From ICU Nurse to Locum Tenen Practitioner: A Unique Nursing Career Path

On this episode of NursePreneurs Podcast, listen in as our guest Ebony Thyme shares her experience of transitioning from being a staff nurse to a successful traveling provider through locum positions. Learn about the advantages of locum work, the challenges of being an independent contractor, and ways to negotiate contracts for hourly rates and benefits. Ebony also shares her personal journey of finding freedom and flexibility in her work as a family nurse practitioner, while continuing her passion for traveling. Join our community of like-minded individuals who seek to build the lifestyle they desire through nursing entrepreneurship.

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What You’ll Learn:

  • Ebony’s lack of understanding of being an independent contractor versus operating as a business structure
  • Success of Ebony’s business, working in San Jose and San Francisco, favorite contract in upstate New York
  • Ebony’s nursing journey
  • Locum positions versus travel nursing positions
  • Ebony’s experience transitioning from staff nurse to locum and running a course on independent contracting
  • Frustration with the healthcare system’s lack of understanding of the importance of flexibility

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