Create a Work/Life Balance That's Right for You ICU Travel Nursing Jobs

Intensive care unit nursing jobs are in demand. A large percentage of the nation’s hospitals are in need of intensive care unit nurses, making travel ICU nurses one of the most high-needs nursing specialties. AMN Healthcare has hundreds of ICU nursing jobs around the country, giving your career so many options. Our recruiters will happily listen to your career and lifestyle goals and match you with the ideal position to meet your needs.

ICU Travel Nursing Jobs/Careers

ICU Travel Nursing Jobs: A Great Career Move!

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ICU nurses typically work in critical care units within a hospital or healthcare facility. Intensive care unit nursing jobs require RNs to care for patients with life-threatening conditions, often caused by trauma or some type of accident. ICU nurses perform patient assessments, implement care, and more. In essence, your duties as an ICU travel nurse won't deviate from your existing responsibilities and you'll basically blend right into the facilities where you go on assignment. 


Take advantage of our experienced ICU recruiters who will help you find the ideal assignment for your specific needs. We know you'll find new success. 

Travel Nursing Employee Benefits

Great ICU Benefits

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At AMN Healthcare, our ICU travel nurses can choose from a variety of great benefits, including the following:

  • Private, provided housing or a stipend to find their own accommodations
  • Travel reimbursements for transportation to their assignment location
  • DAY ONE benefits, including full medical and dental 
  • 401k options 
  • FREE continuing education courses (CMEs)
  • The largest database of travel nursing jobs in the nation
  • Some positions offer overtime bonus programs
  • Exclusive nursing opportunities at top facilities
ICU Travel Nursing Salary/Pay

ICU Travel Nurse Salary: Earn up to $2,794/week

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According to, a full-time ICU nurse makes an average annual salary of $79,400, which comes out to around $1,527 per week. Comparatively, an ICU travel nurse with AMN Healthcare can make up to $2,794* per week, depending on experience, location, and facility requirements. The most common travel assignment length is 13 weeks, which means an ICU travel nurse could earn up to $36,322* for a 13-week assignment.


*Disclaimer: Wages for ICU travel jobs are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.

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