Table of Contents
- Find Current Travel Nursing Jobs in Delaware
- Delaware Licensure Information and Requirements
- Delaware CEU Requirements
- What Is the Average Travel Nursing Salary in Delaware?
- How To Become a Travel Nurse in Delaware With Trusted Nurse Staffing in Three Simple Steps
- Why Should You Consider Becoming a Travel Nurse in Delaware?
- What Are The High-Demand Travel Nursing Specialities in Delaware Right Now?
- FAQs About Delaware Travel Nursing
Find Current Travel Nurse Jobs in Delaware
Delaware Licensure Information and Requirements
For the latest up-to-date information on licensure requirements and fees, visit the Delaware Board of Nursing website or contact the Delaware Board of Nursing licensing division at (302) 744-4500.
Nurses who do not hold a multistate license must apply for Licensure by Endorsement as follows:
- Submit the application and the associated fees.
- Meet one of the following requirements:
- Graduation from a Board-approved Nursing education program within the last two years.
- Minimum of 1,000 practice hours during the five years prior to submitting the application.
- Minimum of 400 hours of practice hours during the two years prior to submitting the application
- Completion of a Board-approved refresher program.
- Submit a Nursing Employer Reference Form.
- Submit a Nursing School Reference Form.
- Submit verification of your original Licensure by Examination through Nursys® or Verification of Original Licensure Form.
- Submit a copy of your job offer letter.
- Submit a fingerprint-based criminal background check.
Temporary licenses are available and expire 90 days after issue.
Nursing licensure fees for Delaware are as follows:
- RN and LPN licensure – $170
- RN and LPN reinstatement – $255
- Temporary Permit – $40
- Background check – $65
Nurse Licensure Compact Status
Delaware participates in the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), which allows RNs and LPNs to possess a multistate license that affords the privilege of practicing in any of the NLC-participating states.
Is Delaware a Walk-Through State?
Delaware is not a walk-through state.
Delaware CEU Requirements
If you’ve practiced a minimum of 1,000 hours in the past five years or 400 hours in the past two years in any jurisdiction where you have held a nursing license, you must complete the following CE requirements:
- RNs need at least 30 hours of CE within the past two years.
- LPNs need at least 24 hours of CE within the past two years.
What Is the Average Travel Nursing Salary in Delaware?
Travel nurses in Delaware make above national average salaries ranging from $1,252 to $1,828.
Travel nurses also receive a host of benefits that include:
- Housing stipends
- Meal and travel allowances
- Medical insurance
- And much more
Cities in Delaware With the Highest Travel Nursing Salaries
The average travel nurse salary in Rehoboth Beach, DE, is $1,515/week.
The average travel nurse salary in Harrington, DE, is $1,512/week.
The average travel nurse salary in Lewes, DE, is $1,512/week.
The average travel nurse salary in Milford, DE, is $1,512/week.
The average travel nurse salary in Wilmington, DE, is $1,510/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 Delaware With Trusted Nurse Staffing in 3 Simple Steps
Ready to get started? Create your online profile on our website. Once you’re done, you will have access to our listings for travel nurse jobs in Delaware. Don’t see a job that makes you want to pack up and go? We’ll notify you anytime we post new job listings.
If you think you’ve found a job that matches your wants and needs, connect with one of our recruiters — they are available 24/7 — and they’ll help you secure the assignment, answer questions you have, and walk you through the next steps to take.
All that’s left to do is go over specifics about the job and sign your contract. You’re ready to start a new adventure as a travel nurse in Delaware. When you’re done, our recruiters will help you find an assignment in another state or help you extend your current assignment if you love it.
Why Should You Consider Becoming a Travel Nurse in Delaware?
Just getting started as a travel nurse? Or maybe you’re an experienced travel nurse looking for a quiet escape from the busy cities you’ve previously worked in? Delaware State gives small-town vibes while still providing lots to see and do during your time off.
Delaware State has a bit of something for everyone. From museum and mansion tours, to what the Food Network refers to as an “oversized food culture” — but that’s not a bad thing. Have you ever tried a Bobbie? Created in Wilmington, the Bobbie is a sandwich layered with turkey, cranberry sauce, and stuffing. Folks from Delaware love it.
