Intensive Care Unit Travel Nursing Jobs in California for RNs

Top ICU Travel Nurse Jobs in California for Registered Nurse

AMN Healthcare can help you find the top ICU travel nurse jobs in California. We currently offer 9 of the best available ICU nurse travel jobs in the state. We also have 1 exclusive, high-paying Intensive Care Unit travel nurse job you won’t find anywhere else. California ICU travel jobs are currently available in cities like Pleasanton, Fort Bragg, Sonora and Bakersfield. 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 ICU nursing jobs by allowing you to filter based on salary, shift type, location or duration to find the right job for you.

The average wage for an Intensive Care Unit travel nurse in California as of May 1, 2024 was $2,591 weekly. Currently, you can find ICU jobs in California with a salary range between $1,765 to $2,390 per week. The city with the highest paying ICU job in California currently is Bakersfield with a position for a Registered Nurse – Intensive Care – ICU at $1,945 per week.

There are many incredible hospital facilities in California to find ICU travel nursing work in. Adventist Health Bakersfield in Bakersfield, Adventist Health Sonora in Sonora, Mendocino Coast District Hospital in Fort Bragg and Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare Medical Center Pleasanton in Pleasanton all have ICU departments that may have jobs available.

If you have a specific start date in mind, we have a variety of options for ICU travel jobs in California. The earliest start date in California is Jun 24, 2024 for a Registered Nurse – Intensive Care – ICU role at $2,026 per week. The latest start date for an job in California is Jul 8, 2024 for a Registered Nurse – Intensive Care – ICU role at $1,945 per week. 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 Intensive Care Unit travel nurse job in California including 13 weeks.

California is a popular place to work for ICU 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 Travel Intensive Care Unit Jobs

AMN Healthcare currently has 9 travel Intensive Care Unit 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 Bakersfield, CA

AMN Healthcare currently has 4 travel Intensive Care Unit positions available in Bakersfield.
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Registered Nurse – Intensive Care – ICU
  • Bakersfield, California – 93301
  • 12 N,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 13
$1,765 to $1,945
Weekly Pay*
Central to all that California has to offer, Adventist Health Bakersfield has been providing an extraordinary team of world-class physicians, top-notch medical technology, caring professionals and award-winning quality since 1910. We are comprised of a 254-bed acute care hospital and 20 primary and specialty care medical offices. As one of America’s fastest growing cities, Bakersfield offers affordable housing on the West Coast, beautiful weather, high-quality education and it is just a few hours away from Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks, the Central California Coast and Southern California’s great sports, theaters, concerts and amusement parks.
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Registered Nurse – Intensive Care – ICU
  • Bakersfield, California – 93301
  • 12 D,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 13
$1,765 to $1,945
Weekly Pay*
Central to all that California has to offer, Adventist Health Bakersfield has been providing an extraordinary team of world-class physicians, top-notch medical technology, caring professionals and award-winning quality since 1910. We are comprised of a 254-bed acute care hospital and 20 primary and specialty care medical offices. As one of America’s fastest growing cities, Bakersfield offers affordable housing on the West Coast, beautiful weather, high-quality education and it is just a few hours away from Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks, the Central California Coast and Southern California’s great sports, theaters, concerts and amusement parks.
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Registered Nurse – Intensive Care – ICU
  • Bakersfield, California – 93301
  • 12 D, 12 E, 12 N,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 13
$1,765 to $1,945
Weekly Pay*
Central to all that California has to offer, Adventist Health Bakersfield has been providing an extraordinary team of world-class physicians, top-notch medical technology, caring professionals and award-winning quality since 1910. We are comprised of a 254-bed acute care hospital and 20 primary and specialty care medical offices. As one of America’s fastest growing cities, Bakersfield offers affordable housing on the West Coast, beautiful weather, high-quality education and it is just a few hours away from Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks, the Central California Coast and Southern California’s great sports, theaters, concerts and amusement parks.
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Highest Paying Jobs in Fort Bragg, CA

