Table of Contents
- Find Current Travel Nursing Jobs in Ohio
- 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.
After January 1st, 2023, Ohio will be part of the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), and you will not need an Ohio nursing license to practice travel nursing in this state 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.
- The non-refundable fee of $75
- Verification of Licensure in another state
- Completion of a RN Pre-License Nursing Education Program
- Completion of two contact hours of Board-approved Category A continuing education
- Criminal records check
- Social security number
- Verification of Licensure through Nursys® or by a form if your state is not on Nursy®
Ohio does not allow temporary licenses at this time, the previous ones that were issues in response to COVID-19 were expired in 2021.
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.
- Licensure by Reciprocity: $75
- 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 will be implemented in Ohio on January 1st, 2023.
Is Ohio a Walk-Through State?
Ohio is not a walk-through state.
Ohio CEU Requirements
Nurses 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.
Nurses who have been licensed in Ohio by reciprocity (endorsement) 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 $1,383 per week.
Always pay attention to the cost of living in the states and cities you are considering working in when to help 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 $1,402 per week.
The average travel nurse salary in Lakewood, OH, is $1,402 per week.
The average travel nurse salary in Euclid, OH, is $1,401 per week.
The average travel nurse salary in Columbus, OH, is $1,398 per week.
The average travel nurse salary in Newark, OH, is $1,389 per week.
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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!
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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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How To Become a Travel Nurse in Ohio With Trusted Nurse Staffing in 3 Simple Steps
Visit our website and create a free profile. From there, you’ll be able to view all of our current Ohio travel nurse positions. Don’t see any assignments that suit you? Don’t worry. We’ll send notifications each time Ohio travel nurse assignments that match your qualifications become available.
One of our Trusted Nurse Staffing recruiters will reach out to you about the travel nursing jobs in Ohio that look good to you. They’ll answer any questions you have and guide you through the process of securing a travel nurse position in Ohio.
Sign your contract and pack your bags. If you end up loving your Ohio travel nursing assignment, your recruiter will help you get an extension at the end of your contract. If Ohio isn’t your thing, that’s okay too. At the end of your contract, our recruiters will have your next adventure arranged.
Why Should You Consider Becoming a Travel Nurse in Ohio?
If you’re looking for travel nurse jobs, Ohio (also known as 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.
Or maybe you want to take a trip to Dayton, known as The Birthplace of Aviation, and visit the famed National Museum of the US Air Force. Or check out the Cincinnati Museum Center which is a multi-museum complex located in Union Terminal and gives visitors an experience that could last days, given there are more than 1.8 million artifacts to view.
But 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, you’ll have to taste some of these iconic Ohio foods:
- Tony Packo’s epic chili dogs in Toledo
- In downtown Cleveland, Slyman’s Restaurant serves up a delicious corned beef sandwich
- For an interesting take on chili, try the Skyline’s 3-way which consists of a base of spaghetti topped with chili, cheddar, and a hint of cinnamon
- Tantalizing German fare is best enjoyed at one of Ohio’s most famous restaurants, Schmidt’s Sausage Haus
- For BBQ as delectable as what you’ll find in the south, head over to Uncle Beth’s BBQ in North Lewisburg
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. Ohio may just be the absolute best for a work-life balance during your next travel nurse assignment.
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 for you. Check out all of our active assignments after you create a free profile on our website. If you don’t see any assignments that interest you, don’t sweat it. Each time a new travel nursing job in Columbus that matches your profile opens up we will contact you.
What Are Your Active Travel Nursing Jobs in Cincinnati?
When searching for travel nursing jobs, Cincinnati, Ohio, could offer exactly what you need. Take a look at our active travel nurse assignments by creating a free profile on our website. If you don’t see assignments that appeal to you, we can notify you when something opens up.
What Are Your Active Travel Nursing Jobs in Cleveland?
If you’re interested in viewing active travel nursing jobs, Cleveland, Ohio, could have something great in store for you. Make a free profile on our website and we will send you notifications each time a travel nursing job in Cleveland becomes available that matches your qualifications.
How Do I Find Housing While Travel Nursing in Ohio?
When looking for housing for travel nurse jobs, Ohio neighborhoods are chock-full of different options that may appeal to you.
You can choose between these two options:
- Let the agency supply you with a ready-to-go home in Ohio so that you don’t have to worry about a thing.
- Opt for a housing stipend and have fun choosing your own housing in an Ohio neighborhood that appeals to you.
Choosing your own housing can be fun, but we realize that it may be stressful too. Reach out to our recruiters who can provide valuable insight into housing options used by travel nurses in the past. They may even be able to connect you with another travel nurse who would love to share costs with a roommate.
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 will 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:
- Highest pay rates in the industry
- 401(k) plans
- Flexible contracts between 6, 8, and 13 weeks long, plus more
- Full-time and part-time work
- 24/7 access and support from your recruiter
- Overtime/double-time availability
- Weekly paychecks, daily pay, and advances offered
- Direct deposit payments
- Housing, meal, and travel allowances
- A customized benefits package
- Blue Cross & Blue Shield insurance
- License, certifications, and CEU reimbursements
- A loyalty program
- Referral bonus plan
- Priority job order bonuses
- Sign-on and completion bonuses
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. Yes, 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 is. And that’s why we have a support system standing by at all hours to assist our nurses before, during, and after each assignment.
You call. We answer.