Table of Contents
- Find Current Travel Nursing Jobs in Connecticut
- Connecticut Licensure Information and Requirements
- Connecticut CEU Requirements
- What Is the Average Travel Nursing Salary in Connecticut?
- How To Become a Travel Nurse in Connecticut With Trusted Nurse Staffing in Three Simple Steps
- Why Should You Consider Becoming a Travel Nurse in Connecticut?
- What Are The High-Demand Travel Nursing Specialities in Connecticut Right Now?
- FAQs About Connecticut Travel Nursing
Find Current Travel Nurse Jobs in Connecticut
Connecticut Licensure Information and Requirements
For the latest up-to-date information on licensure requirements and fees, visit the Connecticut Board of Nursing website or contact the Connecticut Board of Nursing licensing division at (860) 509-7603.
Connecticut is not an NLC participating state, so out-of-state nurses wishing to practice in Connecticut must apply for Licensure by Endorsement as follows:
- Submit the application and pay the associated fees.
- Verification of all licenses held (current and expired) through Nursys® or the original state of licensure using this form.
- Submit a fingerprint-based criminal background check.
- Provide your Social Security number.
Applicants who hold a current and valid registered nurse license in another U.S. state or territory are eligible for a 120-day, non-renewable temporary permit to practice in Connecticut. Once the application is received, a temporary permit will be issued in 15 days.
The fees to apply for Licensure by Endorsement in Connecticut are as follows:
- Licensure fee – $180
- Background check – $90
- License renewal – $110
- Temporary License Fee – $180 (RN) $150 (LPN)
Nurse Licensure Compact Status
Connecticut does not participate in the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC). For a list of participating states, click here.
Is Connecticut a Walk-Through State?
Connecticut is not a walk-through state.
Connecticut CEU Requirements
RNs and LPNs actively practicing in Connecticut and applying for license renewal after January 1, 2022, are required to complete two contact hours of education or training on:
- Screening for conditions such as PTSD, suicide risk, grief, and depression
- Suicide prevention training
All CE must be offered or approved by one of the following:
- American Nurses Association
- Connecticut Hospital Association
- Connecticut Nurses Association; or
- Connecticut League for Nursing
What Is the Average Travel Nursing Salary in Connecticut?
Salaries always vary based on several factors, such as location, specialty, and facility, but Connecticut travel nurses receive a higher-than-average pay ranging from $1,290 to $1,884.
Trusted Nurse Staffing nurses also receive benefits like housing, food and travel allowances, bonuses, medical insurance, and much more.
Cities in Connecticut With the Highest Travel Nursing Salaries
The average travel nurse salary in Stamford, CT, is $1,631 per week.
The average travel nurse salary in Norwalk, CT, is $1,631 per week.
The average travel nurse salary in Greenwich, CT, is $1,631 per week.
The average travel nurse salary in Bridgeport, CT, is $1,610 per week.
The average travel nurse salary in Fairfield, CT, is $1,610 per week.
Thousands of Nurses Love Partnering with Trusted Nurse Staffing
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.
How To Become a Travel Nurse in Connecticut With Trusted Nurse Staffing in 3 Simple Steps
Ready to find your dream travel nursing job in Connecticut? Create your online profile on our website to start your search and view all of our current Connecticut travel nursing jobs.
No current positions tickling your fancy? No need to stress, we’ll send you updates any time a new Connecticut travel nursing assignment that matches your qualifications and needs becomes available.
Connect with your recruiter. Trusted Nurse Staffing recruiters are available and ready to help answer questions you have about travel nursing positions in Connecticut.
Whether you’re looking for information about a specific assignment, or you’re unsure about the area of Connecticut it is in, we’re here to find you the answers you need to find the right fit assignment for you.
Found the assignment you’ve been hoping for? You’re ready for the last steps. Sign your contract and get your bags packed; an adventure awaits.
After you’ve completed your assignment you realize you don’t want to part ways with all Connecticut has to offer, your recruiter can work with you to extend your contract. Connecticut just not for you? Our staff at Trusted Nurse Staffing can help you find your next assignment in another state as soon as your contract is up.
Why Should You Consider Becoming a Travel Nurse in Connecticut?
