Travel Nursing Jobs in Oregon

Oregon is an idyllic destination for travel nurses, offering a wealth of healthcare opportunities in a variety of settings. In particular, the lush landscape and diverse culture make Oregon an attractive place to work. Travel nurses can find positions in bustling cities like Portland and Eugene as well as rural towns and communities. From top-tier academic medical centers to small clinics and community hospitals, Oregon provides a wide selection of healthcare facilities for travel nurses to explore.

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Oregon Travel Nurse FAQ

The median salary for Registered Nurses in the state of Oregon was $96,790 per year or $46.54 per hour in 2020 with most earning an annual salary between $83,420 and $110,220 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Entry-level jobs in Oregon or those with the lowest 10% salary earned around $70,860, while the highest 10% earned more than $126,470. Oregon ranks 3 in median annual salary for Registered Nurses, though when adjusted to the relative cost of living, Oregon ranks at 18.

Typically, travel nursing jobs will provide higher hourly and weekly pay than permanent positions in the same specialty, facility, and location. The estimated weekly gross pay listed for travel Registered Nurses is based on the specified hours per week listed on job cards and includes available stipend amounts.

No, currently Oregon is not a member of the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC).

Education & Licensure

The first step in becoming a travel nurse in Oregon is to obtain your RN license. This requires completing an undergraduate nursing degree, either a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN), and passing the NCLEX-RN examination. You must have an active RN license from the state of Oregon or another compact state in order to practice as a travel nurse. Once you have obtained your license, you can begin applying for travel nursing jobs.

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In Oregon, nurses can find opportunities in bustling cities such as Portland, Eugene, and Salem or in quieter towns such as Corvallis and Astoria. Whatever your preference may be, Oregon has something for everyone looking to pursue a nursing career.

Top Cities for Oregon Travel Nursing Jobs

  • Portland, OR

  • Eugene, OR

  • Salem, OR

  • Medford, OR

  • Beaverton, OR

  • Hillsboro, OR

  • Newberg, OR

  • Springfield, OR

  • Clackamas, OR

  • Corvallis, OR

Oregon is a state that exudes beauty, history, and adventure from every corner. From the rugged coastline of Cannon Beach to the majestic Cascades and snow-capped peaks of Mount Hood, Oregon has something for everyone.

The Pacific Northwest's largest city, Portland, boasts an eclectic mix of culture and entertainment venues ranging from vibrant music festivals to trendy art galleries and independent eateries. The city also offers a wealth of nature activities - from kayaking on the Columbia River to mountain biking in Forest Park or strolling along the beautiful Willamette Riverwalk - all while enjoying breathtaking views of Mount Hood in the distance.

Heading east into Oregon's high desert country brings visitors to stunning landscapes such as Steens Mountain and Painted Hills National Monument. Here hikers can explore ancient lava beds, rolling hillsides colored with reds, yellows, and purples by minerals in the soil, while camping beneath starry night skies. Wildlife lovers may also be lucky enough to spot bighorn sheep or elk while visiting these areas.

For those looking for a more relaxing experience, Oregon offers several hot springs situated within lush forests or near rocky coastlines that are perfect for soaking up some natural warmth. From Bagby Hot Springs located in Mt Hood National Forest to Umpqua Hot Springs nestled along the banks of Umpqua River - these unique sites provide rejuvenating experiences like no other!

Oregon's Indigenous tribes are also honored throughout the state with various cultural events such as Celilo Days Pow Wow held annually at The Dalles and Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde's Tribal Journeys Canoe Journey which celebrates tribal culture through canoe racing and storytelling. There are also numerous tribal museums offering insight into Oregon's rich native heritage such as Tamástslikt Cultural Institute near Pendleton or Wasco County Indian Museum in The Dalles

From its rugged coastline to its soaring mountains - Oregon is full of captivating landscapes just waiting to be explored! Whether you're looking for outdoor adventures such as whitewater rafting on Deschutes River or peaceful strolls through wildflower meadows - this unique state is sure to offer a truly unforgettable experience!

Many travel nurses find work through recruitment agencies and marketplaces, which means you have better access to job boards to choose your schedule, location, and salary. When you begin browsing for an assignment, be sure to consider the housing options, the benefits, the guaranteed hour's policy, and the recruiting company’s overall reputation.

The good news is that Fusion Marketplace has everything you need when it comes to finding the perfect Oregon travel nursing job. We offer access to travel assignments in the best healthcare facilities across the country. Whether you are looking for med surg, intensive care, operating room, rehabilitation, or home health positions, our partners are constantly posting new jobs so you can find your next great opportunity. Here, you have the freedom to compare full benefits, packages, and staffing agencies—all in one place. So find your next job today.