Aureus Medical shares tips to determine if a travel nurse or travel therapist position is right for you

Omaha, NE (March 26, 2015) - If you’re on the fence about becoming a travel nurse or travel therapist, you may want to consider the variety of personal and professional growth options these careers can provide. Healthcare staffing leader Aureus Medical Group shares suggestions to consider when deciding if a travel healthcare career is right for you.

The opportunities are endless for those that are flexible enough or have the right temperament. Here are a few tips and suggestions a potential travel RN or travel therapist may wish to contemplate:

1. Communicate with friends, family and peers. Traveling medical careers can have you far away from those that you love for extended periods of time. Therefore, it is important to communicate with your friends and family about the opportunity you're considering before committing to an agency or contract. Their advice may be able to give you new perspective about your choice, according to Nurse Together.

2. Discuss the option with a professional mentor. Before signing up for a travel assignment, consider how it could impact your career. Healthcare careers offer lucrative benefits whether you are a traveler or not. The average salary for a travel nurse or travel therapist can vary depending on the contract lengths, location and experience of the RN or therapist. However, traveling will not only impact your annual earnings, but also the direction of your career.

Read the full article for more tips on whether a travel healthcare career is right for you.

About Aureus Medical Group:

Aureus Medical Group is a national leader in healthcare staffing specializing in the successful placement of Nursing, Advanced Practice, Cardiopulmonary, Diagnostic Imaging, Medical Laboratory, Neurodiagnostics, Radiation Oncology, and Rehabilitation Therapy professionals, as well as Physicians, in hospitals and medical facilities nationwide. With more than 30 years of experience, Aureus Medical offers a full range of staffing options, including national contract (travel), local contract, and direct hire.  Aureus Medical is the largest affiliate of Omaha-based C&A Industries, a leading provider of human capital management solutions for more than 45 years.