If you’re looking for a true taste of adventure, but a place that still feels “like home,” travel nursing in Connecticut may be just the right fix. Connecticut may be the third smallest state in the United States, but it’s not lacking in charm.
Home to Yale University, the invention of the hamburger, and a state full of history, Connecticut is full of experiences waiting to be had. If you’re a historian, you can visit the Mark Twain House in Hartford — it’s the actual house that Mark Twain and his family lived in in the 1800s.
Looking to unwind? Head to the town of Chester, with buildings from the 19th century, full of art studios, galleries, and gift shops.
If you’re into nature, you’re in luck. Connecticut is located along the Atlantic coast. Whether you’re interested in catching some rays by the beach, spending the day boating and fishing, or maybe you want to venture into lighthouses across the shore — Connecticut is chock-full of places to explore.
What many newcomers don’t know about the Constitution State is just how glorious the culinary scene is. In the mood for seafood? Check out Hummock Island’s oyster tour. You’ll get to take a ride on their boat, be involved in an expert shucking lesson, and get a taste of oysters fresh out of the ocean.
Are you more of a thrill-seeker? Take one of your days off to head to Lake Compounce to ride their award-winning coaster, the Boulder Dash. Cool off on hot summer days in the on-site water park.
No matter your interests, finding food festivals, hiking the trails of Kent Falls National Park, or exploring the Thimble Islands, your options are endless when living in Connecticut as a travel nurse.
What Are The High-Demand Travel Nursing Specialities in Connecticut Right Now?
FAQs About Connecticut Travel Nursing
What Are Your Active Travel Nursing Jobs in New Haven?
Ready to explore and change lives in New Haven? Create your online profile on our website and gain access to current Connecticut travel nurse jobs.
What Are Your Active Travel Nursing Jobs in Hartford?
Hartford, Connecticut, is a dreamy city to live and work in. To see available Hartford, Connecticut travel nurse jobs, create an online profile on our website, and get started.
What Are Your Active Travel Nursing Jobs in Stamford?
Are you interested in living in Stamford? Do you want to live in Jonesboro? With Trusted Nurse Staffing, you can find the travel nurse job you’ve been searching for. Get started by creating an online profile on our website and we’ll connect you with the top travel nursing jobs in Connecticut.
What Benefits Do I Receive As a Travel Nurse in Connecticut?
Depending on the Connecticut travel nursing agency you work with, your benefits package will vary. When choosing an agency, compare all the benefits they offer so you know exactly what you’re agreeing to in your contract.
If you choose to work with Trusted Nurse Staffing, you’ll receive a host of benefits like:
- The highest pay rates in the industry
- 401(k) plans
- Flexible contracts between 6, 8, and 13 weeks long, plus more
- Full-time and part-time work
- 24/7 access and support from your recruiter
- Overtime/double-time availability
- Weekly paychecks, daily pay, and advances offered
- Direct deposit payments
- Housing, meal, and travel allowances
- A customized benefits package
- Blue Cross & Blue Shield insurance
- License, certifications, and CEU reimbursements
- A loyalty program
- Referral bonus plan
- Priority job order bonuses
- Sign-on and completion bonuses
As A Travel Nurse, How Do I Go About Finding Housing in Connecticut?
As a travel nurse, you have options when searching for housing in Connecticut. You can:
- Settle into agency housing and let our agency take care of the hard part of finding housing; or
- Accept a housing stipend and find a home in the comforts of Connecticut on your own.
No matter which option you decide, our recruiters are here to help. Need information about housing in a certain area of the state? Give us a call. Looking for a roommate? Our recruiters can help connect you with other travel nurses in the area who are looking for someone to split the cost of bills with.
What Are the Highest-Paying Cities For Travel Nurse Assignments in Connecticut?
Connecticut’s highest paying cities for travel nursing are:
Before choosing your next home, we recommend doing some research. Although these cities have the highest salaries for travel nurses in Connecticut, the cost of living may vary based on the location. As the pay difference is within a few dollars per week, consider choosing the location you want to work in based on the specialty you want to work in, your lifestyle, etc.
Where Are The Best Places To Travel Nurse In Connecticut?
The answer to this question is all based on preference. With hundreds of healthcare facilities to choose from, talk with your recruiter to find out which facilities may best suit your needs and your qualifications.