Table of Contents
- Find Current Travel Nursing Jobs in Pennsylvania 2024
- Pennsylvania Licensure Information and Requirements
- Pennsylvania CEU Requirements
- What Is the Average Travel Nursing Salary in Pennsylvania?
- How To Become a Travel Nurse in Pennsylvania With Trusted Nurse Staffing in Three Simple Steps
- Why Should You Consider Becoming a Travel Nurse in Pennsylvania?
- What Are The High-Demand Travel Nursing Specialities in Pennsylvania Right Now?
- FAQs About Pennsylvania Travel Nursing
Find Current Travel Nurse Jobs in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Licensure Information and Requirements
For updated information on licensure requirements and fees, please visit the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing website or call toll-free at 1-833-367-2762.
Pennsylvania has recently become part of the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), so you will not need a Pennsylvania nursing license to practice travel nursing in Pennsylvania if you have a valid license for another compact state.
In Pennsylvania, licensure requirements include:
- Completion of approved nursing program
- 3 hours of continuing education
- Passing the NCLEX
- Payment of applicable fees
Pennsylvania offers the option for a Graduate Nurse Temporary Practice Permit that may be requested along with your initial license application.
Licensure fees in Pennsylvania are as follows:
- Initial licensure fee – $95
- Renewal fee – $122
- Graduate Nurse Temporary Practice Permit – $70
Nurse Licensure Compact Status
Pennsylvania joined the Nurse Licensure Compact on September 5, 2023.
Is Pennsylvania a Walk-Through State?
No, Pennsylvania is not a walk-through state.
Pennsylvania CEU Requirements
Pennsylvania requires 30 contact hours of acceptable continuing education for license renewal, including:
- Minimum of 3 hours in ethics
- 1 contact hour in suicide prevention
- 2 hours in child abuse recognition and reporting
What Is the Average Travel Nursing Salary in Pennsylvania?
The average salary for a travel nurse in Pennsylvania is $1,593.
It’s important to note that travel nurse salaries in Pennsylvania will vary depending on the location, facility, and travel nursing agency you choose.
Cities in Pennsylvania With the Highest Travel Nursing Salaries
The average salary for a travel nurse in Allentown is $2,614 per week.
The average salary for a travel nurse in Hershey is $2,443 per week.
The average salary for a travel nurse in Wilkes-Barre is $2,413 per week.
The average salary for a travel nurse in Danville is $2,377 per week.
The average salary for a travel nurse in Scranton is $2,310 per week.
Thousands of Nurses Love Partnering with Trusted Nurse Staffing
I love travel nursing because I am able to go into any facility learn a number of new things and focus on providing great patient care, rather than dealing with facility politics. It also gives me the chance to plan and go on great trips with my boys, that I was never able to do before.
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 Pennsylvania With Trusted Nurse Staffing in 3 Simple Steps
Getting started couldn’t be easier. Head to Pronto job search to see the active listings for travel nurse jobs in Pennsylvania. Pronto gives you easy access to everything you need to know from what’s available, compensation information, benefits you’ll receive, and more.
Once you’ve found a job that matches your qualifications and desires, it’s time to apply. First, sign up and sign into Pronto. Click “apply and follow the simple prompts through the process.
You can do all that you need to for your application within Pronto including uploading documents and credentials, choosing your start date, and more.
If you’re an experienced travel nurse, you likely can handle the application process on your own. If not, reach out. One of our support members will help you complete your application from start to finish.
Get ready; all that’s left to do is sign your contract and hit the road as a travel nurse in Pennsylvania. Feel confident as you start your new role with our recruiters supporting you every step of the way.
Once your assignment is over, we’ll be here, ready to line up your next travel state assignment. If you decide you love your position in Pennsylvania, we’ll work with you to extend your contract.
Why Should You Consider Becoming a Travel Nurse in Pennsylvania?
Whether you’re a thrill-seeker, a history buff, a sports fanatic, or a small-town kind of person, Pennsylvania has something for everyone. If you’re considering a travel nursing job in Pennsylvania, you’re in for a treat.
