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For the latest up-to-date information on licensure requirements and fees, visit the Oregon State Board of Nursing website.
Since Oregon is not part of the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), you will need to obtain a license by endorsement to practice travel nursing in this state.
Out-of-state RNs may apply for Licensure by Endorsement and must have:
Nurses who have been out of the field for some time should prepare to take a re-entry course.
Oregon does allow a 90-day temporary license if an employer files the request due to staff shortages. This 90-day license may be extended for an additional 30 days at the request of the employer as well. In order to be eligible, you must have a completed Licensure by Endorsement application on file.
Application fees for licensure include:
Oregon is not a compact (NLC) state.
Oregon is not a walk-through state.
Upon every renewal, RNs and LPNs must complete two hours of cultural competency education and a one-hour course specific to Oregon provided by the Pain Management Commission of the Department of Human Services. There is a one-time requirement of six hours in pain management and/or treatment of terminally ill and dying patients.
Licensees who cannot attest to 400 hours of nursing practice within the previous two years will be required to complete:
Oregon offers highly competitive travel nurse pay.
Depending on the city and specialty you choose, salaries will vary, but it’s good to know that Oregon travel nurses have a salary higher than many states. The average pay for a travel nurse in Oregon is $1,411 per week.
Travel nurses also receive benefits such as travel and meal allowances, signing bonuses, housing stipends, and much more.
The average travel nurse salary in Portland, OR, is $1,471 per week.
The average travel nurse salary in Beaverton, OR, is $1,471 per week.
The average travel nurse salary in Lake Oswego, OR, is $1,471 per week.
The average travel nurse salary in Clackamas, OR, is $1,469 per week.
The average travel nurse salary in Hillsboro, OR, is $1,466 per week.
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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
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.
Create your profile for free on our website, and then you’ll be able to view all of our current Oregon travel nurse jobs. Don’t see anything that suits you? Don’t worry. We’ll notify you each time travel nursing jobs in Oregon that match your qualifications become available.
One of our Trusted Nurse Staffing recruiters will contact you about the travel nursing jobs in Oregon that are available to you. They’ll answer your questions and guide you through the process of securing a travel nurse position in Oregon.
Sign your contract and get ready for new adventures in Oregon. If you reach the end of your contract and decide that you like Oregon, we can help extend your contract. If you’re ready to move on at the end of your contract, we can secure another travel nursing assignment for you elsewhere.
Located on the Pacific Ocean, Oregon is wild and lush and offers beaches, coastal landscapes, and urban charms. Oregon travel nursing agencies never struggle to find nurses who want to call Oregon home for a while so they can explore all that the state has to offer.
Oregon is a nature lover’s paradise. Whatever the season, outdoorsy types can enjoy a wide range of activities, such as:
Oregon is also home to many museums and art galleries and offers friendly, offbeat city vibes. Avid readers won’t want to miss the opportunity to visit Powell’s Books, the world’s largest independent bookstore. And art and history buffs will love wandering around the Portland Art Museum for a day or heading to the World Forestry Center for a touch of the outdoors in an indoor setting.
The Willamette Valley, Oregon’s wine country, is an absolute gem for wine and food connoisseurs. Nestled between the Willamette and the Siuslaw National Forests, the valley offers everything from wine-tasting tours, to culinary adventures, and even treehouse accommodations. The area is an absolute must, should you find yourself searching for travel nurse jobs in Oregon.
Speaking of which, travel nurses love the choices they have in Oregon. With more than 60 hospitals, some of which rank nationally for specific specialties, opportunity is everywhere. And if it’s a work-life balance you crave, then Oregon might just be the perfect place for your next assignment.
Looking for travel nurse jobs? Portland, Oregon, is a great place to start. Create your profile on our website and browse the many active listings we have for travel nursing jobs in Portland. If nothing stands out to you, don’t sweat it. We can let you know when there are new postings for travel nurse assignments that match your qualifications.
When considering travel nursing jobs, Salem, Oregon, could be a fit for you. Have a look through our active travel nurse assignments by creating a free profile on our website. If there are no assignments that appeal to you then we’ll notify you when something opens up.
If you’re interested in travel nursing jobs, Eugene, Oregon, could have something perfect waiting for you. Log onto our website and create a free profile. From there we can send you notifications for travel nursing positions in Eugene and all over Oregon.
As one of the safest states in the country, choosing where to live in Oregon can be fun and worry-free.
You may choose between:
If you decide that you’d like to find your own housing don’t be afraid to reach out to your recruiter at Trusted Nurse Staffing. Our team can provide valuable insight or even help you find another nurse in the same area who may be looking for a roommate.
Unfortunately, COVID-19 caused a significant burden on the healthcare system in Oregon. As a result, many gaps within the hospitals need filling, so the demand for travel nurses has increased.
Oregon travel nurse jobs vary in length and depend on:
Trusted Nurse Staffing offers flexible contract options at 6, 8, and 13-week lengths, so if you happen to love everything about your assignment in Oregon, your recruiter can help you extend your contract.
Sifting through all the Oregon travel nursing agencies probably seems like a hassle, but we recommend you don’t skip this step. Always know exactly what you’re entitled to before you commit.
At Trusted Nurse Staffing, we provide our nurses with many benefits, including:
Travel nurses are as special as they are unique, and we value those qualities at Trusted Nurse Staffing.
Working around the clock isn’t easy, and can sometimes feel isolating when you’re on the road. We want our travel nurses to feel supported 100% of the time, which is why we also work around the clock.
So, on top of offering the best pay and benefits in the industry, you can also depend on us to be there for you when you need it. Call us any time — day or night — and we’ll answer.