Posts Tagged ‘Nurse’

I have been planning of what’s my next step would be if my contract as a travel nurse ends. I spent hours after my shift researching online and jotting on a piece of paper or on my notepad what I’ve found. Then at the end of it all, I’ll disregard what I wrote and went to sleep because I have another day (a year to be exact) to plan.

But what if I don’t have another day to plan what’s my next move in life? Will I just keep my plan, and follow it? Or will I just throw them and take the consequences of no- plan- at- all life? (more…)

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How do I start a career in travel nursing? Simple. I decided I will.

Travel Nurse, Travel Nursing, Nurse, Nursing, Nursing Career, Nursing SpecialtyThe first step you have to deal when taking a leap in travel nursing is a desire to try. If you are someone who just wish to be inside the walled health institution, without wanting to deal with another kind of tongue, better stay.  If you have a 40 percent desire, I suggest you get another day in the decision process. This will prevent you from having regrets later on. But because you have an adventurous soul like me, you take risks and follow the simple steps towards travel nursing. (more…)

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Travel nursing is not always about luxurious vacation with pay. Nurses in this field suffer a number of difficult situations and/or circumstances. At times, big compensation and pros of travels undermine the demands of taking the role of a regular nurse. So now, I am sharing at least four hazards face by travel nurses.

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It’s been almost a year since I fly out my home country for my travel nursing assignment abroad. The months that passed proved some things about being a travel nurse. It’s been serving me a number of benefits.
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It’s been a tedious shift that I wanted to share an informative photo summarizing the things our college professors didn’t taught. Take note of the last part, by the way.

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Nurses are expected to have a discussion on certain health case, may it be about the case of a previous patient or the current health trends. This discussion or lecture is done regularly for the nurses to remind them of the what is, what are not, and what will be of health care. Usually the discussion is done by the head nurse and/or nurse supervisor. At some points, doctors can do the lecture for the nurses, and will be followed by an interactive discussion.
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“Is it tough to be a nurse?”, asked the many different persons to me. I always answer with a smile first and said, “We have different take on what is tough, and not. All I can say is, I suck the consequences of my profession because I love it.”

With this, I would like to share a graphic on how I become a nurse and what are I am doing in the field.

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