Emergency Room Per Diem Nursing Jobs in California for RNs

Top ER Travel Nurse Jobs in California for Registered Nurse

AMN Healthcare can help you find the top ER travel nurse jobs in California. We currently offer 13 of the best available ER nurse travel jobs in the state. California ER travel jobs are currently available in cities like Van Nuys, Riverside, Modesto, Los Alamitos and Fountain Valley. We have new jobs updating daily, so be sure to Apply Now so our specialists can make sure you get first crack. At AMN Healthcare, we’ve made it easy for you to compare California ER nursing jobs by allowing you to filter based on salary, shift type, location or duration to find the right job for you.

Currently, you can find ER jobs in California with a salary range between $42 to $68 per hour. The city with the highest paying ER job in California currently is Los Alamitos with a position for a Emergency Room Nurse (ER RN) at $45 per hour.

There are many incredible hospital facilities in California to find ER travel nursing work in. Tenet – Placentia Linda Hospital in Placentia, Tenet – Los Alamitos Medical Center in Los Alamitos, Tenet – Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center in Fountain Valley, Doctors Medical Center – Modesto in Modesto and Valley Presbyterian Hospital in all have ER departments that may have jobs available.

If you have a specific start date in mind, we have a variety of options for ER travel jobs in California. The earliest start date in California is Jul 7, 2024 for a Emergency Room Nurse (ER RN) role at $68 per hour. The latest start date for an job in California is Jul 7, 2024 for a Emergency Room Nurse (ER RN) role at $45 per hour. You can also find the best time for you by sorting on “start date” in the list below.

There are a variety of contract lengths available for an Emergency Room travel nurse job in California.

California is a popular place to work for ER travel nurses, with great things to do, people to meet and places to see! You can learn more about travel nursing benefits here.

Top Cities in California with Per Diem Emergency Room Jobs

AMN Healthcare currently has 13 per diem Emergency Room positions available in the state of California. Search the most recent jobs below, or click the button below to view all jobs.

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Highest Paying Jobs in Fountain Valley, CA

AMN Healthcare currently has 3 per diem Emergency Room positions available in Fountain Valley.
per diem
Emergency Room Nurse (ER RN)
  • Fountain Valley, California – 92708
  • 12 E,
  • July 7, 2024
$42 to $45
Hourly Pay*
ER RN’s treat patients in emergency situations where they are experiencing trauma or injury. They quickly recognize life-threatening problems and are trained to help solve them on the spot. ER RN’s treat a variety of conditions from sore throats to heart attacks for patients of all ages and backgrounds. They will stabilize patients experiencing trauma and help minimize pain. ER RN’s work in hospital emergency rooms and departments (ER and ED), ambulances, helicopters, urgent care centers, sports arenas, and more. ER’s and hospitals are given a Trauma Rating I-III based upon the kinds of resources available in a trauma center, and the number of patients admitted yearly. Level I is the highest (capable of providing total care for every aspect of injury) and Level III (Level-3) being the lowest. Education/Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): 4-Year Education 
  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN): 2-Year Education 
  • You must earn an ADN or BSN degree and pass the NCLEX to apply for a license as a RN. 
  • RN‘s can only work with an active state license.
*Per Diem Shifts Available  Recent Experience Required.
per diem
Emergency Room Nurse (ER RN)
  • Fountain Valley, California – 92708
  • 12 E,
  • July 7, 2024
$42 to $45
Hourly Pay*
ER RN’s treat patients in emergency situations where they are experiencing trauma or injury. They quickly recognize life-threatening problems and are trained to help solve them on the spot. ER RN’s treat a variety of conditions from sore throats to heart attacks for patients of all ages and backgrounds. They will stabilize patients experiencing trauma and help minimize pain. ER RN’s work in hospital emergency rooms and departments (ER and ED), ambulances, helicopters, urgent care centers, sports arenas, and more. ER’s and hospitals are given a Trauma Rating I-III based upon the kinds of resources available in a trauma center, and the number of patients admitted yearly. Level I is the highest (capable of providing total care for every aspect of injury) and Level III (Level-3) being the lowest. Education/Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): 4-Year Education 
  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN): 2-Year Education 
  • You must earn an ADN or BSN degree and pass the NCLEX to apply for a license as a RN. 
  • RN‘s can only work with an active state license.
*Per Diem Shifts Available  Recent Experience Required.
per diem
Emergency Room Nurse (ER RN)
  • Fountain Valley, California – 92708
  • 12 N,
  • July 7, 2024
$42 to $45
Hourly Pay*
ER RN's treat patients in emergency situations where they are experiencing trauma or injury. They quickly recognize life-threatening problems and are trained to help solve them on the spot. ER RN's treat a variety of conditions from sore throats to heart attacks for patients of all ages and backgrounds. They will stabilize patients experiencing trauma and help minimize pain. ER RN’s work in hospital emergency rooms and departments (ER and ED), ambulances, helicopters, urgent care centers, sports arenas, and more. ER's and hospitals are given a Trauma Rating I-III based upon the kinds of resources available in a trauma center, and the number of patients admitted yearly. Level I is the highest (capable of providing total care for every aspect of injury) and Level III (Level-3) being the lowest. Education/Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): 4-Year Education 
  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN): 2-Year Education 
  • You must earn an ADN or BSN degree and pass the NCLEX to apply for a license as a RN. 
  • RN‘s can only work with an active state license.
*per diem options available
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Highest Paying Jobs in Los Alamitos, CA

