Traveling pediatric nurses at Favorite have the opportunity to work in some of the most prestigious facilities while enjoying the many benefits of travel nursing and visiting incredible new places around the country.
Pediatric nurses care for children from their birth to their teen years and deliver the essential support they need to grow up to be happy and healthy. Pediatric nursing can be emotionally challenging, but it can also be tremendously rewarding.
In pediatric jobs, nurses work with patients from infancy to 16 years old and provide them with comprehensive care such as immunizations and treating common illnesses. Pediatric nurses work with children who have a variety of physical or mental disabilities and have knowledge of how these health complications can affect a child’s developing body. These nurses also work closely with the patient’s family to teach them about proper nutrition and best practices for the prevention of childhood diseases. It’s important for these nurses to be kind, patient and upbeat. They will often need to alleviate children’s and their parents’ fears.
There are a few ways pediatric travel nurses can increase their competitiveness in the market. Some nurses may work toward advanced certifications in certain pediatric specialties, such as acute care or behavioral and mental health. Pediatric nurses can even train in the PICU and NICU to give them a strong advantage.
Pediatric travel nursing positions are typically in hospitals and clinics. Just like any position, salaries can vary based on an applicant’s certification, level of education and geographic location. Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Submit an application to start your next adventure!