Travel Nursing ICU Rock Island, IL | 2023
Temp - RN - ICU (Days) Rock Island, IL
Intensive Care Unit
Critical Care (CCU and ICU) Travel Nurses
Critical care unit (CCU) and Intensive care unit (ICU) travel nurses are nurses who have specialized skills in providing care to patients who are in critical condition. CCU and ICU nurses work in various departments, including post-op units, intensive care units, burn units, and other specialized areas within hospitals that provide critical care.
Most positions for ICU travel nurses are found in the hospital setting. Nurses who work in ICU can also choose subspecialties, such as Medical ICU, Cardiovascular ICU, Burn ICU, Surgical ICU, Neuro ICU, and others. Throughout the United States, there are also rehabilitation facilities that employ critical care nurses because they have extensive experience with tracheostomy tubes and ventilators.
Successful critical care nurses excel in communication as they are responsible for providing education and support to patients and family members. CCU nurse traveling positions are available throughout the United States at many great locations that offer competitive pay rates and full benefits packages, which can bring compensation for this type of position to more than six figures annually.
Critical care travel nursing assignments are typically 13-weeks in length and there is often the option to extend the contract. Travel nursing life also allows nurses to have extra downtime, in which they can enjoy the private housing that is included in the full-length travel nursing assignments for critical care nurses.
ICU travel nurses who work with Elite Specialty Staffing will be provided free private housing which will be conveniently located near the location of the assignment. If you plan on traveling with friends, pets, or family members, just let us know and we can accommodate your preferences.
Job Skills / Requirements:
- Valid BLS and ACLS from the American Heart Association
- A valid professional license within the state of practice
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) credentials are recommended and may be required for specific travel nurse positions
- Other specialty-related certifications are preferred and may be required for specific travel nurse positions
- Proof of right to work in the United States
- Critical care experience in a hospital setting
ICU Travel Nurse Salary and Job Outlook
Travel nurses who work in the intensive care and critical care units of hospitals will earn a higher salary than staff nurses who work in the same department. In all 50 states, there is a high demand for ICU travel nurses, and critical care nurses can often pick up overtime shifts in these departments to earn additional supplemental income.
Elite Specialty Staffing also offers referral bonuses and other incentives that can further increase pay. ICU travel nurses who work with Elite Specialty Staffing can choose to take free, private, luxurious housing, or a generous housing subsidy. When you work as a critical care travel nurse with Elite Specialty Staffing, you will gain all the lucrative lucrative travel nursing benefits we offer. Apply today!
Travel Nursing Jobs in Illinois
Are you a nurse looking to broaden your horizons and experience life in new and different places all while having job security and advancing your career? If so, then a travel healthcare job is the answer for you. Travel nursing assignments generally last eight to 26 weeks, allowing you the freedom to learn and love a place and then move on to learn and love another! If you love shopping, the great outdoors, and big city life, then Illinois is a state that you should consider for your next travel nursing assignment.
The first things people think of when they hear “Illinois” are probably “Chicago” and “deep-dish pizza”. Yes, the windy city is definitely the most popular destination in the Prairie State and the deep-dish pizza is super amazing. Chicago is a huge metropolis, which is the reason why there are so many travel nursing opportunities in this region. Travel nurses in Illinois will want to ride the L (Chicago’s elevated public transportation train), stop to eat deliciously gooey deep-dish pizza, and catch a Bears game in a pub just like everyone else. Or, if you prefer to laugh it up on your night off; this city is famous for its live comedy scene, be it stand-up or improv. Chicago also has great shopping. After payday, go to the “Magnificent Mile” the stretch of Michigan Avenue famous for its stores and boutiques and shop your heart out.
If you prefer bustling Chicago to be a weekend experience, make your home in one of the smaller cities of Illinois. Southern Illinois boasts a milder climate and is home to the Shawnee National Forest. Illinois travel nurses go hiking in the Garden of the Gods, explore beautiful caves and cliffs or do the Jackson Falls trail to see the stunning waterfalls.
Elite Specialty Staffing offers travel nursing jobs in Illinois that can meet your career needs. If you want to work in a hospital or medical school that is nationally ranked, you can find that here. Illinois travel nurse pay is good, and that coupled with the benefits offered by Elite Specialty Staffing make this a smart financial decision.
Resources for Illinois Travel Nurses
If you are considering taking a travel nursing job in Illinois, be sure that all your registered nursing licenses and credentials are up to date. Check out the Illinois Board of Nursing’s website for further information about the nursing regulations in the state of Illinois.
Work with Elite Specialty Staffing to Enjoy Lucrative Travel Nursing Benefits:
- High Pay and Bonuses
- Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
- Generous Housing Allowance
- Tax Advantage Plan
- Weekly Payroll Deposit
- Free Online CEUs
- Traveler Rewards and Discounts
- Travel and Licensure Reimbursements