AMN Healthcare currently has 3 per diem Emergency Room positions available in Los Alamitos.
per diem
Emergency Room Nurse (ER RN)
  • Los Alamitos, California – 90720
  • 12 E,
  • July 7, 2024
$42 to $45
Hourly Pay*
ER RN’s treat patients in emergency situations where they are experiencing trauma or injury. They quickly recognize life-threatening problems and are trained to help solve them on the spot. ER RN’s treat a variety of conditions from sore throats to heart attacks for patients of all ages and backgrounds. They will stabilize patients experiencing trauma and help minimize pain. ER RN’s work in hospital emergency rooms and departments (ER and ED), ambulances, helicopters, urgent care centers, sports arenas, and more. ER’s and hospitals are given a Trauma Rating I-III based upon the kinds of resources available in a trauma center, and the number of patients admitted yearly. Level I is the highest (capable of providing total care for every aspect of injury) and Level III (Level-3) being the lowest. Education/Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): 4-Year Education 
  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN): 2-Year Education 
  • You must earn an ADN or BSN degree and pass the NCLEX to apply for a license as a RN. 
  • RN‘s can only work with an active state license.
*Per Diem Shifts Available  Recent Experience Required.
per diem
Emergency Room Nurse (ER RN)
  • Los Alamitos, California – 90720
  • 12 D,
  • July 7, 2024
$42 to $45
Hourly Pay*
ER RN’s treat patients in emergency situations where they are experiencing trauma or injury. They quickly recognize life-threatening problems and are trained to help solve them on the spot. ER RN’s treat a variety of conditions from sore throats to heart attacks for patients of all ages and backgrounds. They will stabilize patients experiencing trauma and help minimize pain. ER RN’s work in hospital emergency rooms and departments (ER and ED), ambulances, helicopters, urgent care centers, sports arenas, and more. ER’s and hospitals are given a Trauma Rating I-III based upon the kinds of resources available in a trauma center, and the number of patients admitted yearly. Level I is the highest (capable of providing total care for every aspect of injury) and Level III (Level-3) being the lowest. Education/Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): 4-Year Education 
  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN): 2-Year Education 
  • You must earn an ADN or BSN degree and pass the NCLEX to apply for a license as a RN. 
  • RN‘s can only work with an active state license.
*Per Diem Shifts Available  Recent Experience Required.
per diem
Emergency Room Nurse (ER RN)
  • Los Alamitos, California – 90720
  • 12 E,
  • July 7, 2024
$42 to $45
Hourly Pay*
ER RN’s treat patients in emergency situations where they are experiencing trauma or injury. They quickly recognize life-threatening problems and are trained to help solve them on the spot. ER RN’s treat a variety of conditions from sore throats to heart attacks for patients of all ages and backgrounds. They will stabilize patients experiencing trauma and help minimize pain. ER RN’s work in hospital emergency rooms and departments (ER and ED), ambulances, helicopters, urgent care centers, sports arenas, and more. ER’s and hospitals are given a Trauma Rating I-III based upon the kinds of resources available in a trauma center, and the number of patients admitted yearly. Level I is the highest (capable of providing total care for every aspect of injury) and Level III (Level-3) being the lowest. Education/Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): 4-Year Education 
  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN): 2-Year Education 
  • You must earn an ADN or BSN degree and pass the NCLEX to apply for a license as a RN. 
  • RN‘s can only work with an active state license.
*Per Diem Shifts Available  Recent Experience Required.
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Highest Paying Jobs in Modesto, CA

