Who Can Become a Travel Nurse?

Travel nursing as a career has no discrimination as long as your are nurse are flexible, a positive personality, open to changes and a fast learner.

The basic requirements by most travel nursing agencies will vary on your are of specialty, as well as the facility and location of the assignment but in general, most travel nursing agencies will require:

  • 12-18 months of full-time experience in a hospital or healthcare facility
  • Licensed in the state of the assigment

Becoming a travel nurse is easy if you have all of the above skills and even better, you are your own boss so you get to pick which assignments to take.  Some of the larger travel nursing companies can find assignments for you within a 60 mile radius so you never have to travel very far.

Of course, if you want to become a travel nurse to “travel’ then its just as easy as the client will actually pay your moving expenses.