Registered Nurse Per Diem Jobs in Texas

Top RN Travel Nurse Jobs in Texas

We currently offer 34 of the best RN travel jobs in Texas RN travel jobs are currently available in cities like El Paso and Austin. 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 $30 to $58 per hour. The city with the highest paying RN job is currently El Paso with a position for a Intensive Care Unit Nurse (ICU RN) – ICU at $58 per hour.

In Texas, there are a number of hospital facilities with RN nursing staff. St Lukes Baptist Hospital in San Antonio and The Hospitals of Providence – East Campus in El Paso are well known in Texas.

If you have a specific start date in mind, the earliest start date in Texas is Jul 5, 2024 for a Intensive Care Unit Nurse (ICU RN) – ICU role at $58 per hour. The latest start date for an RN job is Jul 5, 2024 for a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurse (NICU RN) – Neonatal Intensive Care – Level III-IV role at $37 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, Texas 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 Texas with Per Diem Registered Nurse Jobs

AMN Healthcare currently has 34 per diem Registered Nurse positions available in the state of Texas. Search the most recent jobs below, or click the button below to view all jobs.

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Highest Paying Jobs in San Antonio, TX

AMN Healthcare currently has 26 per diem Registered Nurse positions available in San Antonio.
per diem
Medical Surgical Nurse (MS RN)
  • San Antonio, Texas – 78240
  • 12 N,
  • July 5, 2024
$33 to $36
Hourly Pay*
MS RN’s care for adult patients who are acutely ill with a wide variety of medical problems and diseases or are recovering from surgery. Med Surg unit of a facility is where ill patients go to recover before being discharged. They handle large patient loads, juggle multiple patient populations, and adapt to the ever-changing face of nursing care. Although most MS RN’s work in the Med Surg unit of hospitals, they can work in a variety of settings includes camps, clinics, schools, and ambulatory care centers.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 occasionally required
*Per Diem Assignments Available    Recent Experience and Flexible Schedule Required. 
per diem
Medical Surgical Nurse (MS RN)
  • San Antonio, Texas – 78240
  • 12 D,
  • July 5, 2024
$33 to $36
Hourly Pay*
MS RN’s care for adult patients who are acutely ill with a wide variety of medical problems and diseases or are recovering from surgery. Med Surg unit of a facility is where ill patients go to recover before being discharged. They handle large patient loads, juggle multiple patient populations, and adapt to the ever-changing face of nursing care. Although most MS RN’s work in the Med Surg unit of hospitals, they can work in a variety of settings includes camps, clinics, schools, and ambulatory care centers.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 occasionally required
*Per Diem Assignments Available    Recent Experience and Flexible Schedule Required. 
per diem
Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit Nurse (CVICU RN)
  • San Antonio, Texas – 78258
  • 12 N,
  • July 5, 2024
$40 to $43
Hourly Pay*
CVICU RN’s provide highly specialized care to patients who suffer from a serious injury or illness. CVICU 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. CVICU specializes in Cardiac. Typically, these units get open hearts that have swans in place. CVCU RN’s work in the ICU unit of a hospital, sometimes called Critical Care. CVICU 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
*Per Diem Shifts Available  Recent Experience Required.
per diem
Cath Lab Nurse (Cath Lab RN)
  • San Antonio, Texas – 78258
  • 12 D,
  • July 5, 2024
$36 to $39
Hourly Pay*
Cath Lab RN’s assist in Cardiac Procedures in which a wire is threaded from the patient’s hip to their heart. It is important that they know what all of the equipment is, including stents, balloons, and wires. They are constantly running back and forth to provide equipment needed for the procedure, and work 1:1 with the doctors.  Cath Lab RN’s work at hospitals in the procedure room (like a small OR) providing the physician with the proper instruments (collecting them and opening them). Outside of the room taking pictures and reporting to the Physician.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
*per diem option available
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Highest Paying Jobs in El Paso, TX

