Medical Surgical Travel Nursing Jobs in Alabama for RNs

Top MS Travel Nurse Jobs in Alabama for Registered Nurse

AMN Healthcare can help you find the top MS travel nurse jobs in Alabama. We currently offer 66 of the best available MS nurse travel jobs in the state. We also have 5 exclusive, high-paying Medical Surgical travel nurse jobs you won’t find anywhere else. Alabama MS travel jobs are currently available in cities like Montgomery. 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 Alabama MS 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 Medical Surgical travel nurse in Alabama as of May 1, 2024 was $1,639 weekly. Currently, you can find MS jobs in Alabama with a salary range between $1,155 to $2,352 per week. The city with the highest paying MS job in Alabama currently is Montgomery with a position for a Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical at $1,963 per week.

There are many incredible hospital facilities in Alabama to find MS travel nursing work in. Encompass Rehabilitation Hospital of Montgomery in Montgomery, Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham, Princeton Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham, Gadsden Regional Medical Center in Gadsden and Flowers Hospital in Dothan all have MS departments that may have jobs available.

If you have a specific start date in mind, we have a variety of options for MS travel jobs in Alabama. The earliest start date in Alabama is Jul 1, 2024 for a Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical role at $2,352 per week. The latest start date for an job in Alabama is Jul 22, 2024 for a Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical role at $1,963 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 a Medical Surgical travel nurse job in Alabama including 12 weeks and 13 weeks.

Alabama is a popular place to work for MS 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 Alabama with Travel Medical Surgical Jobs

AMN Healthcare currently has 66 travel Medical Surgical positions available in the state of Alabama. Search the most recent jobs below, or click the button below to view all jobs.

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Highest Paying Jobs in Montgomery, AL

