High-Paying Travel Nursing Jobs for specialists | 2023

Pediatric Emergency Room Nursing Specialty & Travel RN Jobs

Find Peds ER Travel Nursing Jobs with Elite

Pediatric emergency department (ED/ER) registered nurses (RNs) have a specialization that combines two passions: pediatrics and the emergency room. If you are drawn to working in a fast-paced, high-pressure atmosphere, and feel passionate about working with children, this may be the path for you.

Pediatric emergency care focuses on providing care that is family-oriented, sensitive, and compassionate. Pediatric emergency department nurses will typically find themselves employed in children’s hospitals and urgent care facilities.

Travel nurses working in the pediatric emergency department specialty must be able to do the following:

  • Remain calm while managing trauma, injuries, or illnesses to protect their pediatric patients from increased anxiety about the urgency of their situation
  • Quickly assess and diagnose their pediatric patients
  • Stabilize their pediatric patients
  • Administer appropriate medications to mitigate pain
  • Have patience and compassion for the families of pediatric patients
  • Manage negative emotions when pediatric patients do not improve
  • Can move on to the next pediatric patient with full attention
  • Continue learning and improving skills
  • Display a comforting bedside manner for their patients and family members

Common reasons for emergency department visits by children include:

  • Injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Digestive disorders
  • Nervous system disorders
  • Infectious diseases

Certifications in the field are available and a good way to keep your skills up to date and demonstrate to your employers your commitment to your work and your pediatric patients. There are various national organizations as well that you can connect with to continue your learning and explore ways to further specialize in the field.

Pediatric ER travel nurses are in high demand across the U.S. According to the CDC, in 2016, emergency departments nationwide received 145.6 million patients and a high percentage of those visits were pediatric in nature. Travel nurses who specialize as pediatric emergency department nurses will have boundless opportunities to travel the country. They can choose contracts in destinations that fit their desired career path, all while allowing them to experience life in the geographical setting they desire.

Job Skills / Requirements for Peds ER Travel Nurses:

Pediatric ER Travel Nurse Salary and Job Outlook

Working with pediatric patients who are in an emergent state of health is a huge responsibility. To work as a travel nurse in this specialty requires a nurse to have a lot of experience in pediatric EDs. As such, the salary for pediatric ER nurses is substantial and typically higher than the salary of an entry-level travel nurse.

Pediatric ER travel nurses who work with Elite Specialty Staffing receive a generous housing subsidy. When you work as a pediatric ED travel nurse with Elite Specialty Staffing, you will gain all the lucrative travel nursing benefits we offer. Apply today!

Nursing jobs for specialists

Gross weekly pay

$1,700.07

Hourly Rate

$16.70

Travel | MS

Round Rock , Texas

Start Date
Nov 14th
3x12 Nights

Gross weekly pay

$1,720.80

Hourly Rate

$17.27

Travel | ER | MID

Round Rock , Texas

Start Date
Dec 1st
3x12 Days

Gross weekly pay

$2,218.38

Hourly Rate

$31.09

Travel | L&D

Round Rock , Texas

Start Date
Oct 31st
3x12 Nights

Gross weekly pay

$1,888.97

Hourly Rate

$19.75

Gross weekly pay

$2,764.34

Hourly Rate

$41.63

Travel | OR

Round Rock , Texas

Start Date
Nov 14th
4x10 Nights

Gross weekly pay

$1,700.07

Hourly Rate

$16.70

Travel | MS | ONC

Round Rock , Texas

Start Date
Nov 28th
3x12 Nights

Gross weekly pay

$1,803.73

Hourly Rate

$19.58

Travel | PCU | TELE

Round Rock , Texas

Start Date
Dec 1st
3x12 Nights

Gross weekly pay

$1,596.41

Hourly Rate

$13.82

Gross weekly pay

$2,297.86

Hourly Rate

$34.47

Travel | MSTELE

Rome , New York

Start Date
Nov 14th
3x12 Days

Gross weekly pay

$2,297.86

Hourly Rate

$34.47

Travel | MSTELE

Rome , New York

Start Date
Nov 14th
3x12 Days

Gross weekly pay

$1,230.99

Hourly Rate

$9.25

Travel | OR

Brentwood , New Hampshire

Start Date
Oct 25th
Rotating x

Gross weekly pay

$1,914.88

Hourly Rate

$13.50

Travel

Brentwood , New Hampshire

Start Date
Nov 14th
Rotating x

Gross weekly pay

$1,230.99

Hourly Rate

$9.25

Travel

Brentwood , New Hampshire

Start Date
Nov 7th
Rotating x

Gross weekly pay

$1,025.83

Hourly Rate

$9.25

Travel

Brentwood , New Hampshire

Start Date
Nov 21st
Nights x

Gross weekly pay

$1,595.73

Hourly Rate

$11.25

Gross weekly pay

$2,073.25

Hourly Rate

$21.00

Gross weekly pay

$2,879.52

Hourly Rate

$35.94

Travel | CATH

Riverside , California

Start Date
Nov 14th
24Hrs Nights

Gross weekly pay

$2,487.91

Hourly Rate

$29.05

Travel | ER

Riverside , California

Start Date
Nov 27th
3x12 Days

Gross weekly pay

$2,073.25

Hourly Rate

$21.00

Travel | CM

Riverside , California

Start Date
Nov 14th
5x8 Days

Gross weekly pay

$2,487.91

Hourly Rate

$29.05

Travel | ER

Riverside , California

Start Date
Nov 27th
3x12 Nights