Travel Nurse FAQ

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_tta_accordion color=”white” active_section=”1″][vc_tta_section title=”What are the requirements for becoming a TotalMed travel nurse?” tab_id=”1495646542983-545f605e-16f7″][vc_column_text]Hospitals are usually looking for travelers to have 2 or more years of recent acute care experience. Depending on the hospital, they may also be looking for travel nursing experience as well.

Never traveled before? Our recruiters will match your experience with the right facility so you can get that first travel assignment under your belt![/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”How long is a travel nurse assignment with TotalMed?” tab_id=”1495646543022-465828b2-17c1″][vc_column_text]The standard travel assignment today is 13 weeks, but you will find travel assignments for as few as 6 weeks to as long as 26 weeks.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”I am already working with TotalMed. How do I get started on my next assignment? ” tab_id=”1495646924699-0e86a138-576c”][vc_column_text]We take great pride in taking care of our travel nurses. We know how tough your job can be, and we want to make your transitions from assignment to assignment as seamless as possible. That’s why we start planning for your next travel assignment 3 weeks into your current contract. We handle the nitty gritty of extensions and redirects so you don’t have to worry.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”How often do you get paid? ” tab_id=”1495647058077-986fc095-b09d”][vc_column_text]Your check will be deposited every Friday at 12:01 AM. Expect a follow up call with your recruiter confirming your paycheck.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What kind of benefit packages do you offer?” tab_id=”1495647097344-f8dce9ce-e2cf”][vc_column_text]We provide medical, dental, and vision benefits to all our nurses. We also match up to 5% on your 401K.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Where are your travel nurse jobs located?” tab_id=”1495647155153-987a0da3-30a9″][vc_column_text]We have jobs nationwide. If you are ready for your travel adventure to begin, click here to get started.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Do you offer referral bonuses for referring a new travel nurse to TotalMed?” tab_id=”1495647165507-a0d8ba06-9c0d”][vc_column_text]We offer unlimited referral bonuses. For every nurse you refer that signs a full 13-week contract with us, you will receive a one-time $500 check.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Do I need to pay for my travel and housing?” tab_id=”1495647277853-dbda997f-ca1c”][vc_column_text]TotalMed offers a variety of flexible housing solutions to fit your needs and lifestyle.  Want to live in the very best housing in a metropolitan area near your assignment?  Or would you like to stay in an economical long-term hotel studio and maximize your pay?  Or perhaps you’ll find your own housing and take per diem reimbursements for lodging, meals, and travel?  We help you find the housing solution that works best for you.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”How many hours a week will I work?” tab_id=”1495647342494-cc6110ff-ed13″][vc_column_text]Depending on your preference, we generally offer 36-, 40-, or 48-hour work weeks.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Are TotalMed travel nurses considered employees or contract workers?” tab_id=”1495647486745-a1fe62a9-3ca0″][vc_column_text]We take care of our nurses. When you work with us, you are considered an employee. We have a clinical liaison to be your voice in case any issues arise when you are working.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”I want to work with TotalMed Staffing. How do I get started?” tab_id=”1495647515726-3474e415-a238″][vc_column_text]We would love to help you find your next travel assignment. To get started click here and fill out our quick and easy form. One of our friendly recruiters will be in touch with you soon.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Can I travel with a pet?” tab_id=”1495647578990-22cd6a00-9481″][vc_column_text]Yes![/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What is the future trend of travel nurses? Are they in high demand?” tab_id=”1495647625345-3b33b478-2bb5″][vc_column_text]The future of travel nursing is very promising. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, with the aging population and retirement of Baby Boomers, there will be more than one million job vacancies for registered nurses by 2022. Statistics predict that by 2020 there will be a 23% increase in the national need for travel nurses.  To learn more, you can read our blog here.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_accordion][/vc_column][/vc_row]