Travel Nurse

Tuesday Traveler: Free-Spirited Travel Nurse Calls Bus Her Home

For Med/Surg RN, Katie P., travel nursing is the best way to live out her dream.  

 

Katie shared with us that she loves her job and wants to be able to see the world without quitting work. A career in travel nursing allows her to fine tune her nursing skills and explore her desired path along the way.  

 

Nomadic Lifestyle

 

Great Amazon Deals on Travel-Related Gear

Packable lightweight day pack from Amazon

Whether you’re preparing for your first gig as a traveler or you’re getting ready to jet across the pond and spend a few weeks on holiday, how and what you pack can make all the difference between enjoying your trip or being miserable because you’re dragging around a bunch of cumbersome gear.

 

To get you started on the right path, we’ve compiled a list of some great travel gear that will help you get from Point A to Point B in a more efficient and comfortable way. And since it’s Amazon, you can take advantage of these deals no matter where you are. Happy shopping!

Traveler's Loss Leads to Generous Gift From Coworkers

For some travel nurses, all their wordly possessions go with them from assignment to assignment. ICU RN, Mark G., is just such a traveler and recently experienced every traveler’s worst nightmare while on assignment in Washington, D.C.

 

The travel nurse’s cargo trailer with all his possessions was vandalized and all the contents stolen from a secure storage facility. The culprits took everything, leaving Mark with only a few personal items.

 

Healthcare Hero: A Generous Heart Powers This Travel Nurse

CVICU RN, Ryan “Henry” Beseda, has been with FlexCare since 2016 and is currently in Idaho on his twelfth assignment. What’s even more admirable than Henry’s assignment count is the number of medical mission trips he's taken.

 

As a PACU RN, Henry has been traveling to Guatemala up to three times per year since 2013 on a medical mission to serve the country’s neediest population. His most recent trip took place in early May where he served with Health Talents International.

 

Travel Nurse Goes to Great Lengths to Comfort Patients

FlexCare nurse hero, Pamela

For this year’s Nurses Week, we received many impressive stories featuring our superhero nurses. Although the celebratory week may be over, we want to continue to share the extraordinary work performed by our FlexCare Family of nurses – starting with this bittersweet story.  

 

In a time of tragedy, this travel nurse took matters into her own hands to console a patient as best she could – because she knew no one else would.

 

Healthcare Heroes 2019: Mission Impossible? Not for this Travel Nurse

Travel nurse hero

It’s always difficult to choose our Nurse Hero, and this year was no exception. We had countless stories of travel nurses who saved lives under extreme circumstances, donated their time and expertise to people in need, and inspired us all to be better humans. But one story stood out because of the risk involved in pursuit of a better life for others, and it’s why we chose Paige, ER RN, as FlexCare's 2019 Greatest Nurse Hero.

 

Paige just returned from a medical mission to Iraq and Turkey, accompanying a physician she met during a recent assignment.

Healthcare Heroes 2019: Travel Nurse Uses Free Time to Give Back

FlexCare nurse and award winner Karen H

Karen, PCU RN, has been working with FlexCare since 2016 and is the recipient of our 2019 Community Impact Award. Karen is giving back in ways that inspire others and leave a lasting impression on those around her.

 

Currently on FlexCare assignment number 18, Karen has worked in seven states since joining the FlexCare family as a travel nurse. Her assignments have taken her to North Carolina, South Carolina, Arizona, Utah, Massachusetts, Maine, and Florida!