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Travel Nursing Jobs in Kentucky

Whether you're descending into amazing caverns, paddling along a river, or climbing high up sandstone cliffs, the Bluegrass State is full of epic adventures. A travel nurse job in Kentucky is your ticket to unforgettable experiences.

Nurses are needed throughout Kentucky in all specialties. We can help you find a high-paying travel assignment that complements your skills so you can tackle your dream list of adventures.

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Kentucky Travel Nurses Can Earn More

A travel nurse assignment can bring you more in earnings than a permanent RN position. While staff RNs in Kentucky earn an average of $67,453 per year or $1,297 per week, a Kentucky travel nursing salary ranges up to $2,137 per week or $27,781 total for a 13-week travel assignment, making it a lucrative career option.

Add in the fact that Kentucky is one of the country's more affordable states to live in, and you're well-poised to tuck away more of your earnings for your future.

Beyond the Paycheck of a Kentucky Travel RN

There's a sense of spontaneity to travel nursing — you can decide where you want to work and when. An agency that has the right infrastructure to support you can make your journey smoother.

We provide you with the tools you need to flourish. Here are just a few of our benefits:

  • A placement specialist to help you find a travel nurse job in Kentucky
  • Furnished, private housing in a safe, convenient location (or generous housing allowance)
  • 401(k) retirement plan so you can begin planning for your future
  • A 24-hour clinical support line
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Employee assistance program with mental health resources
  • Life insurance
  • Free continuing education

 

Kentucky's Top Specialties

Nurses are needed in almost all specialties in Kentucky, including pediatrics, intensive care, oncology, cath lab, med-surg, and telemetry. You can work in urban centers such as Louisville and Lexington or smaller towns like Bowling Green and Mount Sterling.

Grasp the Culture in Kentucky 

The Bluegrass State is definitely horse country, whether you're taking in the renowned Kentucky Derby, riding on a trail, or visiting the Smithsonian-affiliated museum at Kentucky Horse Park. But there are many other attractions that let your adventurous spirit roam free.

Explore the bluffs, forests, and rivers at Mammoth Cave National Park, and then, tour the wonders of its underground cave system. Head to Breaks Interstate Park for mountain biking, hiking, fishing, and rafting or Red River Gorge for rappelling and climbing. There are hundreds of miles of trails, woodlands, and waterways in the Bluegrass State for outdoor recreation.

Round out your Kentucky experience with visits to the Louisville Slugger Museum and the Muhammad Ali Center, and then, enjoy some food and drink. The state may be famous for bourbon and barbecue, but there are also many incredible restaurants for foodies to discover.

Imagine a job that pays you to go places. Connect with one of our recruitment specialists to find a travel nurse job in Kentucky and start your adventures today.

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