Traveling as an ICU Nurse with LRS Healthcare
As an industry-leading staffing firm, LRS Healthcare’s specialized recruiters guide ICU Nurses like yourself through your new adventure as a traveling healthcare professional.
When you’re ready to make your next move, our recruiters are waiting to get to know you as well as your unique personal and professional goals! They consider this information to pair you with an assignment that is exactly what you’re looking for (location, hours, and more). Nervous about making the jump? Our recruiters are available to provide 24/7 support and answer any questions you may have.
Browse LRS Healthcare’s available traveling ICU Nurse jobs and apply today to start the process. Soon you will hear from a recruiter to walk you through the application process and discuss key job details (like pay and start dates) while finding a travel healthcare assignment that checks all of your boxes.
What to Expect
Applying for ICU Nurse Travel Jobs
Ready to live the life you’ve imagined? The first thing you will need to do is apply. Shortly after, a recruiter will reach out and go over the job details, gain your geographical preferences, and place you for your first assignment. Once all credentialing and background checks are finalized and if the facility extends an offer, you’ll be on your way to your new assignment.
Why choose LRS Healthcare? As a travel ICU Nurse, you have full access to our great benefits and perks. There aren’t many jobs that allow you to travel to and live in different areas of the U.S. on a short-term basis the way travel nursing can, take advantage of the opportunity! In addition, you will have full control over your career and select an exceptional healthcare facility of your choice.
Additional perks include:
Excellent Weekly Pay
Explore New Cities
Fun and Flexible Lifestyle
Meet New People
Extended Time Off Between Assignments
With all of this change and excitement, it may take some time to get comfortable in your new job and location. Don’t worry this is expected and your recruiter will be there at every step of your journey!
What are the requirements to travel as an ICU Nurse?
Healthcare traveler requirements vary by facility and state. To guarantee that the process is quick and pain-free, we recommend that:
• All professional licenses and certifications are updated and ready to go before you apply.
• Any additional licenses that may be required based on your assignment’s location.
• You have at least 2 years of on-the-job experience as an ICU Nurse. (This isn’t necessarily required, but we have found that these individuals are typically positioned better and will likely be more comfortable with the responsibilities).
How do I get started as a traveling ICU Nurse?
It’s critical to work with a healthcare staffing agency that exceeds your expectations and works around the clock to meet your professional and personal needs. Every relationship that our recruiters build with their travelers is special. That relationship goes beyond days or weeks simply because we care.
How much will I be paid to travel as an ICU Nurse?
Depends on experience and the destination. Different states offer different benefits such as pay. If you are looking for higher pay, this may be something to consider. Pay can vary due to other factors as well, such as the job, facility, and agency you work with.
Something else to pay attention to is whether job boards or sites promote jobs that display pay before or after taxes and include or exclude travel and housing stipends. All of these factors impact what your take-home pay could be and could potentially vary from the number promoted on the job post.
To determine if this information is accurate, reach out to your LRS Healthcare recruiter to verify the details of your personalized pay package.
Enjoy affordable medical, dental, and vision coverage as well as life and disability insurance options. Insurance plans start the first of the month after you begin an assignment.
We will help you find safe, furnished housing or opt to take our generous stipend.
We’ll cover the cost for new state licenses needed to take an assignment with us.
LRS Healthcare will pay for any necessary certifications for your travel assignment.
Take advantage of our company-matching 401(k) program after one year and become fully vested with your first contribution.
Refer a friend to LRS and you’ll earn a $500 referral bonus ($400 LPNs and $300 CNAs) after they complete their first six weeks with us.
We’re here for you whenever you need us, day or night. Your recruiter and our entire team is just a call, text, or email away.
Why choose LRS Healthcare?
Submit your online application, and we’ll be in touch right away. Once we’ve gotten to know you and matched you to an ideal position, we’ll work together to collect the rest of the details.