AMN Healthcare currently has 4 per diem Registered Nurse positions available in El Paso.
per diem
Intensive Care Unit Nurse (ICU RN)
  • El Paso, Texas – 79902
  • 12 N,
  • July 5, 2024
$54 to $58
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
*Per Diem Shifts Available  Recent Experience Required.
per diem
Medical Surgical Nurse (MS RN)
  • El Paso, Texas – 79938
  • 12 N,
  • July 5, 2024
$50 to $54
Hourly Pay*
MS RN’s care for adult patients who are acutely ill with a wide variety of medical problems and diseases or are recovering from surgery. Med Surg unit of a facility is where ill patients go to recover before being discharged. They handle large patient loads, juggle multiple patient populations, and adapt to the ever-changing face of nursing care. Although most MS RN’s work in the Med Surg unit of hospitals, they can work in a variety of settings includes camps, clinics, schools, and ambulatory care centers.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 occasionally required
*Per Diem Shifts Available  Recent Experience Required.
per diem
Medical Surgical Nurse (MS RN)
  • El Paso, Texas – 79902
  • 12 N,
  • July 5, 2024
$50 to $54
Hourly Pay*
MS RN’s care for adult patients who are acutely ill with a wide variety of medical problems and diseases or are recovering from surgery. Med Surg unit of a facility is where ill patients go to recover before being discharged. They handle large patient loads, juggle multiple patient populations, and adapt to the ever-changing face of nursing care. Although most MS RN’s work in the Med Surg unit of hospitals, they can work in a variety of settings includes camps, clinics, schools, and ambulatory care centers.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 occasionally required
*Per Diem Shifts Available  Recent Experience Required.
per diem
Medical Surgical Nurse (MS RN)
  • El Paso, Texas – 79902
  • 12 D,
  • July 5, 2024
$50 to $54
Hourly Pay*
MS RN’s care for adult patients who are acutely ill with a wide variety of medical problems and diseases or are recovering from surgery. Med Surg unit of a facility is where ill patients go to recover before being discharged. They handle large patient loads, juggle multiple patient populations, and adapt to the ever-changing face of nursing care. Although most MS RN’s work in the Med Surg unit of hospitals, they can work in a variety of settings includes camps, clinics, schools, and ambulatory care centers.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 occasionally required
*Per Diem Shifts Available  Recent Experience Required.
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Highest Paying Jobs in Austin, TX

AMN Healthcare currently has 2 per diem Registered Nurse positions available in Austin.
per diem
Medical Surgical Nurse (MS RN)
  • Austin, Texas – 78704
  • 12 N,
  • July 5, 2024
$44 to $47
Hourly Pay*
MS RN’s care for adult patients who are acutely ill with a wide variety of medical problems and diseases or are recovering from surgery. Med Surg unit of a facility is where ill patients go to recover before being discharged. They handle large patient loads, juggle multiple patient populations, and adapt to the ever-changing face of nursing care. Although most MS RN’s work in the Med Surg unit of hospitals, they can work in a variety of settings includes camps, clinics, schools, and ambulatory care centers.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 occasionally required
*Per Diem Assignments Available    Recent Experience and Flexible Schedule Required. 
per diem
Medical Surgical Nurse (MS RN)
  • Austin, Texas – 78704
  • 12 D,
  • July 5, 2024
$44 to $47
Hourly Pay*
MS RN’s care for adult patients who are acutely ill with a wide variety of medical problems and diseases or are recovering from surgery. Med Surg unit of a facility is where ill patients go to recover before being discharged. They handle large patient loads, juggle multiple patient populations, and adapt to the ever-changing face of nursing care. Although most MS RN’s work in the Med Surg unit of hospitals, they can work in a variety of settings includes camps, clinics, schools, and ambulatory care centers.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 occasionally required
*Per Diem Assignments Available    Recent Experience and Flexible Schedule Required. 
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Highest Paying Jobs in Humble, TX

AMN Healthcare currently has 2 per diem Registered Nurse positions available in Humble.
per diem
Medical Surgical Nurse (MS RN)
  • Humble, Texas – 77338
  • 12 D,
  • July 5, 2024
$33 to $36
Hourly Pay*
MS RN's care for adult patients who are acutely ill with a wide variety of medical problems and diseases or are recovering from surgery. Med Surg unit of a facility is where ill patients go to recover before being discharged. They handle large patient loads, juggle multiple patient populations, and adapt to the ever-changing face of nursing care. Although most MS RN's work in the Med Surg unit of hospitals, they can work in a variety of settings includes camps, clinics, schools, and ambulatory care centers.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 occasionally required
*Per Diem Assignments Available    Recent Experience and Flexible Schedule Required.
per diem
Medical Surgical Nurse (MS RN)
  • Humble, Texas – 77338
  • 12 N,
  • July 5, 2024
$33 to $36
Hourly Pay*
MS RN's care for adult patients who are acutely ill with a wide variety of medical problems and diseases or are recovering from surgery. Med Surg unit of a facility is where ill patients go to recover before being discharged. They handle large patient loads, juggle multiple patient populations, and adapt to the ever-changing face of nursing care. Although most MS RN's work in the Med Surg unit of hospitals, they can work in a variety of settings includes camps, clinics, schools, and ambulatory care centers.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 occasionally required
*Per Diem Assignments Available    Recent Experience and Flexible Schedule Required.
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Statistics on RN Jobs in Texas

