Per Diem Nursing Jobs

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Per Diem Nurse Jobs Nationwide

Your Time. Your Per Diem Nursing Job.

Looking for flexible hours and the freedom to work where you want, on your time? Per diem nursing jobs provide just that. At CareerStaff, explore PRN nurse jobs or per diem shifts across the U.S.A, spanning a variety of facility types and settings.

Unlock lifestyle flexibility, great pay, and unlimited potential with per diem opportunities nationwide.

Benefits of Per Diem Nursing

your way. Your PRN Nurse Job.

Fight burnout with flexibility. Boost your pay to boost your lifestyle. Unleash your full potential and chart the course of your career on your time with CareerStaff’s per diem nursing jobs.

Enjoy Unmatched Lifestyle Flexibility

With the convenience to work according to your own schedule, you can choose to work one or several shifts a week providing unmatched lifestyle flexibility and work life balance.

Earn Additional Income

Pick up additional shifts outside of your regular work schedule to earn extra money by working as little or as many shifts as you want.

Expand Your Experiences and Skillset

Whether you want to grow your skills, learn a new specialty, or experience a new facility, per diem nursing offers the opportunities to explore these options without a permanent commitment.

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Your Nurse Certification. Your Per Diem Nursing opportunity.

As a nurse, you have the power to discover flexible per diem nursing opportunities across the country. Whether you’re an RN, LPN, or CNA, the perfect job awaits you. Explore unique per diem or PRN nurse jobs and earn more on your time.

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RN Per Diem Jobs

Maximize your earnings on a schedule that suits you. Find per diem nursing jobs that allow you to choose the way you work.

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LPN Per Diem Jobs

Expand your skillset by working in diverse healthcare settings on your own time. Pick up extra shifts with the flexibility you deserve.

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CNA Per Diem Jobs

Balance your goals with your life. Explore various settings, new experiences, and enjoy a schedule that adapts to you.

Per Diem Nurse FAQs

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How much do per diem nurses make?

The sky is the limit! Per diem nurses earn higher hourly wages than the average staff nurse. Since you can work as needed, you can create your own schedule. Plus, you can pick up extra shifts to earn as much as possible.

Why do per diem nurses get paid more?

Per diem nursing jobs often pay higher because of the flexible and on-demand nature of the work. The higher pay reflects your willingness to fill staffing gaps on short notice, work irregular hours, and provide essential coverage during peak demand. Per diem nurses make a difference!

Is per diem the same as PRN?

It depends! It’s common for a nursing agency or facility to use the terms interchangeably. However, PRN nurses are sometimes guaranteed a minimum number of shifts, while per diem nurses aren’t.
Learn more about the per diem and PRN nursing jobs here.

How can I find per diem and PRN nurse jobs?

One of the best ways to find per diem nursing jobs is to work with a nursing agency like CareerStaff. Discover an expansive network of contract nursing roles in your of specialty or setting.

Quick apply now to get access to the per diem nursing jobs you’re searching for!

Why CareerStaff?

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My favorite memory of working with CareerStaff is the understanding and compassion from staff during Covid-related situations with my family. They worked with me and my schedule. At CareerStaff I actually feel appreciated for the hard work I do.

-Keisha M., LPN

As a leading healthcare staffing company, we offer an extensive network of nursing opportunities of all types and specialties. Whether it’s a crisis-response position in a local hospital or an assignment to help cover sick time for regular staff, when you work a per diem nursing job you can be confident that you’re offering help where it’s needed the most. 

Our per diem nursing jobs offer flexible hours, great pay, and the consistent support of our team of recruiters. They’re highly knowledgeable about the current industry trends, and they’ll work with you to make sure your assignment is a great fit. Our recruiters are available every step of the way to support you during your assignment with 24/7 availability.

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Your Setting. Your Next Per Diem Nursing Job.

From PRN nurse jobs in leading hospitals to per diem shifts in SNF, LTC, senior living, and other types of patient care facilities, we offer job assignments across the spectrum of clinical settings. Some of the settings we provide per diem nurses to are:  

  • State, local, and private hospitals
  • Rehab facilities 
  • Outpatient clinics
  • Correctional facilities 
  • Schools and educational facilities 
  • Skilled nursing and long-term care facilities

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Questions about per diem nursing? Whether you’re navigating the onboarding process, curious about PRN shifts, or seeking guidance on how to best prepare for your job assignments, our Clinician Life Blog has you covered!