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Travel Nursing
in Iowa

Discover Travel Nursing in Iowa

If you might think traveling as a nurse is beyond your reach — think again! You can become a traveler, see the country, and progress in your career all at the same time when you choose to work with our team at SHC. If you have a desire to experience adventure in the Midwest, Iowa might just be the travel nursing destination for you.

At Supplemental Health Care, we’re prepared to help you find the right travel assignment in Iowa. With the expertise and know-how to help you find the right position and secure housing, taking a travel nurse job is easier than you think. As a travel nurse, you’ll meet new people, serve differing populations, and so much more. SHC has a convenient, nationwide network that can make your travel nursing dreams a reality.

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 Search Iowa Travel Nursing Jobs

Looking for a travel nursing job in Iowa? Use our job search feature below to see all the available opportunities across the state, filter by your own nursing specialty, and learn more about each unique assignment.

Iowa as a Travel Nurse

Iowa is a gorgeous state for travel nursing that is worth exploring. With stunning views all year round, you can sightsee at the Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad, travel along the Great River Road that follows the Mississippi River, or enjoy the culture and arts of Des Moines.

As a travel nurse, there are many incredible hospital networks to choose from in the state. Whether you opt for a big city like Des Moines and Cedar Rapids, or maybe choose a smaller city like Sioux City, you’ll encounter diverse populations and work with experts in the medical field who will help you further your career and gain valuable experience.

SHC WeConnect App

Enhance Your Job Search with SHC WeConnect

The SHC WeConnect app is your all-in-one platform for managing your career with our travel nursing agency.

With just a few taps on your mobile device, the app connects agency nurses with a wide range of nurse staffing positions, enabling you to search for assignments, set up job alerts, and apply for positions across the US.

The app provides a seamless experience, making it easier than ever to manage each stage of your experience. With SHC WeConnect, travel nurses can take control of their job search and stay connected in real-time throughout the process. Available for download now in the App Store and Google Play.

Travel Nursing Pay

Better Pay for Doing What You Love

The national average pay for travel nurses in Iowa is around the national average. Just as with any job, travel nursing pay will be determined by cost of living, the hospital network you work for, your specialty, and nursing demand in the area.

Since the cost of living in Iowa is seven percent lower than the national average, you should be able to find a job with good pay so you can enjoy all that Iowa has to offer while you live there. While looking for your next assignment, remember that Supplemental Health Care is here to help!


Travel housing

Finding Your Home Away from Home

We know that one of the biggest challenges for travel nurses is finding the right place to live. Our team wants to help you find a comfortable and safe place to be while you’re working in Iowa, which is why we have a dedicated support team to help you find your new “home sweet home” in Iowa. Whether you’re looking for a swanky apartment in the city or something more historic in a smaller town, let our team know what you’re looking for, and we’ll do our best to make your travel nursing dreams a reality.


More Rewards with SHC

On top of all the amazing perks of travel nursing, you’ll earn exclusive benefits working with SHC. In addition to great assignments, we make it possible for caring travel nurses to continue to work with us assignment after assignment - in Washington and wherever you choose next!

From 401k retirement plans to voluntary individual benefits including whole life insurance, short term disability, accident, and pet insurance, Supplemental Health Care has you covered.

Education & Licensure

Advance Your Career

Supplemental Health Care supports your nursing career and recognizes the value of increasing accessibility to professional education and advancement. We support upskilling programs and scholarship opportunities for nurses so you can further your education and advance your nursing career.

Travel nurses are in luck! Iowa is one of the states that is part of the Nursing Licensure Compact (NLC). The NLC was founded to help standardize nursing licensure across the country, which gives you flexibility in where you live without having to go through the headache of getting a new licensing everywhere you travel. Be sure and visit the Iowa Board of Nursing website to help answer any other questions you might have.

Explore Top Locations & Specialties in IA

The state of Iowa boasts numerous opportunities for travel nurses in search of their next adventure. From the bustling atmosphere of large cities to the serene beauty of small towns, travel nursing in Iowa is an ideal way to explore all that the state provides.

Here are some best destinations and most in-demand specialties for travel nurses in Iowa:

top locations

  • Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Davenport, IA
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Dubuque, IA
  • Iowa City, IA
  • Mason City, IA
  • Ottumwa, IA
  • Sioux City, IA
  • Waterloo, IA

Top Specialties

  • Critical Care (CCU) Nurse Jobs
  • Emergency Department (ED) Nurse Jobs
  • Emergency Room (ER) Nurse Jobs
  • Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Nurse Jobs
  • Labor & Delivery (L&D) Nurse Jobs
  • Medical-Surgical (Med-Surg) Nurse Jobs
  • Operating Room (OR) Nurse Jobs
  • Telemetry (Tele) Nurse Jobs

Get Started with SHC

Travel nursing jobs are in high demand in hospitals and healthcare facilities across the country and we have so many travel nursing opportunities available right now! Our dedicated team is excited to connect with you in the next step of your travel nursing journey.

If you're ready to take the next step, fill out our short contact form below to get started travel nursing with Supplemental Health Care!

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