Tennessee is a popular destination for travel nurse and travel allied health jobs with Medical Solutions, likely because there’s a lot to explore there and a consistently high demand for travel healthcare professionals! The Volunteer State boasts unique history, exciting cities, stunning nature everywhere, rolling hills, majestic mountains, an incredible tradition of music, and great career opportunities that allow you to build a great resume and strengthen your skills. If you want your career in care to take you to Tennessee, we can help. Sign up below.
Tennessee Travel Nursing Jobs by Specialty
The most popular nursing specialties with positions available in Tennessee include:
Everything you need to know about Travel Nursing in Tennessee
The Volunteer State is home to many incredible, traveler-friendly facilities. There’s a lot of opportunity here for travelers, plus friendly people, good food, and lots to do and see while you’re at it!
Best Hospitals in Tennessee
U.S. News & World Report’s 2020/2021 Best Hospitals list evaluated 129 hospitals in Tennessee — 10 of which met high U.S. News standards and are ranked in the state. These include: #1-ranked Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, and a three-way tie for the #2 ranking between Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis in Memphis, CHI Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga, and University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. 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 Tennessee at #29 overall, #3 for fiscal stability, and #16 for economy. Tennessee is a top location for travelers to work in healthcare, earn great wages, and explore stunning natural beauty, delicious food, and music past and present!
Nurse License Compact
Is Tennessee a member of the NLC?
Tennessee is currently a member of the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC). The NLC 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. In the meantime, our team is happy to help you with any Tennessee state licensing questions.
Quick Tennessee Facts
- State Nickname: The Volunteer State
- Capital City: Nashville
- Largest Cities: Nashville, Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, Clarksville
- Charming Towns: Gatlinburg, Bell Buckle, Franklin, Townsend, Lynchburg, Tellico Plains
- Cost of Living: Sixth-lowest cost of living in U.S.
- Random Trivia: Fittingly for a music state, Tennessee has a whopping 10 state songs! Also, aside from the White House, Graceland is the most-visited home in the nation.
To Do and See in Tennessee
Tennessee is known for its musical legacy and stunning natural scenery! There are some true foodie destinations, exciting cities, quaint towns, and rural areas. When you take a travel nursing assignment here, you’ll get to explore it all.
Popular attractions and destinations include the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, the Country Music Hall of Fame, Graceland, Beale Street, the Grand Ole Opry, Ryman Auditorium, The Bluebird Café, Dollywood, The Appalachian Trail, Foster Falls, Seven Islands State Birding Park, Thunderhead Mountain, Little River Trail, Couchville Lake, Narrows of Harpeth, the Parthenon, Lookout Mountain, the Titanic Museum, and SO much more.
Tennessee a is also generally a great state for live music, history buffs, college sports, pro sports, museums, horseback riding, shopping, sightseeing, dining, hiking, biking, kayaking, rafting, camping, road trips, and tons more!
The most iconic Tennessee dish is probably its famous Nashville Hot Chicken, but the state has many more delicious eats in store. Dig into some fried pickles, cornbread, country ham and red-eye gravy, fried chicken, fried catfish, barbecue nachos, banana pudding, biscuits and gravy, Moon Pies, Goo Goo Clusters, stack cake, and fried pies. Foodies will be happy to know that in addition to all the fried, down-home food here, you’ll also find many farm-to-table operations with very creative menus. Wash it all down with an ice-cold sweet tea or a glass of fine Tennessee whiskey and you’ll be living like a true Vol.
We connect care by staffing top healthcare facilities in Tennessee with brilliant Travel Nurses.
Personalized Pay Packages
Travel Nurses working in Tennessee 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