Registered Nurse Travel Jobs in Iowa

Top RN Travel Nurse Jobs in Iowa

We currently offer 125 of the best RN travel jobs in Iowa and 38 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 Iowa City, Des Moines and Dubuque. 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 $2,024 per week as of Apr 1, 2024. Today, you can find RN jobs with a salary range between $1,323 to $2,838 per week. The city with the highest paying RN job is currently Iowa City with a position for a Registered Nurse – Cardiac Catheterization Lab – Cath Lab at $2,838 per week.

In Iowa, there are a number of hospital facilities with RN nursing staff. University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City, Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo and Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines are well known in Iowa.

If you have a specific start date in mind, the earliest start date in Iowa is Jun 2, 2024 for a Registered Nurse – Telemetry – Tele role at $2,276 per week. The latest start date for an RN job is Jun 24, 2024 for a Registered Nurse – Cardiac Catheterization Lab – Cath Lab role at $2,760 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 125 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 Des Moines, IA

AMN Healthcare currently has 23 travel Registered Nurse positions available in Des Moines.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Telemetry
  • Des Moines, Iowa – 50314
  • 12 D,
  • June 3, 2024
  • 13
$1,659 to $1,829
Weekly Pay*
With more than 7,000 colleagues and a medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians and allied health professionals, MercyOne Central Iowa is one of Iowa’s largest employers. MercyOne Medical Group – Central Iowa is one of Iowa’s largest multispecialty clinic systems, made up of more than 50 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics located throughout Dallas, Jasper, Polk, Wapello, Warren and Webster counties. MercyOne Central Iowa has several additional ministries including: Mercy College of Health Sciences, MercyOne Des Moines Foundation, MercyOne Health & Fitness Center and MercyOne Population Health Service Organization. In addition, 14 of Iowa’s community hospitals – from Bloomfield and Webster City to Greenfield and beyond – have chosen to affiliate with MercyOne Central Iowa. Through contracted relationships, MercyOne provides management and support services to these community hospitals, who work together to share best practices and process improvements, improve quality and service, and lower the cost of care. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne, which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health – two of the country’s foremost, not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. The MercyOne system has more than 18,000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Interventional Radiology
  • Des Moines, Iowa – 50314
  • 8 D, 8 E, 8 N,
  • June 10, 2024
  • 13
$1,748 to $1,926
Weekly Pay*
With more than 7,000 colleagues and a medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians and allied health professionals, MercyOne Central Iowa is one of Iowa’s largest employers. MercyOne Medical Group – Central Iowa is one of Iowa’s largest multispecialty clinic systems, made up of more than 50 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics located throughout Dallas, Jasper, Polk, Wapello, Warren and Webster counties. MercyOne Central Iowa has several additional ministries including: Mercy College of Health Sciences, MercyOne Des Moines Foundation, MercyOne Health & Fitness Center and MercyOne Population Health Service Organization. In addition, 14 of Iowa’s community hospitals – from Bloomfield and Webster City to Greenfield and beyond – have chosen to affiliate with MercyOne Central Iowa. Through contracted relationships, MercyOne provides management and support services to these community hospitals, who work together to share best practices and process improvements, improve quality and service, and lower the cost of care. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne, which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health – two of the country’s foremost, not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. The MercyOne system has more than 18,000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Telemetry
  • Des Moines, Iowa – 50314
  • 12 D,
  • June 10, 2024
  • 13
$1,748 to $1,926
Weekly Pay*
With more than 7,000 colleagues and a medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians and allied health professionals, MercyOne Central Iowa is one of Iowa’s largest employers. MercyOne Medical Group – Central Iowa is one of Iowa’s largest multispecialty clinic systems, made up of more than 50 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics located throughout Dallas, Jasper, Polk, Wapello, Warren and Webster counties. MercyOne Central Iowa has several additional ministries including: Mercy College of Health Sciences, MercyOne Des Moines Foundation, MercyOne Health & Fitness Center and MercyOne Population Health Service Organization. In addition, 14 of Iowa’s community hospitals – from Bloomfield and Webster City to Greenfield and beyond – have chosen to affiliate with MercyOne Central Iowa. Through contracted relationships, MercyOne provides management and support services to these community hospitals, who work together to share best practices and process improvements, improve quality and service, and lower the cost of care. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne, which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health – two of the country’s foremost, not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. The MercyOne system has more than 18,000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Telemetry
  • Des Moines, Iowa – 50314
  • 12 N,
  • June 3, 2024
  • 13
$1,783 to $1,965
Weekly Pay*
With more than 7,000 colleagues and a medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians and allied health professionals, MercyOne Central Iowa is one of Iowa’s largest employers. MercyOne Medical Group – Central Iowa is one of Iowa’s largest multispecialty clinic systems, made up of more than 50 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics located throughout Dallas, Jasper, Polk, Wapello, Warren and Webster counties. MercyOne Central Iowa has several additional ministries including: Mercy College of Health Sciences, MercyOne Des Moines Foundation, MercyOne Health & Fitness Center and MercyOne Population Health Service Organization. In addition, 14 of Iowa’s community hospitals – from Bloomfield and Webster City to Greenfield and beyond – have chosen to affiliate with MercyOne Central Iowa. Through contracted relationships, MercyOne provides management and support services to these community hospitals, who work together to share best practices and process improvements, improve quality and service, and lower the cost of care. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne, which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health – two of the country’s foremost, not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. The MercyOne system has more than 18,000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.
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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 – Intensive Care – ICU
  • Iowa City, Iowa – 52245
  • June 3, 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 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.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Labor & Delivery
  • Iowa City, Iowa – 52245
  • 12 N,
  • June 3, 2024
  • 13
$2,240 to $2,469
Weekly Pay*
This outstanding Labor and Delivery 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.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Labor & Delivery
  • Iowa City, Iowa – 52242
  • 12 N,
  • June 3, 2024
  • 13
$2,011 to $2,216
Weekly Pay*
LDR 36 hr/wk; 12’s; 50% weekend ACLS, UIHC EKG; NRP Experience in high risk OB 3 for days; 4 for nights Start any Monday (or 5/28)
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Progressive Care
  • Iowa City, Iowa – 52242
  • 12 D,
  • June 3, 2024
  • 13
$1,711 to $1,886
Weekly Pay*
4RCP – Intermediate (not just tele) Cardiac 2 for 6/10 start Days
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Highest Paying Jobs in Sioux City, IA

