Table of Contents
- Find Current Travel Nursing Jobs in Ohio 2024
- Ohio Licensure Information and Requirements
- Ohio CEU Requirements
- What Is the Average Travel Nursing Salary in Ohio?
- How To Become a Travel Nurse in Ohio With Trusted Nurse Staffing in Three Simple Steps
- Why Should You Consider Becoming a Travel Nurse in Ohio?
- What Are The High-Demand Travel Nursing Specialities in Ohio Right Now?
- FAQs About Ohio Travel Nursing
Find Current Travel Nurse Jobs in Ohio
Ohio Licensure Information and Requirements
For updated information on licensure requirements and fees, please visit the Ohio State Board of Nursing website.
Ohio joined the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), effective January 1, 2023. Travel nurses wishing to practice nursing in Ohio will not need an Ohio nursing license if you have a valid license for another compact state.
If you don’t have a nursing license in a compact state, you’ll need to apply for a license by endorsement.
You must provide the Ohio Board of Nursing with:
- A valid mailing address and email address.
- A non-refundable application fee of $75.
- Verification of Licensure in another state.
- Completion of a RN Pre-Licensure Nursing Education Program.
- Completion of two contact hours of Board-approved Category A CE.
- Criminal records check.
- Social security number.
- Verification of Licensure through NursysⓇ or by a form if your state is not on NursysⓇ.
Reciprocity applicants may be issued a temporary permit to practice nursing in Ohio that is valid for 180 days while they wait for the remainder of their requirements for their license to be issued.
In addition to the RN licensure fees listed below, each applicant must pay a $3.50 transaction fee charged by the state of Ohio for each application submitted.
- Initial Licensure by Examination: $75
- Initial Licensure by Reciprocity: $75
- Single State Renewal of License
- July 1 – September 15 odd years: $65
- September 16 – October 31 odd years: $115
- Reactivation of License
- Even/non-renewal years: $0
- Odd/renewal years
- January 1 – June 30: $0
- July 1 – September 15: $65
- September 16 – October 31: $115
- November 1 – December 31: $0
- Reinstatement of License
- Even/non-renewal years: $100
- Odd/renewal years
- January 1 – June 30: $100
- July 1 – September 15: $165
- September 16 – October 31: $215
- November 1 – December 31: $100
Nurse Licensure Compact Status
Ohio is the 38th jurisdiction to have enacted the NLC allowing nurses to have one multistate license. The NLC was implemented in Ohio on January 1st, 2023.
Is Ohio a Walk-Through State?
Ohio is not a walk-through state.
Ohio CEU Requirements
RNs and LPNs are not required to complete any contact hours of CE for the period immediately following Ohio licensure by NCLEX.
For each subsequent renewal, nurses must complete at least 24 contact hours of CE which must include at least one contact hour of Category A CE for each renewal.
Nurses who have been licensed in Ohio by endoresement for less than or equal to one year prior to the initial Ohio license renewal must complete at least 12 contact hours of CE, instead of 24.
What Is the Average Travel Nursing Salary in Ohio?
The average salary for a travel nurse in Ohio is $2,244 per week.
Always pay attention to the cost of living for each Ohio city you are considering working in to better understand how far your salary will stretch.
Cities in Ohio With the Highest Travel Nursing Salaries
The average travel nurse salary in Cleveland, OH, is $2,633 per week.
The average travel nurse salary in Toledo, OH, is $2,613 per week.
The average travel nurse salary in Cleveland, OH, is $2,486 per week.
The average travel nurse salary in Sylvania, OH, is $2,369 per week.
The average travel nurse salary in Newark, OH, is $1,688 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 Ohio With Trusted Nurse Staffing in 3 Simple Steps
It’s easy to get started with Trusted Nurse Staffing. Simply use our Pronto job search to see the listings for travel nurse jobs in Ohio. Pronto gives you access to what’s available in areas of interest throughout Ohio, compensation information, and the benefits you’ll receive with each position.
Found a travel nurse contract in Ohio that piques your interest? It’s time to apply. First you’ll sign up and sign into Pronto, click “apply” and follow the prompts.
You can take care of the entire application process within Pronto — upload any required documents and credential information, specify your start date, and more.
You’vd chosen your Ohio travel nurse contract and applied. It’s time to sign your contract, pack your bags, and hit the road.
If your Ohio contract comes to an end and you found you really enjoyed it, Travel Nurse Staffing can help you extend it. If not, we can help you find your next travel nursing state assignment.
Why Should You Consider Becoming a Travel Nurse in Ohio?
If you’re looking for travel nurse jobs, the Buckeye State offers an opportunity to explore unique adventures, interesting attractions, and outdoor wonders.
Music lovers will not want to miss the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, with seven floors of memorabilia that give a comprehensive decade-by-decade glimpse into the history of rock. Ohio is no stranger to great music with musicians like John Legend, Doris Day, Boz Scaggs, Dave Grohl, and so many more all hailing from the midwestern state.
Maybe you want to take a trip to Dayton — the Birthplace of Aviation — and visit the famed National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Or check out the Cincinnati Museum Center, a multi-museum complex located in Union Terminal which gives visitors an experience that could last days with more than 1.8 million artifacts to view.
Beyond the history and museums, Ohio is home to natural wonders that would excite any outdoor enthusiast. If you’re looking for some fun in any season, Ohio is your place. From apple picking to zip-lining and kayaking to ice skating, the great outdoors calls.
Ohio is a food-lovers delight, offering unique dishes that promise not to disappoint. While in Ohio, don’t miss out on tasting some of these iconic Ohio foods:
- Tony Packo’s epic chili dogs in Toledo
- A delicious corned beef sandwich at Slyman’s Restaurant in downtown Cleveland
- Uncle Beth’s BBQ in North Lewisburg for delectable BBQ
- The Skyline’s 3-way — a base of spaghetti topped with chili, cheddar, and cinnamon
- Tantalizing German fare at one of Ohio’s most famous restaurants, Schmidt’s Sausage Haus
Once you’re done eating all that Ohio has to offer, you may find yourself thirsty. Take a trip to Columbus to explore the many distilleries and breweries that dot the map, or hop on a wine shuttle and tour and taste the wineries that grace Geneva-on-the-Lake.
No matter where you end up when you start your search for travel nurse jobs, Ohio has something for everyone, and we think you’ll love it. Not only will you never be bored, but Ohio boasts 240 hospitals for travel nurses to choose from for work.
What Are The High-Demand Travel Nursing Specialities in Ohio Right Now?
Labor and Delivery
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Post-Anesthesia Care Unit
Intensive Care Unit
FAQs About Ohio Travel Nursing
What Are Your Active Travel Nursing Jobs in Columbus?
Looking for travel nurse jobs? Columbus, Ohio, could be the perfect fit for you. Check out all of our active assignments on Pronto. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, don’t stress. Pronto will notify you each time a new travel nursing job in Columbus becomes available.
What Are Your Active Travel Nursing Jobs in Cincinnati?
Searching for travel nurse jobs in Cincinnati? Check out Pronto to see our active travel nurse assignments. If you don’t see any that appeal to you, Pronto can notify you when more become available.
What Are Your Active Travel Nursing Jobs in Cleveland?
If you’re interested in viewing active travel nurse jobs in Cleveland, Ohio, check out Pronto. If nothing appeals to you, Pronto can notify you when more contracts become available.
How Do I Find Housing While Travel Nursing in Ohio?
“Choosing to accept a stipend doesn’t mean that your recruiter at Trusted Nurse Staffing won’t be there to help you along the way. Connect with us, and we can give you insights into the various areas and even connect you with rental properties used by travel nurses in the past.”
How Long Are Ohio Travel Nursing Assignments?
Travel nursing assignments in Ohio will vary in length and depend on:
- The contract lengths your chosen travel nursing agency offers — some travel nursing agencies in Ohio are limited to 13-week assignments only.
- The type of travel nursing assignment you decide on. For example, crisis travel nursing assignments will likely be much shorter than a standard travel nursing assignment.
At Trusted Nurse Staffing, we offer our nurses flexible contract options at 6, 8, and 13 weeks long. If you love everything about your Ohio travel nurse position, your Trusted Nurse Staffing recruiter can help you extend your stay at the end of your contract.
What Benefits Do I Receive As a Travel Nurse in Ohio?
Sifting through all the travel nursing agencies in Ohio probably seems daunting, but it’s important to shop around so that you know exactly what you’re committing to.
At Trusted Nurse Staffing, we provide our nurses with many benefits, including:
- 401(k) with 4% match after 1,000 hours and 1 year of employment
- Weekly Paychecks
- Direct Deposit
- Overtime/Double Time is Available
- Customizable Pay Packages
Top-Tier Bonus Opportunities:
- $1500 Referral Bonus Program
- Loyalty Program
- Sign-on & Completion Bonus
- Discount Program
Leading Health & Wellness Benefits:
- Employer Sponsored Health Insurance
- HRA Card to fully cover healthcare deductibles
- Guardian Dental and Vision Insurance
- Wellness Benefits
Additional Insurance Benefits:
- Portable Permanent Whole Life Insurance
- License, Certifications & CEU reimbursements
- Portable Short-term/Longterm
- Disability Insurance
- Flexible contract options
- Full/Part Time Work, Per Diem
- Housing, Meal and Travel Stipends
- Rental Car Options
Best In Class and Communication:
- On Day 1, you’ll get matched with your own dedicated support team that includes clinical support, payroll, and compliance experts, with ongoing assignment advocacy.
Why Should I Apply To Travel Nurse Jobs in Ohio With Trusted Nurse Staffing?
Trusted Nurse Staffing is more than just another travel nurse agency. Not only do we pay our travel nurses the highest salaries in the industry and provide the best benefits, but we believe there’s more to travel nurses than their monetary value.
We believe that travel nurses deserve to be supported 24 hours a day, no matter what their issue might be. That’s why we have a support system standing by at all hours to assist our nurses before, during, and after each assignment.
If you call, we’ll answer.