Travel nursing isn’t just a job — it can be a true adventure. If you’re at a crossroads in your nursing career, a travel nursing assignment might be just what you need to refocus and rededicate yourself to the business of your service. [Read more…]
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What is “travel therapy” and how does it differ from “contract therapy”?
A “contractor” is generally a therapist who lives locally to the facility, but is compensated hourly and paid through a staffing agency. A “traveler,” like a contractor, is also paid hourly and paid by an agency, but has arrived from out of town for the duration of the assignment and usually qualifies for a tax-free per-diem to pay for the expenses associated with living out of town while maintaining a residence back home while on assignment. Contractors, because they are local, do not have these additional expenses and are not eligible for per-diem or housing. [Read more…]