AMN Healthcare currently has 49 travel Medical Surgical positions available in Montgomery.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Montgomery, Alabama – 36116
  • 12 E,
  • July 17, 2024
  • 13
$1,341 to $1,477
Weekly Pay*
This outstanding Rehabilitation unit, based in exciting Montgomery is looking for the right RN to join their team of compassionate and driven health care professionals. Join this highly motivated team of caregivers and enjoy a challenging and welcoming environment based on optimal patient care.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Montgomery, Alabama – 36111
  • 12 D,
  • July 15, 2024
  • 12
$1,676 to $1,847
Weekly Pay*
JOB DESCRIPTION–MS Float Pool SimpliFi Interview About Facility: 492 Beds 2105 E. South Blvd., Montgomery, AL 36116 Level II Trauma Center Level III NICU Primary Stroke Center First-time traveler: Yes, 1 yr- 1.5 yrs experience in MS if they sign a 20-26 wk contract They will get an ADDITIONAL 2-3 shifts of UNIT orientation for a total of 4/5 shifts. We’ll begin with 4 and add an additional if necessary. Will also accept: 18 months+ of experience (LTAC/Rehab okay) with at least 6 months of MedSurg (prefers MS to be recent) Staff has to be gone for 3 months before returning as a traveler. From last shift worked to start date Will be assigned a home unit on the first day of orientation. 6 North Trauma Surgical Beds: 23 Patient Types: General Surgery, Cholecystectomy, Ostomy, Splenectomy, Vascular surgeries Patient Ratios: 1:5-6 Skills required: At least 1 year of trauma experience. Wound care, chest tubes, NGT, IV skills, medication administration/documentation and escalations 5 South Neuroscience Beds: 33 Patient Types: CVA, TBI, Seizure, AMS, Spinal Fusion, Craniotomy, Degenerative Diseases, post trauma, angiogram, post ICU Patient Ratios: 1:5-6 Skills required: IV start, blood draws from central lines, trach care, PEG, NGT, Colostomy/Ostomy, Wound Care, Chest tube, Surgical Site Care, C-Collar, Abdominal Binders, Restraints 5 North MedSurg/Oncology Beds: 39 (very busy unit) Patient Types: All patient types except stroke and MI, palliative care, ETOH withdrawal, behavioral patients. MS/Oncology patients 1:6 for RN and LPNs Skills required: Trach care, chest tubes, PEG tubes, wound care, drains, foleys, behavioral issues, codes, IV starts; Chemo administration, if certified Tele monitoring on hallway monitors and by tele techs on ground floor 4 South Clinical Decision Unit Beds: 18 Patient Types: General patient population hospitalized for various causes, such as illness, surgery, testing, or observation COPD, CHF, Diabetes, MRSA, VRE, C-Diff, COVID, Pneumonia, Renal Failure, Sepsis, UTI, End of Life Comfort Patient Ratios: 1:6 Skills required: Assessment, prioritization, communication and documentation skills. Tracheotomy care, Suctioning, O2 Therapy, ostomy care, Foley care, External catheter care, PEG/NGT care and use, wound care, chest tube, central line care, pressure ulcer management/preventive measures, falls prevention management, restraints. 3 South Orthopedics Beds: 20 Patient Types: Orthopedic and spine: Joint replacements, fractures, fusions, laminectomies, etc. Patient Ratios: 1:5; 1:6 if medsurg Skills required: PCA pumps, wound care (negative pressure dressing), dressing changes, foley, drains (hemovacs/JP drains) 3 North MS/Ortho/Urology Beds: 23 Patient Types: Urology, ENT, ortho, MedSurg Patient Ratios: Team Nursing 1:8 (1 RN: 1 LPN: 8 patients); 1:6 Skills Required: Trach, wound care, wound vacs, IV starts, CVL dressing changes, follow nurse-driven foley protocol. No required to read/measure tele strips. Required Certifications: BLS, NIHSS Support on the Unit: CNA (Ratio): 6:1 Receptionist/HUC? Yes Charge nurse? Yes, rarely takes assignment. Phlebotomy? Yes IV/VAT Team? Yes Hospitalist? Yes Telemetry monitoring tech? Are RNs required to read/measure tele strips? Yes, telemetry is monitored by Telemetry Techs, RNs are required to interpret and confirm q4 hours strip reading Technology/Equipment: EMR: Cerner (preferred) IV pumps: Plum 360 Medication dispensing: Omnicell Monitors: Spacelabs Floating: If yes, where? Any like unit/patient location (MS-MS, MS-ICU task, MS-ER/MS holds; ICU-ICU, ICU-MS task or limit of 3, ICU-ER/ICU holds) Orientation: Travelers who are new to the facility or return travelers who have been gone for 1+ years will have 24 hours of classroom time and 24 hours on the unit Rehires: orientation will depend on last date here Scheduling: Weekend rotation: Every other or 4 weekend days per month if on block schedule On call? If so, what is that schedule? No Holiday Expectations: This does not mean they will automatically be scheduled for those dates, but we will not contractually guarantee to being off prior to arrival. Baptist Blackout dates: Martin Luther King Jr. Day: 1/15 Valentine’s Day (week): 2/10 – 2/17 Spring Break (week) Easter Weekend: 3/30 – 3/31 Mother’s Day Weekend Memorial Day (week): 5/24 – 5/27 Father’s Day Weekend Labor day weekend: 9/2-9/4 Halloween: 10/30-31 Thanksgiving: 11/22-25 Christmas and New Year’s: 12/23-26 and 12/31-1/1 Approval of time off? “No blackout dates” RTO pending manager approval (Eanh) Shift times: 7a-7p, 7p-7a Schedule cycle: 4 week cycle period; no self scheduling Other notes: Scrub Color: Any color Parking: Parking deck only 2nd through 4th levels
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Montgomery, Alabama – 36111
  • 12 D,
  • July 15, 2024
  • 12
$1,676 to $1,847
Weekly Pay*
JOB DESCRIPTION–MS Float Pool SimpliFi Interview About Facility: 492 Beds 2105 E. South Blvd., Montgomery, AL 36116 Level II Trauma Center Level III NICU Primary Stroke Center First-time traveler: Yes, 1 yr- 1.5 yrs experience in MS if they sign a 20-26 wk contract They will get an ADDITIONAL 2-3 shifts of UNIT orientation for a total of 4/5 shifts. We’ll begin with 4 and add an additional if necessary. Will also accept: 18 months+ of experience (LTAC/Rehab okay) with at least 6 months of MedSurg (prefers MS to be recent) Staff has to be gone for 3 months before returning as a traveler. From last shift worked to start date Will be assigned a home unit on the first day of orientation. 6 North Trauma Surgical Beds: 23 Patient Types: General Surgery, Cholecystectomy, Ostomy, Splenectomy, Vascular surgeries Patient Ratios: 1:5-6 Skills required: At least 1 year of trauma experience. Wound care, chest tubes, NGT, IV skills, medication administration/documentation and escalations 5 South Neuroscience Beds: 33 Patient Types: CVA, TBI, Seizure, AMS, Spinal Fusion, Craniotomy, Degenerative Diseases, post trauma, angiogram, post ICU Patient Ratios: 1:5-6 Skills required: IV start, blood draws from central lines, trach care, PEG, NGT, Colostomy/Ostomy, Wound Care, Chest tube, Surgical Site Care, C-Collar, Abdominal Binders, Restraints 5 North MedSurg/Oncology Beds: 39 (very busy unit) Patient Types: All patient types except stroke and MI, palliative care, ETOH withdrawal, behavioral patients. MS/Oncology patients 1:6 for RN and LPNs Skills required: Trach care, chest tubes, PEG tubes, wound care, drains, foleys, behavioral issues, codes, IV starts; Chemo administration, if certified Tele monitoring on hallway monitors and by tele techs on ground floor 4 South Clinical Decision Unit Beds: 18 Patient Types: General patient population hospitalized for various causes, such as illness, surgery, testing, or observation COPD, CHF, Diabetes, MRSA, VRE, C-Diff, COVID, Pneumonia, Renal Failure, Sepsis, UTI, End of Life Comfort Patient Ratios: 1:6 Skills required: Assessment, prioritization, communication and documentation skills. Tracheotomy care, Suctioning, O2 Therapy, ostomy care, Foley care, External catheter care, PEG/NGT care and use, wound care, chest tube, central line care, pressure ulcer management/preventive measures, falls prevention management, restraints. 3 South Orthopedics Beds: 20 Patient Types: Orthopedic and spine: Joint replacements, fractures, fusions, laminectomies, etc. Patient Ratios: 1:5; 1:6 if medsurg Skills required: PCA pumps, wound care (negative pressure dressing), dressing changes, foley, drains (hemovacs/JP drains) 3 North MS/Ortho/Urology Beds: 23 Patient Types: Urology, ENT, ortho, MedSurg Patient Ratios: Team Nursing 1:8 (1 RN: 1 LPN: 8 patients); 1:6 Skills Required: Trach, wound care, wound vacs, IV starts, CVL dressing changes, follow nurse-driven foley protocol. No required to read/measure tele strips. Required Certifications: BLS, NIHSS Support on the Unit: CNA (Ratio): 6:1 Receptionist/HUC? Yes Charge nurse? Yes, rarely takes assignment. Phlebotomy? Yes IV/VAT Team? Yes Hospitalist? Yes Telemetry monitoring tech? Are RNs required to read/measure tele strips? Yes, telemetry is monitored by Telemetry Techs, RNs are required to interpret and confirm q4 hours strip reading Technology/Equipment: EMR: Cerner (preferred) IV pumps: Plum 360 Medication dispensing: Omnicell Monitors: Spacelabs Floating: If yes, where? Any like unit/patient location (MS-MS, MS-ICU task, MS-ER/MS holds; ICU-ICU, ICU-MS task or limit of 3, ICU-ER/ICU holds) Orientation: Travelers who are new to the facility or return travelers who have been gone for 1+ years will have 24 hours of classroom time and 24 hours on the unit Rehires: orientation will depend on last date here Scheduling: Weekend rotation: Every other or 4 weekend days per month if on block schedule On call? If so, what is that schedule? No Holiday Expectations: This does not mean they will automatically be scheduled for those dates, but we will not contractually guarantee to being off prior to arrival. Baptist Blackout dates: Martin Luther King Jr. Day: 1/15 Valentine’s Day (week): 2/10 – 2/17 Spring Break (week) Easter Weekend: 3/30 – 3/31 Mother’s Day Weekend Memorial Day (week): 5/24 – 5/27 Father’s Day Weekend Labor day weekend: 9/2-9/4 Halloween: 10/30-31 Thanksgiving: 11/22-25 Christmas and New Year’s: 12/23-26 and 12/31-1/1 Approval of time off? “No blackout dates” RTO pending manager approval (Eanh) Shift times: 7a-7p, 7p-7a Schedule cycle: 4 week cycle period; no self scheduling Other notes: Scrub Color: Any color Parking: Parking deck only 2nd through 4th levels
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Highest Paying Jobs in Birmingham, AL

