Are You Too Old To Be a Travel Nurse? - The Gypsy Nurse

By Aureus Medical Group

December 4, 2018

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Are You Too Old To Be a Travel Nurse?

This article is sponsored by Aureus Medical Group

Too Old To Be a Travel NurseIn my previous article I mentioned the myth of being too old to travel. This is still something I hear frequently from individuals who are thinking about traveling at an older age. Do not let your age stop you! Travel is possible for people at any age.

Facilities do not care about your age. Are you passionate? Are you a hard worker? Do you care for your patients well? THOSE are the things that matter. Not your age. Also, as someone who has worked in the healthcare industry for a while, you have knowledge and skills that can be passed onto other travelers.

I know the thought of traveling can be scary, especially when it is something you haven’t ever done before. But what is life without getting outside of your comfort zone? Not only will you grow as an individual, but you will be able to see some amazing parts of the country and check places off of your bucket list.

If you have been in the healthcare industry for a while now, but haven’t made the jump into traveling, what’s stopping you? After reading this blog, I hope it is not your age. No matter how old you are– traveling could be for you. So why not step outside your comfort zone and try something new? The adventure awaits.

Katie Zimmerman is a Social Media Recruiter for the Nursing division of Aureus Medical Group.

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