Registered Nurse Travel Jobs in California

Top RN Travel Nurse Jobs in California

We currently offer 149 of the best RN travel jobs in California and 51 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 Redwood City, Anaheim, Irvine, Fremont and South San Francisco. 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 $1,592 to $3,698 per week. The city with the highest paying RN job is currently Redwood City with a position for a Registered Nurse – Perioperative Nurse – Operating Room – OR at $3,698 per week.

In California, there are a number of hospital facilities with RN nursing staff. Kaiser – Moreno Valley Community Hospital in Moreno Valley, Kaiser – Vacaville Medical Center in Vacaville and Kaiser – Oakland Medical Center in Oakland are well known in California.

If you have a specific start date in mind, the earliest start date in California is Jul 1, 2024 for a Registered Nurse – Neonatal Intensive Care – NICU role at $3,084 per week. The latest start date for an RN job is Jul 30, 2024 for a Registered Nurse – Telemetry – Tele role at $3,100 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 8 weeks and 13 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 149 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 Victorville, CA

AMN Healthcare currently has 9 travel Registered Nurse positions available in Victorville.
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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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Registered Nurse – Emergency Room
  • Victorville, California – 92395
  • 12 N,
  • June 24, 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 Redding, CA

AMN Healthcare currently has 7 travel Registered Nurse positions available in Redding.
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Registered Nurse – Outpatient Clinic
  • Redding, California – 96001
  • 8 D,
  • July 14, 2024
  • 13
$2,129 to $2,347
Weekly Pay*
This outstanding Unit is looking for the right Clinic 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 – Outpatient Clinic
  • Redding, California – 96001
  • 12 D,
  • July 14, 2024
  • 13
$1,794 to $1,977
Weekly Pay*
This outstanding Unit is looking for the right Clinic 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 – Emergency Room
  • Redding, California – 96001
  • 12 N,
  • July 14, 2024
  • 13
$1,618 to $1,783
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 – Intensive Care – ICU
  • Redding, California – 96001
  • 12 D,
  • July 14, 2024
  • 13
$1,706 to $1,880
Weekly Pay*
This position presents an opportunity to join an elite team of passionate physicians and nurses within the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). You’ll find a challenging and rewarding environment where patient care is firmly rooted in compassion, innovation, and a drive for great outcomes. This highly esteemed facility welcomes creative, energetic caregivers.
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Highest Paying Jobs in Palo Alto, CA

AMN Healthcare currently has 6 travel Registered Nurse positions available in Palo Alto.
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Registered Nurse – Outpatient Clinic
  • Palo Alto, California – 94304
  • 8 D,
  • July 22, 2024
  • 13
$2,277 to $2,509
Weekly Pay*
Stanford Hospital & Clinics is a Magnet Facility known worldwide for advanced patient care provided by its physicians and staff. They are consistently ranked among the top hospitals in the nation for advanced care in such areas as cancer treatment, cardiac care, neurology, orthopedic surgery, and organ transplants. This travel friendly facility will take your travel nursing career to new heights and help develop your skill set as a travel nurse.
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Registered Nurse – Oncology
  • Palo Alto, California – 94304
  • 10 D,
  • July 22, 2024
  • 13
$2,153 to $2,373
Weekly Pay*
Stanford Hospital & Clinics is a Magnet Facility known worldwide for advanced patient care provided by its physicians and staff. They are consistently ranked among the top hospitals in the nation for advanced care in such areas as cancer treatment, cardiac care, neurology, orthopedic surgery, and organ transplants. This travel friendly facility will take your travel nursing career to new heights and help develop your skill set as a travel nurse.
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Registered Nurse – Post-Anesthesia Care Unit – PACU
  • Palo Alto, California – 94304
  • 12 D,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 13
$2,612 to $2,878
Weekly Pay*
Exclusive order for AMN Healthcare Stanford Hospital & Clinics is known worldwide for advanced patient care provided by its physicians and staff, particularly for the treatment of rare, complex disorders in areas such as cardiac care, cancer treatment, neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedics Stanford has been a leader in radiation technology since developing the first medical linear accelerator in the Western Hemisphere in the 1950s. Stanford Radiation Oncology offers a variety of innovative for patients with many types of cancer. Because the team is at the forefront of developing the newest methods for radiation and teaching them to other physicians, Stanford’s patients have access to some of the most advanced radiology treatments in the world.
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Registered Nurse – Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT
  • Palo Alto, California – 94304
  • 10 D,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 13
$2,541 to $2,800
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 Bakersfield, CA

AMN Healthcare currently has 5 travel Registered Nurse positions available in Bakersfield.
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Registered Nurse – Post-Anesthesia Care Unit – PACU
  • Bakersfield, California – 93301
  • 12 E,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 13
$1,730 to $1,906
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. 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, 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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Registered Nurse – Labor & Delivery
  • Bakersfield, California – 93301
  • 12 N,
  • June 24, 2024
  • 13
$1,853 to $2,043
Weekly Pay*
This unit provides labor, delivery, recovery, postpartum, and newborn (LDRPN) services. The OB Triage function is included here if performed by staff in this department. Ambulatory birthing centers are excluded. 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 – Perioperative Nurse – Operating Room
  • Bakersfield, California – 93301
  • 8 D,
  • June 24, 2024
  • 11
$2,471 to $2,723
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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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 $2,427 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 $2,321 per week based on recent job availability.

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

There are currently 149 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, Fresno, Palo Alto, Redding, 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, 8, and 26
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, 11, 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)
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 – 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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