For foodies, It doesn’t stop there. Check out Delaware’s farmer’s markets and food truck events. Get your hands on fries with vinegar, stellar seafood options, locally brewed beers, and scrapple and indulge in the delicacies Delaware has to offer.
Into nature? Feeling venturesome? Delaware could become your home away from home. Rehoboth Beach, the most popular beach in the state, has much to offer. Whether you want to spend a day on the beach, or at sea fishing, crabbing, or clamming, you will enjoy a day at Rehoboth. Not really a beach-goer, but still enjoy the outdoors? Delaware’s 17 state parks are full of views.
Still not convinced you’re ready to call Delaware home? If the array of museums, state parks, and historical sights isn’t enough to bring you to Delaware, the fact that it’s the most tax-friendly state might just do it. Delaware has some of the highest average nursing salaries with the lowest taxes in the country, and for some, landing a travel nursing job in Delaware is a dream come true.
What Are The High-Demand Travel Nursing Specialities in Delaware Right Now?
FAQs About Delaware Travel Nursing
What Are Your Active Travel Nursing Jobs in Dover?
Looking for a travel nursing job in Dover? Create your free online profile with Trusted Nurse Staffing and find the perfect position for you.
What Are Your Active Travel Nursing Jobs in Wilmington?
Does Wilmington seem like the perfect place to temporarily plant your roots? Head to Trusted Nurse Staffing’s website and create an online profile to view nursing jobs in Wilmington.
What Are Your Active Travel Nursing Jobs in Seaford?
Are you looking for a travel nursing job in Seaford? Create your online profile on our website to have access to travel nursing jobs in the area.
Housing For Travel Nurses in Delaware: How Do I Go About Finding Housing?
When it comes to finding housing after accepting a travel nurse job in Delaware, you have options. You may choose to:
- Let the agency you sign with do the work for you and place you in agency-based housing — everything is our responsibility.
- Receive a housing stipend and look for your own place to live.
If you choose the latter, call a recruiter and ask for insight into the areas you will be working in. Oftentimes, other travel nurses have provided them with information about their experiences with housing; or they may even look for a roommate to cut costs of housing while on assignment in Delaware.
What Are The Best Travel Nursing Agencies in Delaware?
How do you know which agencies are the best for travel nurses? Finding the best agency for travel nursing jobs in Delaware involves doing your research.
We suggest doing several things before deciding:
- Look at online reviews of different agencies from travel nurses who have already taken assignments with the company.
- Don’t be afraid to call and speak with recruiters from different agencies to get a feel for what the agency values and don’t be afraid to ask questions.
Trusted Nurse Staffing believes in helping travel nurses provide the best care to their patients — we offer 24/7 support — when you need us, we’ll be there.
How Long Are Delaware Travel Nursing Assignments?
13-week contracts are the most common length of travel nursing assignments in Delaware.
Unlike other agencies, Trusted Nurse Staffing assignments range anywhere from 6 weeks to 13 weeks — we’ll even work with you on extending your contract if you aren’t quite ready to leave Delaware.
Trusted Nurse Staffing offers flexible contracts for travel nursing jobs in Delaware, leaving you with the choice to stay, or move on when you’re ready.
What Are the Highest-Paying Specialties For Travel Nurse Assignments in Delaware?
Intensive care units and emergency room nurses are in high demand throughout Delaware, making them one of the top-paying specialties in the state. Demand is constantly changing because of shortages, current events, and changes in healthcare.
As a travel nurse, the more experience you have, the more doors open. Learning about different specialties and which ones you love will make all the difference in your travel nurse adventures.
What Benefits Do I Receive As a Travel Nurse in Delaware?
Benefits vary from agency to agency, but one perk of being a travel nurse is the array of benefits and options available to you.
Trusted Nurse Staffing believes in going above and beyond for the workers who go above and beyond for us, our benefits packages include:
- 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
Why Should I Apply To Travel Nursing Assignments in Delaware With Trusted Nurse Staffing?
Aside from offering the highest pay among travel nursing agencies throughout Delaware, we also believe in giving our nurses the best of the best.
We offer bonuses, flexibility, top-of-the-line benefits packages, and more. We also want to be there for our nurses during every step of their journey, so our team is available 24/7 to answer your questions and provide support.