AMN Healthcare currently has 2 travel Intensive Care Unit positions available in Fort Bragg.
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Registered Nurse – Intensive Care – ICU
  • Fort Bragg, California – 95437
  • 12 D,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 13
$1,768 to $1,949
Weekly Pay*
ACLS required and PALS preferred. Cerner experience a big plus. This unit provides intensive, comprehensive care and monitoring for medical, surgical, and cardiac patients having experienced shock, trauma, or other life-threatening conditions. This unit supports a mix of medical, surgical, and cardiac intensive patients. Located where miles of breathtaking ocean views meet dense coastal forests, Adventist Health Mendocino County has a rich history serving community members on the coast since 1971. We are comprised of a 25-bed critical access hospital and offer a range of services in Fort Bragg. The Mendocino Coast offers a small-town atmosphere and is known for its natural beauty, from the smallest to the tallest redwoods in the world, to glass bottom beaches and the only oceanfront botanical gardens in the United States. With whale watching, fishing, hiking trails and many more outdoor adventures readily available, this coastal region is a place to immerse yourself in its landscape and history. Job Summary: Delivers coordinated nursing care for a patient or an assigned group of patients according to established standards of care and the nursing process. Supervises and directs the activities of various levels of assigned nursing staff, and coordinates care with other disciplines while utilizing critical thinking, professional and supervisory discretion, and independent judgment. Job Requirements: Education and Work Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN): Preferred Acute care facility experience: Preferred Licenses/Certifications: Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the state of practice: Required Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS OR HS-BLS OR RQIBLS) certification: Required Essential Functions: Collects relevant data pertinent to the patient?s health or situation. Analyzes the assessment data in determining diagnosis and care issues. Develops a plan that prescribes interventions to attain outcomes. Implements the plan, coordinates care delivery, and employs strategies to promote health and a safe environment. Evaluates progress toward attaining outcomes. Identifies outcomes for the patient or the patient?s situation. Collaborates with the team of patient, family, and healthcare providers in providing patient care in a safe, healing, humane, and caring environment. Provides learning opportunities for patients/family members and team members. Directly provides health information to patients, families, and treatment team. Participates in discharge planning in order to provide continuity of care. Delegates appropriately and coordinates duties of healthcare team members. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
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Registered Nurse – Intensive Care – ICU
  • Fort Bragg, California – 95437
  • 12 N,
  • June 24, 2024
  • 13
$1,839 to $2,026
Weekly Pay*
ACLS required and PALS preferred. Cerner experience a big plus. This unit provides intensive, comprehensive care and monitoring for medical, surgical, and cardiac patients having experienced shock, trauma, or other life-threatening conditions. This unit supports a mix of medical, surgical, and cardiac intensive patients. Located where miles of breathtaking ocean views meet dense coastal forests, Adventist Health Mendocino County has a rich history serving community members on the coast since 1971. We are comprised of a 25-bed critical access hospital and offer a range of services in Fort Bragg. The Mendocino Coast offers a small-town atmosphere and is known for its natural beauty, from the smallest to the tallest redwoods in the world, to glass bottom beaches and the only oceanfront botanical gardens in the United States. With whale watching, fishing, hiking trails and many more outdoor adventures readily available, this coastal region is a place to immerse yourself in its landscape and history. Job Summary: Delivers coordinated nursing care for a patient or an assigned group of patients according to established standards of care and the nursing process. Supervises and directs the activities of various levels of assigned nursing staff, and coordinates care with other disciplines while utilizing critical thinking, professional and supervisory discretion, and independent judgment. Job Requirements: Education and Work Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN): Preferred Acute care facility experience: Preferred Licenses/Certifications: Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the state of practice: Required Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS OR HS-BLS OR RQIBLS) certification: Required Essential Functions: Collects relevant data pertinent to the patient?s health or situation. Analyzes the assessment data in determining diagnosis and care issues. Develops a plan that prescribes interventions to attain outcomes. Implements the plan, coordinates care delivery, and employs strategies to promote health and a safe environment. Evaluates progress toward attaining outcomes. Identifies outcomes for the patient or the patient?s situation. Collaborates with the team of patient, family, and healthcare providers in providing patient care in a safe, healing, humane, and caring environment. Provides learning opportunities for patients/family members and team members. Directly provides health information to patients, families, and treatment team. Participates in discharge planning in order to provide continuity of care. Delegates appropriately and coordinates duties of healthcare team members. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
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Highest Paying Jobs in Sonora, CA

