Everything you need to know about Travel Nursing in Indiana

The Hoosier State is a popular location for travel nurses and travel allied health professionals, a place where they can take on a new job and build their resume while having a great time on assignment. Indiana has many great facilities, an abundance of travel healthcare jobs, and lots to see and do while you’re on assignment!

Best Hospitals in Indiana

U.S. News & World Report’s 2020/2021 Best Hospitals list evaluated 159 hospitals in Indiana — nine of which met high U.S. News standards and are ranked in the state. These include: #1-ranked Indiana University Health Medical Center in Indianapolis, #2-ranked Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, and #3-ranked Ascension St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. 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 Indiana at #32 overall, #7 for opportunity, and #21 for economy. Indiana is a top location for travelers to work in healthcare, take in a basketball game as an honorary Hoosier, behold the Indy 500, enjoy beautiful nature and cool cities, and earn great wages!

Indiana 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 Indiana state licensing questions.

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Quick Indiana Facts

  • State Nickname: The Hoosier State
  • Capital City: Indianapolis
  • Largest Cities: Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Evansville, Carmel, South Bend
  • Charming Towns: Bloomington, Bridgeton, Madison, Aurora, Nashville, Merom, Beverly Shores
  • Cost of Living: 12th-lowest cost of living in U.S.
  • Random Trivia: The Indy 500 has been called the largest, single-day sporting event in the world, considering the estimated 350,000 spectators who flock to Speedway, Indiana each year for the big race.

To Do and See in Indiana

Indiana is a state largely known by many for its strong legacy of car racing — but there is so much more to this midwestern state! It’s a humble state filled with great natural beauty, kind people, interesting history, and much more.

Popular attractions and destinations include Hoosier National Forest, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Indiana Dunes National Park, Conner Prairie, Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Museum, Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, Mounds State Park, Newfields, White River State Park, Chain O’ Lakes States Park, Foellinger-Friemann Botanical Center, John James Audubon State Park, and SO much more.

Indiana is also generally a great state for museums, state parks, historic sites, shopping, dining, golf, motorsports, college sports, horseback riding, hiking, biking, kayaking, watersports, camping, road trips, relaxing at the lake, and much more!

Hoosiers eat very well, and you will too when you’re on assignment there! Some dishes that are iconic in Indiana include giant pork tenderloin sandwiches, Indy shrimp cocktail, chili, country fried steak, sweet corn, biscuits and gravy, smashed burgers, chicken and thick-cut noodles, Hoosier ribeye sandwiches, sauerkraut balls, biscuits and apple butter, persimmon pudding, and sweet cream pie. Wash it all down with some suds from the Sun King Brewing Company or an ice-cold glass of sun tea with lemon and you’re living like a real Indianan!

Find Travel Nursing jobs in Indiana

Indiana is a popular state for travel nurse and travel allied health jobs with Medical Solutions. That’s probably because The Hoosier State has some top-notch healthcare facilities, loads of quiet natural beauty, great food, kind people, interesting history, and an unmatched legacy of car racing. Ladies and gentlemen, this great state is a wonderful place to “start your engines” and try on travel nursing!

We connect care by staffing top healthcare facilities in Indiana with brilliant Travel Nurses.


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Personalized Pay Packages

Travel Nurses working in Indiana 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.

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Great Benefits

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.

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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.

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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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to your questions about Indiana Travel Nursing Jobs with Medical Solutions and Travel Nursing in general.

Simply apply here. You can also call us at 1.866.633.3548 and speak with a recruiter, who can answer your questions and send you an information packet. All we need to begin is your application and resume. Once we receive your information, we can begin discussing potential assignments that fit your profile. When you find a job you want, your recruiter will submit you for the job and walk you through the process from there.
Most assignments are 13 weeks in length, but we’ve seen them as short as four weeks and as long as 24. You are obligated to finish your assignment as contracted, but there is no contract binding you to work more assignments afterward. You can take a new assignment right after your last or take a break. It’s all up to you!
Many states are in the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), which allows you reciprocal rights to practice in compact states. If you need to obtain a new state license, your Recruiter can tell you exactly how much time is necessary to apply for it and the cost. If a new license is required for your assignment, Medical Solutions will reimburse you for the cost!