Travel nursing jobs leader, Aureus Medical, shares 5 reasons to take a travel nursing assignment in Florida

Omaha, NE (November 18, 2014) ā€“ Aureus Medical Group, a nationwide leader in healthcare staffing, including travel nursing jobs, shares reasons why you should embark on a travel nursing assignment in the Sunshine State.

Boasting world-famous weather, a low cost of living and diverse landscapes, Florida is a great place to start a new chapter in your travel nursing career. There are more than 260 hospitals spread across the state, and seven are ranked nationally while 26 others meet standards for strong performance. Be a part of something big in Florida, and take a look at these reasons to consider heading there:

1. Low cost of living
Florida has an overall lower cost of living than the rest of the U.S. Tallahassee's cost of living is 0.5 percent lower than the national average. Jacksonville's cost of living dips slightly below the national average by 0.1 percent, while the cost of living in Port St. Lucie is 5 percent below the norm. All of these things mean you can do more with less. Plus, the state's job growth is expected to rank among the best in the country over the next five years, according to Forbes. 

2. Balmy weather
Escape from the cold in Florida. The Sunshine State is renowned for its balmy breezes, stunning oceanfronts and warm temperatures, making it an ideal spot where travel nursing professionals can take an assignment. In the winter months, temperatures average in the high 50sā€‹, and during the summer, highs reach the 90s. 

3. Vacation amid miles of beaches
There are 663 miles of beaches with white sands and sparkling waters. No wonder Florida is a supreme vacation hot spot. From Pensacola to Key West, it's about 792 miles by road. Florida's diverse landscapes and cultures make it easy to take a weekend getaway without leaving the state.

Read the full article for more reasons to take a travel assignment in Florida.

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.