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Travel as a Long-Term Care (RN)

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Learn What It Means to Be a Long-Term Care Travel RN with LRS Healthcare

You’ve decided you want to take the plunge and travel as a Long-Term Care (LTC) RN, but you’re not sure where to  start, or the best travel agency to search for a job? We’ve got your back and are determined to get you the long-term care nurse job of your dreams!

Your job as a LTC RN is demanding, there’s no getting around that. How about getting behind the idea of getting paid to travel around the nation assisting long-term care facilities with their staffing needs?

Traveling healthcare workers have an opportunity to take control of their career. And as a long-term care travel nurse you’ll not only be making a huge impact on the patients requiring long-term care, but you’ll get to meet new people, explore new places, and experience new adventures over a 13-week period.

What to Expect
When Applying for LTC RN Travel Jobs

Before starting a healthcare travel assignment as a long-term care RN, get the process started by applying. Once we have your information, a recruiter will get in touch with you to finalize your application and aspirations in hopes to get you placed at a desirable long-term care facility. Once all documents, credentialing, and background checks are completed, if an offer is made, you can then sign your contract and prepare for your next adventure!

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Complete Checklist for Every New Healthcare Travel Assignment.

Healthcare travelers get to take control of their careers by having the freedom to choose when and where they work while getting paid well to travel and experience different pockets of the nation. You’re essentially your own boss with a team of professionals to help bring your dreams to life.

Additional perks include (to name only a few):


Excellent Weekly Pay


Explore New Cities


Fun and Flexible Lifestyle


On-The-Job Experiences


Professional Growth


Meet New People


Extended Time Off Between Assignments

 

So, what are the cons? Aside from a learning curve when it comes to onboarding at your temporary facility and working a few shifts that are less than your ideal, there are few cons to traveling as a medical professional.

Learn more about travel opportunities for Long-Term Care professionals.

A standard medical traveler assignment is 13 weeks; however, long term care facilities are more willing to take some shorter contracts. It is not uncommon for an LPN to commit to an 8-week travel assignment, then extend to continue exploring the city, or to perfect their new skills.

Frequently
Asked Questions

What are the requirements to travel as a LTC RN?

To be considered as a healthcare traveler, be sure your licenses and certifications up to date. The required licenses may vary depending on the state in which you work a travel assignment. While not always required, you’ll have a leg up if you have some (even minimal) on-the-job experience.

How do I get started as a Travel Long-Term Care Nurse?

Determine which healthcare staffing agency you want to work with, then apply for a job! At LRS Healthcare, our recruiters take pride in listening to your requests and finding you the best LTC RN travel job that not only pays well but is in a city that matches your interests.

How much will I be paid to travel as a Long-Term Care RN?

To put it simply, pay packages vary by job, facility as well as per agency. A healthcare traveler pay package could be advertised online before or after taxes, include travel or housing stipends, etc., These variables affect what your take home pay could be and could potentially be different than what agencies display online.

To ensure accuracy, your LRS Healthcare recruiter will outline your personalized pay package with you, so you know what to expect on your weekly paystub.

24/7/365 Benefits

Beyond-Your-Basic Benefits

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Insurance

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.

Insurance
Housing
Licensure Reimbursement
Certification Reimbursement
401(k)
Referral Bonus
24-Hour Support
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Housing

We will help you find safe, furnished housing or opt to take our generous stipend.

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Housing
Licensure Reimbursement
Certification Reimbursement
401(k)
Referral Bonus
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Licensure Reimbursement

We’ll cover the cost for new state licenses needed to take an assignment with us.

Insurance
Housing
Licensure Reimbursement
Certification Reimbursement
401(k)
Referral Bonus
24-Hour Support
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Certification Reimbursement

LRS Healthcare will pay for any necessary certifications for your travel assignment.

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Housing
Licensure Reimbursement
Certification Reimbursement
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Referral Bonus
24-Hour Support
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401(k)

Take advantage of our company-matching 401(k) program after one year and become fully vested with your first contribution.

Insurance
Housing
Licensure Reimbursement
Certification Reimbursement
401(k)
Referral Bonus
24-Hour Support
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Referral Bonus

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.

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Housing
Licensure Reimbursement
Certification Reimbursement
401(k)
Referral Bonus
24-Hour Support
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24-Hour Support

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.

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Housing
Licensure Reimbursement
Certification Reimbursement
401(k)
Referral Bonus
24-Hour Support
Healthcare recruiter with headset talking to travel nurse or travel allied health professional

Why choose LRS Healthcare?

Your success is our priority. That’s why we make the traveler experience easy, so you can spend more time living your life and caring for your patients. Here are just a few more reasons to travel with us.

Traveler First

You’re never just a number to us. We take the time to learn about you, including your career goals and desired destinations. Your recruiter will guide you from one assignment to the next and be your advocate throughout your journey with us.

Responsive

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.

Full Service

Along with your recruiter, you’ll have access to our dedicated operations and traveler experience teams. They help take care of all the details to make your assignment the very best it can be. You won’t go it alone—you can contact us any time, 24/7/365.
Travel with LRS Healthcare.

Ready to hit the road for your next assignment?