A Healthcare Traveler is an experienced professional that works for Healthcare Travel Agencies dedicated to providing healthcare facilities with short term staffing support. Travel Assignments in healthcare cover a variety of specialties both clinical and non clinical. The clinical opportunities include Nursing, Allied Health, and Advanced Practice / Physicians but there are also travelers that work in Billing (Certified Professional Coders) and Information Technology. Most assignments are for 3 months but many of those assignments are extended. Healthcare Traveling isn’t for everyone but those that choose to travel find the experience to be financially rewarding and professionally and personally enlightening.
A healthcare traveler must meet the following criteria:
There are many reasons a healthcare facility will utilize a traveling healthcare professional including: