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For the most up-to-date information regarding licensure requirements and fees, visit the Montana Board of Nursing website or contact the Montana Board of Nursing at (406) 444-6880.
Do you currently hold a nursing license from a compact state? If you answered yes, you’re in luck. Montana is a compact state, so you will not have to obtain a Montana RN or LPN license to start traveling nursing in the state. The facility you’re contracted with will verify your compact license.
However, if you plan to make Montana your primary state of residence, or do not hold a license from a compact state. you will need to apply for a license in Montana.
For advanced practice nurses, Montana does require you to apply for licensure by endorsement.
To obtain a Montana nursing license by endorsement, LPNs and RNs need to meet the following requirements:
Routine applications can take 30 days from the date the Board office receives all required documentation to be processed. In Montana, nurses are not permitted to practice nursing in any manner without an active Montana license or a multistate privilege to practice from another compact state.
APRNs must meet the following requirements when applying for endorsement:
Application fees for licensure by endorsement include a $200 application fee.
If you are using a local (to you) law enforcement office to complete your fingerprinting, use a manila envelope to send the fingerprint card, and a check or money order in the amount of $30 to the “Montana Department of Justice.”
Effective October 1st, 2015, the Montana Board of Nursing is a compact state.
No, Montana is not a walk-through state.
To practice as an RN, LPN, or APRN in Montana, you must have at least 24 contact hours every two years. Twelve of APRNs’ contact hours must be in the area of pharmacotherapeutics if they hold prescriptive authority.
To qualify as contact hours, continuing education courses must be approved by an accrediting organization or provided by:
When it comes to earning potential, Montana offers great pay opportunities for travel nurse jobs. The average pay for travel nurses in Montana is $1,284/week. In addition, you are eligible for housing stipends, meal and travel allowances, bonuses, and more financial perks depending on which travel nurse agency you choose to partner with.
Remember that your location and nursing specialty will also play a role in how much money will end up in your pocket. For example, crisis travel nursing assignments will pay exponentially higher than other specialties.
The average pay for travel nurses in Billings, Montana, is $1,357 per week.
The average pay for travel nurses in Kalispell, Montana, is $1,244 per week.
The average pay for travel nurses in Great Falls, Montana, is $1,228 per week.
The average pay for travel nurses in Helana, Montana, is $1,192 per week.
The average pay for travel nurses in Missoula, Montana, is $1,856 per week.
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Visit our website and create a free profile. From here, you can browse through various listings for travel nurse jobs throughout Montana. If you don’t see anything that catches your attention right away, don’t stress. We’ll send you notifications when more Montana travel nursing positions become available.
One of our Trusted Nurse Staffing recruiters will connect with you to provide answers to any questions you have about travel nurse jobs in Montana. Ready to apply for a position? Our recruiters are here to help set up and secure your travel nurse assignment.
If you’ve found the travel position you’ve been hoping for in Montana, you can sign your contract and prepare for your adventure.
If you love your new city, you can connect with your recruiter to extend your contract.
Or, when you’re ready to head to a new state, and your contract has ended, our staff can assist you through every step of the process.
Montana is every nature-lovers dream. Known as “The Land of the Shining Mountains,” Montana has picturesque landscapes that can’t be beaten. You’ll want to strap on your hiking boots and explore all of Montana’s natural wonders.
It’s no surprise that outdoor adventures are at the top of the list for “things to do” in Montana. Travel nurses love visiting the Montana State Parks during their assignments. You won’t want to pass up the opportunity to spot wildlife at Yellowstone National Park or snap some incredible photos at Glacier National Park.
If you plan to travel nursing in Montana during the winter months, you’ll definitely want to pack warm. Despite the cold weather, winter is the perfect time for travel nurses that are fans of skiing to come visit The Treasure State. Check out the Big Sky Resort, the largest ski complex in the United States, spanning over 5,800 acres. Luxury lodging is also a plus for those that prefer to stay inside and sip hot chocolate by a fireplace.
Montana may be the perfect travel nursing assignment for you if you have a taste for adventure and a love for the outdoors.
Looking for travel nursing jobs in Helena? You can view our active assignments by creating a new free profile. If you don’t see any assignments that you are interested in, don’t worry. Any time a travel nursing job in Helena becomes available that matches the qualifications on your profile, we will send you a notification.
Dreaming about travel nursing jobs in Big Sky? Browse our active travel nurse assignments by creating a profile on our website. If there aren’t any current assignments for this location, keep an eye on your notifications. We will notify you when Big Sky travel nurse assignments become available that match the qualifications on your profile.
If you’re interested in viewing active travel nursing jobs in Butte, create a profile on our website to view any open travel nurse positions. If you can’t find travel nursing assignments that fit your preference, don’t fret. We will send you notifications when travel nursing jobs in Butte become available that match the qualifications on your website.
You have two options when it comes to finding housing as a travel nurse in Montana:
If you choose to find your own housing, you aren’t completely alone. Your Trusted Nurse Staffing recruiter can be an invaluable resource. Your recruiter may have additional insight based on past travel nurses’ experience in the area, and they can also connect you with other travel nurses looking for roommates if you’re interested in splitting housing costs.
The length of your Montana travel nursing assignment can vary depending on:
At Trusted Nurse Staffing, we offer flexible contracts at 6, 8, and 13-week lengths, plus more. If you end up falling in love with everything your Montana travel nurse position has to offer, your Trusted Nurse Staffing recruiter can help you extend your contract.
The benefits that you are eligible to receive as a Montana travel nurse can vary depending on what your chosen travel nursing agency offers. This is why it is paramount to “shop around” for travel nurse agencies and see what benefits are offered before making a commitment.
At Trusted Nurse Staffing, we offer a wide range of benefits, including:
At Trusted Nurse Staffing, we not only offer the highest pay in the industry, but also a long list of benefits like education reimbursements, bonuses, great health insurance packages, and more.
Aside from financial benefits, we value clear communication with our travel nurses. We know that the support you receive as a travel nurse can make or break the experience of an assignment. That is why we offer 24/7 support. If you call at any time of the day, one of our friendly recruiters will respond and assist you with whatever you need.