Arizona is an amazing choice for your next travel nurse or travel allied health job! The Grand Canyon State is a very popular location for travel nursing due to its diverse array of stunning natural beauty, warm temps, seasonally driven need for healthcare staff, traveler-friendly facilities, and grand assortment of things to do, see, and experience on your days off. If you want your career in care to take you to Arizona, read on to learn more about this great state and explore travel nursing job opportunities there. You can also apply or search Arizona travel healthcare jobs by visiting the links below.
AZ Travel Nursing by Specialty
The most popular nursing specialties with positions available in Arizona include:
AZ Travel Nursing by City
The most popular locations for travel nurse positions in Arizona include:
We connect care by staffing amazing healthcare facilities in Arizona with talented and hard working Travel Nurses.
Personalized Pay Packages
Arizona travel nurses also enjoy a personalized payment package with great wage rates, licensure and certification reimbursement, a 401(k) with an immediately vested company contribution, loyalty and referral bonuses, and more.Learn More
We offer our travel nurses and travel allied health professionals day one medical, dental, and vision insurance, plus the option of several additional voluntary benefits, including life, long-term disability, critical illness, accident, hospital indemnity, and AD&D insurance.Learn More
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Frequently Asked Questions
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All about Arizona Travel Nursing
Arizona is a busy state for travel nursing because of its high population of elderly people. Being a popular retirement destination and locale for “snowbirds” who visit in winter means there’s a higher need for healthcare staffing professionals, especially on a seasonal basis. The Grand Canyon State consistently offers travel nurses high paying job opportunities and the chance to build their skills and resumes at a variety of traveler-friendly healthcare facilities.
U.S. News & World Report’s 2020/2021 Best Hospitals list evaluated 108 hospitals in Arizona, including the #1-ranked Mayo Clinic Phoenix and #2-ranked Banner Boswell Medical Center. There are many other hospitals and non-hospital healthcare facilities throughout the state as well. U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best States list ranked Arizona #7 for its economy. Arizona is a great place for travelers to live, work, play, and earn great pay!
Arizona is currently a member of the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), which allows nurses to practice in other NLC states without having to get additional state licenses. New states are frequently joining so keep an eye on the latest NLC map. Our team is always happy to help you with any Arizona state licensing questions.
Quick AZ Facts
- State Nickname: The Grand Canyon State
- Capital City: Phoenix
- Largest Cities: Phoenix, Tucson, Mesa, Chandler, Scottsdale
- Charming Towns: Sedona, Bisbee, Flagstaff, Tombstone, Prescott
- Random Trivia: Arizona’s Grand Canyon is 227 miles long and a mile deep, with an average width of 10 miles.
To Do and See in Arizona
Arizona’s a literal and figurative hotspot for travel nursing — and a lot is because it’s such a fun state to explore on your days off.
Popular nature destinations include Grand Canyon National Park, Monument Valley, Camelback Mountain, Petrified Forest National Park, Antelope Garden, Saguaro National Park, Havasu Falls, Horseshoe Bend, Desert Botanical Garden, Papago Park, and Piestewa Park.
Attractions closer to town include London Bridge, Arizona Science Center, Phoenix Zoo.
Sports fans will also enjoy taking in a pro game with teams like the Diamondbacks, Phoenix Suns, Cardinals, Coyotes, and Phoenix Mercury.
You can also enjoy great entertainment & adventures such as hot air balloon rides, rock climbing, hiking & biking, horseback riding or whitewater rafting. The tourism industry is great in Arizona with sight-seeing options like helicopter rides as well.
If you’re an extreme adventurer, skydiving is an option. What better place to take the leap than Skydive Arizona, the world’s largest skydiving center, located in the scenic Sonoran Desert?!
Of course dining, dancing, nightlife, shopping, art, and golfing are other activities to enjoy. If you think this list is getting a bit long, don’t worry, it’s not you. It’s true, there are several fun activities to enjoy throughout the state.
Arizona cuisine has a heavy Mexican and Native American influence. Iconic dishes like posole, Navajo tacos, chimichangas, Piki bread, and Sonoran hot dogs are often regarded as crowd favorites. However, Tamales, Eegees’ ranch fries, cheese crisps, and elote give them a run for their money. With more varieties of salsa than you can shake a stick at Arizona is a great destination for any spice loving foodie.
Wash it all down with an ice-cold glass of sun tea or a prickly pear cactus margarita and you’ll be living like a true Arizonian!
Are you a nurse looking for your next great career opportunity? Click here to explore travel nurse jobs in Arizona!
Why Work With Medical Solutions?
- We have great travel nursing positions for RNs throughout Arizona
- We offer competitive pay and benefits for RNs
- Our Recruiters specialize in helping RNs earn more & explore
- We offer free, private, and furnished housing
- We offer travel reimbursements
- Travel & housing is handled by our in-house specialists
- We provide 24/7 contact and support