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Travel Nursing
in New Mexico

Discover Travel Nursing in New Mexico

Are you ready to embark on an unforgettable travel nursing adventure? Look no further than SHC, your trusted travel nurse staffing agency! We invite adventurous travel nurses like you to join us in discovering all New Mexico has to offer. Known as the Land of Enchantment, this captivating state offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, and endless opportunities for personal and professional growth.

At SHC, we understand that travel nursing is more than just a job; it's an opportunity to immerse yourself in new experiences and create lasting memories. With our extensive network of top-rated healthcare facilities, SHC will match you with assignments that align with your specialty, desired location, and career goals.

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 Search New Mexico Travel Nursing Jobs

Looking for a travel nursing job in New Mexico? 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.

New Mexico as a Travel Nurse

Looking for exciting activities and sights to explore in New Mexico, you're in for a treat! As a travel nurse in New Mexico, you'll have the chance to explore historic cities such as Santa Fe, renowned for its art galleries, vibrant festivals, and charming adobe architecture. Indulge in the flavors of the Southwest with delicious cuisine that blends Native American, Mexican, and Spanish influences.

Immerse yourself in living history by exploring Taos Pueblo, this UNESCO World Heritage site offers a glimpse into Native American culture and traditions, with its adobe structures and vibrant arts and crafts scene. Descend into a fascinating underground world in the Carlsbad Caverns filled with stunning limestone caves and intricate rock formations. Every October, you can attend the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, one of the world's most renowned hot air balloon festivals. With these recommendations, you'll be able to make the most of your time as a travel nurse in New Mexico.

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

When considering travel nursing opportunities in New Mexico, it's essential to take into account both the pay and the cost of living in the state. According to various sources, the average salary for a travel nurse in New Mexico is around 5% lower than the national average, but the cost of living for the state balances it out. It's always advisable to thoroughly research and compare specific locations within New Mexico to get a better understanding of the cost of living in those areas to make an informed decision.

Travel housing

Finding Your Home Away from Home

The housing you have while you travel can make or break your experience. At SHC, we want you to be cared for and able to recuperate from a hard day’s work in a home you love. No matter what your preferences are, our dedicated team will work with you to find the best housing options.

When it comes to finding travel nurse housing in New Mexico, there are various options available. With a variety of options available in cities like Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Las Cruces, travel nurses can easily secure comfortable and convenient housing during their assignments with the help of our travel housing team.


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.

To obtain a nursing license in New Mexico, visit the New Mexico Board of Nursing website. Travel nurses will need to familiarize themselves with the specific licensing requirements and fees to ensure compliance before embarking on their assignments in the Land of Enchantment.

Explore Top Locations & Specialties in NM

The state of New Mexico 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 New Mexico 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 New Mexico:

top locations

  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Carlsbad, NM
  • Farmington, NM
  • Las Cruces, NM
  • Roswell, NM
  • Santa Fe, NM

Top Specialties

  • Critical Care (CCU) 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
  • Progressive Care (PCU) 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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