Travel Nursing Jobs 

Travel nurses play a vital role in ensuring healthcare facilities have the staff they need to care for their patients. Travel nurses take on short-term assignments in facilities that need additional help, using their expertise to fill staffing gaps. 

Sunbelt is a premier travel nurse agency that not only provides travel nursing jobs but specializes in providing travel nurses with personalized career support. Our ultimate goal is the success of every nurse that works with us. Find your next travel nursing job by searching the recent postings below.

Travel Nurse Duties

In many ways, the role of a travel nurse is the same as any other nurse. Travel nurse responsibilities include:

  • Assessing and monitoring patients’ health
  • Administering medications
  • Providing ordered treatments
  • Teaching patients how to optimize their health

Nurses transitioning into a travel role will find that many of their responsibilities and routines are quite similar to their permanent placements.

While travel nurses will have a similar role to staff nurses, there are some notable differences for travel RNs. Travel nurses are expected to quickly acclimate to a new environment, practicing independently after only a day or two of orientation. Travel nurses will be required to rapidly adjust to new care areas and facility policies and provide high-quality care in new and unfamiliar settings.

Travel Nurse Education Requirements

The educational requirements for travel RNs are the same as other nursing jobs. While some travel agencies may prefer BSN-prepared nurses, nurses with an associate’s degree or diploma are also eligible to be travel nurses. LPN travel nursing only requires completion of an LPN program. In California and Texas nurses in this role may be referred to as travel LVNs. Some medical surgical travel nurse positions may be open to both RNs and LPNs.

Your Trusted Travel Nurse Agency

Sunbelt isn’t just another travel nurse agency; we’ve been in the business for over 30 years and are committed to the success of our nurses. We pride ourselves on providing personalized career support that focuses on more than just your next assignment. Our agency provides comprehensive benefits, and you will have a dedicated recruiter who can help you with relocation assistance and housing assistance as you adjust to life in new locations as a travel nurse.

Travel Nurse Job Outlook

The need for travel nurses has grown significantly during the last several years, with the number of travel nurses increasing 35-40%. There are approximately 50,000 travel nurses across the US but with the growing stresses on the healthcare system, the outlook for travel nurses has seen growth that far outpaces many other fields of nursing. The overall travel nurse job outlook is better than many other types of nursing and continues to grow.

We want to support you in taking the next steps in your career as a nurse. Please apply to one of our current travel nurse jobs or call us to learn more about how we can help you advance your nursing career.

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