Registered Nurse Travel Jobs in California

Top RN Travel Nurse Jobs in California

We currently offer 141 of the best RN travel jobs in California and 42 exclusive, high-paying Registered Nurse travel nurse jobs here that you won’t find anywhere else! RN travel jobs are currently available in cities like Loma Linda, Glendale, Santa Maria, Turlock and San Marcos. We have new jobs updating daily, so be sure to Apply Now so our specialists can make sure you get first crack. We make it as easy as possible for you to compare RN nursing jobs by allowing you to filter based on traveling nurse salary, shift type, location or duration to find the right job for you.

The average Registered Nurse travel nurse working in California earned about $2,540 per week as of May 1, 2024. Today, you can find RN jobs with a salary range between $1,618 to $3,771 per week. The city with the highest paying RN job is currently Loma Linda with a position for a Registered Nurse – Case Management- Case Manager – Case Manager at $3,771 per week.

In California, there are a number of hospital facilities with RN nursing staff. BestCare Central Coast Home Health Agency in San Luis Obispo, Stanford Hospital and Clinics in Palo Alto and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles General Pediatrics in Los Angeles are well known in California.

If you have a specific start date in mind, the earliest start date in California is Jun 17, 2024 for a Registered Nurse – Case Management- Case Manager – Case Manager role at $3,771 per week. The latest start date for an RN job is Sep 1, 2024 for a Registered Nurse – Labor & Delivery – L&D role at $3,110 per week. Find additional possibilities by sorting “start date” in the list below.

There are a variety of contract lengths available for a(n) RN travel job including 13 weeks and 26 weeks.

With great things to do, people to meet and places to see, California is a popular place for RN travel jobs! Also be sure to check out our resources on how to become a travel nurse and nursing license renewal.

Top Cities in California with Travel Registered Nurse Jobs

AMN Healthcare currently has 141 travel Registered Nurse 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 Fresno, CA

AMN Healthcare currently has 12 travel Registered Nurse positions available in Fresno.
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Registered Nurse – Emergency Room
  • Fresno, California – 93720
  • 12 N,
  • July 1, 2024
  • 13
$1,767 to $1,947
Weekly Pay*
This Emergency Room (ER) unit boasts the latest in cutting-edge technology as well as a compassionate and effective patient care model. This highly esteemed facility welcomes creative and energetic caregivers to join its team. In addition to working with an elite team, you can expect to work with cutting-edge equipment.
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Registered Nurse – Emergency Room
  • Fresno, California – 93720
  • 12 N,
  • July 1, 2024
  • 13
$1,767 to $1,947
Weekly Pay*
This Emergency Room (ER) unit boasts the latest in cutting-edge technology as well as a compassionate and effective patient care model. This highly esteemed facility welcomes creative and energetic caregivers to join its team. In addition to working with an elite team, you can expect to work with cutting-edge equipment.
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Registered Nurse – Emergency Room
  • Fresno, California – 93720
  • 12 N,
  • July 1, 2024
  • 13
$1,767 to $1,947
Weekly Pay*
This Emergency Room (ER) unit boasts the latest in cutting-edge technology as well as a compassionate and effective patient care model. This highly esteemed facility welcomes creative and energetic caregivers to join its team. In addition to working with an elite team, you can expect to work with cutting-edge equipment.
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Registered Nurse – Emergency Room
  • Fresno, California – 93720
  • 12 N,
  • July 1, 2024
  • 13
$1,767 to $1,947
Weekly Pay*
This Emergency Room (ER) unit boasts the latest in cutting-edge technology as well as a compassionate and effective patient care model. This highly esteemed facility welcomes creative and energetic caregivers to join its team. In addition to working with an elite team, you can expect to work with cutting-edge equipment.
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Highest Paying Jobs in Bakersfield, CA

AMN Healthcare currently has 10 travel Registered Nurse positions available in Bakersfield.
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Registered Nurse – Telemetry
  • Bakersfield, California – 93301
  • 12 N,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 13
$1,930 to $2,127
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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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 – Emergency Room
  • Bakersfield, California – 93301
  • 12 D, 12 E, 12 N,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 13
$1,730 to $1,906
Weekly Pay*
This department provides triage, treatment and support for trauma and emergency patients of all ages in an acute care setting. If the department is designated as a trauma site, the hours and expenses related to triage and treatment of trauma patients is included. However, the hours and expenses related to the administration and support of the Trauma program and it’s services (i.e. Trauma registry, trauma coordinators) should not be included here. 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. 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
  • 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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Highest Paying Jobs in Victorville, CA

AMN Healthcare currently has 10 travel Registered Nurse positions available in Victorville.
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Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Victorville, California – 92395
  • 12 D,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 13
$1,711 to $1,885
Weekly Pay*
As a valued member of the Telemetry (Tele) RN team, you will care for patients with a wide range of conditions including complex cases. This unit constantly monitors blood pressure, heart rate, blood oxygen level and cardiac electrical activity of patients on the unit, utilizing specialized equipment. RN’s will mainly care for patients recovering from heart conditions or cardiac surgery. The right candidate for this role will have the opportunity to work in a professionally challenging, positive, and innovative Telemetry work environment at this highly regarded facility.
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Registered Nurse – Emergency Room
  • Victorville, California – 92395
  • 12 D,
  • July 1, 2024
  • 13
$1,799 to $1,982
Weekly Pay*
This Emergency Room (ER) unit boasts the latest in cutting-edge technology as well as a compassionate and effective patient care model. This highly esteemed facility welcomes creative and energetic caregivers to join its team. In addition to working with an elite team, you can expect to work with cutting-edge equipment.
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Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Victorville, California – 92395
  • 12 N,
  • July 4, 2024
  • 13
$1,711 to $1,885
Weekly Pay*
As a valued member of the Telemetry (Tele) RN team, you will care for patients with a wide range of conditions including complex cases. This unit constantly monitors blood pressure, heart rate, blood oxygen level and cardiac electrical activity of patients on the unit, utilizing specialized equipment. RN’s will mainly care for patients recovering from heart conditions or cardiac surgery. The right candidate for this role will have the opportunity to work in a professionally challenging, positive, and innovative Telemetry work environment at this highly regarded facility.
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Registered Nurse – Emergency Room
  • Victorville, California – 92395
  • 12 N,
  • July 9, 2024
  • 13
$1,799 to $1,982
Weekly Pay*
This Emergency Room (ER) unit boasts the latest in cutting-edge technology as well as a compassionate and effective patient care model. This highly esteemed facility welcomes creative and energetic caregivers to join its team. In addition to working with an elite team, you can expect to work with cutting-edge equipment.
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Highest Paying Jobs in Chico, CA

