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Registered Nurse Per Diem Jobs in Kentucky

Top RN Travel Nurse Jobs in Kentucky

We currently offer 6 of the best RN travel jobs in Kentucky RN travel jobs are currently available in cities like Somerset. We have new jobs updating daily, so be sure to Apply Now so our specialists can make sure you get first crack. We make it as easy as possible for you to compare RN nursing jobs by allowing you to filter based on traveling nurse salary, shift type, location or duration to find the right job for you.

Today, you can find RN jobs with a salary range between $39 to $42 per hour. The city with the highest paying RN job is currently Somerset with a position for a Medical Surgical Nurse (MS RN) – MS at $42 per hour.

If you have a specific start date in mind, the earliest start date in Kentucky is Aug 3, 2024 for a Medical Surgical Nurse (MS RN) – MS role at $42 per hour. The latest start date for an RN job is Aug 3, 2024 for a Rehabilitation Nurse (Rehab RN) – Rehab role at $42 per hour. Find additional possibilities by sorting “start date” in the list below.

There are a variety of contract lengths available for a(n) RN travel job.

With great things to do, people to meet and places to see, Kentucky is a popular place for RN travel jobs! Also be sure to check out our resources on how to become a travel nurse and nursing license renewal.

Top Cities in Kentucky with Per Diem Registered Nurse Jobs

AMN Healthcare currently has 6 per diem Registered Nurse positions available in the state of Kentucky. Search the most recent jobs below, or click the button below to view all jobs.

Highest Paying Jobs in Somerset, KY

AMN Healthcare currently has 6 per diem Registered Nurse positions available in Somerset.
per diem
Intensive Care Unit Nurse (ICU RN)
  • Somerset, Kentucky – 42503
  • 12 D,
  • August 3, 2024
$39 to $42
Hourly Pay*
ICU RN's provide highly specialized care to patients who suffer from a serious injury or illness. ICU RN’s need to keep watch over people whose condition may undergo rapid changes as well as care for those who are often too ill to care for themselves in even the most basic capacity. ICU RN’s work in the ICU unit of a hospital, sometimes called Critical Care. ICU RN’s may be asked to float to PCU or TeleEducation/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.
  • ACLS and CRRT are often required
* 1-2 years' experience is required for all candidates
per diem
Intensive Care Unit Nurse (ICU RN)
  • Somerset, Kentucky – 42503
  • 12 N,
  • August 3, 2024
$39 to $42
Hourly Pay*
ICU RN's provide highly specialized care to patients who suffer from a serious injury or illness. ICU RN’s need to keep watch over people whose condition may undergo rapid changes as well as care for those who are often too ill to care for themselves in even the most basic capacity. ICU RN’s work in the ICU unit of a hospital, sometimes called Critical Care. ICU RN’s may be asked to float to PCU or TeleEducation/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.
  • ACLS and CRRT are often required
* 1-2 years' experience is required for all candidates
per diem
Progressive Care Unit Nurse (PCU/SDU RN)
  • Somerset, Kentucky – 42503
  • 12 D,
  • August 3, 2024
$39 to $42
Hourly Pay*
PCU RN’s closely monitor patients recently released from the ICU before those patients are moved to regular hospital beds. PCU RN’S monitor cardiac and other critical vital signs and detect any changes, thereby enabling intervention of life-threatening, or emergency situations. PCU RN’s work in hospitals, and usually will float as needed to work in Tele or Med Surg units.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.
  • ACLS is often required
* 1-2 years' experience is required for all candidates
per diem
Progressive Care Unit Nurse (PCU/SDU RN)
  • Somerset, Kentucky – 42503
  • 12 N,
  • August 3, 2024
$39 to $42
Hourly Pay*
PCU RN’s closely monitor patients recently released from the ICU before those patients are moved to regular hospital beds. PCU RN’S monitor cardiac and other critical vital signs and detect any changes, thereby enabling intervention of life-threatening, or emergency situations. PCU RN’s work in hospitals, and usually will float as needed to work in Tele or Med Surg units.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.
  • ACLS is often required
* 1-2 years' experience is required for all candidates
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Statistics on RN Jobs in Kentucky

View helpful statistics about RN travel nursing jobs based on historical data in Kentucky. This data is based on the last three months of RN job postings. Our statistics are updated regularly, which means you can find the most accurate Registered Nurse job salary trends, the types of shifts, and common contract durations available and more. Learn more about travel nursing salaries.