AMN Healthcare currently has 2 per diem Emergency Room positions available in Modesto.
per diem
Emergency Room Nurse (ER RN)
  • Modesto, California – 95350
  • 12 N,
  • July 7, 2024
$42 to $45
Hourly Pay*
ER RN's treat patients in emergency situations where they are experiencing trauma or injury. They quickly recognize life-threatening problems and are trained to help solve them on the spot. ER RN's treat a variety of conditions from sore throats to heart attacks for patients of all ages and backgrounds. They will stabilize patients experiencing trauma and help minimize pain. ER RN’s work in hospital emergency rooms and departments (ER and ED), ambulances, helicopters, urgent care centers, sports arenas, and more. ER's and hospitals are given a Trauma Rating I-III based upon the kinds of resources available in a trauma center, and the number of patients admitted yearly. Level I is the highest (capable of providing total care for every aspect of injury) and Level III (Level-3) being the lowest. Education/Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): 4-Year Education 
  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN): 2-Year Education 
  • You must earn an ADN or BSN degree and pass the NCLEX to apply for a license as a RN. 
  • RN‘s can only work with an active state license.
*Per Diem Shifts Available  Recent Experience Required.
per diem
Emergency Room Nurse (ER RN)
  • Modesto, California – 95350
  • 12 D,
  • July 7, 2024
$42 to $45
Hourly Pay*
ER RN's treat patients in emergency situations where they are experiencing trauma or injury. They quickly recognize life-threatening problems and are trained to help solve them on the spot. ER RN's treat a variety of conditions from sore throats to heart attacks for patients of all ages and backgrounds. They will stabilize patients experiencing trauma and help minimize pain. ER RN’s work in hospital emergency rooms and departments (ER and ED), ambulances, helicopters, urgent care centers, sports arenas, and more. ER's and hospitals are given a Trauma Rating I-III based upon the kinds of resources available in a trauma center, and the number of patients admitted yearly. Level I is the highest (capable of providing total care for every aspect of injury) and Level III (Level-3) being the lowest. Education/Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): 4-Year Education 
  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN): 2-Year Education 
  • You must earn an ADN or BSN degree and pass the NCLEX to apply for a license as a RN. 
  • RN‘s can only work with an active state license.
*Per Diem Shifts Available  Recent Experience Required.
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Highest Paying Jobs in Riverside, CA

AMN Healthcare currently has 2 per diem Emergency Room positions available in Riverside.
per diem
Emergency Room Nurse (ER RN)
  • Riverside, California – 92501
  • 12 D,
  • July 7, 2024
$48 to $52
Hourly Pay*
ER RN’s treat patients in emergency situations where they are experiencing trauma or injury. They quickly recognize life-threatening problems and are trained to help solve them on the spot. ER RN’s treat a variety of conditions from sore throats to heart attacks for patients of all ages and backgrounds. They will stabilize patients experiencing trauma and help minimize pain. ER RN’s work in hospital emergency rooms and departments (ER and ED), ambulances, helicopters, urgent care centers, sports arenas, and more. ER’s and hospitals are given a Trauma Rating I-III based upon the kinds of resources available in a trauma center, and the number of patients admitted yearly. Level I is the highest (capable of providing total care for every aspect of injury) and Level III (Level-3) being the lowest. Education/Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): 4-Year Education 
  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN): 2-Year Education 
  • You must earn an ADN or BSN degree and pass the NCLEX to apply for a license as a RN. 
  • RN‘s can only work with an active state license.
*Per Diem Shifts Available  Recent Experience Required.
per diem
Emergency Room Nurse (ER RN)
  • Riverside, California – 92501
  • 12 N,
  • July 7, 2024
$48 to $51
Hourly Pay*
ER RN’s treat patients in emergency situations where they are experiencing trauma or injury. They quickly recognize life-threatening problems and are trained to help solve them on the spot. ER RN’s treat a variety of conditions from sore throats to heart attacks for patients of all ages and backgrounds. They will stabilize patients experiencing trauma and help minimize pain. ER RN’s work in hospital emergency rooms and departments (ER and ED), ambulances, helicopters, urgent care centers, sports arenas, and more. ER’s and hospitals are given a Trauma Rating I-III based upon the kinds of resources available in a trauma center, and the number of patients admitted yearly. Level I is the highest (capable of providing total care for every aspect of injury) and Level III (Level-3) being the lowest. Education/Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): 4-Year Education 
  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN): 2-Year Education 
  • You must earn an ADN or BSN degree and pass the NCLEX to apply for a license as a RN. 
  • RN‘s can only work with an active state license.
*Per Diem Shifts Available  Recent Experience Required.
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Statistics on ER Jobs in California

Review helpful statistics about ER traveling nurse jobs in California. The data is based on the last three complete months of ER job postings in the state of California. It is regularly updated, so you can find the most recent Emergency Room job salary trends, the types of shifts and contract durations most commonly available in California for travel nursing jobs.

Salary Range

Salary Trends

Jobs by Facility types

Frequently Asked Questions about Per Diem Emergency Room Jobs in California

How much does an Emergency Room travel nurse make on average in California?

An ER nurse in California can make an average of $49 per hour.

How much does a night shift ER travel nurse make on average in California?

A: A 12 Hour Night shift Emergency Room nurse in California can make an average of $50 per hour based on recent job availability.

How much does a day shift ER travel nurse make on average in California?

