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For the most up-to-date information on licensure requirements, fees, and compact status, check out the Alaska Board of Nursing website.
To be a travel nurse in Alaska, you must apply for an Alaska nursing license by endorsement. To obtain a nursing license in Alaska, you need to meet the following requirements:
It can take multiple weeks for your application to be verified. Once the following requirements have been received and processed, a temporary permit will be automatically issued so you can begin practicing nursing within the state while your endorsement is pending review. Temporary permits are nonrenewable and valid for six months.
The following licensure fees must be paid to the state of Alaska:
Alaska is not part of the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC).
Alaska is not a walk-through state.
Every two years, nurses must complete at least two of the following CEU requirements to renew their Alaska nursing license:
Acceptable CE courses must follow the accreditation standards established or followed by one of the organizations listed below:
If you’re looking for a travel nursing assignment with high pay, Alaska may just fit the bill for you. As one of the top 5 highest-paying travel nursing destinations in the country, the average travel nursing salary in Alaska is $1,588 per week.
However, keep in mind that the nursing specialty and city that is selected for your assignment can affect your weekly pay. In addition to a salary, you can receive other financial benefits like bonuses, insurance, travel allowances, housing stipends, a 401(k), and more.
The average travel nurse salary in Anchorage, Alaska, is $1,576 per week.
The average travel nurse salary in Wasilla, Alaska, is $1,555 per week.
The average travel nurse salary in Fairbanks, Alaska, is $1,569 per week.
The average travel nurse salary in Juneau, Alaska, is $1,562 per week.
The average travel nurse salary in Palmer, Alaska, is $1,555 per week.
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Create your free online profile with Trusted Nurse Staffing. From here, you can browse all of our active Alaska travel nurse jobs.
Not seeing any assignments that inspire you to answer the call to the wild? We will send you job notifications every time a listing becomes active that matches your preferences.
Connect with a Trusted Nurse Staffing recruiter who can answer any questions you may have about Alaska travel nurse assignments, help you set up a contract, and offer 24/7 support throughout your entire partnership with Trusted Nurse Staffing. Or, if you are an experienced travel nurse and feel like you don’t need a recruiter, you can manage every aspect of your travel nurse assignments yourself on the website.
Sign your contract and pack some warm clothes — adventure awaits in Alaska. If you end up falling in love with your assignment, your recruiter can assist you in extending it. If you come to the end of your contract and are ready for a new adventure, that’s okay too. We will help you find the next travel nursing assignment to cross off your dream list.
From ancient glaciers, rich forests, and breathtaking mountain views, Alaska is a place like no other. It’s no surprise that Alaska is an extremely popular destination for travel nurses seeking thrills and adventure.
Alaska offers an abundance of adrenaline-pumping activities for even the most seasoned thrill-seekers, from dogsledding to helicopter rides and even volcano hikes. If you love to ski, you’ll want to make sure to hit the slopes on Alaska’s world-class cross-country skiing trails.
Looking for something a little less heart-stopping? Kayaking, glacier tours, and local cuisine dining are sure to please.
Alaska is known for its natural beauty. You won’t want to miss out on visiting some of Alaska’s state parks, like the Denali State Park, where visitors are likely to see natural wonders like moose, wolf, caribou, and grizzly bear sightings. And who could pass up the opportunity to see the Northern Lights? Don’t forget to take the time to immerse yourself in Alaska’s diverse, indigenous culture for an experience you’ll never forget.
Alaska has a lot to offer, especially when it comes to travel nurse pay. Offering some of the highest travel nursing salaries in the country, Alaska’s average salary for travel nurses is 8% higher than the national average, making the colder climate seem a little more doable.
Aside from pay, Alaska travel nurse assignments offer the opportunity to work in exceptional healthcare facilities and gain experience by rubbing elbows with some of the best in the medical world.
To view our active listings for travel nursing jobs in Fairbanks, create a free online profile on our website. Not seeing any assignments that you like? We will send you a notification each time a travel nursing assignment in Fairbanks goes live that matches the qualifications on your profile.
Interested in browsing active travel nursing jobs in Anchorage? Create your online profile on our website today. From here, you can view all current listings. If you aren’t finding the type of assignment you are looking for, don’t worry. We will send you a notification each time a new assignment for Anchorage pops up that matches the qualifications on your profile.
If you’re looking to browse active listings from travel nursing jobs in Juneau, create an online profile on our website. If you aren’t seeing any current assignments that stand out to you, don’t worry. We will send you a notification whenever new travel nursing assignments in Juneau become available that match the qualifications on your profile.
There are two ways that you can go about finding housing while travel nursing in Alaska:
Whichever option you choose, make sure to connect with your Trusted Nurse Staffing recruiter. They may have additional information about the area based on other travel nurses’ experiences, and can also connect you with other responsible travel nurses in the area looking for roommates.
Travel nursing is typically synonymous with a great benefits package, but the benefits you receive as a travel nurse can vary depending on which agency you partner with. When looking at travel nurse agencies, always ask what benefits you are eligible for.
For example, Trusted Nurse Staffing offers:
While we recommend asking other travel nurses about their experiences, we also recommend that curious travel nurses “interview” several agencies. You’ll want to get a feel for what type of benefits and pay is offered to you, as well as a sense of communication. Having a travel nurse recruiter that is responsive and helpful can make or break your travel nursing experience. That is why we offer 24/7 support to our travel nurses at Trusted Nurse Staffing.
If it is high-paying travel nurse jobs that you are after, Trusted Nurse Staffing offers the highest pay in the industry. In addition to great pay, we offer benefits like education reimbursements, bonuses, insurance, and more.
Aside from financial benefits, we believe in unconditional support for our travel nurses. That is why we offer 24/7 support. If you need help at any moment’s notice, you can call us and we will pick up the phone and answer.