Medical Surgical Travel Nursing Jobs in Iowa for RNs

Top MS Travel Nurse Jobs in Iowa for Registered Nurse

AMN Healthcare can help you find the top MS travel nurse jobs in Iowa. We currently offer 42 of the best available MS nurse travel jobs in the state. We also have 9 exclusive, high-paying Medical Surgical travel nurse jobs you won’t find anywhere else. Iowa MS travel jobs are currently available in cities like Des Moines, Grinnell, Sioux City and Pella. 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 Iowa 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 Iowa as of Apr 1, 2024 was $2,017 weekly. Currently, you can find MS jobs in Iowa with a salary range between $1,482 to $2,237 per week. The city with the highest paying MS job in Iowa currently is Des Moines with a position for a Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical at $2,237 per week.

There are many incredible hospital facilities in Iowa to find MS travel nursing work in. University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center in Sioux City and Mercy Medical Center-Sioux City in Sioux City 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 Iowa. The earliest start date in Iowa is Jun 9, 2024 for a Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical role at $2,236 per week. The latest start date for an job in Iowa is Jul 1, 2024 for a Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical role at $2,237 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 Iowa including 13 weeks.

Iowa 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 Iowa with Travel Medical Surgical Jobs

AMN Healthcare currently has 42 travel Medical Surgical positions available in the state of Iowa. Search the most recent jobs below, or click the button below to view all jobs.

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Highest Paying Jobs in Des Moines, IA

AMN Healthcare currently has 10 travel Medical Surgical positions available in Des Moines.
travel Exclusive Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Des Moines, Iowa – 50309
  • 12 N,
  • June 16, 2024
  • 13
$2,030 to $2,237
Weekly Pay*
Iowa Methodist Medical Center was established in 1901 in a single building. Today, Iowa Methodist has become an important regional medical center and teaching hospital. Located in downtown Des Moines on a 42-acre campus, Iowa Methodist employs nearly 4,000 people and has 370 staffed beds. Iowa Methodist is well known throughout the Midwest for cancer care. Iowa Methodist is one of two Level I Trauma Centers in the state of Iowa. Life Flight, the air ambulance program for Iowa Methodist, began in 1979 and continues to fly hundreds of vital missions per year.
travel Exclusive Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Des Moines, Iowa – 50316
  • 12 N,
  • June 16, 2024
  • 13
$2,030 to $2,237
Weekly Pay*
Iowa Lutheran Hospital has a long history of serving the Des Moines community and Central Iowa. The hospital has 224 staffed beds and specializes in maternity services, emergency and trauma treatment, chemical dependency treatment,
travel Exclusive Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Des Moines, Iowa – 50309
  • 12 N,
  • July 1, 2024
  • 13
$2,030 to $2,237
Weekly Pay*
Iowa Methodist Medical Center was established in 1901 in a single building. Today, Iowa Methodist has become an important regional medical center and teaching hospital. Located in downtown Des Moines on a 42-acre campus, Iowa Methodist employs nearly 4,000 people and has 370 staffed beds. Iowa Methodist is well known throughout the Midwest for cancer care. Iowa Methodist is one of two Level I Trauma Centers in the state of Iowa. Life Flight, the air ambulance program for Iowa Methodist, began in 1979 and continues to fly hundreds of vital missions per year.
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Highest Paying Jobs in Mason City, IA

AMN Healthcare currently has 10 travel Medical Surgical positions available in Mason City.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Mason City, Iowa – 50401
  • 12 D,
  • June 24, 2024
  • 13
$1,605 to $1,769
Weekly Pay*
This position presents an opportunity to join an elite team of passionate physicians and nurses within the Medical Surgical (MS) unit. This unit sees a wide variety of conditions including endocrine, wound care, neurology and gerontology as well as patients undergoing basic recovery care. Your expertise will be utilized for high level care within the traditional Medical Surgical unit setting. MS RN’s can expect to enhance their professional experience while providing top notch patient care to those most needing it.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Mason City, Iowa – 50401
  • 12 N,
  • June 24, 2024
  • 13
$1,605 to $1,769
Weekly Pay*
This position presents an opportunity to join an elite team of passionate physicians and nurses within the Medical Surgical (MS) unit. This unit sees a wide variety of conditions including endocrine, wound care, neurology and gerontology as well as patients undergoing basic recovery care. Your expertise will be utilized for high level care within the traditional Medical Surgical unit setting. MS RN’s can expect to enhance their professional experience while providing top notch patient care to those most needing it.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Mason City, Iowa – 50401
  • 12 N,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 13
$1,605 to $1,769
Weekly Pay*
This position presents an opportunity to join an elite team of passionate physicians and nurses within the Medical Surgical (MS) unit. This unit sees a wide variety of conditions including endocrine, wound care, neurology and gerontology as well as patients undergoing basic recovery care. Your expertise will be utilized for high level care within the traditional Medical Surgical unit setting. MS RN’s can expect to enhance their professional experience while providing top notch patient care to those most needing it.
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Highest Paying Jobs in Iowa City, IA

