Registered Nurse Travel Jobs in Kentucky

Top RN Travel Nurse Jobs in Kentucky

We currently offer 90 of the best RN travel jobs in Kentucky and 13 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 Louisville and Lexington. 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 Kentucky earned about $1,818 per week as of May 1, 2024. Today, you can find RN jobs with a salary range between $1,094 to $2,322 per week. The city with the highest paying RN job is currently Louisville with a position for a Registered Nurse – Cardiovascular Operating Room – CVOR at $2,322 per week.

In Kentucky, there are a number of hospital facilities with RN nursing staff. Frankfort Regional Medical Center in Frankfort, Greenview Regional Hospital in Bowling Green and Amedisys Home Health Owensboro # 2149 in Owensboro are well known in Kentucky.

If you have a specific start date in mind, the earliest start date in Kentucky is Jun 30, 2024 for a Registered Nurse – Home Health – Home Health role at $2,174 per week. The latest start date for an RN job is Jul 22, 2024 for a Registered Nurse – Cardiovascular Operating Room – CVOR role at $2,322 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, Kentucky 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 Kentucky with Travel Registered Nurse Jobs

AMN Healthcare currently has 90 travel Registered Nurse positions available in the state of Kentucky. Search the most recent jobs below, or click the button below to view all jobs.

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Highest Paying Jobs in Louisville, KY

AMN Healthcare currently has 52 travel Registered Nurse positions available in Louisville.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Progressive Care
  • Louisville, Kentucky – 40215
  • 12 N,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 13
$1,825 to $2,011
Weekly Pay*
This outstanding Progressive Care Unit (PCU) 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 – Emergency Room
  • Louisville, Kentucky – 40202
  • 12 N,
  • June 30, 2024
  • 12
$1,719 to $1,894
Weekly Pay*
This outstanding unit is looking for the right ER 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 – Post-Anesthesia Care Unit – PACU
  • Louisville, Kentucky – 40202
  • 12 N,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 13
$1,613 to $1,778
Weekly Pay*
Recovery Room (PACU) RN needed for 350 bed Level 1 Trauma center and Teaching hospital, Comprehensive Stroke Center. Louisville, Kentucky’s largest city, sits on the Ohio River along the Indiana border. Every May, its race course Churchill Downs hosts the Kentucky Derby, a renowned horse race whose long history is explored at the Kentucky Derby Museum. Baseball is celebrated at the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, where Major League bats are produced. With a booming bourbon renaissance, iconic attractions, and a renowned culinary scene, Louisville is an experience like no other city.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Rehabilitation
  • Louisville, Kentucky – 40241
  • 12 D,
  • July 1, 2024
  • 13
$1,631 to $1,797
Weekly Pay*
This outstanding Facility is looking for the right Rehab 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 Lexington, KY

