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For the latest up-to-date information on licensure requirements and fees, visit the Louisiana Board of Nursing website or contact the Louisiana Board of Nursing licensing division at (225) 755-7500.
If you currently hold a multistate license in another Compact state, there’s no need to obtain a Louisiana RN or LPN license to work as a travel nurse in the state.
If you don’t have a multistate license, you’ll need to apply for licensure by endorsement.
Here are the requirements you’ll need to meet in Louisiana for licensure by endorsement:
It typically takes 3-4 weeks for licensure by endorsement application to be verified.
As long as you meet the application requirements for licensure, you can apply for a 90-day temporary license to practice nursing in Louisiana while waiting for your license to be verified.
Application fees for licensure by endorsement in Louisiana include:
As of July 1st, 2019, legislation was passed that allows all nurses who have an NLC multistate license for nursing to practice in Louisiana with no additional licensing required.
Louisiana is a walk-through state.
There are two CEU options for RN license renewal in Louisiana:
Travel nurse jobs in Louisiana pay slightly less than the current national average but can earn more by taking on overtime shifts or night shifts.
While salaries can differ depending on which city and specialty you work in, Louisiana travel nurses average $1,357/week.
But, don’t base your decision to work as a travel nurse in Louisiana on pay alone. The cost of living will impact your overall take-home as well. Plus, travel nurses with Trusted Nurse Staffing receive added benefits like housing stipends, 401k plans, signing and completion bonuses, and more.
It’s a good idea to gain an understanding of what your daily expenses will be in each location and weigh it out with your desire to live a certain lifestyle.
Need help with perspective? Speak to one of the recruiters at Trusted Nurse Staffing to learn a little more about travel nurse salaries in Louisiana before you commit.
The average salary for a travel nurse in New Orleans, Louisiana, is $1,402/week.
The average salary for a travel nurse in Marrero, Louisiana, is $1,402/week.
The average salary for a travel nurse in Metairie, Louisiana, is $1,402/week.
The average salary for a travel nurse in Kenner, Louisiana, is $1,400/week.
The average salary for a travel nurse in Houma, Louisiana, is $1,390/week.
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First, create your free online profile on our website. Next, you can easily browse our active posts for travel nursing jobs in Louisiana. If you don’t come across a listing that immediately excites you, don’t worry. We’ll send you notifications every time a travel nurse job in Louisiana becomes available.
Wait to hear from one of our Trusted Nurse Staffing recruiters who will answer any questions you have about travel nursing jobs in Louisiana. Once you are ready to apply, you can count on our recruiters to be there, assisting you at every step.
Have you found the perfect travel nursing job in Louisiana? Then simply sign your contract and pack your bags. If you get to Louisiana and decide you don’t want to leave at the end of your contract, that’s okay. We can help you extend your stay for as long as you like. But, if you decide it’s not your cup of tea, that’s okay too. We’ll work with you to line up your next dream nursing gig so that the moment your contract ends you can be on the road again.
There’s so much for travel nurses in Louisiana to get excited about!
Southern Cajun and creole cuisine, temperate weather conditions, and of course, the famous Mardi Gras Festival, make The Pelican State an attractive location for travel nurses.
Louisiana is a melting pot of cultures, from African, French, French-Canadian, and European Americans. The state offers a cultural diversity that is sure to get your senses tingling. Dishes like gumbo, étouffée, crawfish, and andouille, are just a few of the soulful delights to be had throughout Louisiana.
Get your feet tapping to the sound of blues, jazz, and zydeco which fills the air every evening in New Orleans and all over Louisiana. Or dance in the streets at the world-renowned Mardi Gras Festival. Also known as The Creole State, Louisiana’s music and arts scenes bring in tourists from every corner of the country and beyond.
When the noise and lights of the city start to feel like too much, you can hit the seemingly never-ending Creole Nature Trail to soak up the flora and fauna along the 180-mile byway. Or perhaps you’d prefer to head south to the Gulf of Mexico, or even the barrier islands to visit one of Louisiana’s picturesque, secluded beaches.
The history of Louisiana is as rich as its culture. Take this opportunity to experience a Tunica-Biloxi Tribe Pow Wow, or take in the thousands of artifacts in the French Quarter Five at the Old U.S. Mint. No matter where you are in Louisiana, it’s hard not to see the history through the architecture and cultural identity within every city.
With more than 200 hospitals to choose from, travel nursing jobs in Louisiana are plentiful. So, why not call Louisiana your next home and live the joyous life — or as Louisianians say, “Le joie de vivre.”
As a travel nurse in Louisiana, you have a couple of options for housing, including:
If you prefer to find your own housing, you are not alone in the process. You can speak to your recruiter at Trusted Nurse Staffing for some insights into accommodations past travel nurses have chosen. They can even connect you with travel nurses in Louisiana who may wish to share accommodations and costs.
Simply navigate to our website and create a free profile to begin browsing and applying for travel nursing assignments today.
Finding the right agency for travel nursing jobs in Louisiana may seem like a daunting task, but there are a few things you can do to make your search easier:
Whether you’re looking for RN or LPN travel nursing jobs in Louisiana, Trusted Nurse Staffing has recruiters standing by 24/7 to take your call. We understand nurses work around the clock, and we promise to be there to support you along your journey — no matter what time it is. Not only do we offer 24/7 support, but we boast the highest pay and the best benefits in the industry. Create a free profile on our website to learn more.
In New Orleans, they have a slogan, “laissez les bon temps rouler,” or “let the good times roll.” If that sounds like you, then you may want to spend some of your time off in this vibrant city.
But, if it’s swamp tours, airboat rides, and haunted bridges that excite you, you may find yourself gravitating toward Bayou County.
Regardless of where you decide to live, Louisiana is a small and very accessible state. It’s easy to take weekend trips during your time off to explore the many natural, historical, and culinary wonders the state has to offer.
A typical travel nurse assignment is 13 weeks.
But at Trusted Staff Nursing, we work with medical facilities all over the country to provide flexible contracts that range from 6 to 13 weeks, plus more.
Want to stay a little longer? That’s not a problem for our nurses. We’ll help you extend your contract in Louisiana if you just can’t get enough of everything this amazing state has to offer.
Create your online profile on our website today and find out what assignments await you in the Sugar State. (Yep, there’s yet another nickname for this great and diverse state.)
Travel nurses with Trusted Nurse Staffing are entitled to one of the best benefits packages offered.
Here’s what you can expect when you work with us:
It’s important to shop around before committing to any agency. Understanding both your benefits and your rights as a travel nurse will help shape your decision and ultimately result in the best experience possible.
Trusted Nurse Staffing offers the highest pay in the industry, food and travel allowances, license reimbursements, customized benefits, and more, but we also provide our nurses with around-the-clock support before, during, and after each assignment.
Nurses don’t sleep, so why should we? Our mission is to provide the absolute best support, so we are available whenever you need us should you have any questions or issues during your post.
You can depend on Trusted Nurse Staffing to be with you as you venture into the world of travel nursing.
Create your free online profile with Trusted Nurse Staffing to find out what opportunities await in the diverse state of Louisiana.
You can’t go wrong when choosing an assignment in any city, but here are the top 5 most popular destinations for travel nursing jobs in Louisiana: