Travel Nursing Job Opportunities for Registered Nurses
Starting a career in travel nursing is a great option for nurses who are interested in working in more than one location and who want to learn more than one specialty. Travel nursing jobs give you the freedom to select where you work and the type of nursing that you want to practice. In addition to having the ability to choose your work location, travel nurses receive above average salary compensation as well as housing, health, and retirement benefits.
Assignment Duration and Details
TravelNursing.org offers many short and long-term travel nursing assignments. While there is no set standard length for travel nursing assignments, most travel nursing jobs last between 8-26 weeks, with the majority of the positions being offered for 13 week terms. Depending on the location, specialty, and requirements of the position of your choice, you may be asked to spend less or more time at a specific job. Some travel nursing jobs may start as a short-term assignment with the option to move to a full-time, permanent position.
Many nurses prefer the short 8-26 week assignment terms because it gives them the freedom and flexibility to choose a new location if they desire and change. This also allows them the opportunity to visit new cities, explore new cultures, and try new activities. Additionally, this gives you the freedom to select new jobs with better pay and in facilities and with specialists around the country. Whether you prefer the coast, the desert, mountains or anything else, there is a travel nursing job in a location that suits you.
If you are interested in a travel nursing position, we can help you find the location, specialty, and staff that will work best for you. Our placement partners have thousands of available positions for you to choose from, each one offering a slightly different experience to allow you to find the perfect position.
Position Location and Specialties
Here are just a few of the units and specialties that you could be working in as a traveling nurse.
- Labor and Delivery
- Neonatal ICU
- Critical Care
- Pediatric ICU
- Emergency Dept
- Cath Lab
- Oncology and BMT
- Operating Room
Whether you are considering a career as a travel nurse or are interested in making a change from your current nursing assignment, finding a position in an exciting new location is a great way to travel, earn a competitive salary, develop new skills, and have new experiences that you won’t be able to have anywhere else. Click here to discover available nursing jobs and find an assignment in the area of your choice!