AMN Healthcare currently has 6 travel Medical Surgical positions available in Iowa City.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Iowa City, Iowa – 52242
  • 12 D,
  • June 11, 2024
$1,552 to $1,711
Weekly Pay*
2RCP Bari, Vascular, GI 5/20 Days 6/10 Days + Nights 6/17 Nights
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Iowa City, Iowa – 52242
  • 12 N,
  • June 11, 2024
$1,552 to $1,711
Weekly Pay*
2RCP Bari, Vascular, GI 5/20 Days 6/10 Days + Nights 6/17 Nights
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Iowa City, Iowa – 52242
  • 12 D,
  • June 11, 2024
$1,552 to $1,711
Weekly Pay*
3RCE Ortho 6/17 Days 6/24 Nights
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Highest Paying Jobs in Sioux City, IA

AMN Healthcare currently has 4 travel Medical Surgical positions available in Sioux City.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Sioux City, Iowa – 51101
  • 12 D,
  • June 10, 2024
  • 13
$1,605 to $1,769
Weekly Pay*
This position presents an opportunity to join an elite team of passionate physicians and nurses within the Medical Surgical (MS) unit. This unit sees a wide variety of conditions including endocrine, wound care, neurology and gerontology as well as patients undergoing basic recovery care. Your expertise will be utilized for high level care within the traditional Medical Surgical unit setting. MS RN’s can expect to enhance their professional experience while providing top notch patient care to those most needing it.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Sioux City, Iowa – 51101
  • 12 N,
  • June 3, 2024
  • 13
$1,605 to $1,769
Weekly Pay*
This position presents an opportunity to join an elite team of passionate physicians and nurses within the Medical Surgical (MS) unit. This unit sees a wide variety of conditions including endocrine, wound care, neurology and gerontology as well as patients undergoing basic recovery care. Your expertise will be utilized for high level care within the traditional Medical Surgical unit setting. MS RN’s can expect to enhance their professional experience while providing top notch patient care to those most needing it.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Sioux City, Iowa – 51101
  • 12 N,
  • June 24, 2024
  • 13
$1,711 to $1,886
Weekly Pay*
This position presents an opportunity to join an elite team of passionate physicians and nurses within the Medical Surgical (MS) unit. This unit sees a wide variety of conditions including endocrine, wound care, neurology and gerontology as well as patients undergoing basic recovery care. Your expertise will be utilized for high level care within the traditional Medical Surgical unit setting. MS RN’s can expect to enhance their professional experience while providing top notch patient care to those most needing it.
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Highest Paying Jobs in New Hampton, IA

