Registered Nurse Travel Jobs in Iowa

Top RN Travel Nurse Jobs in Iowa

We currently offer 99 of the best RN travel jobs in Iowa and 25 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 Des Moines, Shenandoah, Cedar Rapids 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. 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 Iowa earned about $2,004 per week as of May 1, 2024. Today, you can find RN jobs with a salary range between $1,094 to $2,762 per week. The city with the highest paying RN job is currently Des Moines with a position for a Registered Nurse – Cardiac Catheterization Lab – Cath Lab at $2,762 per week.

In Iowa, there are a number of hospital facilities with RN nursing staff. University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines and St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids are well known in Iowa.

If you have a specific start date in mind, the earliest start date in Iowa is Jun 30, 2024 for a Registered Nurse – Labor & Delivery – L&D role at $2,547 per week. The latest start date for an RN job is Aug 4, 2024 for a Registered Nurse – Perioperative Nurse – Operating Room – OR role at $2,683 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.

With great things to do, people to meet and places to see, Iowa 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 Iowa with Travel Registered Nurse Jobs

AMN Healthcare currently has 99 travel Registered Nurse 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 23 travel Registered Nurse 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 – Progressive Care
  • Iowa City, Iowa – 52242
  • 12 N,
  • July 15, 2024
  • 13
$2,134 to $2,352
Weekly Pay*
Divisional Float – University campus only night shifts blocks are Fri- SUN OT is possible to pick up but no 48 guarantees ISS float ICU and intermediate units; no guarantee of how that’s split While ICU would be easier to schedule as they can cover both ICU and Intermediate We’ll take strong intermediate travelers as well .. we always have intermediate level patient in our ICU waiting on beds downstream
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Intensive Care – ICU
  • Iowa City, Iowa – 52242
  • 12 N,
  • July 15, 2024
  • 13
$2,134 to $2,352
Weekly Pay*
Divisional Float – University campus only night shifts blocks are Fri- SUN OT is possible to pick up but no 48 guarantees ISS float ICU and intermediate units; no guarantee of how that’s split While ICU would be easier to schedule as they can cover both ICU and Intermediate We’ll take strong intermediate travelers as well .. we always have intermediate level patient in our ICU waiting on beds downstream
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Intensive Care – ICU
  • Iowa City, Iowa – 52245
  • 12 N,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 13
$1,958 to $2,158
Weekly Pay*
ASAP SD for days 6/24 nights 6/24 or 7/01 or 7/08
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Highest Paying Jobs in Sioux City, IA

AMN Healthcare currently has 16 travel Registered Nurse positions available in Sioux City.
travel Exclusive Compact State
Registered Nurse – Labor & Delivery
  • Sioux City, Iowa – 51104
  • 12 N,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 13
$2,311 to $2,547
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. This top-ranked L&D unit is ready to welcome a new member to their team. With patient care deeply rooted in compassion, innovation and passion for great outcomes, you’ll find a challenging and rewarding environment.
travel Exclusive Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Sioux City, Iowa – 51104
  • 12 D,
  • August 25, 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 – Labor & Delivery
  • Sioux City, Iowa – 51104
  • 12 N,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 13
$2,311 to $2,547
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. This top-ranked L&D unit is ready to welcome a new member to their team. With patient care deeply rooted in compassion, innovation and passion for great outcomes, you’ll find a challenging and rewarding environment.
travel Exclusive Compact State
Registered Nurse – Labor & Delivery
  • Sioux City, Iowa – 51104
  • 12 N,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 13
$2,311 to $2,547
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. This top-ranked L&D unit is ready to welcome a new member to their team. With patient care deeply rooted in compassion, innovation and passion for great outcomes, you’ll find a challenging and rewarding environment.
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Highest Paying Jobs in Mason City, IA

AMN Healthcare currently has 15 travel Registered Nurse positions available in Mason City.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Mason City, Iowa – 50401
  • 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
  • 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.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Post-Anesthesia Care Unit – PACU
  • Mason City, Iowa – 50401
  • 12 D,
  • July 14, 2024
  • 13
$1,658 to $1,827
Weekly Pay*
This position presents an opportunity to join a highly regarded team of passionate physicians and nurses within the Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU). The candidate for this role will have the opportunity to work in an innovative, positive, and professionally challenging work environment at this top-ranked facility.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Mason City, Iowa – 50401
  • 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.
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Highest Paying Jobs in Cedar Rapids, IA

