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Everything you need to know about Travel Nursing in Rhode Island
Rhode Island may be the smallest state in the U.S., but she’s got lots to offer travel nurses and allied health travelers! The Ocean State boasts a quaint seaside vibe, charming towns, arts and culture, history, and a consistent demand for travel healthcare assignments. Oh, and a great sense of humor: They refer to Rhode Island’s slight stature of just 1,214 miles as “fun-sized” — and who doesn’t like fun size?! If you want your career in care to take you to Rhode Island, keep reading to learn more about The Ocean State.
With its average annual RN salary of $85,270, Rhode Island is a great choice for travelers focused on earning well, exploring beaches and the northeast region at large, and enjoying the freedom and flexibility offered by a travel nursing career.
When you opt to work a travel nursing assignment with Medical Solutions, you can always choose from lots of great travel nurse jobs that come with industry-leading benefits and our human-first style of support and service. Our traveler benefits include day-one medical, dental, and vision insurance; 401(k) with company match; safe, pet-friendly housing; license and certification reimbursement; unlimited $600 loyalty bonuses; unlimited $500 referral bonuses; a free employee assistance program; and many more.
Best Hospitals in Rhode Island
U.S. News & World Report’s 2020/2021 Best Hospitals list evaluated 15 hospitals in Rhode Island — two of which met high U.S. News standards and are ranked in the state. The #1-ranked hospital is Miriam Hospital in Providence, which is also ranked “High Performing” in Urology, Neurology and Neurosurgery, and Orthopedics, as well as nine additional procedures and conditions. The #2-ranked hospital in Rhode Island is Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, which ranks as “High Performing” in six procedures/conditions. The Ocean State also has many other wonderful facilities and clinics statewide where you can find a travel nurse or travel allied health opportunity that fits your career needs.
U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best States list ranked Rhode Island at #34 overall, as well as #7 for natural environment, #7 for crime and corrections, and #9 for healthcare. With its solid rankings, natural beauty, and consistent demand for travel nurses and travel allied healthcare professionals, Rhode Island is a lovely choice of location for your next assignment!
Rhode Island Nurse Licensure
Rhode Island is not currently a member of the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) but has legislation pending to enact the NLC. The NLC allows nurses to practice reciprocally in other NLC states without having to get additional state licenses. New states join all the time so keep a close watch on the latest NLC map. In the meantime, our team and your recruiter are always happy to help you with any Rhode Island state licensing questions.
To Do and See in Rhode Island
The wealthy class has a long tradition of summering in Rhode Island which means there are oodles of cool, old mansions to tour — along with their stunning grounds. Perhaps the most famous is The Breakers in Newport, a showy Gilded Age structure built by the Vanderbilt family. The Cliff Walk is a cool path with rocky ocean cliffs on one side and mansion gardens on the other. The Marble House, The Elms, and Rosecliff are a few others that will take you back in time.
Whether seafood or agriculture, Rhode Island’s got great eats. Enjoy iconic food and drink like clam cakes and clam chowder, Johnnycakes, stuffies, fried clams, Del’s lemonade, hot wieners, coffee milk and cabinets, pizza strips, and more.
Quick Rhode Island Facts
- State Nickname: The Ocean State
- Capital City: Providence
- Largest Cities: Providence, Cranston, Warwick, Pawtucket, East Providence
- Charming Towns: Wickford Village, Warren, Watch Hill, Charlestown, New Shoreham
- Cost of Living: 41st-lowest cost of living in U.S.
- Average RN Salary: $85,270
- Random Trivia: Rhode Island is the smallest state in the U.S., yet it’s expansive shoreline, particularly in Newport, keep the summer tourists flocking. It’s also home to the Tennis Hall of Fame.
We connect care by staffing top healthcare facilities in Rhode Island with brilliant Travel Nurses.
Personalized Pay Packages
Travel Nurses working in Rhode Island 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