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Frequently Asked Questions

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Why should I trust RNnetwork with my travel nurse career?

  • At RNnetwork, we start at “Yes” and do our best to fulfill every request you make.
  • We have the most caring, experienced recruiters in the travel nurse industry, and they are empowered to customize a travel nurse package to fit your individual needs.
  • Our staff members consistently provide you with the best service around the clock, wherever and whenever you need us to ensure you have a positive experience.
  • RNnetwork has won numerous national awards for the quality of its service and the way it conducts business. As a division of CHG Healthcare Services, RNnetwork is supported by one of the nation’s strongest and most respected healthcare staffing companies.
  • We believe in having fun and do our best to make each travel nurse job an enjoyable one.

What are the requirements for becoming an RNnetwork travel nurse?

All RNnetwork travel nurses must be legally able to work in the United States and available to begin assignments on specified dates and times. We also recommend that you have one year of clinical nursing experience and one year of experience in your specialty.

Will I need more than one license as a travel nurse?

You must have a current nursing license in the state of your assignment. RNnetwork will help you with the licensing process and reimburse the full amount of the licensing application fee. While some state licenses are obtainable in one to two days, the average time to obtain a license is 10 weeks, so begin the process early. You'll be happy to know that 24 states mutually recognize and accept the nursing licenses of each of the other states. Learn more

Can I get an assignment in the Hawaiian Islands?

Whatever your dream job, we will do our best to make it happen. With a job database of more than 1,000 jobs at any one time, chances are good that you will get to see all the locations you've dreamed of. Just a tip: Those little out-of-the-way places you've never heard of often deliver the best surroundings and the best memories.

What is a "full-time" schedule for an RNnetwork travel nurse?

A full-time schedule is defined as 36 to 40 hours per week and can be completed as either five 8-hour shifts, four 10-hours shifts, or three 12-hour shifts.

How are the hourly rates for each travel nursing assignment determined?

Rates vary with the cost of living for the area, but RNnetwork recruiters are empowered to customize your compensation package and help you get the take-home pay you need. You'll often find travel nurse hourly rates are higher than staff nurse rates due to shift differential, weekend differential, charge pay and other factors.

What type of facilities will I work at as a travel nurse?

For your travel nursing needs RNnetwork has a variety of opportunities—large to small hospitals, major metro areas to rural communities—and of course, access to the nation's top teaching facilities. With travel nursing, choosing a fast-paced lifestyle or a quiet, peaceful environment is as simple as discussing your preferences with your RNnetwork recruiter.

How do your benefits compare to other travel nurse staffing companies?

We are proud to bring you the most comprehensive and customized benefits package in the travel nurse staffing industry. We offer day-one PPO coverage, with a ZERO premium option. In addition to top pay, we offer a large list of additional benefits and bonuses for your travel nurse career. See Day 1 Benefits for details.

Are travel nursing assignments always 13 weeks in length?

Thirteen weeks is the travel nursing industry standard, but with RNnetwork you can often choose 4- to 26-week assignments. Occasionally, 52-week assignments are available.

What does Joint Commission certification mean to me as a travel nurse?

The Joint Commission has awarded their Certificate of Distinction to RNnetwork in travel nursing. This means our promise to you of delivering quality service comes with an added guarantee—we meet or exceed the standards for the travel nursing industry. Many healthcare organizations that receive Joint Commission accreditation now require similar standards for their medical staffing firms. RNnetwork's travel nursing certification increases our ability to offer you preferred travel nursing assignments in more locations.