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Explore Travel Nursing Job Opportunities for RN Nurses Professionals with AMN Healthcare

Are you a Registered Nurse seeking travel nursing job opportunities? Look no further! AMN Healthcare is your trusted partner in finding locums positions that align with your career goals. With a total of 121 travel related Registered Nurse jobs currently available, we’re sure you’ll find your next great adventure!

Find Competitive Compensation for Registered Nurse Travel Jobs

When it comes to compensation, AMN Healthcare ensures that our travel job opportunities are both rewarding and competitive. The pay rates for our current temporary Registered Nurse jobs range from $30 per hour to $81 hourly.

National Salary Trends for Travel Registered Nurse Jobs

Understanding the salary landscape is crucial when evaluating your career options. Based on historical data from the last year of posted traveling Registered Nurse jobs, the average hourly pay was about $48 per hour.

Start Dates to Suit Your Schedule

AMN Healthcare recognizes the importance of flexibility around when you take a job. As of Jul 14, 2024, we offer Registered Nurse per diem jobs with various starting dates, including Jul 28, 2024 (121 jobs).

Nationwide Facilities Hiring Traveling Registered Nurses

Temporary jobs for Registered Nurses span across various healthcare facilities, including Short Term Acute Care Hospital (929 jobs), Skilled Nursing Facility (34 jobs), Hospital (27 jobs), Rehabilitation Hospital (15 jobs), and Children’s Hospital (12 jobs) facilities.

Search Top Paying Per Diem Registered Nurse Jobs in the U.S.

AMN Healthcare currently has 121 per diem Registered Nurse positions available in the United States. Search the most recent jobs below, or click the button below to view all jobs.

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Highest Paying Jobs in Tucson, AZ

AMN Healthcare currently has 10 per diem Registered Nurse positions available in Tucson.
per diem
Medical Surgical Nurse (MS RN)
  • Tucson, Arizona – 85704
  • 12 D,
  • July 28, 2024
$34 to $37
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)
  • Tucson, Arizona – 85712
  • 12 N,
  • July 28, 2024
$34 to $37
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
Emergency Room Nurse (ER RN)
  • Tucson, Arizona – 85745
  • 12 N,
  • July 28, 2024
$40 to $43
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
Intensive Care Unit Nurse (ICU RN)
  • Tucson, Arizona – 85711
  • 12 N,
  • July 28, 2024
$40 to $43
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.
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Highest Paying Jobs in Osseo, MN

AMN Healthcare currently has 6 per diem Registered Nurse positions available in Osseo.
per diem
Emergency Room Nurse (ER RN)
  • Osseo, Minnesota – 55369
  • 8 D,
  • July 28, 2024
$54 to $58
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)
  • Osseo, Minnesota – 55369
  • 10 D,
  • July 28, 2024
$54 to $58
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
Medical Surgical Nurse (MS RN)
  • Osseo, Minnesota – 55369
  • 8 D,
  • July 28, 2024
$51 to $55
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)
  • Osseo, Minnesota – 55369
  • 8 E,
  • July 28, 2024
$51 to $55
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 Thousand Oaks, CA

AMN Healthcare currently has 6 per diem Registered Nurse positions available in Thousand Oaks.
per diem
Intensive Care Unit Nurse (ICU RN)
  • Thousand Oaks, California – 91360
  • 12 N,
  • July 28, 2024
$52 to $56
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
Intensive Care Unit Nurse (ICU RN)
  • Thousand Oaks, California – 91360
  • 12 D,
  • July 28, 2024
$51 to $55
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
Oncology Nurse (Oncology RN)
  • Thousand Oaks, California – 91360
  • 12 D,
  • July 28, 2024
$51 to $55
Hourly Pay*
Oncology RN's care for provides care for cancer patients and those at risk for getting the disease. They monitor physical conditions, prescribe medication, and administer chemotherapy and other treatments. Oncology RN’s also monitor patients who are acutely ill with a wide variety of medical problems and diseases or are recovering from surgery. They handle large patient loads, juggle multiple patient populations, and adapt to the ever-changing face of nursing care. Although most Oncology RN’s work in the hospital setting, 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.
  • OCN certification is often required
*Chemo Certified
per diem
Progressive Care Unit Nurse (PCU/SDU RN)
  • Thousand Oaks, California – 91360
  • 12 D,
  • July 28, 2024
$48 to $51
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
*Per Diem Shifts Available  Recent Experience Required.
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Highest Paying Jobs in Glendale, AZ

AMN Healthcare currently has 4 per diem Registered Nurse positions available in Glendale.
per diem
Operating Room Nurse (OR RN)
  • Glendale, Arizona – 85308
  • 12 D,
  • July 28, 2024
$40 to $43
Hourly Pay*
OR RN’s provide care for patients before, during, and after surgery. Duties include patient education, circulating nurse and/or scrub nurse, and potentially First Assist. Work alongside surgical teams to make sure that patients are receiving the best possible care; serve as liaisons between the surgical team and the patients ' families.  OR RN’s work in the operating room of a hospital. There are several types of operating rooms depending on the type of surgery such as: General, Orthopedic, Neuro, Spine, Urology, and Cardiac/Thoracic.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 Shifts Available  Recent Experience Required.
per diem
Progressive Care Unit Nurse (PCU/SDU RN)
  • Glendale, Arizona – 85308
  • 12 N,
  • July 28, 2024
$37 to $40
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
*Per Diem Shifts Available  Recent Experience Required.
per diem
Medical Surgical Nurse (MS RN)
  • Glendale, Arizona – 85308
  • 12 N,
  • July 28, 2024
$35 to $38
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)
  • Glendale, Arizona – 85308
  • 12 D,
  • July 28, 2024
$35 to $38
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 Washington, DC

AMN Healthcare currently has 3 per diem Registered Nurse positions available in Washington.
per diem
Oncology Nurse (Oncology RN)
  • Washington, District of Columbia – 20007
  • 12 D,
  • July 28, 2024
$75 to $81
Hourly Pay*
Oncology RN's care for provides care for cancer patients and those at risk for getting the disease. They monitor physical conditions, prescribe medication, and administer chemotherapy and other treatments. Oncology RN’s also monitor patients who are acutely ill with a wide variety of medical problems and diseases or are recovering from surgery. They handle large patient loads, juggle multiple patient populations, and adapt to the ever-changing face of nursing care. Although most Oncology RN's work in the hospital setting, 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.
  • OCN certification is often required
*Must be willing to work 13 week contract *  *Must have flexible availability*
per diem
Medical Surgical Nurse (MS RN)
  • Washington, District of Columbia – 20007
  • 12 N,
  • July 28, 2024
$63 to $67
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
*Must be willing to work 13 week contract *  *Must have flexible availability*
per diem
Emergency Room Nurse (ER RN)
  • Washington, District of Columbia – 20010
  • 12 D,
  • July 28, 2024
$47 to $50
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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Nationwide Statistics on Registered Nurse Travel Jobs

At AMN Healthcare, we try to provide you with the data you need to make a decision about working a Registered Nurse per diem job. We’ve compiled nationwide information about salary ranges and trends over the last 3 months, along with other important stats about types of healthcare facilities in the US offering work so you have the latest at your fingertips.

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