What is Per Diem? Who is Per Diem? Why is Per Diem?

Per diem, nursing, also known as PRN nursing, is a type of nursing where nurses work on an as-needed basis. Instead of being a full-time or part-time employees, per diem nurses work on a short-term or temporary basis, filling in for other nurses who are on vacation, sick leave, or just need a day off.

Per diem nursing is a great side hustle for many reasons. First, it allows nurses to earn extra money while still maintaining their full-time or part-time nursing job. It’s a great way to make some extra cash without committing to a full-time or part-time schedule.

Second, per diem nursing allows nurses to have a more flexible schedule. Since per diem nurses are not required to work a certain number of hours, they can choose to work when they want to work. This is especially useful for nurses who have family or other commitments that require a more flexible schedule.

Third, per diem nursing allows nurses to gain experience in different healthcare settings. Nurses will work in various hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare facilities, where they can gain experience in different specialties and settings. This is a great way to broaden your skills, knowledge, make you more marketable in the nursing job market, and serve as a test drive for a facility.

Finally, per diem nursing can be a great way to network and meet new people in the healthcare industry.  While in the different settings, you will have the opportunity to meet and work with different healthcare professionals.  In today’s world, making connections and building relationships can be useful in the future!

In conclusion, per diem nursing is a great side hustle for nurses who want to earn extra money, have a more flexible schedule, gain experience in different healthcare settings, and network with other healthcare professionals.

Sounds like a great deal, no?

If you’re interesting in per diem assignments, email amner@leadhealth.com, he’s your guy!

Stay safe and happy nursing!

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