AMN Healthcare currently has 12 travel Medical Surgical positions available in Birmingham.
travel Exclusive Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Birmingham, Alabama – 35211
  • 12 N,
  • July 29, 2024
  • 13
$1,455 to $1,603
Weekly Pay*
Common Diagnosis/Treatment: Pneumonia, COPD, CHF, # of Beds: 42 Nurse Patient Ratio: 1 to 5; 1 to 6 Charting: Epic Scrub Color: Navy blue Areas of Float Support: other medical units Special Procedures: none.
travel Exclusive Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Birmingham, Alabama – 35209
  • 12 N,
  • July 1, 2024
  • 12
$1,455 to $1,603
Weekly Pay*
Common Diagnosis/Treatment: Post surgical ortho urology, general, bariatric. Sepsis, UTI, cellulites HTN # of Beds: 56 Nurse to Patient Ratio: 6-1 Charting: Cerner Scrub Color: Areas of Float Support: Covid Unit, Telemetry unit Special Procedures: None
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Birmingham, Alabama – 35243
  • 12 N,
  • July 4, 2024
  • 13
$1,401 to $1,544
Weekly Pay*
This outstanding unit is looking for the right person to join their team of compassionate and driven health care professionals. Join this highly motivated team of caregivers and enjoy a challenging and welcoming environment based on optimal patient care.
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Highest Paying Jobs in Dothan, AL

