Travel nursing in Florida is one of the hottest tickets around! It’s a popular choice for a career in healthcare travel because of the sun, sand, warm weather, natural beauty, and exciting attractions. Due to its demographics, Florida also has a consistently high need for travel nurses and travel allied health professionals, making it a lucrative state to work in. If you want your career in care to take you to Florida, read on to learn more about this great state and explore travel nursing job opportunities there.
Florida Travel Nursing by Specialty
The most popular nursing specialties with positions available in Florida include:
We connect care by staffing top healthcare facilities in Florida with brilliant Travel Nurses.
Personalized Pay Packages
Florida 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
All about Florida Travel Nursing
Florida is a consistently busy state for travel nursing due to its high number of healthcare facilities and high population of elderly people, which necessitates an accordingly high level of healthcare staffing. The Sunshine State consistently offers travel nurses and travel allied health professionals many quality career opportunities and the chance to pad their resumes at a variety of top-notch healthcare facilities.
U.S. News & World Report’s 2020/2021 Best Hospitals list evaluated 251 hospitals in Florida, including UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville and Mayo Clinic Jacksonville — which tied for the #1 spot in the state. Additionally, there are many other hospitals and non-hospital healthcare facilities throughout the state. U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best States list ranked Florida at #10 overall, #3 for education, and #8 for both economy and fiscal stability. Sounds like the perfect place to live, work, play, and make great wages!
Florida 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 Florida state licensing questions.
Quick Florida Facts
- State Nickname: The Sunshine State
- Capital City: Tallahassee
- Largest Cities: Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa, Orlando, St. Petersburg
- Charming Towns: Sanibel Island, St. Augustine, Key West, Naples, Vero Beach
- Random Trivia: Fort Lauderdale, Florida is dubbed “The Venice of America” due to its 185 miles of local waterway canals.
To Do and See in Florida
Travel nursing in Florida allows you to get paid to live in a place so gorgeous and exciting that tons of people choose it as a vacation destination.
Popular attractions and destinations include Dry Tortugas National Park, Everglades National Park, Walt Disney World, Epcot, Magic Kingdom, Universal Studios Orlando, Jungle Island, Daytona International Speedway, the Florida Keys, Miami’s South Beach and Art Deco District, Islands of Adventure, Kennedy Space Center, the Salvador Dalí Museum, St. Augustine’s historic district, and so much more.
You can also enjoy Florida’s amazing array of beautiful beaches, take an Everglades airboat ride, swim with manatees and dolphins, snorkel, kayak, scuba dive, golf, shop, go boating, ziplining, fishing, and attend a pro sporting event with great pro teams like the Florida Marlins, Miami Heat, Orlando Magic, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Miami Dolphins, and Jacksonville Jaguars.
A day at the beach can really work up an appetite and luckily Florida delivers good eats aplenty! Iconic Florida food includes Stone Crab claws, Florida Rock Shrimp, fresh oranges and kumquats, gator bites, conch fritters, fish tacos, Cubano sandwiches (and other Cuban delights), spiny lobster, and more. Key Lime Pie is what’s for dessert, of course, and you can wash it all down with a marvelous Mojito!
Are you a travel nurse or travel allied health professional looking for your next great career opportunity in The Sunshine State? Click here to explore travel nurse jobs and travel allied health jobs in Florida!
Why Work With Medical Solutions?
- We have great travel nursing jobs at facilities throughout Florida
- 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