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For updated information on licensure requirements and fees, please visit the Arizona State Board of Nursing website.
Since Arizona is part of the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), you will not need an Arizona nursing license to practice travel nursing in this state if you have a valid license for another Compact state.
If you don’t have a nursing license in a compact state, you’ll need to apply for a license. As a travel nurse, one of your best options for obtaining a license to practice nursing in Arizona is to apply for a 48-hour emergency temporary license. This type of license is valid for six months, which is more than sufficient for most travel nurses.
Here are the following requirements needed to obtain this license:
Verification for this type of license typically takes 48 hours from the filing date.
To apply for a 48-hour emergency temporary license, you must pay a $50 fee.
Arizona is one of the 20+ states that participate in the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC). As a travel nurse, working in an NLC state provides the convenience of not having to apply for licensure in the state or having to worry about licensure renewal requirements and fees.
If you maintain legal residency in a compact state, you’ll never have to worry about renewal requirements and fees, as long as you continue to work in other compact states across the U.S.
Arizona is one of the few states in the country that is a walk-through state, hence the ability to apply for a 48-hour emergency temporary license.
Arizona does not have any CEU requirements. However, to apply for a license renewal you must complete one of the following:
The average salary for a travel nurse in Arizona is $1,401 per week.
Be sure to pay attention to the cost of living in states and cities you are considering working in when considering how far your salary will stretch.
The average salary for a travel nurse in Yuma, Arizona, is $1,453 per week.
The average salary for a travel nurse in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, is $1,426 per week.
The average salary for a travel nurse in Mesa, Arizona, is $1,400 per week.
The average salary for a travel nurse in Scottsdale, Arizona, is $1,400 per week.
The average salary for a travel nurse in Gilbert, Arizona, is $1,400 per week.
I have been with Trusted Nurse Staffing for almost 2 years. My Recruiter Tim has backed me at every moment, he has been absolutely phenomenal to me. Now I am on my 2nd assignment here in AZ and I am loving it! The place and the people are extremely nice especially my co-worker at Arizona General Hospital and want to stay here as long as I can! Thank you to Trusted Nurse Staffing for the amazing opportunity!
I have been in the Phoenix area for about three years working as a travel respiratory therapist and it’s been amazing. The area is beautiful, the weather is amazing throughout of the year and the hospital I’ve been working at is great. They treat me as if I’m part of their team and not just an outsider coming in to work. My recruiter Drew has made everything so easy with my contracts. I never have to feel stressed out about any of little things that go into starting at the facility. Him and his team at Trusted take care of everything for me, making it easy to just step in and do the work. I don’t know where I’d be without him!
Trusted nurse staffing is such a great company to work for and they are so easy to work with. I love using them as my first company for travel nursing!
My recruiter did an amazing job at finding the best fit for me! An outstanding job with communication, updates and ensuring all my questions were answered!!
I have been with Trusted Staffing for about 18 months now. I have essentially been working local contracts, but the experiences have been memorable. My recruiter, is always available when I have a question or concern. Travel nursing is something all nurses should experience. I can't wait until I can do some serious traveling
Every member of this company I’ve interacted with has exceeded my expectations. My recruiter, Alex, is so commutative and goes above and beyond always. I can’t imagine switching to another company!
I have had the best experience with Trusted Nurse Staffing. My recruiter Tom is amazing. He always treats me with respect and as a friend. He is on top of everything I need. And when my Dad passed away, he helped me with time off, no problem and they even sent me a beautiful comfort box that was very helpful. Fully recommend this agency.
Getting started is easy. Create your online profile on our website. After you’ve registered, you will be able to view open travel nurse jobs in Arizona.
Have a specific position in mind but don’t see it on our website? Don’t fret. We’ll notify you any time Arizona travel nurse positions become available.
Our recruiters are eager to help you get started on your journey with Trusted Nurse Staffing. Connect with a recruiter to have any of your questions answered about travel nurse jobs in Arizona, give you all the information you need to apply, and offer support throughout the entire process. Or, you can choose to manage your own travel nurse assignments on the website.
