This week we’re excited to feature Katie! Katie is a Med Surg Nurse currently working in Colorado. She is passionate about the outdoors and finds community amongst other nurses who share her love for some fresh air. Keep reading to learn more:
What is your current specialty and placement?
Med Surg Tele RN-Colorado
What is your favorite part of travel nursing?
I love how flexible travel nursing is AND of course the ability to travel! It’s a great way to help out where need and have adventures in new states!
What is a place on your bucket list for a travel nursing job?
Montana or Hawaii! Can’t choose!
Tell us about your career history – how did you become a travel nurse?
I worked in Houston, Texas for around 4 1/2 years and wanted to be closer to my family up in Colorado! Hello, travel nursing!
Have you found any sort of community while travel nursing?
YES. I’ve made some awesome travel nurse friends and the outdoors community is HUGE so I’ve made a ton of friends that way as well!
What are some of your favorite hobbies and activities outside of work?
I love to explore! I hike a lot, kayak, go to new towns and beer gardens! Ha.
What do you always pack?
My coffee maker and knives!
Any advice for future travelers?
Just be flexible and make the most of your time in the area you travel to!