A: A 12 Hour Day shift Emergency Room nurse in California can make an average of $53 per hour based on recent job availability. Learn more about Travel Nursing Salaries.

How many travel Emergency Room jobs are available in California?

There are currently 13 Emergency Room travel nursing jobs available in California. We also get new jobs daily, so be sure to apply now and a recruiter will help you find the perfect fit as jobs become available.

What healthcare facilities have RN Emergency Room staff in California?

  • Nexxrad in Long Beach
  • AltaMed Medical and Dental Group – West Covina in West Covina
  • UC Davis Department of Psychiatry in Sacramento
  • Kingsburg Community Health Center in Kingsburg
  • Kaiser Permanente – Lancaster Medical Office Building in Lancaster

What types of shifts are most common for ER travel nursing jobs in California?

Based on the last 6 months of data, 12 Hour Evening shifts were the most common shifts in California cities.

Locating ER Travel Nursing Jobs in California

In California, cities like Clovis, Fountain Valley, Los Alamitos, Modesto, and Riverside have per diem ER nursing jobs and traveling nurse housing available. It’s a great state to work in, hosting facilities like Nexxrad, AltaMed Medical and Dental Group – West Covina, UC Davis Department of Psychiatry, Kingsburg Community Health Center and Kaiser Permanente – Lancaster Medical Office Building, all with nurse specialties and Emergency Room staff.

Healthcare Facilities in California that offer Emergency Room Jobs

These are just examples of some of the healthcare facilities in and around the California area that have historically offered jobs for Emergency Room professionals.
Stanford Hospital and Clinics
Shifts
8 D, 8 E, 10 D, 10 E, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
12, 13, 18, 11, 26, and 8
Address
300 Pasteur Drive, NULL
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Nearby Neighborhoods
Southgate (94302), College Terrace (94305), Professorville (94302), Evergreen Park (94305), Mayfield (94306)
Saint Agnes Medical Center
Shifts
10 D, 10 E, 10 N, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
12, 13, and 8
Address
1303 East Herndon Avenue, NULL
Fresno, CA 93720
Nearby Neighborhoods
Pinedale (93650), Cincotta (93703), Hammond (93701), Figarden (93711), Sierra Sky Park (93711)
Adventist Health Bakersfield
Shifts
8 D, 10 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
13, 10, 7, and 8
Address
2615 Chester Ave., NULL
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Nearby Neighborhoods
Kern (93305), Landco (93302), East Bakersfield (93305), Kayandee (93307), Kern City (93309)
Adventist Health Glendale
Shifts
8 D, 8 E, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
12, 52, 13, 10, 14, 11, and 8
Departments
Case Manager Case Manager Emergency Room Labor & Delivery Medical Surgical Oncology Operating Room Operating Room Postpartum Telemetry
Address
1509 Wilson Terrace, NULL
Glendale, CA 91206
Nearby Neighborhoods
Adams Square (91205), North Glendale (91202), Sepulveda (91201), Sparr Heights (91208), Verdugo City (91046)
Kaiser – Santa Clara Medical Center
Shifts
8 D, 8 E, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Address
700 Lawrence Expressway, NULL
Santa Clara, CA 95051
Nearby Neighborhoods
Roundup Trailer Lodge (95054), Garden Court Mobile Home Village (95054), Santa Clara Trailer Village (95054)
Surgery Center of Valley Presbyterian Hospital
Shifts
8 D, 10 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Departments
Cardiovascular ICU Cardiovascular Operating Room Emergency Room Medical Surgical Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Operating Room Post Anesthesia Care Unit Progressive Care Unit Rehabilitation Telemetry
Address
15107 Vanowen Street, NULL
Van Nuys, CA 91405
Adventist Health Sonora
Shifts
8 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Address
1000 Greenley Rd., NULL
Sonora, CA 95370
Nearby Neighborhoods
Sonora Knolls (95370)
Adventist Health St. Helena
Shifts
8 D, 8 E, 8 N, 10 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
12, 13, 10, and 26
Departments
Ambulatory OR Cardiovascular ICU Case Manager Emergency Room Home Health Intensive Care Unit Operating Room Operating Room Post Anesthesia Care Unit Psychiatric Telemetry
Address
10 Woodland Rd., NULL
Saint Helena, CA 94576
MAD RIVER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
Shifts
8 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Address
3800 Janes Rd, NULL
Arcata, CA 95521
Kaiser – Vacaville Medical Center
Shifts
8 D, 8 E, 8 N, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Address
1 Quality Drive, NULL
Vacaville, CA 95688
Nearby Neighborhoods
Ulatis Park (95688)

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* Estimate of payments is intended for informational purposes and includes hourly wages, as well as reimbursements for meal & incidental expenses and housing expenses incurred on behalf of the Company. Please speak with a recruiter for additional details.