Table of Contents
- Find Current Travel Nursing Jobs in Maine
- Maine Licensure Information and Requirements
- Maine CEU Requirements
- What Is the Average Travel Nursing Salary in Maine?
- How To Become a Travel Nurse in Maine With Trusted Nurse Staffing in Three Simple Steps
- Why Should You Consider Becoming a Travel Nurse in Maine?
- What Are The High-Demand Travel Nursing Specialities in Maine Right Now?
- FAQs About Maine Travel Nursing
Find Current Travel Nurse Jobs in Maine
Maine Licensure Information and Requirements
For the latest up-to-date information on licensure requirements and fees, visit the Maine Board of Nursing website or contact the Maine Board of Nursing licensing division at (207) 287-1133.
Maine is a member of the nurse licensure compact (NLC). Any RN or LPN that has this multi-state license can work in their home state, as well as any compact state.
As long as you maintain legal residency in a compact state, you’ll never have to worry about state-specific renewal requirements and fees, as long as you continue to work in other compact states.
If your nursing license is from a non-NLC state, don’t stress. You can apply for a license by endorsement.
These are the requirements for applying for licensure by endorsement in Maine:
- Provide a current photo.
- Have a valid United States social security number.
- Complete the electronic application.
- Provide proof of residency.
- Complete a criminal background check.
- Pay the non-refundable application fee of $75.00.
- Provide verification of licensure through Nursys® or directly from the Board of Nursing in the state that does not participate in Nursys®.
- Pass the NCLEX-RN.
- Have a valid United States social security card.
Transcripts may be required on a case-by-case basis.
The fees for licensure by endorsement in Maine include:
- Application fee: $75
- Verification of licensure fee: $30
- Background check: $52.50
Nurse Licensure Compact Status
Maine is a member of the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC).
Is Maine a Walk-Through State?
Maine is not a walk-through state.
Maine CEU Requirements
Maine does not require any Continuing Education Units (CEUs) at this time.
After you renew your license for the first time, you will renew your license every two years on or before your birthday.
What Is the Average Travel Nursing Salary in Maine?
Depending on their specialty and the location they choose to work in, travel nurses in Maine make right at the national average salary of $1,366/week.
When searching for travel nursing jobs in Maine, it’s important to factor in the cost of living in the cities you’re considering and the benefits offered by your travel nursing agency.
To learn more about the travel nursing availability in Maine, create a free profile on our website today.
Cities in Maine With the Highest Travel Nursing Salaries
The average travel nursing job in Portland, Maine, pays $1,385 per week.
The average travel nursing job in South Portland, Maine, pays $1,385 per week.
The average travel nursing job in Westbrook, Maine, pays $1,385 per week.
The average travel nursing job in Saco, Maine, pays $1,382 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 Maine With Trusted Nurse Staffing in 3 Simple Steps
Getting started as a travel nurse in Maine with Trusted Nurse Staffing is easy.
Start by signing up for a free profile on our website. Then you’ll be able to browse our active posts and have access to open travel nursing jobs in Maine.
If none of the travel nursing jobs interest you, don’t worry. We’ll update you each time new travel nursing jobs in Maine become available.
Once you’ve found a job that matches your needs, one of our recruiters will help you secure the assignment and answer any questions you have about your future travel nursing adventure in the Pine Tree State.
Pack your bags, Maine is waiting for you! All that’s left to do is sign your contract, and you’re ready to hit the road.
You’ll be glad to know our Trusted Nurse Staffing recruiters are with you every step of the way. Have questions once you arrive? Contact one of our recruiters at any time of the day.
We understand that travel nurses work all hours, and we’re here for you.
Why Should You Consider Becoming a Travel Nurse in Maine?
Need some breathing room? The Pine Tree State may be just the place for you. A large percentage of Maine is covered in trees, farmland, and beautiful coasts.
If you’re a fan of the great outdoors, you’ll surely enjoy …
- Hiking Tumbledown Mountain
- Visiting the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
- Whale watching along the 3,500 miles of coastline
- Digging for clams
- Puffin watching
… and so much more.
Ready to relax? Take a road trip and explore the Maine Art Museum. Or head to Barred Island Preserve on Deer Island for a quiet hike — but make sure you go before high tide. After your adventure, head to Lily’s Wine Bar to sample the wine offerings and locally sourced foods.
Speaking of local foods, foodies will love their time in Maine. From the Whoopie Pie Festival to fiddleheads (the fronds of a young species of fern) to some of the best lobster in the country, your taste buds will revel in the delicacies the state has to offer. And don’t forget to stop at Helen’s for a piece of their famous blueberry pie — the locals rave about it!
Are you more of a history buff? Maine is chock-full of historical sites. Learn about Maine’s part in the underground railroad, explore homes from the American Revolution, and visit Fort Williams.
What Are The High-Demand Travel Nursing Specialities in Maine Right Now?
FAQs About Maine Travel Nursing
What Are Your Active Travel Nursing Jobs in Portland, ME?
Are you interested in travel nursing in Portland, Maine? To view our current active travel nursing jobs in Portland, all you have to do is create a free profile on our website.
You’ll receive notifications about job postings as they become available.
Housing For Travel Nurses in Maine: How Do I Go About Finding Housing?
You have two primary options for finding housing in Maine. You can:
- Search for housing yourself. Even if you choose this option, our recruiters will happily help you through the process, whether that be helping you find a roommate, or giving you advice on the best places to live.
- Let the professionals at Trusted Nurse Staffing find housing for you. Our recruiters can make arrangements for you to have a home ready and waiting for you when you start your assignment.
How Do I Find The Best Travel Nurse Agencies in Maine?
Signing on with a travel nursing agency in Maine can be exciting, but how do you know which agency is the best? We recommend taking several steps to ensure you know exactly what you’re signing up for with an agency:
- Go online and read reviews from other nurses who have worked with the agencies that spark your interest.
- Speak with multiple agencies to determine what benefits they offer and how much support you’ll receive should you choose to travel with that agency.
Trusted Nurse Staffing believes in providing 24/7 support to our nurses throughout their entire assignment. We want to know your needs and what you want from your career. Concerned about your assignment? One of our recruiters is available, ready to listen and figure out a resolution. We never want any of our nurses to feel left in the dark.
Can I Bring My Family on My Travel Nursing Assignment In Maine?
With Trusted Nurse Staffing, families and pets are always welcome to join you in your new destination.
Just be sure to discuss your needs with your recruiter so they can take care of the logistics before your assignment.
How Long Are Maine Travel Nursing Assignments?
Maine travel nursing assignment contracts vary in length.
The average travel nursing assignment is 13 weeks. Trusted Nurse Staffing offers our nursing team flexibility with contracts ranging from 6, 8, to 13 weeks long.
And if you decide you love your current assignment, one of our recruiters can help you extend your contract.
Create a free profile today to find out the available assignments in the Pine Tree State.
Do Travel Nurses in Maine Get Benefits?
When you work with Trusted Nurse Staffing, you’re entitled to one of the best benefits packages offered.
Here’s what you can expect when you work with TNS:
- Highest pay rates among travel nurse agencies
- 401(k) plans
- 24/7 access and support from your recruiter
- Sign-on and completion bonuses
- Flexible contracts that last 6, 8, and 13 weeks long, plus more
- Full-time and part-time work
- Overtime/double-time availability
- Weekly paychecks, daily pay, and advances offered
- Direct deposit payments
- Priority job order bonuses
- Housing, meal, and travel allowances
- Customized benefits package
- Blue Cross & Blue Shield insurance
- License, certifications, and CEU reimbursements
- Loyalty program
- Referral bonus plan