Looking at travel nursing jobs in Pennsylvania? The following guide is the keystone to making your travel nurse assignment a success.
From the State Capitol in Harrisburg, described by President Teddy Roosevelt at its dedication as “the most handsome building I ever saw,” to the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution in the City of Brotherly Love, Pennsylvania has truly earned its nickname as the Keystone State. With plenty of RN jobs in Pennsylvania, we’re giving you the chance of a lifetime.
Moving to Pennsylvania will give you access to some of the most historically defining cities of our nation, as well as some of the most resilient. With a minimum of thirteen weeks to explore, you’ll have plenty of time to take tons of pictures.
There’s Harrisburg, the state capital; Philadelphia, the financial hub; Pittsburgh, with the Andy Warhol Museum and Heinz Hall; and Allentown, the state’s fastest-growing city. Other places to consider include Reading, the agricultural hub, and Erie, Scranton, Bethlehem, Lancaster, and Altoona.
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The Pennsylvania Board of Registered Nursing requires travel nurses to maintain permanent and temporary licenses for registered nurses. Temporary licenses are valid for about 12 months which is perfect for travel nurses interested in two or fewer contract positions. If you're a registered nurse looking for longer term travel nursing contract jobs near Pennsylvania, the permanent license might be the right option for you. Pennsylvania is not a walk through state and is not affiliated with the Nurse Licensure Compact or Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC). The Pennsylvania Board of Registered Nursing is not affiliated with NURSYS. If you run into any trouble applying for or acquiring your RN license for travel jobs in Pennsylvania, feel free to contact us, we'd love to help you get licensed. Below you'll find additional resources for acquiring and renewing your Pennsylvania Registered Nurse License.
A travel nursing assignment in Philadelphia, known as the "cradle of the nation" for its long history, will allow you to experience the urbanized Atlantic region between Boston and Washington DC. If your RN job is in Philadelphia, you'll be set in the extreme southeast of Pennsylvania, extending along the Delaware River, which is joined here by the Schuylkill River. Registered nurse jobs near Philadelphia let you see historical sites, theatres, concert halls, libraries and museums, together with the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, Drexel University and the famed Philadelphia Orchestra, make it one of the leading cultural centres of the United States. As a travel nurse with PPR, you'll never run out of activities to do in your free time!
Pittsburgh, once known for its gritty industrial past, has reinvented itself and has become the corporate headquarters of some of America's largest companies and hospital systems. This is the dominant city of southwestern Pennsylvania and a place that has successfully transformed into one of the most livable cities and serves as a prime destination for travel nurse assignments. As a travel nurse with PPR you'll find such attractions as the Andy Warhol Museum in tribute to its famous son, the Carnegie Museums, the historic Point State Park, and nearby Fallingwater, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
A traveling nurse in Pennsylvania is sure to spend time in Lancaster. Lancaster is the main metropolitan center in Lancaster county, a beautiful rural area with farms and rolling hills. The city has a long history and was for a brief period the state capitol. Travel nurses often work long hours, but when you're not at work there are opportunities through tours and museums to get a glimpse of a typical homestead and working farm. If you're interested in pursuing a position as a travel nurse in Pennsylvania, check out our jobs or apply today.
Nursing agency jobs for RNs working in Pennsylvania earn well above the national average. Some major metropolitan areas, such as West Chester, report salaries as high as $64/hr. Even sources like Indeed, which only report on salaries offered for nursing travel agency jobs near York, Pennsylvania report higher than average salaries for RNs upwards of $58.40 per hour. The median and mean salaries for nurse travel agencies are both high in Pennsylvania but the highest-earning positions often offer at or above $100k per year. This is super enticing to travel nurses who have a great opportunity to increase their earning potential and PPR is the best nurse travel agency to work for on assignment in Pennsylvania. Since most living expenses are paid for or reimbursed, travel nurses working in Pennsylvania have even more earning potential.
The future of travel nursing in Pennsylvania is very promising. With so many rn jobs in Pennsylvania being created every year combined with so many existing travel nurse positions in Pennsylvania, it's a recipe for high demand. If you're familiar with the current demand for travel nursing jobs in Pennsylvania, you might not be surprised to learn that demand will continue to increase at a similar rate to recent years. Travel rn jobs in states like Pennsylvania offers a number of additional benefits. Not only are you able to collect an awesome salary, but you'll also have an opportunity to work at some of the most prestigious hospitals in the country if you pursue Pennsylvania state nursing jobs with a travel nurse agency like PPR. If you're considering becoming a travel nurse we'd love to work with you. Check out some of our current open travel nurse jobs in Pennsylvania.
Demand for qualified registered nurses to fill travel nursing jobs in Pennsylvania is at an all-time high in Pennsylvania. Projections for future demand in Pennsylvania travel nursing jobs indicate that this demand will continue to increase as the population grows and new nurses come into the field at a slower rate than new positions are opened. This means that most facilities in the state are looking to travel nurses to help fill vacant positions. Some nursing specialties are in higher demand than others. The following RN specialties have some of the highest demand.
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