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 32 of the best available MS nurse travel jobs in the state. We also have 6 exclusive, high-paying Medical Surgical travel nurse jobs you won’t find anywhere else. Iowa MS travel jobs are currently available in cities like Iowa City, Des Moines and Sioux City. 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 May 1, 2024 was $1,977 weekly. Currently, you can find MS jobs in Iowa with a salary range between $1,482 to $2,352 per week. The city with the highest paying MS job in Iowa currently is Iowa City with a position for a Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical at $2,158 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 Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center in Sioux City, Mercy Medical Center-Sioux City in Sioux City and Mercy Medical Center – Dubuque in Dubuque 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 Jul 1, 2024 for a Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical role at $2,237 per week. The latest start date for an job in Iowa is Aug 25, 2024 for a Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical role at $2,236 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 32 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 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 N,
  • July 15, 2024
  • 13
$2,134 to $2,352
Weekly Pay*
MSS float – all units no guarantee of how that’s split night shifts blocks are Fri- SUN OT is possible to pick up but no 48 guarantees
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Iowa City, Iowa – 52242
  • 12 N,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 13
$1,958 to $2,158
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
  • Iowa City, Iowa – 52242
  • 12 N,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 13
$1,958 to $2,158
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 Mason City, IA

AMN Healthcare currently has 6 travel Medical Surgical positions available in Mason City.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Mason City, Iowa – 50401
  • 12 N,
  • July 29, 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 D,
  • July 29, 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 D,
  • July 14, 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 Sioux City, IA

AMN Healthcare currently has 6 travel Medical Surgical positions available in Sioux City.
travel Exclusive Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Sioux City, Iowa – 51104
  • 12 D,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 13
$2,029 to $2,236
Weekly Pay*
St. Luke’s has earned Gold Plus Certification for Stroke Care. St. Luke’s has been recognized by a leading industry publication for its new operating rooms. Surgical Products magazine has awarded St. Luke’s with the publication’s OR of the Year Award in the New Construction Category. Congratulations to 35 wonderful nurses from UnityPoint Health who have been recognized as one of the 100 Great Iowa Nurses for 2014. With a care-giving model based on optimal patient outcomes, the ideal candidate will bring experience, innovation and passion to their role. The right RN candidate for this role will have the opportunity to work in a professionally challenging, positive and innovative work environment at this highly regarded facility.
travel Exclusive Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Sioux City, Iowa – 51104
  • 12 D,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 13
$2,029 to $2,236
Weekly Pay*
St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center is a 158-staffed bed hospital and a member of UnityPoint Health. It is one of the region’s most patient and family-centered hospitals, delivering innovative care to communities in the tri-state area including Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota and providing a variety of services. UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s treats more than 77,000 patients annually through a comprehensive range of services. Together with UnityPoint Clinic and UnityPoint at Home, the health care professionals and physician partners of UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s all work toward the same goal: getting patients healthy sooner and keeping them healthy. With a full array of inpatient and outpatient services at St. Luke’s and within UnityPoint Health, one of the nation’s most integrated health systems, our vision is to provide the best outcome for every patient, every time. St. Luke’s is dedicating to improving the health of the communities we serve. That means offering the latest technologies, equipment and procedures but also being committed to keeping patients first
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Sioux City, Iowa – 51101
  • 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 Waterloo, IA

AMN Healthcare currently has 6 travel Medical Surgical positions available in Waterloo.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Waterloo, Iowa – 50702
  • 12 D,
  • July 29, 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
  • Waterloo, Iowa – 50702
  • 12 D,
  • July 29, 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
  • Waterloo, Iowa – 50702
  • 12 N,
  • June 30, 2024
  • 12
$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 New Hampton, IA

AMN Healthcare currently has 2 travel Medical Surgical positions available in New Hampton.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • New Hampton, Iowa – 50659
  • 12 N,
  • July 14, 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,
  • July 29, 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 $2,102 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 $2,102 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 $2,031 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 32 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, 12 E, 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 and 8
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
Ottumwa Regional Health Center
Shifts
8 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
9, 13, and 8
Address
1001 Pennsylvania Ave
Ottumwa, IA 52501
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
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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