A new study reports that 49% of nurses (surveyed) are open to new career opportunities. 49% expressed interested in changing their positions for various reasons. We’ll take a deeper dive into those mindsets in future posts as part of an ongoing series.
Gen X and Gen Y nurses were reportedly the most open to new opportunities — at 51%, followed by Baby Boomer nurses at 43%.
Where does travel nursing fit into the equation? We can see that, based on the data shown, 2.5% of nurses currently work a travel contract as their primary employment position. Given the average RN is only willing to commute 22 miles for work, travelers stand out with their willingness to journey hundreds, or even thousands, of miles for an assignment.
Source: Nurse.com – View PDF