Travel ICU Nurse
Tips for Beginning Your Career as a Travel ICU Nurse
A Career as a Travel ICU Nurse
What You Should Expect
Similar to other travel nurse specialties, intensive care unit (ICU) nurses can be travelers. ICU nurse travelers provide much needed relief for facilities all over the country that are struggling with staffing shortages.
A career as a travel nurse can be both a full- and part-time job. Whether you are looking to travel around the country for a career, or simply looking for supplemental income during your off days, there is a traveling job out there waiting for you.
If you’re looking to make the transition to the traveling lifestyle, you’re in the right place. Utilizing a healthcare staffing agency like Barton is a great way to land your first travel ICU nurse job. Keep reading to learn more!
Travel ICU Nurse Salary
What to Expect
A travel intensive care unit nurse’s salary will vary on a facility to facility basis, but generally speaking, travel nurses oftentimes make more money than their permanent counterparts. A variety of factors impact salary such as location, willingness to travel, and ability to take an assignment on short notice.
Your recruiter serves as your advocate during the job hunting process. If you have some big bills coming up, or if you just want some extra money in your pocket, make sure you let them know. It’s their goal to find you a job that meets your lifestyle needs no matter what your preferences are.
Going on Assignment With Barton
Where your Traveling Healthcare Journey Can Take You
When you take a travel assignment with BHS, you get:
- The flexibility to follow your own schedule
- Travel and lodging (sometimes a housing stipend) are covered by the client and booked by Barton Healthcare Staffing’s Travel team.
- To gain experience by working in a variety of different practice settings
- Access to our in-house licensing and onboarding team
- Competitive rates
Travel ICU Nurse Jobs
Ever wanted to visit New York? Now you can with this travel assignment opportunity! Our client is looking for a progressive care unit nurse to begin temporary 8 week coverage immediately. Hours include 12 hour shifts for 3 days per... View This Job
Looking for your next travel assignment opportunity? Look no further! Our client in New York is looking for a progressive care unit nurse to begin temporary 13 week coverage immediately. Hours include 12 hour night shifts (7p - 7:30a) for... View This Job
Looking for your next travel assignment? Look no further! Our client, a hospital in California, is looking for an ICU nurse to begin temporary 13 week coverage immediately. Hours include 12 hour night shifts (7p - 7:30a) for 3 nights... View This Job
Clients of Barton Healthcare Staffing
Places You Could Work
Barton Healthcare Staffing works with a variety of facilities, including:
|Hospitals||Medical Practices||Imaging Centers|
|Retail||IHS Facilities||Correctional Facilities|
|Rehab Centers||Long-Term Acute Care||Clinics|
|Urgent Care||Schools||Insurance Companies|
|Corporations||Hospice/Home Health||Behavioral Health|
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