AMN Healthcare currently has 2 travel Intensive Care Unit positions available in Sonora.
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Registered Nurse – Intensive Care – ICU
  • Sonora, California – 95370
  • 12 N,
  • July 1, 2024
  • 13
$1,806 to $1,990
Weekly Pay*
This unit provides intensive, comprehensive care and monitoring for both medical and post-surgical patients having experienced shock, trauma, or other life-threatening conditions. This unit supports a mix of medical and surgical intensive patients. Adventist Health Sonora has been one of the area’s leading healthcare providers since 1900. We are comprised of a 72-bed hospital, 30 medical offices, comprehensive cancer care and a vast scope of award-winning services located throughout Tuolumne and Calaveras counties and the surrounding areas. Sonora is known for its friendly hometown charm, vast outdoor experiences and lively downtown. The allure of Sonora’s close-knit community is complimented by its proximity to Yosemite National Park, as well as just a quick drive to Lake Tahoe. Delivers coordinated nursing care for a patient or an assigned group of patients according to established standards of care and the nursing process. Supervises and directs the activities of various levels of assigned nursing staff, and coordinates care with other disciplines while utilizing critical thinking, professional and supervisory discretion, and independent judgment. Job Requirements: Education and Work Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN): Preferred Acute care facility experience: Preferred Licenses/Certifications: Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the state of practice: Required Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS OR HS-BLS OR RQIBLS) certification: Required Department Specific License/Certifications: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or Healthstream Advanced Cardiac Life Support (HS-ACLS) or RQIACLS: Required Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Healthstream Pediatric Advanced Life Support (HS-PALS) or RQIPALS: Required Essential Functions: Collects relevant data pertinent to the patient?s health or situation. Analyzes the assessment data in determining diagnosis and care issues. Develops a plan that prescribes interventions to attain outcomes. Implements the plan, coordinates care delivery, and employs strategies to promote health and a safe environment. Evaluates progress toward attaining outcomes. Identifies outcomes for the patient or the patient?s situation. Collaborates with the team of patient, family, and healthcare providers in providing patient care in a safe, healing, humane, and caring environment. Provides learning opportunities for patients/family members and team members. Directly provides health information to patients, families, and treatment team. Participates in discharge planning in order to provide continuity of care. Delegates appropriately and coordinates duties of healthcare team members. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
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Registered Nurse – Intensive Care – ICU
  • Sonora, California – 95370
  • 12 N,
  • July 1, 2024
  • 13
$1,806 to $1,990
Weekly Pay*
This unit provides intensive, comprehensive care and monitoring for both medical and post-surgical patients having experienced shock, trauma, or other life-threatening conditions. This unit supports a mix of medical and surgical intensive patients. Adventist Health Sonora has been one of the area’s leading healthcare providers since 1900. We are comprised of a 72-bed hospital, 30 medical offices, comprehensive cancer care and a vast scope of award-winning services located throughout Tuolumne and Calaveras counties and the surrounding areas. Sonora is known for its friendly hometown charm, vast outdoor experiences and lively downtown. The allure of Sonora’s close-knit community is complimented by its proximity to Yosemite National Park, as well as just a quick drive to Lake Tahoe. Delivers coordinated nursing care for a patient or an assigned group of patients according to established standards of care and the nursing process. Supervises and directs the activities of various levels of assigned nursing staff, and coordinates care with other disciplines while utilizing critical thinking, professional and supervisory discretion, and independent judgment. Job Requirements: Education and Work Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN): Preferred Acute care facility experience: Preferred Licenses/Certifications: Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the state of practice: Required Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS OR HS-BLS OR RQIBLS) certification: Required Department Specific License/Certifications: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or Healthstream Advanced Cardiac Life Support (HS-ACLS) or RQIACLS: Required Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Healthstream Pediatric Advanced Life Support (HS-PALS) or RQIPALS: Required Essential Functions: Collects relevant data pertinent to the patient?s health or situation. Analyzes the assessment data in determining diagnosis and care issues. Develops a plan that prescribes interventions to attain outcomes. Implements the plan, coordinates care delivery, and employs strategies to promote health and a safe environment. Evaluates progress toward attaining outcomes. Identifies outcomes for the patient or the patient?s situation. Collaborates with the team of patient, family, and healthcare providers in providing patient care in a safe, healing, humane, and caring environment. Provides learning opportunities for patients/family members and team members. Directly provides health information to patients, families, and treatment team. Participates in discharge planning in order to provide continuity of care. Delegates appropriately and coordinates duties of healthcare team members. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
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Highest Paying Jobs in Pleasanton, CA