View helpful statistics about RN travel nursing jobs based on historical data in Texas. 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 Texas

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

A Registered Nurse nurse in Texas can make an average of $37 per hour.

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

A: A 12 Hour Night shift Registered Nurse in Texas can make an average of $38 per hour based on recent job availability.

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

A: A 12 Hour Day shift Registered Nurse in Texas can make an average of $37 per hour based on recent job availability.

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

There are currently 34 Registered Nurse travel nursing jobs available in Texas. 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 Texas?

  • Solis Mammography in Addison
  • Concentra Urgent Care – Mesquite in Mesquite
  • CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Emergency Center – Creekside in New Braunfels
  • The Hospitals of Providence – Transmountain in El Paso
  • UTMB Department of Neurology in Galveston

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

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

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

Locating RN Travel Nursing Jobs in Texas

Cities like Austin, El Paso, Humble, and San Antonio currently have RN travel jobs. It’s a great state to work in and is home to facilities like Solis Mammography, Concentra Urgent Care – Mesquite, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Emergency Center – Creekside, The Hospitals of Providence – Transmountain and UTMB Department of Neurology which all have RN departments.

Healthcare Facilities in Texas that offer Registered Nurse Jobs

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

North Austin Medical Center
Shifts
8 D, 10 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Address
12221 N Mo Pac Expy, NULL
Austin, TX 78758
Nearby Neighborhoods
North Austin Civic Association (78758), North Burnet (78758), North Lamar (78753), Wooten (78710), Georgian Acres (78710)
CHI – St. Joseph Regional Health Center
Shifts
8 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
12, 13, 6, 14, and 8
Address
2801 Franciscan Drive, NULL
Bryan, TX 77802
South Austin Hospital
Shifts
8 E, 10 D, 10 E, 12 D, and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Address
901 West Ben White Boulevard, NULL
Austin, TX 78704
Nearby Neighborhoods
Bouldin Creek (78704), Dawson (78704), South River City (78704), St. Edwards (78704), South Manchaca (78745)
Round Rock Medical Center
Shifts
8 D, 10 D, 12 D, and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Address
2400 Round Rock Avenue, NULL
Round Rock, TX 78681
St. David’s Medical Center
Shifts
8 D, 10 D, 10 N, 12 D, and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Address
919 E 32nd St, NULL
Austin, TX 78705
Nearby Neighborhoods
Hancock (78722), Upper Boggy Creek (78722), North University (78705), Chestnut (78722), West University (78705)
CHI – St. Luke’s Health Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center
Shifts
8 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
12, 13, 10, and 8
Address
6720 Bertner Avenue, NULL
Houston, TX 77030
Nearby Neighborhoods
East Downtown (77003), Greater Eastwood (77292), Greater East End (77011), Denver Harbor/ Port Houston (77020), Clinton Park Tri-Community (77029)
Shannon Medical Center
Shifts
8 D, 8 E, 8 N, 10 D, 10 E, 10 N, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Address
120 E Harris Ave, NULL
San Angelo, TX 76903
Valley Regional Medical Center
Shifts
12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
12 and 13
Address
100 E Alton Gloor Blvd, NULL
Brownsville, TX 78526
Medical City Children’s Hospital
Shifts
8 D, 10 D, 12 D, and 12 N
Job Durations
13 and 11
Address
7777 Forest Lane, NULL
Dallas, TX 75230
Nearby Neighborhoods
North Dallas (75230), North East Dallas (75206), Renner (75252), Dallas Downtown (75202)
Carrollton Regional Medical Center
Shifts
12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
12, 13, and 8
Address
4343 N. Josey Lane, NULL
Carrollton, TX 75010

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