Contract Nursing

Why Contract Nursing?

Contract nursing jobs — local and per diem assignments — are great ways to find nurse career opportunities that match your location and lifestyle. Contracted nurses can be temporary, project-based workers who work at a facility regularly, temporarily, or on an on-call basis as a per diem nurse. Contract nursing allows you to earn additional money while picking up extra shifts outside of your full-time job and also lets you work at your own pace while still offering flexibility, exceptional pay, and great benefits.


Your next assignment awaits. Explore opportunities close to home.

Per Diem

Enjoy lifestyle flexibility while you work and earn on your own terms.

Why CareerStaff?

As one of the nation’s leading travel nurse recruitment companies, we also offer an extensive network of local and per diem opportunities for nurses of all types and specialties. Because we have so many relationships with facilities across the country, we get thousands of requests for nurses every day — and we’re looking to build out our network with great nurses to help fill these roles. 

Contract nursing jobs from CareerStaff also give you the chance to help out a facility that’s in need of skilled nurses to meet its patient care goals. Whether it’s a crisis-response position in a local hospital or a per diem assignment to help cover sick time for regular staff when you work a contract nursing job you can be confident that you’re offering help where it’s needed the most. As a member of the CareerStaff network, you’ll also get top pay for working contract nursing jobs, as well as a full range of benefits that include: 

Weekly Direct Deposit

Medical, Dental, & Vision

Flexible Spending & Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)

Life Insurance


Your Setting. Your Next Nursing Job.

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From positions in leading hospitals to work in SNF, LTC, senior living, and other types of patient care facilities, we offer assignments across the spectrum of clinical settings. Some of the settings we provide contract 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