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For the most up-to-date information on licensure and fees in Illinois, visit the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) or contact them at 1 (888) 473-4858.
Illinois is a state with pending legislation for the NLC (Nurse Licensure Compact). If you are licensed in a Compact state and want to be licensed in Illinois, you must follow the requirements to be licensed by endorsement.
Nurses in Illinois seeking licensure by endorsement must meet the following requirements:
Nurses from outside the state of Illinois must provide license verification from their state. NCLEX-RN results may be provided by the original licensing state or by the testing company.
Endorsement candidates can be issued a temporary license if necessary. The temporary permit is good for 6 months.
Licensing fees for nurses in Illinois include:
Illinois is currently a state with pending legislation for NLC.
Illinois is not a walk-through state.
Nurses in Illinois must meet the following CEU requirements per 2-year renewal cycle:
Travel nurse salaries in Illinois range from $1224 to $1788. Of course, salary amounts vary depending on location and specialty, so these figures are meant to give you an idea of what may be available in Illinois.
The average travel nurse salary in Chicago, Illinois, is $1503 per week.
The average travel nurse salary in Cicero, Illinois, is $1503 per week.
The average travel nurse salary in Oak Park, Illinois, is $1503 per week.
The average travel nurse salary in Evanston, Illinois, is $1503 per week.
The average travel nurse salary in Skokie, Illinois, is $1503 per week.
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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
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You begin your Trusted Nurse Staffing journey by creating your free online profile. Once complete, you’ll see the listings for travel nurse jobs in Illinois. Don’t see what you’re looking for? No worries! We’ll update you when more travel nurse jobs in Illinois become available.
After you find a nursing assignment that grabs your interest, one of our Trusted Nurse Staffing recruiters will contact you. If you’re new to the travel nursing process, our recruiters will walk you through each step of the application process. But if you’re a travel nurse pro, you can easily manage the process on your own.
After you’ve decided on your new assignment, signing your contract is the last thing you need to do before you head off to the Prairie State. When you conclude your assignment, Trusted Nurse Staffing can help you find your next job on your travel nurse journey or help you extend your current contract. We’ll be there for you every step of the way.
A travel nurse assignment in Illinois will place you in one of the most underrated states in the U.S. If you’ve been wanting to find a position in a new location in travel nursing, Illinois is worth a second look.
Illinois is home to many of these American icons:
Illinois is 80% farmland, with Chicago being the most populous city in the Midwest and the third-largest city in the United States. Lining Lake Michigan gives Illinois residents access to about 26 miles of beachfront, where the only salt you’ll get is the salt lining a margarita glass.
If you crave the music scene, there is always a music festival somewhere. You can find anything that suits your fancy from jazz to blues and country to rock.
The winters can be brutal in the northern edge of the state, which can be challenging if you aren’t used to cold winters. If you’re comfortable with bundling up and embracing hygge, take the plunge in the icy wind for a new adventure. Traffic in Chicago is one of the worst in the country. Consider public transit within the city and use your vehicle to take adventures around the rest of the state.
On the other side, if you don’t fully appreciate the history of Twinkies, Chicago is a smorgasbord of good food. If the pros outweigh the cons of taking an assignment in Chicago, travel nursing in Chicago, Illinois, may be for you.
To find nursing jobs in Chicago, create an online profile on our website to look at the current listings. Don’t have time to search every day for a new placement opportunity? We can send you notifications when new assignments become available.
If you’re interested in viewing current Rockford, Illinois, travel nursing jobs, create an online profile on our website to search through all of our active listings.
If you’re interested in current Springfield, Illinois travel nursing jobs, all of our active listings are available on our website. You can gain access to all of them once you create your online profile.
When it comes to housing travel nursing jobs in Illinois, you have two options:
Be sure to talk with your recruiter about which option is right for you. They may have additional insight into the area you are moving to and can even help link you up with other responsible travel nurses who are looking for roommates.
The length of your travel nursing assignment in Illinois can vary depending on:
At Trusted Nurse Staffing, we offer flexible contracts for travel nursing jobs in Illinois. This means that travel nurses have the choice to select contract lengths at 6, 8, and 13 weeks long, plus more depending on what is available. If you end up loving your Illinois travel nursing assignment, our staff can assist you in extending your stay at the end of your contract.
Depending on which travel nursing agency you partner with, the benefits you receive as a travel nurse can vary.
For example, Trusted Nurse Staffing offers:
Now that you know the type of benefits that can be made available to you, consider speaking with a Trusted Nurse Staffing recruiter about how we can best support you as a travel nurse.
If you find yourself in the state capital, Springfield is the historical home of Abraham Lincoln. His home is a National Historic Site, and you can also visit the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
Chicago is a mecca of food, music, and culture, and it’s worth a trip, if not an assignment.
There are lots of activities centered around Lake Michigan such as diving for shipwreck treasures, boating, vacation rentals, and more.
You can also begin a road trip at the beginning of Route 66 to get your fill of American nostalgia.
We offer our travel nurses the kind of support that makes taking on new assignments easy. We want our travel nurses to feel like they have someone watching their back. Check out our travel nurse listings on the website, and let us help you find your next adventure.