Traveling Nurse FAQs

We listen. Our goal is to handcraft an exceptional experience for every traveling RN including competitive pay, first day benefits, in-house travel management, generous $1,500 referral bonuses and more. We’re different than other agencies because we do it all from phlebs to physicians and RNs. For 30 years we have breathed healthcare – we know it deeper and better than many.

Most certainly. If we offer an assignment where you do not currently have a license, your Nursing Recruiter will coordinate with our in-house compliance department in obtaining it with you.

We love referrals! Yes, we have a paid referral program. You can earn up to $1,500 per referral worked.

We can help you with finding continuing education opportunities.

Yes we have a 401(k) plan. You will be eligible for participate in the plan after you meet enrollment eligibility requirements.

Yes! We offer great health benefits including medical, dental and vision. Details and rates can be obtained from your Recruiting Manager.

You will continue to have health benefits through a specified period after your last assignment, provided you continue to pay the premium.

You will be paid weekly.

Even when your assignment ends, your relationship with us certainly does not. Your recruiter will contact you 3-4 weeks before the end of your current assignment to explore your options. We won’t leave you hanging!

Business-as-usual. Although work locations vary dramatically, the role of nurses and the need for your expertise, guidance and support to patients and co-workers is constantly in demand. When you are not working, you can expect to meet new people and see and do interesting things in the area you live.


We typically place travel nurses in hospitals and health systems. There may occasionally be opportunities for office work including case manager assignments as well.

Yes, you will receive reimbursement for travel related to moving to and from the work location as long as it is more than fifty (50) miles from your permanent residence.

We do not provide free housing however we will help you secure accommodations at negotiated rates. Depending on your permanent living arrangements and tax circumstances, you may be eligible for the IRS’ tax program for travelers. Your recruiter can explain it in more detail. We do not provide a housing subsidy if you find alternative housing arrangements outside the scope of any of our Agreements.

If your stay at an extended stay hotel, they typically provide all of the furniture. Otherwise you will need to bring your own furnishings.

We require at least two (2) years of prior nursing experience, a clear state nursing license, completion of our application and on-boarding documents and passing our background checks. It may sound like a lot but don’t sweat it, we will be with you each step of the way.

No, there are zero fees associated with using us.

Typically 8-26 weeks but it can vary from client to client.

Our employment application is simple. If we find an opportunity for you, we’ll email you a link to the application. You complete the application online and sign it electronically. It’s very easy to get started.

Normally 1-2 weeks. After your application is approved, you will complete your on-boarding documents. There are a few items you must fax to us, as well as a background check and a drug screen.

You are always free to choose which assignments to accept. We work hard to match nurses to assignments based on the client’s needs, the nurse’s needs and experience, and a good work culture fit. We do strongly encourage you to carefully consider the opportunity before you decide to turn it down. We cannot guarantee another one will be immediately available.

Some clients need full-time schedules. Your Recruiting Manager can help you locate these types of opportunities.

Yes, we will work with you to find acceptable accommodations. We even offer Pet Care programs!

Yes! We will work with you to find acceptable accommodations. If none exist, we may need to find another assignment for you.