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Below is a three minute video featuring several working American Traveler healthcare professionals who share their experiences, motivations, and reasons of why they have chosen this career in healthcare. Meet a few of our experts and learn how our experienced Consultants and Client Service Representatives guide healthcare travel job professionals in their career choices in securing positions that are personally and professionally rewarding. See the places available to you and the flexible schedule that permits time for fun and recreation in every location.
Travel Nurse Profile- click here for details regarding how Becky Sutherland, RN was provided the job sample below. It has an annual travel nurse job compensation value of approximately $98,000. Start a rewarding travel nursing career today!
American Traveler received a travel nursing online application from Becky Sutherland, an RN from Bloomington, Indiana. Becky is interested in taking her first travel nursing job in California where she can sightsee and experience a change of lifestyle. Becky wants to be near the city but live in a more suburban area. She also enjoys outside activities, shopping, and dining out.
Becky’s Nursing experience: Becky has 4 years as a Critical Care nurse (CC), has her ACLS certification, prefers a 12- hour night shift and wants to earn at least $32/hour. In addition, nurse Benefits are very important to her; she wants free private housing and free health insurance. She is available to begin her travel nurse job three weeks from the date we received her application.
Travel Nurse Consulting Process:
Becky's Consultant inputs the requested travel nursing job details into the computer database to sort the hospital positions that meet the criteria from the travel nurse profile. There are 10 possible travel nursing job matches. The Consultant begins with a Travel Nursing Assignment Presentation that has been a favorite destination of current working travel nurses.
Travel Nurse Job
Hospital: Bridgeport Hospital
Shift:12 hour shifts, evening
Salary:$31.23hr - OT:$46.85/hr
of Weeks: 13 wks
Facts and Things to Do
Bridgeport Connecticut is close to New Haven’s Yale Campus and about an hour by train from New York City. You'll also have easy access to Stamford, Darien and Greenwich, high-end neighboring towns where great dining, galleries and jazz clubs abound.
Travel nurse jobs in Bridgeport are ideal for exploring the Connecticut shoreline, Long Island and Newport. Autumn drives through western Connecticut will expose you to fall foliage like you’ve never seen. If you visit during winter, the Berkshires, Mt. Snow and Killington with their top-notch east-coast ski resorts are a scant few hours' drive. If you're into sampling the local cuisine, Bridgeport is wall-to-wall great pizza joints. It could also be the perfect assignment for getting you in the "academic zone" — where you can chalk up a few free CEUs.
Popular Bridgeport Attractions
The Barnum Museum - devoted to the great circus entrepreneur P.T. Barnum, featuring Mr. Barnum's life story, his associations with Bridgeport, and his founding of the "Greatest Show on Earth"
Housatonic Museum of Art - over 4,000 items are on display here, including a variety of 19th and 20th century American and European art
Seaside Park - one of the first waterfront parks in the United States; during the summer, the beach draws many visitors onto its sandy shores and hosts several festivals and fireworks displays
Bridgeport Bluefish Baseball Club - you can root for the home team in this fun, family-friendly ballpark; summer nights, hot dogs, apple pie ... is there anything more all-American?
Captain's Cove - one of the state's major seaport attractions, chock-full of restaurants, boardwalk shopping, boating, and sea-worthy maritime exhibits.
Travel nurses always have plenty to
do in Bridgeport and its surrounding
Bridgeport Hospital has 425 licensed beds, more than 2,600 employees, 550 active attending physicians representing more than 60 subspecialties, 235 medical/surgical residents and fellows in programs affiliated with Yale University School of Medicine, and more than 360 volunteers and 400 auxilians. This is a private, not-for-profit acute care hospital located in Connecticut’s most populous city, primarily serving patients from Fairfield and New Haven Counties. The hospital is a member of the Yale New Haven Health System with Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital and Greenwich Hospital, and managed care network participant Westerly (R.I.) Hospital.
3 years experience, and trauma cert required, seasoned traveler
Description: ER is a Level 2Trauma Center
Patient Ratio: 1:2
of Beds: 16
System: Computerized charting and both Pyxis and unit-dose med system used
Travelers report 7:45am directly to Human Resources office. Navy Blue Scrubs. Drug screen at facility on first day. Travel nurses will need to provide
the staffing office with a photo
ID, nursing license, and
the required certifications. Travelers are in testing until Thursday. possibly Friday. New employee orientation scheduled on Monday in the Board Room.
Travel Nurse Benefits
Housing: Free Private Apartment
Life & Dental Insurance
Overtime: No, or after 12 hours worked in a day
AAA Membership Subsidy: yes
Credits: Unlimited Free CEUs
while on assignment
401(k) and Referral Bonus if applicable
Travel Nurse Compensation
Reimbursement Paid:$300 on 7/9/10 & $300 on
Reimbursement Paid: 7/9/11
Travel Nurse Housing Description
When on a travel nursing assignment in the Bridgeport area, many of American Traveler's travel nurses reside at the Spinnaker apartment complex which is situated within an easy commuting distance of Bridgeport Hospital. Nestled in historic downtown Milford, this residence is just steps from the beach, harbor, tennis and basketball courts, fine dining and many quaint shops. Spinnaker is conveniently located near I-95, the Merritt Parkway and within walking distance of the Metro North train.
Enjoy high speed internet access, garage parking, private balconies, oversized closets, and a 24 hour “We-Care” service that will assist you 24/7 with emergency needs. Some apartments have Harbor views if you want a relaxing water atmosphere. There is also a fitness center for those sports minded individuals that like to keep up with their routines while away from home.
Becky Sutherland will decide if this
travel nurse job is of interest to her. If she would like to interview with the North Bay Medical Center her Consultant will schedule a convenient time within the next three days to do a telephone interview with the Unit Manager. After the interview, Becky will decide if she would like to accept the
travel nurse job. Upon acceptance, American Traveler will send a Confirmation Packet to Becky and begin the process of implementing all of the
travel nurse job details.
If Becky would prefer to hear about other travel
nurse jobs, her Consultant will continue making travel nurse
jobs presentations like the sample above. There are 9 more to go! We want Becky to experience the "Ultimate Travel
Nurse Job." It's her choice — American Traveler is working for her!