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Everything you need to know about Travel Nursing in Utah

If you love the great outdoors, Utah is a wonderful spot for your next travel nurse or travel allied health assignment! This beautiful land is filled with stunning state and national parks, ski resorts, and unique wonders of nature. Even if you’re more of a city person, Utah offers a middle-of-the-road cost of living that sits below the national average and some pretty cool towns to explore. Could The Beehive State be your perfect fit for a travel nursing assignment? Read on, and let’s learn more about what Utah has to offer you. You can also search Utah travel nurse jobs or apply now to get going right away!

Travel Nursing in Utah

Utah is a great choice for people who want to start or continue their travel nurse career and live in a beautiful state. When you decide to work with Medical Solutions, you’ll have a lot of fulfilling travel nurse jobs to choose from in Utah and can take advantage of our great pay packages, human-first service, and industry-leading benefits.


Just a few of 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; and much more.


U.S. News & World Report’s 2020/2021 Best Hospitals list evaluated 59 hospitals in Utah — five of which met high U.S. News standards and are ranked in the state. The #1-ranked Utah Hospital is University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City. Rounding out the state’s top five hospitals are #2-ranked Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, #3-ranked Intermountain St. George Regional Hospital in Saint George, #4-ranked Intermountain Utah Valley Hospital in Provo, and #5-ranked Intermountain McKay-Dee Hospital in Ogden. Utah also has many other facilities and clinics throughout the state that could be a great fit for your next travel healthcare assignment.


U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best States list ranked Utah at #3 overall, #5 for fiscal stability and infrastructure, #10 for education, and #11 for healthcare. With its top three overall rank and excellent marks in other specific areas, Utah is an excellent choice for most travel nurses and travel allied health professionals. It’s a great location to experience natural beauty and enjoy the flexibility and freedom of the travel nurse lifestyle!


Utah is currently a member of the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC). The NLC lets nurses practice in other NLC states without getting additional state licenses — which is a real help and a money-saver for travel nurses who’re constantly switching states! New states frequently join so keep posted on the latest NLC map. Our team is always happy to help you with any Utah state licensing questions.

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Quick Utah Facts

State Nickname: The Beehive State

Capital City: Salt Lake City

Largest Cities: Salt Lake City, West Valley City, West Jordan, Provo, Orem

Charming Towns: St. George, Moab, Brigham City, Vernal, Park City

Cost of Living: 27th-lowest cost of living in U.S.

Average RN Salary: $70,370

Random Trivia: Every county in Utah contains part of a national forest — and it’s the only state with this distinction!


To Do and See in Utah

Utah’s the #3-rank on U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best States list for good reason. The Beehive State is an outdoor paradise and has some pretty great cities too.


The number of incredible state and national parks (and other beautiful natural phenoms) in Utah is a major draw to outdoorsy types or even those who aren’t super active but love a scenic drive. We’re talking some real stunners, including Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Canyonlands National Park, and Arches National, plus Monument Valley, Dead Horse Point State Park, Capitol Reef State Park, Cedar Breaks National Monument, Natural Bridges National Monument, and Dinosaur National Monument.


Additional otherworldly Utah places like the Great Salt Lake, Bonneville Salt Flats, and Coral Pink Sand Dunes are must-sees when you’re on assignment in the state. Set your compass to Moab too, as it’s one of the great outdoor meccas for mountain bikers, hikers, and rafters.


Mormon history is also on display here, especially in St. George and Salt Lake City. Park City is famously home to the Sundance Film Festival each January and it also boasts several top ski resorts, with even more close nearby. The Utah Olympic Park, which was the venue for the 2002 Winter Olympics, is not far from Park City. Nowadays you can go there and enjoy activities like bobsledding, hiking, and ziplining, depending on the season.


Hungry from all that outdoorsy-ness? Utah’s got you covered with state food favorites like pastrami burgers, Utah scones, green jello, Dutch oven dinner, honey, melons, fry sauce, funeral potatoes, ice cream shakes, and raspberries.


Whether you’re interested in jobs in Utah or somewhere else in the U.S., Medical Solutions can help you build your travel nurse or travel allied healthcare career! We’re always here to support and serve you every step of the way, with great benefits and service. Apply now to get started or search travel nursing jobs in Utah with Medical Solutions!

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


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Personalized Pay Packages

Travel Nurses working in Utah 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 Utah 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!