AMN Healthcare currently has 12 travel Registered Nurse positions available in Lexington.
travel Exclusive Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Lexington, Kentucky – 40504
  • 12 N,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 8
$1,320 to $1,454
Weekly Pay*
aint Joseph Hospital is a 433-bed facility located in Lexington, Kentucky. Founded in 1877, a small group of Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Kentucky, led by Sister Euphrasia Stafford, began their health ministry. Their mission was to provide compassionate care to the poor and underserved – a tradition still carried out today. Saint Joseph Hospital primarily serves central and eastern Kentucky with a full range of services, including distinguished awards for cardiology, orthopedics and stroke care.
travel Exclusive Compact State
Registered Nurse – Progressive Care
  • Lexington, Kentucky – 40504
  • 12 N,
  • July 8, 2024
  • 8
$1,355 to $1,493
Weekly Pay*
Saint Joseph Hospital is a 433-bed facility located in Lexington, Kentucky. Founded in 1877, a small group of Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Kentucky, led by Sister Euphrasia Stafford, began their health ministry. Their mission was to provide compassionate care to the poor and underserved – a tradition still carried out today. Saint Joseph Hospital primarily serves central and eastern Kentucky with a full range of services, including distinguished awards for cardiology, orthopedics and stroke care.
travel Exclusive Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Lexington, Kentucky – 40504
  • 12 N,
  • July 1, 2024
  • 12
$1,320 to $1,454
Weekly Pay*
Saint Joseph Hospital is a 433-bed facility located in Lexington, Kentucky. Founded in 1877, a small group of Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Kentucky, led by Sister Euphrasia Stafford, began their health ministry. Their mission was to provide compassionate care to the poor and underserved – a tradition still carried out today. Saint Joseph Hospital primarily serves central and eastern Kentucky with a full range of services, including distinguished awards for cardiology, orthopedics and stroke care.
travel Exclusive Compact State
Registered Nurse – Telemetry
  • Lexington, Kentucky – 40504
  • 12 N,
  • July 1, 2024
  • 12
$1,320 to $1,454
Weekly Pay*
Saint Joseph Hospital is a 433-bed facility located in Lexington, Kentucky. Founded in 1877, a small group of Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Kentucky, led by Sister Euphrasia Stafford, began their health ministry. Their mission was to provide compassionate care to the poor and underserved – a tradition still carried out today. Saint Joseph Hospital primarily serves central and eastern Kentucky with a full range of services, including distinguished awards for cardiology, orthopedics and stroke care.
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Highest Paying Jobs in Hazard, KY

AMN Healthcare currently has 7 travel Registered Nurse positions available in Hazard.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Telemetry
  • Hazard, Kentucky – 41701
  • 12 N,
  • July 15, 2024
  • 13
$1,905 to $2,099
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.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Intensive Care – ICU
  • Hazard, Kentucky – 41701
  • 12 D,
  • July 15, 2024
  • 13
$1,905 to $2,099
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 – Rehabilitation
  • Hazard, Kentucky – 41701
  • 12 N,
  • July 1, 2024
  • 13
$1,799 to $1,983
Weekly Pay*
This outstanding Facility is looking for the right Rehab 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 – Perioperative Nurse – Operating Room
  • Hazard, Kentucky – 41701
  • 10 D,
  • July 15, 2024
  • 13
$1,852 to $2,041
Weekly Pay*
This outstanding unit is looking for the right person 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 Bowling Green, KY

AMN Healthcare currently has 6 travel Registered Nurse positions available in Bowling Green.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical
  • Bowling Green, Kentucky – 42104
  • 12 N,
  • June 30, 2024
  • 13
$1,517 to $1,672
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 – Cardiac Catheterization Lab
  • Bowling Green, Kentucky – 42104
  • 8 D,
  • July 1, 2024
  • 13
$1,958 to $2,158
Weekly Pay*
The respected team members of this 2 suite Catheterization Lab are looking for a team-playing, caring RN to join their ranks. 211-bed hospital serving Southern Kentucky and surrounding areas. Recognized by the Joint Commission as a Top Performer, the facility is also an Accredited Chest Pain Center and a Certified Primary Stroke Center.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Home Health
  • Bowling Green, Kentucky – 42104
  • 8 D,
  • June 30, 2024
  • 13
$1,094 to $1,205
Weekly Pay*
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Telemetry
  • Bowling Green, Kentucky – 42104
  • 12 N,
  • June 30, 2024
  • 13
$1,517 to $1,672
Weekly Pay*
– Tele RNs needed for 211-bed hospital serving Southern Kentucky and surrounding areas. Recognized by the Joint Commission as a Top Performer, the facility is also an Accredited Chest Pain Center and a Certified Primary Stroke Center. Meditech charting – The right candidate for this role will have the opportunity to work in a professionally challenging, positive and innovative Telemetry work environment this highly regarded facility.
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Highest Paying Jobs in Paintsville, KY

AMN Healthcare currently has 2 travel Registered Nurse positions available in Paintsville.
travel Compact State
Registered Nurse – Intensive Care – ICU
  • Paintsville, Kentucky – 41240
  • 12 N,
  • July 15, 2024
  • 13
$1,711 to $1,886
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 – Intensive Care – ICU
  • Paintsville, Kentucky – 41240
  • 12 N,
  • July 15, 2024
  • 13
$1,905 to $2,099
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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Statistics on RN Jobs in Kentucky

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

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

A Registered Nurse nurse in Kentucky can make an average of $1,833 per week.