AMN Healthcare currently has 3 travel Medical Surgical positions available in New Hampton.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • New Hampton, Iowa – 50659
  • 12 D,
  • June 10, 2024
  • 13
$1,782 to $1,963
Weekly Pay*
This position presents an opportunity to join an elite team of passionate physicians and nurses within the Medical Surgical (MS) unit. This unit sees a wide variety of conditions including endocrine, wound care, neurology and gerontology as well as patients undergoing basic recovery care. Your expertise will be utilized for high level care within the traditional Medical Surgical unit setting. MS RN’s can expect to enhance their professional experience while providing top notch patient care to those most needing it.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • New Hampton, Iowa – 50659
  • 12 N,
  • June 10, 2024
  • 13
$1,605 to $1,769
Weekly Pay*
This position presents an opportunity to join an elite team of passionate physicians and nurses within the Medical Surgical (MS) unit. This unit sees a wide variety of conditions including endocrine, wound care, neurology and gerontology as well as patients undergoing basic recovery care. Your expertise will be utilized for high level care within the traditional Medical Surgical unit setting. MS RN’s can expect to enhance their professional experience while providing top notch patient care to those most needing it.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • New Hampton, Iowa – 50659
  • 12 D,
  • June 10, 2024
  • 13
$1,605 to $1,769
Weekly Pay*
This position presents an opportunity to join an elite team of passionate physicians and nurses within the Medical Surgical (MS) unit. This unit sees a wide variety of conditions including endocrine, wound care, neurology and gerontology as well as patients undergoing basic recovery care. Your expertise will be utilized for high level care within the traditional Medical Surgical unit setting. MS RN’s can expect to enhance their professional experience while providing top notch patient care to those most needing it.
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Statistics on MS Jobs in Iowa

Review helpful statistics about MS traveling nurse jobs in Iowa. The data is based on the last three complete months of MS job postings in the state of Iowa. 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 Iowa for travel nursing jobs.

Salary Range

Salary Trends

Jobs by Facility types

Frequently Asked Questions about Travel Medical Surgical Jobs in Iowa

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

An MS nurse in Iowa can make an average of $2,115 per week.

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

A: A 12 Hour Night shift Medical Surgical nurse in Iowa can make an average of $2,100 per week based on recent job availability.

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

A: A 12 Hour Day shift Medical Surgical nurse in Iowa can make an average of $2,036 per week based on recent job availability. Learn more about Travel Nursing Salaries.

How many travel Medical Surgical jobs are available in Iowa?

There are currently 42 Medical Surgical travel nursing jobs available in Iowa. 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 Iowa?

  • Glenwood Resource Center in Glenwood
  • Eastern Iowa Health Center in Cedar Rapids
  • Promise Community Health Center in Sioux Center
  • Medix Occupational Health Services in Ankeny
  • Good Shepherd Health Center in Mason City

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

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

Healthcare Facilities in Iowa that offer Medical Surgical Jobs

These are just examples of some of the healthcare facilities in and around the Iowa area that have historically offered jobs for Medical Surgical professionals.
Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines
Shifts
8 D, 8 E, 8 N, 10 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
12, 13, and 10
Address
1111 6th Avenue, NULL
Des Moines, IA 50314
Iowa Methodist Medical Center
Shifts
8 D, 10 D, 12 D, and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Address
1200 Pleasant Street, NULL
Des Moines, IA 50309
University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
Shifts
8 D, 8 E, 10 D, 10 E, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
15, 9, 16, 13, 3, 7, 14, and 8
Address
200 Hawkins Drive, NULL
Iowa City, IA 52242
St. Luke’s Hospital
Shifts
8 D, 8 E, 10 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Address
1026 ‘A’ Avenue NE, NULL
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Nearby Neighborhoods
West Cedar Rapids (52404)
St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center
Shifts
8 D, 10 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
12 and 13
Address
2720 Stone Park Boulevard, NULL
Sioux City, IA 51104
Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa
Shifts
8 D, 10 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
12 and 13
Departments
Cardiovascular Operating Room Cath Lab Emergency Room Endoscopy Hospice Intensive Care Unit Interventional Radiology Medical Surgical Oncology Operating Room Operating Room Pediatric Post Anesthesia Care Unit Progressive Care Unit Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Address
1000 4th Street, SW, NULL
Mason City, IA 50401
Southeast Iowa Regional Medical Center – West Burlington Campus
Shifts
8 D, 8 E, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
12 and 13
Address
1221 S Gear Ave
West Burlington, IA 52655
Iowa Lutheran Hospital
Shifts
8 D, 8 E, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
12 and 13
Address
700 East University Avenue, NULL
Des Moines, IA 50316
Ottumwa Regional Health Center
Shifts
8 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
13, 11, and 8
Address
1001 Pennsylvania Ave
Ottumwa, IA 52501
Allen Memorial Hospital
Shifts
8 D, 10 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Address
1825 Logan Avenue, NULL
Waterloo, IA 50703

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