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FAQs about Registered Nurse Jobs in Kentucky

On average, how much does an RN travel nurse make in Kentucky?

A Registered Nurse nurse in Kentucky can make an average of $40 per hour.

How much does a night shift RN travel nurse make on average in Kentucky?

A: A 12 Hour Night shift Registered Nurse in Kentucky can make an average of $40 per hour based on recent job availability.

How much does a day shift RN make on average in Kentucky?

A: A 12 Hour Day shift Registered Nurse in Kentucky can make an average of $40 per hour based on recent job availability.

How many travel Registered Nurse jobs are currently available in Kentucky?

There are currently 6 Registered Nurse travel nursing jobs available in Kentucky. 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.

Historically, what hospitals and healthcare facilities have Registered Nurse staff in Kentucky?

  • Concentra Urgent Care – CVG Airport/Mineola Pike in Erlanger
  • University of Kentucky Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in Lexington-Fayette
  • St. Claire Medical Pavilion in Morehead
  • Hartland Family Dental Care in Bowling Green
  • Signify – Kentucky in Frankfort

How long is the most common RN travel nursing contract in Kentucky?

12 Hour Night shifts was the most common duration for an RN traveling nurse job in Kentucky cities based on the last 6 months.

What are the top paying RN jobs available in Kentucky currently?

Locating RN Travel Nursing Jobs in Kentucky

Cities like Somerset currently have RN travel jobs. It’s a great state to work in and is home to facilities like Concentra Urgent Care – CVG Airport/Mineola Pike, University of Kentucky Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, St. Claire Medical Pavilion, Hartland Family Dental Care and Signify – Kentucky which all have RN departments.

Healthcare Facilities in Kentucky that offer Registered Nurse Jobs

These are just examples of some of the healthcare facilities in and around the Kentucky area that have historically offered jobs for Registered Nurse professionals.

UofL Health – Jewish Hospital
UofL Health – University of Louisville Hospital
UofL Health – Mary & Elizabeth Hospital
Shifts
8 E, 10 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Address
4402 Churchman Avenue, Suite 106
Louisville, KY 40215
St. Joseph Hospital
Shifts
8 D, 10 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
12, 27, 117, 13, 118, 5, 35, 7, and 8
Address
One Saint Joseph Drive, NULL
Lexington, KY 40504
Nearby Neighborhoods
Paynes (40504), Van Meter (40510), Elkhorn Parks (40505), Radcliffe (40505), Bryan Station (40505)
UofL Health – Frazier Rehabilitation Institute
Shifts
12 D and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Address
220 Abraham Flexner Way, NULL
Louisville, KY 40202
NORTON HOSPITAL
Shifts
12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
12 and 13
Address
200 East Chestnut Street, NULL
Louisville, KY 40202
Meadowview Regional Medical Center
Shifts
8 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
13, 10, and 8
Address
989 Medical Park Dr
Maysville, KY 41056
NORTON AUDUBON HOSPITAL REFERENCE LAB
Shifts
8 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
12 and 13
Address
1 Audubon Plaza Dr, NULL
Louisville, KY 40217
Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital
Shifts
12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
12, 13, 5, and 6
Address
2050 Versailles Road, NULL
Lexington, KY 40504
Nearby Neighborhoods
Paynes (40504), Van Meter (40510), Elkhorn Parks (40505), Radcliffe (40505), Bryan Station (40505)
Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital
Shifts
8 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
13 and 6
Address
305 Langdon St
Somerset, KY 42503

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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.