurance which is very rare. The proper reimbursements are also given to travel nurses for any form of travel expenses. Tax exemptions are also high for most travel nurses and they receive added benefits like coupons for meals which is free of any tax.