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Everything you need to know about Travel Nursing in South Carolina

South Carolina is a top destination for travel nurses and travel allied health professionals. The Palmetto State is known for its beautiful coastlines, down-home cuisine, Southern hospitality, interesting historical sites, and bounty of available travel nursing jobs. Between the many beaches and career opportunities there’s plenty of chance for healthcare travelers to work and play! Let’s learn more about why this great state is a favorite for travel nurses and just might be the perfect spot for your next travel nursing assignment. Read on to learn more, search travel nursing jobs in South Carolina, or apply now to get started.

Travel Nursing in South Carolina

South Carolina is a really great option if you want to start or continue your travel nurse or travel allied health career! When you take an assignment in South Carolina with Medical Solutions, you can choose from many fulfilling travel nurse jobs with wonderful pay and benefits. Just a few of our 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; and much more.

U.S. News & World Report’s 2020/2021 Best Hospitals list evaluated 88 hospitals in South Carolina — eight of which met high U.S. News standards and are ranked in the state. The #1-ranked hospital is MUSC Health-University Medical Center in Charleston, followed by #2-ranked Bon Secours St. Francis Health System-Greenville in Greenville, in a two-way tie for #3 there’s McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence and Spartanburg Medical Center in Spartanburg, and #5-ranked Lexington Medical Center in West Columbia. South Carolina also has many other great facilities and clinics throughout the state where you might find a travel nurse or travel allied health opportunity that fits your needs.

U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best States list ranked South Carolina at #42 overall, #18 for economy and #26 for natural environment. With its #34 rank in healthcare, this is a state where you can really make a difference when you bring your talent to the healthcare pool here and provide great patient care.

South Carolina is currently a member of the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC). The NLC lets nurses practice reciprocally in other NLC states without having to get additional state licenses. New states frequently join so keep an eye on the latest NLC map. In the meantime, our team is happy to help you with any South Carolina state licensing questions.

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Quick South Carolina Facts

State Nickname: The Palmetto State

Capital City: Columbia

Largest Cities: Charleston, Columbia, North Charleston, Mount Pleasant, Rock Hill

Charming Towns: Hartsville, Clemson, Beaufort, Hilton Head Island, Aiken

Cost of Living: 23th-lowest cost of living in U.S.

Average RN Salary: $67,140

Random Trivia: South Carolina has 300-plus golf courses!

To Do and See in South Carolina

South Carolina dazzles many travel nurses with its Southern charm and hospitality, gorgeous beaches, plentiful golf courses, delicious cuisine, and engaging historical sites. 

Charleston is known as a modern foodie destination where you can enjoy down-home cooking alongside high-end cuisine. The city also has a great historic district where you can explore historic homes and streets, take a carriage ride, and tons more. Be sure to get another dose of important history when you visit exhibits at the Old Slave Mart Museum, Old Exchange Building, and other such locations. In fact, antebellum South is apparent throughout much of South Carolina, which is a great opportunity to learn. Other attractions and places to check out include Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Plantation Gardens, Hilton Head Island, Fort Sumter, Huntington Beach State Park, Congaree National Park, Brookgreen Gardens, and many more.

Part of Southern hospitality is great food, and South Carolina has that in spades. Some favorite foods here include shrimp and grits, boiled peanuts, pork barbecue, she-crab soup, Hoppin’ John, collard greens, okra, fried chicken, Frogmore Stew (aka Lowcountry Boil or Beaufort Stew), pimento cheese, and pecan pie. You can wash it all down with an ice-cold glass of sweet tea or a mint julep.

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


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Personalized Pay Packages

Travel Nurses working in South Carolina 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 South Carolina 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!