AMN Healthcare currently has 1 travel Intensive Care Unit positions available in Pleasanton.
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Registered Nurse – Intensive Care – ICU
  • Pleasanton, California – 94588
  • 12 N,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 13
$2,169 to $2,390
Weekly Pay*
Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare formed in 2015 when ValleyCare Health System became part of Stanford Health Care. Now, we combine the expertise of local physicians with the innovative strength of Stanford Health Care. This provides the community an ideal collaboration between community medicine and leading-edge specialty care. Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare continues the mission to heal humanity through science and compassion, one patient at a time.
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Statistics on ICU Jobs in California

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

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Frequently Asked Questions about Travel Intensive Care Unit Jobs in California

How much does an Intensive Care Unit travel nurse make on average in California?

An ICU nurse in California can make an average of $2,453 per week.

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

A: A 12 Hour Night shift Intensive Care Unit nurse in California can make an average of $2,412 per week based on recent job availability.

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

A: A 12 Hour Day shift Intensive Care Unit nurse in California can make an average of $2,389 per week based on recent job availability. Learn more about Travel Nursing Salaries.

How many travel Intensive Care Unit jobs are available in California?

There are currently 9 Intensive Care Unit 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 Intensive Care Unit 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 ICU travel nursing jobs in California?

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

Locating ICU Travel Nursing Jobs in California

In California, cities like Antioch, Bakersfield, Fort Bragg, Pleasanton, and Sonora have travel ICU 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 Intensive Care Unit staff.

Healthcare Facilities in California that offer Intensive Care Unit Jobs

These are just examples of some of the healthcare facilities in and around the California area that have historically offered jobs for Intensive Care Unit 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, 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)
Kaiser – Oakland Medical Center
Shifts
8 D, 8 E, 10 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Address
280 West MacArthur Boulevard, NULL
Oakland, CA 94611
Nearby Neighborhoods
Adams Point (94610), Sharfter (94609), Grand Lake (94610), Rockridge (94618), Uptown (94617)
Kaiser – Los Angeles Medical Center
Shifts
8 D, 8 E, 10 D, 12 D, and 12 N
Job Durations
13 and 11
Address
4867 Sunset Boulevard, NULL
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Nearby Neighborhoods
Los Feliz (90027), Silver Lake (90026), Hollywood (90028), Rampart Village (90057), Echo Park (90026)
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)
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
Kaiser – San Francisco Medical Center
Shifts
8 D, 8 E, 10 D, 10 E, 10 N, 12 D, and 12 N
Job Durations
9 and 13
Address
2425 Geary Boulevard, NULL
San Francisco, CA 94115
Nearby Neighborhoods
Anza Vista (94115), Amanico Ergina Village (94115), Marcus Garvey Square (94115), Martin Luther King Square (94115), Lower Pacific Heights (94115)
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.