AMN Healthcare currently has 3 travel Medical Surgical positions available in Dothan.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Dothan, Alabama – 36305
  • 12 N,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 13
$1,211 to $1,583
Weekly Pay*
This outstanding unit is looking for the right RN to join their team of compassionate and driven health care professionals. Join this highly motivated team of caregivers and enjoy a challenging and welcoming environment based on optimal patient care.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Dothan, Alabama – 36305
  • 12 N,
  • July 15, 2024
  • 13
$1,270 to $1,400
Weekly Pay*
Patient Ratio: 6 to 1
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Dothan, Alabama – 36305
  • 12 N,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 13
$1,211 to $1,583
Weekly Pay*
This outstanding unit is looking for the right RN to join their team of compassionate and driven health care professionals. Join this highly motivated team of caregivers and enjoy a challenging and welcoming environment based on optimal patient care.
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Highest Paying Jobs in Gadsden, AL

AMN Healthcare currently has 2 travel Medical Surgical positions available in Gadsden.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Gadsden, Alabama – 35903
  • 12 N,
  • July 4, 2024
  • 13
$1,411 to $1,555
Weekly Pay*
Gadsden, Alabama is a quaint town in the northeastern corner of the state. With a charming town square and many other attractions… it is definitely worth the visit. Gadsden is known for its beautiful 90 ft. waterfall which can be explored at Noccalula Falls Park. Various outdoor activities along with a view of the Coosa River are popular in the area including hiking, water sports, and two championship golf courses. Gadsden, AL is a great destination due to its affordable housing options including apartments, townhouses and RV parks.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Gadsden, Alabama – 35903
  • 12 D,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 13
$1,411 to $1,555
Weekly Pay*
Gadsden, Alabama is a quaint town in the northeastern corner of the state. With a charming town square and many other attractions… it is definitely worth the visit. Gadsden is known for its beautiful 90 ft. waterfall which can be explored at Noccalula Falls Park. Various outdoor activities along with a view of the Coosa River are popular in the area including hiking, water sports, and two championship golf courses. Gadsden, AL is a great destination due to its affordable housing options including apartments, townhouses and RV parks.
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Statistics on MS Jobs in Alabama

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

Salary Range

Salary Trends

Jobs by Facility types

Frequently Asked Questions about Travel Medical Surgical Jobs in Alabama

How much does an Medical Surgical travel nurse make on average in Alabama?

An MS nurse in Alabama can make an average of $1,784 per week.

How much does a night shift MS travel nurse make on average in Alabama?

A: A 12 Hour Night shift Medical Surgical nurse in Alabama can make an average of $1,806 per week based on recent job availability.

How much does a day shift MS travel nurse make on average in Alabama?

A: A 12 Hour Day shift Medical Surgical nurse in Alabama can make an average of $1,781 per week based on recent job availability. Learn more about Travel Nursing Salaries.