AMN Healthcare currently has 19 travel Registered Nurse 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 – Emergency Room
  • Sioux City, Iowa – 51101
  • 12 N,
  • June 10, 2024
  • 13
$1,658 to $1,827
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.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Intensive Care – ICU
  • Sioux City, Iowa – 51101
  • 12 D, 12 N,
  • June 7, 2024
  • 12
$1,746 to $1,925
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 Mason City, IA

AMN Healthcare currently has 18 travel Registered Nurse positions available in Mason City.
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.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Mason City, Iowa – 50401
  • 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 – Psychiatric
  • Mason City, Iowa – 50401
  • 12 D,
  • June 3, 2024
  • 13
$1,605 to $1,769
Weekly Pay*
This outstanding Behavioral Health unit, based in exciting Mason City 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 Waterloo, IA

AMN Healthcare currently has 6 travel Registered Nurse positions available in Waterloo.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Perioperative Nurse – Operating Room
  • Waterloo, Iowa – 50702
  • 12 D,
  • June 3, 2024
  • 13
$1,658 to $1,827
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.
travel Exclusive Compact State
Registered Nurse – Telemetry
  • Waterloo, Iowa – 50703
  • 12 D,
  • June 16, 2024
  • 13
$2,064 to $2,274
Weekly Pay*
We are a welcoming, patient-safety centered department and organization that performs cases in a variety of surgical specialties including Cardiothoracic, Vascular, Robotics, Orthopedics, General, Robotics, Gyn, Urology, Neurosurgery and Plastics. We follow AORN Recommended Practices and are passionate about our patients and great teamwork. Allen Hospital is a 204-bed, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Cedar Valley. Allen is an affiliate hospital of UnityPoint Health, which cares for one of every three patients in Iowa.
travel Exclusive Compact State
Registered Nurse – Telemetry
  • Waterloo, Iowa – 50703
  • 12 N,
  • June 17, 2024
  • 13
$2,064 to $2,274
Weekly Pay*
Allen Hospital is a 204-bed, not-for-profit, Trauma Level III community hospital serving the Cedar Valley. Allen is an affiliate hospital of UnityPoint Health, which cares for one of every three patients in Iowa. Uniform is Any Color or Pattern EMR is EPIC
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Waterloo, Iowa – 50702
  • 12 N,
  • June 24, 2024
  • 13
$1,482 to $1,633
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 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 $2,081 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 $2,081 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 $2,027 per week based on recent job availability.

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

There are currently 125 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 Des Moines, Iowa City, Mason City, Sioux City, and Waterloo 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, 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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* Estimate of payments is intended for informational purposes and includes hourly wages, as well as reimbursements for meal & incidental expenses and housing expenses incurred on behalf of the Company. Please speak with a recruiter for additional details.