Why Travel Nursing

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Why Become a Travel Nurse?

your adventure. your benefits of travel nursing.

What are the benefits of travel nursing, and why do so many nurses choose CareerStaff as their partner for America’s best travel careers? With increased flexibility, exciting adventures, and newfound opportunities, travel nurses gain experience that open up new doors in their careers.

What are the Benefits of Travel Nursing?

The benefits of being a travel nurse extend into your personal and professional goals. If you’re considering a travel nurse assignment but aren’t sure if it’s the right fit for you, explore the unparalleled benefits of taking your expertise on the road:

Find More Opportunities for Your Career

Depending on where you live, travel nursing can give you access to jobs you might not find locally. When you travel, you broaden your job search nationally, giving you more career opportunities than ever.

Experience a Range of Experience

Enjoy a richer variety of experiences. We offer a variety of settings from long term care to urgent care, which serve as great opportunities for those looking to grow professionally and build out their CV.

Get Paid to Explore the USA

Experience the flexibility to travel and explore new parts of the country while getting paid to work (with stipends for housing and travel stipends included). Take on exciting opportunities from California and Florida in the south to the Pacific Northwest, the Great Lakes, New England, and more!

Boost Your Earnings

Get paid to travel the country and grow your career. In the past few years, the average pay for travel nurses in hospitals increased by 213%, earning over $3,000 per week. Travel nurses often make more than other nurses due to the competitive compensation packages.

How do I Become a Travel Nurse with CareerStaff?

Becoming a travel nurse is as easy as 1, 2, 3:

Step 1: Earn your nursing degree, pass the NCLEX, and get licensed in your state.

Step 2: Gain experience in your specialty of choice to boost your resume and open up opportunities.

Step 3: Work with your CareerStaff recruiter to gain licensure in the new state you’ll be working in. Each state has its own unique requirements for travel nurses. Your recruiter will help guide you through these requirements so you can find your dream travel nursing role.

How to Get Licensed:

You do need licensure in the state where you’ll be working, but your CareerStaff recruiter can help guide you through the process. If you live in a state that’s part of the Nursing Licensure Compact (NLC), you can become licensed in dozens of states with a single license.

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What Travel Nurse Specialties Does CareerStaff Have the Most Jobs Available in?

The travel nurse benefits are endless — as are the options. As a travel nurse working with CareerStaff, you can choose from a variety of positions in diverse specialties, including:

Features and Benefits of Working with CareerStaff:

We’re partners. We know you want a job that not only pays well but one that supports your career, lifestyle, and personal goals.

Filling out a quick application with CareerStaff allows you to easily find positions with unique travel nurse benefits:

  • Choose Your Ideal Schedule & Find Work-Life Balance.
  • Maximize Your Earnings by Getting Connected to the Top-Paying Travel Nurse Jobs.
  • Receive 24-Hour Support From Your Personal Recruiter.
  • Discover New Opportunities for Your Career in Diverse Settings Across the Country.
  • Get Started Now with a Quick, Easy, & Personalized Process.

Your Setting. Your Next Travel Nursing Job.

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When you travel with CareerStaff, you’ll get access to hundreds of available assignments every day, in a wide variety of facilities that includes: 

  • Hospitals, health centers, and surgical centers
  • Post-acute care, critical care, and ICU wards 
  • Senior living, skilled nursing (SNF), and long-term care facilities (LTC)
  • Schools and educational facilities
  • Correctional facilities