How many travel Medical Surgical jobs are available in Alabama?

There are currently 66 Medical Surgical travel nursing jobs available in Alabama. 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 Medical Surgical staff in Alabama?

  • Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine in Dothan
  • University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa CCHS in Tuscaloosa
  • Aspen Dental – Dothan, AL #2020 in Dothan
  • Aspen Dental – Daphne, AL #3191 in Daphne
  • University of South Alabama Department of Anesthesiology in Mobile

What types of shifts are most common for MS travel nursing jobs in Alabama?

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

Locating MS Travel Nursing Jobs in Alabama

In Alabama, cities like Birmingham, Dothan, Gadsden, Huntsville, and Montgomery have travel MS nursing jobs and traveling nurse housing available. It’s a great state to work in, hosting facilities like Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine, University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa CCHS, Aspen Dental – Dothan, AL #2020, Aspen Dental – Daphne, AL #3191 and University of South Alabama Department of Anesthesiology, all with nurse specialties and Medical Surgical staff.

Healthcare Facilities in Alabama that offer Medical Surgical Jobs

These are just examples of some of the healthcare facilities in and around the Alabama area that have historically offered jobs for Medical Surgical professionals.
Gadsden Regional Medical Center
Shifts
12 D and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Address
1007 Goodyear Avenue, NULL
Gadsden, AL 35903
Nearby Neighborhoods
Agricola (35902)
Flowers Hospital
Shifts
8 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Address
4370 West Main Street, NULL
Dothan, AL 36305
Brookwood Medical Center
Shifts
10 D, 12 D, and 12 N
Job Durations
12 and 13
Address
2010 Brookwood Med Ctr Drive, NULL
Birmingham, AL 35209
Nearby Neighborhoods
Cullom Place (35205), Glen Iris (35205), Richmond Place (35205), Highland Park (35205), Highland Residence Park (35233)
HealthTrust Workforce Solutions – CHS – Alabama Grandview Medical Center
Shifts
8 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
13 and 7
Departments
Cardiovascular Operating Room Endoscopy Interventional Radiology Medical Surgical Medical Surgical Telemetry
Address
3690 Grandview Parkway, NULL
Birmingham, AL 35243
Nearby Neighborhoods
Highland Residence Park (35233), Cullom Place (35205), Glen Iris (35205), Richmond Place (35205), Highland Park (35205)
Baptist Medical Center South
Shifts
12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Address
2105 E. SOUTH BLVD.
Montgomery, AL 36111
Nearby Neighborhoods
Powelldale (36111), Elsmeade (36111), Gay Meadows (36111), Druid Hills (36103), Seth Johnson Estates (36105)
Encompass Rehabilitation Hospital of Montgomery
Shifts
8 E, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
13, 2, 7, and 8
Departments
Medical Surgical Rehabilitation
Address
4465 Narrow Lane Road, NULL
Montgomery, AL 36116
Nearby Neighborhoods
Seth Johnson Estates (36105), Elsmeade (36111), Sunshine Acres (36105), Powelldale (36111), Druid Hills (36103)
Vaughan Regional Medical Center
Shifts
8 D, 12 D, and 12 N
Job Durations
9, 13, and 26
Address
1015 Medical Center Parkway, NULL
Selma, AL 36701
Nearby Neighborhoods
Sunset Mill Village (36702)
Princeton Baptist Medical Center
Shifts
12 D and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Address
701 Princeton Ave SW, NULL
Birmingham, AL 35211
Nearby Neighborhoods
South Titusville (35205), Shadyside (35208), Highland Park (35205), Richmond Place (35205), Ensley Highlands (35208)
Prattville Baptist Hospital
Shifts
12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
12 and 13
Address
124 S Memorial Dr
Prattville, AL 36067
Nearby Neighborhoods
Prattmont (36068), Woodland Heights (36068), Willowbrook (36068), Hunting Ridge (36068), Overlook (36068)
Crestwood Medical Center
Shifts
12 D and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Departments
Medical Surgical
Address
One Hospital Drive, NULL
Huntsville, AL 35801
Nearby Neighborhoods
Westbury (35802), Tannahill Estates (35802), English Terrace (35801), Bel Air Estates (35802), Twickenham Square (35804)

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