+234 813 0686 500
+234 809 3423 853
info@grossarchive.com

All the Disadvantages of Being a Travel Nurse

16-Sep-2020
- Being a travel nurse is a great opportunity with lots of benefits but this article looks at all the disadvantages.
- The Disadvantages of Being a Traveling Nurse

As a traveling nurse you will need to be able to adapt to your surroundings quickly. Since s/he will be traveling to new areas and dealing with different jobs on each assignment the traveling nurse accepts this is one very important draw backs to the job if you are not able to adapt quickly.

Since nursing deals a lot with interaction to patients and your co-workers if you are a shy person then meeting new people constantly may also be a drawback. If you take a long time to build a good working interaction with your co-workers becoming a traveling nurse may be a drawback.

As a traveling nurse you need to be able to adjust to out of the ordinary situations and the unexpected.  If you like and are more comfortable in surroundings that you know and are familiar with then a career as a traveling nurse may not be the wise choice for you as you are constantly changing your surroundings.  When you travel things can go wrong, no mater how much you have planned no matter how much detail you have put into your plans the unexpected will happen. If you are uncomfortable dealing with problems that can arise during travels then you may want to look into a more contemporary nursing job.  If you love the security of home life a traveling nurse moves around a lot and their home is in various parts of the country while they are employed by different assignments.

If you are the type of person who likes to be close to their family and can not deal with being away from their family for long periods of times then you need to be aware that a traveling nurse can be gone for roughly 6 week periods of time to much longer. A typical assignment lasts from 6 weeks on up to 52 weeks.  The one plus to this is that you can choose your assignments and choose the places you are willing to relocate so if you wish to only go a matter of a few hours away or 2 days away the choice is yours to accept an assignment or not.

Another draw back is that you are on call usually 24 hours a day because you are living on site, or if you are on a cruise ship assignment your services will be rendered as needed.  For people who wish to work a set schedule this can sometimes be upsetting to them mentally and physically.

There is sometimes even co-worker resentment to deal with. When a co-worker finds out you are a traveling nurse they know you are being paid higher for the same work that they are doing. This sometimes leads to resentment awkward working situations. The best way to deal with situations like this is to be pleasant and helpful and to understand that you are there to do a job. A lot of times it will even have a non traveling nurse look into becoming a traveling nurse.
Lastly one of biggest drawbacks is dealing with two employers.

The agency you work for and the facility that hired the agency to place a nurse in their employ. Sometimes the provisions in your contract with your agency will conflict with the regulations that the facility is trying to have you work.

500
Leave a comment...

    More Article

    Available Project Topics & Materials

    EFFECTS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ON THE EFFICIENCY OF TAX ADMINISTRATION IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU STATE BOARD OF INTERNAL REVENUE)
    ABSTRACT This research study examines the Effect of Information Technology on the Efficiency of Tax Administration in Nigeria, a case Study of Enugu State Board of Internal Revenue. Its main objective is to... More
    CONSTRUCTION OF AUTOMATIC WATER LEVEL CONTROLLER FOR BOTH OVERHEAD AND UNDERGROUND TANKS
    CONSTRUCTION OF AUTOMATIC WATER LEVEL CONTROLLER FOR BOTH OVERHEAD AND UNDERGROUND TANKS ABSTRACT Automatic water level controller for both overhead and underground tank is designed to monitor the level of water in a tank. It displays the level of water and when it is at the lowest level; a pump is activated automatically to refill the tank. When... More
    THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE SCHOOL PRINCIPAL’S LEADERSHIP BEHAVIOR AND THE COUNSELORS’ MORALE
    THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE SCHOOL PRINCIPAL’S LEADERSHIP BEHAVIORAND THE COUNSELORS’ MORALE Abstract This study of four suburban schools, two high schools, and two elementary schools, investigated how the leadership behaviors of the principal can affect the morale of the teaching staff. Questions answered included the role of participatory... More
    THE INFLUENCE OF ENDSARS PROTEST ON POLITICAL INTEREST OF NIGERIAN YOUTHS
    ABSTRACT The project on the influence of endsars protest on political interest of Nigerian youths. The project aimed at investigating the influence of endsars protest on political interest of Nigerian youths, determining the relationship between endsars protest and political... More
    UNDERGRADUATES PERCEPTION ON COURTSHIP AND IT’S INFLUENCE ON PRE-MARITAL SEX
    ABSTRACT This study was carried out to examine the undergraduates perception on courtship and it’s influence on pre-marital sex. Specifically, the study examined examine the undergraduates’ perceptions on courtship and its influence on pre-marital sex. The study... More
    RECYCLING WASTE POLYETHYLENE MATERIALS TO USEFUL PRODUCTS VIA PYROLYSIS
    A b s t r a c t Recycling of polyethylene waste to useful product is a way to reduce environmental problems caused by polymeric waste accumulation generated from day-to-day applications of polymer materials such packaging and construction. The recycling of polymeric waste... More
    EXAMINATION ON THE EXTENT OF COMPLIANCE TO INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL REPORTING STANDARD (A CASE STUDY OF WEMA BANK PLC)
    ABSTRACT This study seeks to investigate whether the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in Nigeria has been complied with in Nigerian Banks. It is phenomenon for every organization (including banks) to adopt (IFRS)... More
    MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT AND ITS EFFECT ON PRODUCTIVITY
    (A STUDY OF INNOSON TECHNICAL AND INDUSTRIAL COMPANY LIMITED EMENE) ABSTRACT This research work examined manpower development and its effect on productivity. A study of Innoson Technical and Industrial Company Limited Emene. The objectives of the study include to: assess the extent manpower... More
    MANAGEMENT OF EMPLOYEE WELFARE WITH EMPHASIS ON INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENTS AND SAFETY MEASURES
    (A STUDY OF SELECTED MANUFACTURING ORGANIZATIONS IN ENUGU STATE) ABSTRACT This research work, examined the management of employee welfare with emphasis on industrial accidents and safety measures. A study of selected manufacturing organizations in Enugu State.... More
    LEADERSHIP STYLES AND PERFORMANCE OF SMALL SCALE BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS
    (A STUDY OF SELECTED SMALL SCALE BUSINESSES IN ENUGU URBAN) ABSTRACT This research work examined Leadership styles and Performance of Small Scale Business Organizations, A study of Selected Small Scale Businesses in Enugu Urban. The objectives of the study include to: find out... More