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

A: A 12 Hour Night shift Registered Nurse in Kentucky can make an average of $1,861 per week based on recent job availability.

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

A: A 12 Hour Day shift Registered Nurse in Kentucky can make an average of $1,802 per week based on recent job availability.

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

There are currently 90 Registered Nurse travel nursing jobs available in Kentucky. 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 Kentucky?

  • Concentra Urgent Care – CVG Airport/Mineola Pike in Erlanger
  • University of Kentucky Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in Lexington-Fayette
  • St. Claire Medical Pavilion in Morehead
  • Hartland Family Dental Care in Bowling Green
  • Signify – Kentucky in Frankfort

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

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

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

Locating RN Travel Nursing Jobs in Kentucky

Cities like Bowling Green, Frankfort, Hazard, Lexington-Fayette, and Louisville currently have RN travel jobs. It’s a great state to work in and is home to facilities like Concentra Urgent Care – CVG Airport/Mineola Pike, University of Kentucky Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, St. Claire Medical Pavilion, Hartland Family Dental Care and Signify – Kentucky which all have RN departments.

Healthcare Facilities in Kentucky that offer Registered Nurse Jobs

These are just examples of some of the healthcare facilities in and around the Kentucky area that have historically offered jobs for Registered Nurse professionals.

UofL Health – Jewish Hospital
Shifts
8 D, 10 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
13 and 11
Address
200 Abraham Flexner Way, NULL
Louisville, KY 40202
UofL Health – University of Louisville Hospital
Shifts
8 D, 10 D, 12 D, and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Address
530 S Jackson Street, NULL
Louisville, KY 40202
UofL Health – Mary & Elizabeth Hospital
Shifts
8 E, 10 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Address
4402 Churchman Avenue, Suite 106
Louisville, KY 40215
St. Joseph Hospital
Shifts
8 D, 10 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
12, 117, 27, 13, 118, and 8
Address
One Saint Joseph Drive, NULL
Lexington, KY 40504
Nearby Neighborhoods
Paynes (40504), Van Meter (40510), Elkhorn Parks (40505), Radcliffe (40505), Bryan Station (40505)
NORTON HOSPITAL
Shifts
12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
12 and 13
Address
200 East Chestnut Street, NULL
Louisville, KY 40202
UofL Health – Frazier Rehabilitation Institute
Shifts
12 D and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Address
220 Abraham Flexner Way, NULL
Louisville, KY 40202
NORTON AUDUBON HOSPITAL REFERENCE LAB
Shifts
8 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
12 and 13
Address
1 Audubon Plaza Dr, NULL
Louisville, KY 40217
Meadowview Regional Medical Center
Shifts
8 D, 12 D, and 12 N
Job Durations
13 and 10
Departments
Cath Lab Emergency Room First Assist Intensive Care Unit Medical Surgical Operating Room Progressive Care Unit
Address
989 Medical Park Dr
Maysville, KY 41056
Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital
Shifts
12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
12, 13, 5, and 6
Departments
Rehabilitation Rehabilitation Rehabilitation Rehabilitation
Address
2050 Versailles Road, NULL
Lexington, KY 40504
Nearby Neighborhoods
Paynes (40504), Van Meter (40510), Elkhorn Parks (40505), Radcliffe (40505), Bryan Station (40505)
Greenview Regional Hospital
Shifts
8 D, 12 D, and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Address
1801 Ashley Circle, NULL
Bowling Green, KY 42104

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