Colorful Colorado is a popular destination for travel nurses and travel allied health professionals. There’s so much to do and see in this stunningly beautiful state that’s chock-full of arts, culture, history, and nature. In addition to the incredible natural beauty and world-famous skiing, Colorado has many hip urban centers and quaint small towns to explore on your days off. If you want your career in care to take you to Colorado, read on to learn more about this great state and explore travel nursing job opportunities there.
Colorado Travel Nursing by Specialty
The most popular nursing specialties with positions available in Colorado include:
We connect care by staffing top healthcare facilities in Colorado with brilliant Travel Nurses.
Personalized Pay Packages
Colorado Travel Nurses 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
Employee Assistance Program
Current travelers also have automatic, free access to our employee assistance program (EAP) through Cigna, which includes eight free counseling sessions and many more free resources to support you and your family in every facet of life.Learn More
Travel Nurse Housing
When it comes to making a home in your latest location, Medical Solutions travelers have the option of company-provided, private, fully furnished, secure, pet-friendly housing arranged by our expert housing team or a non-taxable housing stipend that helps you arrange and pay for your own housing costs, depending on your eligibility and location.Learn More
Frequently Asked Questions
Find answers to your questions about Colorado Travel Nursing Jobs with Medical Solutions and Travel Nursing in general.
All about Colorado Travel Nursing
Colorado offers great job opportunities at a variety of traveler-friendly healthcare facilities, making it a great state for travel nursing. You’ll have many options for travel nursing assignments that help you build your skills and gain experience.
U.S. News & World Report’s 2020/2021 Best Hospitals list evaluated 102 hospitals in Colorado, including #1-ranked UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora and #2-ranked Porter Adventist Hospital in Denver. 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 Colorado at #16 overall, #2 for economy, #5 for education, and #10 for healthcare. Colorado is a highly sought-after location where travelers can live, work, explore, and make great money!
Colorado is currently in 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 Colorado state licensing questions.
Quick Colorado Facts
- State Nickname: The Centennial State
- Capital City: Denver
- Largest Cities: Denver, Colorado Springs, Aurora, Fort Collins, Lakewood
- Charming Towns: Estes Park, Vail, Steamboat Springs, Crested Butte, Telluride
- Random Trivia: Rising to a height of 14,130 feet above sea level, the Mount Evans Scenic Byway in Colorado is the highest paved road in North America.
To Do and See in Colorado
Colorado has a ton to offers travelers, including majestic mountains, stellar ski slopes, fascinating history, hip urban hotspots, and so much more for you to explore on your days off.
Popular attractions and destinations include Rocky Mountain National Park, Trail Ridge Road, Mesa Verde National Park, Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods, the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gage Railway, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Denver Art Museum, Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, Glenwood Hot Springs, Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater, Denver Botanic Gardens, Maroon Bells, and Longs Peak.
You can also experience world-class skiing destinations like Vail and Aspen, mountain biking, hiking, whitewater rafting, boating, alpine slides, camping, fishing, horseback riding, rock climbing, snowboarding, stunning mountain views, and more. Plus, pro sports fans will cheer for assignments in Colorado because you’ll get the chance to root for Denver’s Broncos, Nuggets, Rockies, Avalanche, and Rapids.
When all that outdoor adventure has you famished, you’re in luck, because Colorado cuisine is as tasty as its ski slopes! The Centennial State is known for its delectable peaches, lamb, green chili, fresh trout, elk sausage, bison burgers, Rocky Ford cantaloupe, sopapillas, pizza crust dipped in honey, and, for the adventurous eater, the infamous Rocky Mountain Oysters. Wash it all down with an ice-cold Colorado craft beer or Colorado Snowball and you’ll be living the Colorado dream!
Are you a travel nurse or travel allied health professional looking for your next great career opportunity in The Centennial State? Click here to explore travel nurse jobs and travel allied health jobs in Colorado!
Why Work With Medical Solutions?
- We have great travel nursing jobs at facilities throughout Colorado
- We offer great pay and benefits for RNs
- Our Recruiters specialize in helping nurses 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