AMN Healthcare currently has 7 travel Registered Nurse positions available in Cedar Rapids.
travel Exclusive Compact State
Registered Nurse – Emergency Room
  • Cedar Rapids, Iowa – 52402
  • 12 N,
  • July 22, 2024
  • 13
$2,029 to $2,236
Weekly Pay*
Founded in 1884, St. Luke’s is a 532-bed hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. St. Luke’s emergency department is open 24/7 and treats over 55,000 patients each year and the most cases of trauma in Iowa. St. Luke’s provides a Level III trauma center. St. Luke’s offers the most experienced hospital ER team in Cedar Rapids, who are specially trained to respond rapidly, appropriately and efficiently to any health care emergency.
travel Exclusive Compact State
Registered Nurse – Emergency Room
  • Cedar Rapids, Iowa – 52402
  • 12 D,
  • July 22, 2024
  • 13
$2,029 to $2,236
Weekly Pay*
Founded in 1884, St. Luke’s is a 532-bed hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. St. Luke’s emergency department is open 24/7 and treats over 55,000 patients each year and the most cases of trauma in Iowa. St. Luke’s provides a Level III trauma center. St. Luke’s offers the most experienced hospital ER team in Cedar Rapids, who are specially trained to respond rapidly, appropriately and efficiently to any health care emergency.
travel Exclusive Compact State
Registered Nurse – Emergency Room
  • Cedar Rapids, Iowa – 52402
  • 12 N,
  • July 22, 2024
  • 13
$2,029 to $2,236
Weekly Pay*
Founded in 1884, St. Luke’s is a 532-bed hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. St. Luke’s emergency department is open 24/7 and treats over 55,000 patients each year and the most cases of trauma in Iowa. St. Luke’s provides a Level III trauma center. St. Luke’s offers the most experienced hospital ER team in Cedar Rapids, who are specially trained to respond rapidly, appropriately and efficiently to any health care emergency.
travel Exclusive Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Cedar Rapids, Iowa – 52402
  • 12 N,
  • July 15, 2024
  • 13
$2,029 to $2,236
Weekly Pay*
At St. Luke’s Hospital, our top priority is you — it’s putting you in the center of everything we do. We understand who you turn to for healthcare is a choice. That’s why we want to thank you for choosing us. Through our shared mission, vision and values, we show the people and communities we serve how much they matter.
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Highest Paying Jobs in Des Moines, IA

AMN Healthcare currently has 7 travel Registered Nurse positions available in Des Moines.
travel Exclusive Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Des Moines, Iowa – 50309
  • 12 N,
  • July 8, 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 – Cardiac Catheterization Lab
  • Des Moines, Iowa – 50309
  • 10 D,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 13
$2,506 to $2,762
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 – Psychiatric
  • Des Moines, Iowa – 50316
  • 8 D,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 13
$1,906 to $2,101
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, behavioral medicine, general surgery, critical care, transitional and skilled care services and home health care.
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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Statistics on RN Jobs in Iowa

View helpful statistics about RN travel nursing jobs based on historical data in Iowa. 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 Iowa

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

A Registered Nurse nurse in Iowa can make an average of $2,078 per week.

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

A: A 12 Hour Night shift Registered Nurse in Iowa can make an average of $2,082 per week based on recent job availability.

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

A: A 12 Hour Day shift Registered Nurse in Iowa can make an average of $2,022 per week based on recent job availability.

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

There are currently 99 Registered Nurse 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.

Historically, what hospitals and healthcare facilities have Registered Nurse staff in Iowa?

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

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

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

Locating RN Travel Nursing Jobs in Iowa

Cities like Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, Iowa City, Mason City, and Sioux City currently have RN travel jobs. It’s a great state to work in and is home to facilities like Glenwood Resource Center, Eastern Iowa Health Center, Promise Community Health Center, Medix Occupational Health Services and Good Shepherd Health Center which all have RN departments.

Healthcare Facilities in Iowa that offer Registered Nurse Jobs

These are just examples of some of the healthcare facilities in and around the Iowa area that have historically offered jobs for Registered Nurse 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
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
9, 13, 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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