Frequently asked questions
How much experience do I need to become a Travel Nurse?
You will need at least one year of experience in your specialty before you can become a travel nurse. Some healthcare facilites require additional experience or prior travel experience for their positions. The recruiting team at Eagle Nurse Staffing can match you with a position that is perfect for your level of experience.
How far in advance should I apply for a travel nursing assignment?
If this is your first travel assignment you may want to apply well in advance so that your recruiter can get to know you and help you determine the best opportunity for you. But if you are ready to go now just let your recruiter know and we will get started immediately with submitting your profiles.
How long are travel assignments?
Assignments or contracts can vary in length but are typically 13 weeks in length. But flexibility is one of the things that attract nurses to travel assignments so at Eagle Nurse Staffing we build the contract around your expectations.
How much orientation do I receive?
Orientation can vary based on the assignment and facility. There are typically mandatory orientation requirements based on the facility that you choose. Our goal is to place you in an assignment that will feel familiar to you based on your previous experience.
Can I travel with a family member, friend, or pet?
Absolutely! There are opportunites for housing with accomodations for all of those options. You may also want to take advantage of our generous housing stipend and select your own housing option.
How do I get started or get additional information?
Reach out to a Eagle Nurse Staffing recruiter through the contact information on the website and we will give you all the details to begin your first exciting position with our company.