AMN Healthcare currently has 6 travel Registered Nurse positions available in Chico.
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Registered Nurse – Perioperative Nurse – Operating Room
  • Chico, California – 95926
  • 12 D,
  • June 24, 2024
  • 13
$2,253 to $2,483
Weekly Pay*
Featuring advanced technology in addition to compassionate care, this esteemed Operating Room (OR) unit is looking to welcome a new member to its nursing team. Innovative care teams deliver optimal care to their patients at this cutting-edge facility. You can expect to work on complex cases with a driven team of passionate Operating Room (OR) professionals, utilizing the best patient care models.
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Registered Nurse – Post-Anesthesia Care Unit – PACU
  • Chico, California – 95926
  • 12 D,
  • June 24, 2024
  • 13
$2,147 to $2,366
Weekly Pay*
This outstanding facility 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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Registered Nurse – Oncology
  • Chico, California – 95926
  • 12 N,
  • July 1, 2024
  • 13
$2,253 to $2,483
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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Registered Nurse – Oncology
  • Chico, California – 95926
  • 10 D,
  • July 1, 2024
  • 13
$2,376 to $2,619
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 Irvine, CA

AMN Healthcare currently has 5 travel Registered Nurse positions available in Irvine.
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Registered Nurse – Post-Anesthesia Care Unit – PACU
  • Irvine, California – 92618
  • 8 D, 8 E,
  • July 16, 2024
  • 13
$2,405 to $2,650
Weekly Pay*
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Registered Nurse – Post-Anesthesia Care Unit – PACU
  • Irvine, California – 92618
  • 8 D,
  • July 16, 2024
  • 13
$2,405 to $2,650
Weekly Pay*
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Registered Nurse – Perioperative Nurse – Operating Room
  • Irvine, California – 92618
  • 8 D,
  • July 16, 2024
  • 13
$1,911 to $2,106
Weekly Pay*
Typical diagnoses of patients cared for in your unit: Surgeries- Ortho Trauma, Total Joints, Plastics, General, Vascular, Urology, GYN and GYN/ONC, everything but open heart and neuro.
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Registered Nurse – Postpartum
  • Irvine, California – 92618
  • 12 N,
  • July 16, 2024
  • 13
$2,211 to $2,436
Weekly Pay*
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Statistics on RN Jobs in California

View helpful statistics about RN travel nursing jobs based on historical data in California. This data is based on the last three months of RN job postings. Our statistics are updated regularly, which means you can find the most accurate Registered Nurse job salary trends, the types of shifts, and common contract durations available and more. Learn more about travel nursing salaries.

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FAQs about Registered Nurse Jobs in California

On average, how much does an RN travel nurse make in California?

A Registered Nurse nurse in California can make an average of $2,428 per week.

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

A: A 12 Hour Night shift Registered Nurse in California can make an average of $2,365 per week based on recent job availability.

How much does a day shift RN make on average in California?

A: A 12 Hour Day shift Registered Nurse in California can make an average of $2,320 per week based on recent job availability.

How many travel Registered Nurse jobs are currently available in California?

There are currently 141 Registered Nurse 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.

Historically, what hospitals and healthcare facilities have Registered Nurse 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

How long is the most common RN travel nursing contract in California?

12 Hour Night shifts was the most common duration for an RN traveling nurse job in California cities based on the last 6 months.

What are the top paying RN jobs available in California currently?

Locating RN Travel Nursing Jobs in California

Cities like Bakersfield, Chico, Fresno, Irvine, and Victorville currently have RN travel jobs. It’s a great state to work in and is home to 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 which all have RN departments.

Healthcare Facilities in California that offer Registered Nurse Jobs

These are just examples of some of the healthcare facilities in and around the California area that have historically offered jobs for Registered Nurse 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)
Adventist Health Glendale
Shifts
8 D, 8 E, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
12, 52, 13, 10, 14, 11, and 8
Departments
Case Manager Case Manager Emergency Room Labor & Delivery Medical Surgical Oncology Operating Room Operating Room Postpartum Telemetry
Address
1509 Wilson Terrace, NULL
Glendale, CA 91206
Nearby Neighborhoods
Adams Square (91205), North Glendale (91202), Sepulveda (91201), Sparr Heights (91208), Verdugo City (91046)
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)
Surgery Center of Valley Presbyterian Hospital
Shifts
8 D, 10 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Departments
Cardiovascular ICU Cardiovascular Operating Room Emergency Room Medical Surgical Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Operating Room Post Anesthesia Care Unit Progressive Care Unit Rehabilitation Telemetry
Address
15107 Vanowen Street, NULL
Van Nuys, CA 91405
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

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