Pennsylvania is full of history. Visit Independence National Park in Gettysburg to see the Liberty Bell and tour where Congress signed the Declaration of Independence. While you’re there, you can explore the Philadelphia Art Museum or check out the Crayola Experience in Easton, PA.
If you’re heading to Philadelphia, stopping at the Mutter Museum is a must for anyone interested in the medical field. Here you’ll find collections of pathological and anatomical specimens, like pieces of Albert Einstein’s brain. You can also learn about the history of U.S. medicine and view some of the first pieces of medical equipment.
Pennsylvania is also home to 15 amusement parks with more than 50 rollercoasters with Dorney Park being the biggest in the state. If you’re a chocolate lover and a thrill-seeker, head to Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Learn about the origins of Hershey’s Chocolate, take a tour of the factory, and create your own candy bars all before you enjoy a day in Hershey’s amusement and waterpark.
Sports fans get a taste of everything. From football, baseball, hockey, and more, you can spend a weekend in Philadelphia, catch a game, and head to the Reading Terminal Market. Here you can enjoy a diverse selection of the most popular Pennsylvania foods — whoopie pies, pizza, a Philly cheesesteak, scrapple, or shoofly pie — the choices truly are endless.
Nature buffs, Pennsylvania has sights for you, too. Enjoy the mountains or drive a few hours to the beaches of Delaware or Maryland. No matter the season, outdoor adventure awaits — try skiing in the Poconos or kayaking at Blue Marsh National Recreational Area. There’s a little bit of something for everyone.
What Are The High-Demand Travel Nursing Specialities in Pennsylvania Right Now?
Intensive Care Unit
FAQs About Pennsylvania Travel Nursing
What Are Your Active Travel Nursing Jobs in Philadelphia?
Looking for travel nursing jobs in Philadelphia and its surrounding cities? Go to Pronto to search for the perfect contract.
What Are Your Active Travel Nursing Jobs in Lancaster?
Looking to become a travel nurse in Lancaster? Go to Pronto to search for available listings. If nothing tickles your fancy during your search, Pronto will alert you when more Lancaster options become available.
What Are Your Active Travel Nursing Jobs in Harrisburg?
To view our active job listings in Harrisburg, head to Pronto. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Pronto will alert you when more Harrisburg listings become available.
How Do I Find Housing While Travel Nursing in Pennsylvania?
“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.”
What Benefits Do I Receive As a Travel Nurse in Pennsylvania?
Many travel nurse agencies offer benefits, but as a travel nurse with Trusted Nurse Staffing, you’ll receive:
- 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.
How Long Are Delaware Travel Nursing Assignments?
The average length of travel nursing assignments in Pennsylvania is 13 weeks.
Here at Trusted Nurse Staffing, we like to believe we’re far from average. That’s why we offer travel nurses more options when it comes to contract lengths. Our travel nursing assignments typically range from 6 weeks to 13 weeks long.
Love your stay in Pennsylvania? We’ll work with you to extend your contract. If you’re ready to pick up and head to the next stop, we’ll have an assignment in another state prepared for you when your contract is over.
What Are The Best Travel Nursing Agencies in Pennsylvania?
You’re searching for travel nursing jobs in Pennsylvania, and you know that choosing a travel nursing agency is the way to go, but how do you know which travel nursing agency is the best?
To find an agency that best suits your needs, we recommend you:
- Look at online reviews from other travel nurses who have worked for the agencies you’re interested in.
- Call and connect with agency recruiters to learn about their values, ask about their benefits plans, etc.
The best travel nursing agencies will provide for their nurses beyond financial means. At Trusted Nurse Staffing, we value the work that nurses put in which is why we’re available to support you 24/7, no matter what.
Why Should I Apply To Travel Nurse Jobs in Pennsylvania With Trusted Nurse Staffing?
You want a quality, high-paying travel nursing job in an area with tons to offer and Trusted Nurse Staffing is here to help you. We offer our nurses the highest pay in the industry, education reimbursement benefits, sign-on bonuses, insurance, retirement plans, and more.
But we believe that our nurses deserve more than just financial benefits. Trusted Nurse Staffing provides unconditional support 24/7. We believe that nurses are unsung heroes that are always going above and beyond for their patients, and we want to do the same for you. Whenever you need us, we’ll be there.