Once you’ve found the job you’ve been searching for, it’s time to sign your contract and you’re on your way to adventures as a travel nurse. Arizona is waiting for you.
Not enjoying your Arizona travel nurse position as much as you thought you would? Once your contract ends, our staff can help you find your next adventure. Or maybe you’re really enjoying Arizona and want to extend your stay — we can help you see what options are available for extending your contract.
300 sunny days a year, 24 national monuments to visit, and nursing salaries well above the national average; it’s no wonder so many people are looking for travel nurse assignments in Arizona. Arizona is the ideal state to work in if you’re a nature buff, a foodie, a historian, or even a sports fan; there’s something for everyone.
Is exploring the outdoors a passion of yours? With 33,000+ acres of desert preserves, mountainous views to the north, and outdoor recreational activities galore, there’s plenty of exploring to do. Go skiing in Flagstaff or swimming in Phoenix. Take a jeep tour of the Sedona desert, or get a little adventurous with some salt river tubing.
Are you a history buff? If you’re headed to Arizona as a travel nurse, the 227 miles of the Grand Canyon is a must-see. You can even swim in Havasu Falls during your visit. Arizona is also home to 24 different national monuments, including the Hoover Dam. Explore the Native American cliff dwellings, the Botanical Gardens (with 140 acres of views), museums, opera houses, and more.
Consider yourself a foodie? Arizona’s diverse culinary scene was made for you. From festivals to culinary tours, to grilling meats on a 500°F rock, Arizona is known for utilizing its native plants and spices to create delicious dishes for every taste.
But it doesn’t stop there. Many sports fanatics make their way to Arizona and are far from disappointed. Arizona is home to world-renowned golf courses — play where the pros have played on TPC Scottsdale’s Stadium course. Baseball fan? During the spring, check out spring training in Phoenix, where MLB players compete in over 220 games.
Arizona provides travel nurses with fun, food, and comfort, as well as nursing salaries well above the national average and a job market for nurses that is booming with over 100 hospitals to choose from.
Looking for travel nurse assignments in Phoenix, Arizona? Create your online profile on our website, and you can view available travel nursing jobs in Phoenix today.
Create your free online profile on our website to start your search for an active travel nursing assignment in Tucson, Arizona.
Convinced Arizona is the right state for you, but Phoenix is just a bit too big for your liking? View our Active travel nursing positions in Scottsdale, Arizona, by creating your online profile on our website.
When searching for a travel nursing agency to sign on with, we recommend a few things:
Done the research? We believe that our values, caring staff members, and ongoing support of our nurses make us the top travel nursing agency in Arizona, and we’re confident you’ll agree.
Average Arizona travel nurse assignments last anywhere from 13 weeks up to 26 weeks. It really depends on what the nursing agency you work with offers. At Trusted Nurse Staffing we offer flexible contracts ranging from 6 to 13 weeks, plus more. If you love it, we’ll even help you extend your contract.
Depending on the travel nurse agency you work for, benefits will vary, but many travel nurse agencies in Arizona provide their nurses with a host of benefits.
Trusted Nurse Staffing, for example, offers travel nurses…
… and more. We want the best for our travel nurses so that they can provide exceptional care without having to worry about living comfortably.
When searching for housing, keep some key things in mind:
If you choose the latter, talk with your recruiter. This isn’t their first go-round with hiring travel nurses in Arizona. Many of the recruiters are familiar with the best places to live in the surrounding areas of your assignment.
We’ve already mentioned the benefits we offer our travel nurses, but what our team at Trusted Nurse Staffing takes pride in is the amount of support we offer to every one of our travel nurses.
With a 24/7 support system, you’ll have access to recruiters at all hours of the day. We never want our nurses to feel stuck. We appreciate the sacrifices nurses make every day and want to provide support in any way that we can. Our recruiters are available at any time to answer questions, listen to concerns, and support our nurses to the best of our abilities.